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Today's News

  • Goldenrod Homemakers Club holds September meeting

    The Goldenrod Homemakers Club held its regular monthly meeting on Sept. 13 at Eastview Church. It was hosted by Lois Hay and Minnie Miller. Total in attendance was 26, including three visitors. Yearbooks were handed out and hostess duties were assigned for the coming year. Sheila Stolz brought in the cookbooks the club had designed. Sales are already brisk and books can be obtained from any club member.

    After the regular business meeting, Alice Bennett gave a lesson on “Meats 101.” Fellowship followed and secret pal gifts were exchanged.

  • Potted Few Garden Club holds September meeting

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club holds October meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held their monthly meeting on Oct. 7 at the Brown Pusey House.

    Diane Willis, 2nd Vice President introduced the speaker, Sharon Thompson, Director of Red Cross in Hardin County and several other surrounding counties. She informed the club of day to day needs and stressed the importance of volunteers to help the Red Cross program run smoothly.

  • Scouts attend event at Churchill Downs

    Boy Scout Troop 24 and Cub Scout Pack 24, chartered by Longview United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, spent a weekend camping on the infield at Churchill Downs. The Lincoln Heritage council sponsored the First JamboRama event which included activities for Cub Scouts such as push mobile races, archery, bb shooting and volleyball. Events for Boy Scouts included competitions for patrols as well as merit badge courses. The highlight for everyone was the chance to camp on the infield at Churchill Downs with several hundred other scouts from around the region.

  • Thank you for help with benefit

    I would like to thank those who worked so hard on the Aidan Harris Benefit. 

  • CHHS student overcomes obstacles to build promising future

    By BRITTANY CONDER

    Imagine for a moment a young woman who has overcome so many obstacles, accomplished so many feats and has a very bright future ahead of her. Imagine Skylar Jeffries.

    As a young girl, Jeffries' father passed away. Several years ago, she lost her mother to cancer. Although it is still difficult to maintain as hard a working drive as Jeffries', she is still very ambitious to reach her goals. In memory of her mother, she has been a Relay for Life team captain for two years.

  • Homemakers participate in Safety Day

    Members of the Hardin County Homemakers worked at Safety Day for fourth graders at the Hardin County Fairgrounds on Sept. 29. Front row, from left, Byrle Thomas, Hardin County Homemaker president; Martha Thomas and Carol Parett; back row, Rennie Phillips, Paula Greenwell, Doris Crews, Judith Cartwright, Martha Wiseman and Barbara Taylor.

  • Playing for keeps: Bands prepare for regional competition

    High school bands are marching into state competition this weekend, and local schools hope they’ll last for another week.

    Local high school bands are competing in the State Marching Band Quarterfinals on Saturday, hoping for a strong showing to move onto the semifinals and finals next weekend. The top eight bands from regional competitions advance to the semifinals.

    Central Hardin High School and North Hardin High School will compete in the 5A division at the Stadium of Champions in Hopkinsville.

  • Blairs leave lasting rainbow of influence

    “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” played softly Thursday in the background in the lobby of Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

    The space filled with media, hospital staff and family and supporters of the 3-year-old girl who smiled brightly from a large picture displayed there.

    The song was a nod to the girl, Addison Jo Blair, because “The Wizard of Oz” was her favorite movie before she died in May of stage 4 neuroblastoma.

  • Hardin jury recommends five years for Galenski

    A Hardin County jury returned a recommendation Thursday afternoon of five years in prison for complicity to tampering with physical evidence in the case against Conner Galenski, a Louisville teen accused in the Nov. 2 shooting death of Mackenzie Smyser near Ky. 313.

    After more than 10 hours of deliberation Wednesday, the jury could not reach a verdict on a charge of complicity to commit murder. Judge Kelly Mark Easton declared a mistrial on that question. The trial began last week and was handed to the jury around noon Wednesday.