Today's News

  • Hamilton

    Terriance Y. Hamilton of Ozark, Ala., and Joyce Garrett of Brooklyn, N.Y., were married July 30, 2011, at their home in Elizabethtown by the Rev. Dr. Kevin W. Cosby.

    The bride is the daughter of Evamae Garrett of Brooklyn.

    The groom is the son of Shirley Mae Hamilton of Ozark.

    Musician was Hey Mr. DJ.

    A reception was held at the couple’s home in Elizabethtown.

    After a wedding trip to Orlando the couple reside in Elizabethtown.

  • Five generations of the Wathen family gather

    Five generations of the Wathen family recently gathered. Pictured are great-great-grandmother Anna Wathen; great-grandmother Rosie Medley; grandfather Larry Medley; father Michael Medley; and Melisa Medley.

  • Meyers-Blackburn

    Bill and Carla Sallee and Gary and Trish Meyers, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Carman Marie Meyers of Elizabethtown, to William Allen Blackburn of Elizabethtown, son of Jeff and Elizabeth Blackburn of Lexington.

    The wedding is at 6 p.m., Aug. 20, 2011, at Holiday Inn Express with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Aug. 14 Business Calendar





    Academic and Employment Improvement, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, and 9:30-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; POC: North Hardin HOPE, 351-4673.

    Adult education (GED preparation, adult basic education, literacy and English as a second language): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Mulberry Helm Education Center, 114 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. POC: 769-8866.

  • Woodforest Bank donates to Feeding America

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland was one of three Kentucky food banks to receive a Woodforest Charitable Foundation grant for the BackPack Program. The $5,050 donation was designated for BackPack adoptions within the seven Kentucky counties in which Woodforest National Bank resides (Caldwell, Hardin, Logan, Marion, McCracken, Muhlenberg and Warren).

    The grant will provide 63 children, who are at-risk for being hungry on the weekends, with a bag of food every Friday or prior to the weekend for the entire 2011-12 school year.

  • Chamber holds ribbon cutting

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting/grand opening for one of the Chamber’s newest members, Hardin Orthopedics and Sports Medicine on Aug. 1 at 2407 Ring Road, Suite 108, Elizabethtown, in the Cool Springs Shopping. Pictured are Dr. Michael Krueger; Brad Richardson-Chamber President/CEO; staff, family, friends and chamber ambassadors.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Lady Waves trying for breakthrough campaign (08/14)

    Meade County’s girls' soccer team came so close to taking down some of the top 10th District teams last year.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Kness-Kuhl excited for first full year at Knox (08/14)

    If you would have asked her 20 years ago, Karina Kness-Kuhl couldn’t imagine coaching a high school sport.

    That changed in late September of last season when Kness-Kuhl was chosen to replace Liz Barnes as coach of the Fort Knox girls’ soccer team.

    Fort Knox started 0-12-2 and hadn’t scored a goal in 10 games before Kness-Kuhl took over. The Lady Eagles were mercy ruled four times in that span.

  • Doobie Brothers, Kansas rock Godman Airfield

    Illness and weather might have caused some snags, but when Saturday night rolled around, the people were ready for some music.

    Thousands filled Godman Army Air Field at Fort Knox on Saturday to see classic rock groups Kansas and the Doobie Brothers take the stage. Kansas was a last-minute replacement for southern rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd. The band had to pull out of the performance after an illness sidelined lead singer Johnny Van Zant.

  • Focus on Finance: Credit management of utmost importance for your future


    Question: When did credit come to be?

    Answer: We are a country in debt. A person once told me that it is the American way to buy things on credit and owe people money. While that might not be the best way to think about it, when the price of things such as vehicles and homes is well beyond what we would be able to pay cash for, we have to face the reality that credit is necessary.