Today's News

  • Smith


    Anna Marie Banister and Richard Louis Smith, both of Elizabethtown, were married April 10, 2010, by the Rev. Stephen Bonfiglio at The Brandenburg Inn’s Olin House in Brandenburg.

    The bride is the daughter of Donna Rae Burden and Thomas Harve Banister.

    The groom is the son of Tammie Lynn Kerr and Franklin Robert Smith.

    Maid of honor was Erika Lee Barkdoll.

    Best man was Curtis Alan Henry.

    A reception was also held at The Brandenburg Inn’s Olin House in Brandenburg.

    The couple reside in Elizabethtown.

  • May 9: Services

    There are no additional pending funeral arrangements.

  • Garden Club partners for Newcomers Welcome Tea


    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown partnering with the Brown Pusey House provided a luncheon at the Newcomers Welcome Tea on March 23. Flower arrangements and delicious food were enjoyed by the attendees from the business, military and local community of Hardin County. Garden Club hostesses were Deborah Weise, Betty Long, M.C. Meserve and Jeanette Griffin.


  • PREP BASEBALL: John Hardin tops North Hardin (05/07)


  • Shumates celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Bob and Linda Shumate of Elizabethtown recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends with a fish-fry held in their honor.

    They were married Feb. 19, 1960, in Magnolia.

    Mrs. Shumate, the former Linda Hines of Magnolia, works for Dr. Elizabeth Sebree.

    The Shumates have one daughter, Susan Bowen of Elizabethtown; and two grandchildren.


  • Garden Club visits state headquarters

    The Wallis Home in Paris, Kentucky is the state headquarters for the Garden Club of Kentucky. The Garden Club of Elizabethtown traveled there on April 16. Those participating were Delma Kittrell, Martha Talley, Jana Gore, Rene Bauer, Andrea McWright, Betty Long, M.C. Meserve, Anita Owen, Jeanette Griffin, Norma Shehan and Beverly and Tony Rose.


  • 4H Equestrians attends clinic


  • Black Caucus holds summit

    Councilman Stan Holmes of Radcliff and president of Kentucky Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, first president and Founder of KBC-LEO Robert Jefferson who was honored for his leadership, Spring Summit Chairman George Brown and Councilman Audwin Samuel of Beaumont, Texas and President of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials all attended the Annual Spring Summit.


  • Sisters welcome Chloe


    Kendall and Carlie announce birth of sister, Chloe, on Feb. 12, 2010, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces.

    Parents are Steven and Andrea Woods of Frankfort.

    Grandparents are Rick and Vicky Woods of Elizabethtown and Billy and Jana Smith of Frankfort.

    Great-grandparents are Kathleen Woods of Elizabethtown and James and Jessie Trautwein of North Vernon, Ind.


  • World History in 3-D



     Ships, castles and scrapbooks, oh my!

    Ellen Douglas’ seventh-grade social studies students’ world history projects are pouring out of her classroom into multiple rooms in East Hardin Middle School. Students have created 121 projects.

    The project was a third of their grade for the fourth nine-week grading period. It involved written research, an oral presentation and a three-dimensional model.

    Students could pick topics from several suggested ideas or propose their own idea.