Today's News

  • Williamses to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Bobby and Shirley Williams of White Mills will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 24, 2011. They were married Dec. 24, 1961, at Valley Creek Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.

    Shirley Parrett Williams is the daughter of the late Pete and Julia Mae Parrett. She is retired from the Hardin County Schools where she was an instructional aide. She attends Center Point Baptist Church.

  • Crosses celebrate 40th anniversary

    Hugh and Susan Davis Cross of Radcliff will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Dec. 17, 2011.

    They were married Dec. 17, 1971,at Stovall United Methodist Church in Radcliff.

    Mr. Cross is retired from the U.S. Postal Service, and Mrs. Cross is retired from the Hardin County Schools.

    They have two children, Carrie Martin of Radcliff and Jocelyn Bulla of Cary, N.C.; a granddaughter and two grandsons.

    They will celebrate with their family at Christmas.

  • Trauth

    Charles Trauth of Mount Washington and Martha Falkner of Elizabethtown were married in December at St. John’s Evangelical Church in Louisville. 

    After a holiday wedding trip, the couple plan to reside in the local area.

  • Hills celebrate 40th anniversary


    Don and Mary Lois Hill of Elizabethtown celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Nov. 26, 2011.

    They have two daughters, Mary Donna Atcher of Elizabethtown Amand Leigh Simpson of Bardstown; and four grandchildren.

  • Parents announce birth of son

    Ben and Tiffany Snodgrass of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Colton Warren Snodgrass, on Sept. 8, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital. He weighed 9 pound, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Colton has two sisters, seven-year-old Skylar Paige and 21-month-old Kendall Lee.

  • Elizabethtown Tourism supports Historic State Theater

    Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau Chairman Jim Long presents a $1,500 check to  Emily West, director of The Historic State Theater. The funds were used to assist in advertising for the Nov. 12 performance of comedian Etta May at the State Theater. The performance was a sell-out.  

  • Club appreciates support for breakfast with Mrs. Claus

    On the first Saturday of December for the last several years, the Vine Grove Women’s Club has served breakfast with Mrs. Claus as part of “Dickens of a Christmas.” It takes many folks in our community to make this an annual success, and we would like to thank the businesses in our community who, through their generosity, gave the club a monetary or food and supplies donation. Without their donations and help we wouldn’t be able to give scholarships and fund at least one project each year.

  • Boy Scout Troop visits Washington, D.C.

  • Scouts help with camp cleanup

    Webelos Scouts from Pack 24 and Boy Scouts from Troop 24 recently helped do a camp cleanup at Camp Crooked Creek. Pack/Troop 24 are chartered by Longview United Methodist Church.  During “Engineer Days,” the Scouts helped remove leaves from around buildings and other wooden structures. In addition to learning the importance of service projects, they also camped out and learned some skills needed to earn rank advancement.

  • Habitat dedicates 42nd home

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 42nd home Dec 3. Habitat volunteers and board of director members were joined by family and friends of Amy Zetina and her three children to celebrate their new home. Larry Mengel, speaking for the Board of Directors, said, “This house is a miracle that exists only because a lot of people, who were willing to give freely of their time and talents, made it possible. Without them this house would have never been built.”