Today's News

  • Aug. 2, 2010: Obituaries

    Charles Anthony ‘Charlie’ Clark Sr.

    Charles Anthony “Charlie” Clark Sr., 83, of Vine Grove, died Saturday, July 31, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    Charlie was a loving father and grandfather. He retired from Houchens after 35 years with most of that time being in Vine Grove. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of St. Brigid Catholic Church.

    He was preceded in death by his son, Billy Ray.

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  • Sept. 3, 2010: Obituaries

    Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Barnes

    Elizabeth “Betty” Barnes, 96, of Bullard, Texas, formerly of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2010, at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, Texas.

    She was a native of Chicago, a beautician and a member of Cecilia Baptist Church. She had a passion for fishing, crafts, and playing games and puzzles.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Catherine McGilicuty Bredimus; her husband, Hollis Barnes; and a daughter, Alice Corinne Tharpe.

  • Lambert to speak at ECTC for Constitution Day



    A former member of the Kentucky Supreme Court will help a local college honor the U.S. government’s founding document.

    Former Chief Justice Joseph E. Lambert of the Kentucky Supreme Court will speak at 4 p.m. Friday in room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Education Center at the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Lambert’s topic is “Courts and the Constitution.”

  • Sept. 2, 2010: Obituaries

    Donna ‘Donni’ Dennis Donna “Donni” Dennis, 64, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at her home. Survivors include her son, James Edgar Dennis. The funeral is at noon Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church in LaRue County with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenvill

  • Aug. 4, 2010: Obituaries

    Hilda Cobb

  • Brushy Fork debates could lead to political fireworks


    Friday at Vine Grove's Optimist Park

    1 p.m. Vine Grove mayor

    1:30 p.m. Vine Grove City Council

    2:30 p.m. Hardin County magistrates

    4 p.m. Hardin County Judge-Executive

    4:30 p.m. Hardin County Jailer

    5 p.m. Hardin County Sheriff

    5:30 p.m. U.S. Senate

    6 p.m. 26th District State Rep.

    6:30 p.m. 25th District State Rep.

    7 p.m. State Senate

    7:30 p.m. Congress 2nd District



  • The white lies of caregiving

    I’ll admit it, I lie. And I encourage other people to do so. Now if you will allow me to explain.

    I talk to many people who are the primary caregivers for family members and friends, many of whom are in frail health due to chronic illness or disease. The illness or disease is not always in the physical form; many of them suffer from mental illness, dementia or related brain disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Drawing on the streets



    A midday downpour in downtown Elizabethtown on Saturday couldn’t dampen the spirits of street painters who took over several streets to express themselves.

    The Via Colori street painting festival debuted in Hardin County this weekend. Now in its third year regionally, organizers decided to test the waters in Hardin County after holding the festival twice in Bardstown.

  • Froman-Disselkamp


    Simone Howard Froman and Thomas Froman, both of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Nicole Froman, to Eric William Disselkamp, son of Leo and Doris Disselkamp of Cecilia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Elizabethtown High School. She completed her undergraduate degree at Western Kentucky University and is a second-year pharmacy student at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy. She plans to graduate in 2012 with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.