Today's News

  • 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.

  • Brooks celebrates 90th birthday


    Chester Brooks of Rineyville celebrated his birthday on Sept. 10, 2010.

    He was born Sept. 10, 1920.

    He is very active and loves to dance.

    He is married to Margaret whose birthday is Sept. 11.


  • Honeycutt-Varney


    Mr. and Mrs. Dannie Honeycutt of Cave City announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Terryn Mollie Honeycutt, to Travis Bryan Varney, son of Charlotte Varney of Glasgow and Rodney Varney of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Jack Church of Cave City and the late Shirley Church and Edward and Margaret Honeycutt of Albany. She is a graduate of Barren County High School and Western Kentucky University and is employed by Hope Harbor.

  • Beres-Boggs



    Megan Beres and Michael Boggs, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Anthony Beres and Sandy and Alexander Lamas of Hodgenville. She is the granddaughter of Bobby and Renate Peters of Cecilia, Mary Carr of Elizabethtown and Daniel and Cindy Beres of Lexington. She is a 2006 graduate of North Hardin High School and is employed at Kentucky Alternative Programs.

  • Thorough(bred) therapy coming to Fort Knox

    To volunteer:

    Contact Volunteer Coordinator Dawn Santee at (270) 300-8987 or e-mail wildroseww@yahoo.com. A training course is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 18 at Wild Rose Equestrian Center on 589 Franklin Lane in Elizabethtown, and is free to volunteers. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old, physically fit and able to participate for 90 minutes of therapy. The sessions will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday and volunteers must commit to a minimum of two sessions per month. 



  • Parents announce birth of Mason Scott


    Matthew and Melinda Riggs of Clarkson announce the birth of a son, Mason Scott Riggs, on July 11, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Grandparents are Robin and Martha Riggs of Upton and Gene and Janice Hines of Glasgow.

    Great-grandparents are Leslie and Shirley Gibson of Clarkson, Kenton and Rita Riggs of Upton and Carl and LaVern Hines of Glasgow.

    Great-great-grandmother is Amanda Nell of Edmonton.


  • Horn-Rivera


    Lannie and Cindy Horn of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Horn, to Miguel Rivera, son of Miguel and Gisela Rivera of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Central High School and is a manager at Dr. Bizer’s Vision World in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of John Hardin High School, a 2010 graduate of McKendree University, and he is a security officer with Coastal Securities.

  • Johnson


    Tonya Hash and Brent Johnson, both of Elizabethtown were married Aug. 21, 2010, in Las Vegas.

    The bride is the daughter of Judy Hash of Elizabethtown and the late Marshall Hash.

    The groom is the son of James and Loretta Johnson of Elizabethtown.

    The couple resides in Elizabethtown.