Today's News

  • Calloway-Highbaugh


    Shelby and Cassidy Highbaugh, along with Sydney Calloway, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Melissa Gail Calloway to Mark Anthony Highbaugh.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Billy and Vickie Gray of Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is the son of the late Dempsey Highbaugh and Catherine Highbaugh of Benton.

    The wedding is June 26, 2010.

    Formal invitations have been sent.


  • Jan. 31 Local History

    30 years ago, Elizabethtown Schools Superintendent Nap DuFault filed a $900,000 lawsuit against school board member Paul Carnes, stemming from charges made by Carnes against DuFault; DuFault claimed his reputation and future had been damaged wrongfully by Carnes’ charges. 20 years ago, Assistant Elizabethtown Police Chief Bruce Taber retired after 34 years of service; he had served as acting chief six times, but was content to be second in command.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers attend annual meeting


  • Photo: Capturing nature
  • Jan. 12 Local History

    30 years ago, gas prices increased sharply, climbing to $1.08.2 a gallon for regular, $1.12.8 for unleaded and $1.13.3 for premium. 20 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College announced a record spring enrollment; although students could still enroll for five more days, 2,806 students had registered already and were taking classes.

  • Jan. 25 Local History

    30 years ago, Ruth Ellen Stanley was spotlighted by Hardin Memorial Hospital; although she was paid to work 40 hours a week at the hospital, Executive-Director James Stephens said she always worked 50 to 60 hours a week, volunteering those extra hours as a patient representative. 20 years ago, friends and co-workers honored Hardin County Clerk David Logsdon with a surprise party to celebrate his 20 years of service.  

  • Nelson-Holley


    Mike and Katie Nelson and Emmet and Cheryl Holley, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Megan Kathleen Nelson and Daniel Emmet Holley.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of John Hardin High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in elementary education.

  • Savannah to participate in Pre-Teen Kentucky


    Savannah M. Hughes, daughter of Melissa K. Stephens and James Michael Hughes of Elizabethtown has been selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship and Recognition Program to be held July 30- Aug. 1 in Lexington. Her sponsors include:  Lewis Auction Company, Beef O’Brady’s, Ride-Wright Tires, Walter’s Cabinets, Ray’s Market, Hair Tech, Haught’s Angus, Steve Hodges’ Farm; Stephens’ Shrimp Farm, Belinda McGimsey and Ruby Bennett.

  • Jan. 24 Local History


  • Mayhew-Lasley


    Chris and Patti Mayhew of Vine Grove, along with Damon and Kathy Lasley Jr. of Clarkson, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Brittany Alyse Mayhew and Damon Richard Lasley III.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of North Hardin High School.

    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Grayson County High School and a 2007 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. He is a deputy jailer at the Hardin County Detention Center in Elizabethtown.