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Today's News

  • Yateses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Harold and Agnes Singer Yates of Vine Grove celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 25, 2011, with an open house at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

    They were married Sept. 23, 1961 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

    Mr. Yates is the retired owner of Harold’s Auto Service in Radcliff, which he started in 1973.

    Mrs. Yates is originally of Rineyville. She has worked at North Hardin Insurance Agency for 35 years as a commercial lines manager. She has been in the St. Brigid Choir for 25 years.

  • Puckett-McCamish

    Jared and Lora McCamish of Cecilia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Puckett of Cecilia, to Matthew McCamish of Cecilia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Central Hardin High School. She is employed at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    The prospective groom is the son of Gary McCamish and Barbara McCamish, both of Cecilia. He is a 2010 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Phoenix Bearings.

    A wedding reception is at 5 p.m., Oct. 29, 2011, at White Mills Baptist Church.

  • Peak wedding

    Michelle Nickell and William Peak of Big Clifty were married May 14, 2011, at Doe Run Inn in Brandenburg.

    The bride is the daughter of Ralph and Jenny Nickell.

    The groom is the son of Greg and Lillian Peak of Elizabethtown.

    The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Duke Nickell.

    Matron of honor was Susie Madden;bridesmaids were Brittany Gregory, Melissa Peak and Jennifer Mayfield;and flower girl was Lilly Smallwood.

  • Ayers

    Tiffany Starr Willis  and Ronald William Ayers III were married Sept. 17, 2011, in an outdoor wedding at Pine Valley Golf Course.

    The bride is the daughter of Ann and David Cash and Edgar “Corky” Willis.

    The groom is the son of Ronald William Ayers II and Neil and Elizabeth “Betty” Richter.

    Maid of honor was Courtney Killinsworth; and bridesmaid was Amanda Johnson.

    Best man was Stu Lahotta; and groomsman was Luke DeRuiter.

  • Schirmer promoted to senior loan originator

    Mike Schirmer was recently promoted to a senior loan originator with JP Mortgage company. Schirmer recently met the state and federal requirements to originate loans in the state of Kentucky by passing both the state and federal exams and is licensed with the state of Kentucky and National Mortgage License System.

  • Towne Commons celebrates grand opening

    The grand opening of Towne Commons Family Apartments means Elizabethtown’s newest housing community is ready for Hardin County residents to move in.

    Speakers and guests attending the ribbon cutting included Elizabethtown’s Mayor Tim Walker; Kentucky Housing Corporation officials; members of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce; Elizabethtown’s City Council; guests of the Pritchard Community Center; principals of LDG Development; The Weber Design Group and residents.

  • Community weighs in on downtown revitalization

    About 50 area residents and businesspeople showed up at the Historic State Theater on Dixie Avenue Thursday to discuss ideas for the revitalization of downtown Elizabethtown with officials from the city and the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council.

    Executive Director Heath Seymour was pleasantly surprised by the level of participation.

    He said cities across the nation are trying to revitalize their downtowns, and it’s important while doing that to understand what community members want out of such changes.

  • Christmas has Clark Griswold, Halloween has Steve Mueller

    Approach Steve Mueller’s Elizabethtown home, and you might hear motion-activated sinister voices addressing you as skeleton figures, hanging bats and a knife-wielding clown greet you.

    Add to the mix giant spiders, a skulking vampire, creepy creatures, a wicked witch, scattered bones, a ghoulish graveyard and a variety of eerie items, and Mueller’s property goes beyond typical decorations.

    “Each year I put more and more,” Mueller said.

  • Roadshow thrives in down economy

    Area residents dug a couple of interesting finds out of their treasure boxes and dresser drawers last week.
    Treasure Hunters Roadshow, which visited the area from Tuesday through Friday, doled out cash for rare finds and scrap metal.
    The business had seen nearly 200 customers by the end of Friday at the Baymont Inn and Suites on Commerce Drive in Elizabethtown, field manager Shawn Henley said.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: North Hardin 27, Meade County 22

    North Hardin put Meade County’s recent prolific offensive attack back in place.

    The Trojans took away the Green Wave’s ability to run up the middle and without it they couldn’t develop any sort of consistent offensive attack.