Today's News

  • Moore-Thomas


    Kim Moore and JT Thomas, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jerry and Libby Harned of Elizabethtown. She is a Central Hardin High School graduate and a graduate of Western Kentucky University with honors and with a bachelor and masters degrees. She is a fourth-grade teacher at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School.

  • Whelans celebrate 70th wedding anniversary


    Hardin and Irene Ray Whelan of Ekron will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 21, 2010. They were married Sept. 21, 1960, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Rhodelia.

    They have three children, Wayne of Paducah, Carolyn Canaday of Vine Grove and Angela McKenzie of Nicholasville; seven grandchildren, one of whom is deceased; and four great-grandchildren.

    Cards may be sent to 3185 Flaherty Road, Ekron, KY, 40117.


  • Davis


    Sharon Jenkins and Richard Davis of Elizabethtown were married July 13, 2010, and will renew their vows at 2 p.m., Sept. 25, 2010, at Victory Life Fellowship Church, 6138 S. Dixie Highway in Glendale. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall of the church.

    The bride is the daughter of Harvey Jenkins of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of the late Louise and William Davis.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.


  • White-Williams


    Mr. and Mrs. Steve White of Salt Lake City announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachael White, to Dr. David H. Williams of Park City, Utah, the son of Retired Col. and Mrs. Donald W. Williams of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be attended Salt Lake City Community College, Excelsior University and the University of Utah graduating with a degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse in Park City Utah Hospital Emergency Room and the Intermountain Medical Center Hospital Emergency Room in Salt Lake City.

  • Dixons celebrate 25th wedding anniversary


    Rose and Jim Dixon will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m., Sept. 26, 2010, at Freeman Lake Park Lions Pavilion in Elizabethtown.

    They have three children, Larry, Phyllis and Melanie.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Please bring a dish.


  • Resting upside down

    A motorcyle sits upside down Sept. 13 after a wreck at Exit 81 on Interstate 65 in Sonora.

  • Adams


    Erin Elizabeth Hager and Clayton Thomas Adams were married Aug. 7, 2010, at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. The Rev. Al Johnson of Ekron officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of William and Karen Hazelwood of Elizabethtown and Philip and Betty Hager of Ekron. She is the granddaughter of Margaret Scurlock of Louisville and the late Gerald Stalter and Georgia Hager of Ekron and the late George Hager.

  • Parents welcome Madison Victoria


    Heather and James Strain of Louisville announce the birth of a daughter, Madison Victoria, on July 19, 2010, at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed 9 pounds, 11.6 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Cheri and Dennis McCormick and Susan and Jim Strain, all of Elizabethtown.

    Great-grandmother is Mary Beverage of Jacksonville, N.C.


  • Sept. 19, 2010: Services

     Ethel Louise McDonald, 90, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. A graveside service is at 9 a.m. Nov. 4, 2010, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangements.

  • Sibling, parents announce birth of Lacey


    Dalton Ferriss, along with Megan Clan and Robbie Ferriss, all of Elizabethtown, announce the birth of Lacey Lynique Ferriss on May 14, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Grandparents are Rose and Rudy Ferriss and Fern and Bobby Clan, all of Elizabethtown.