Today's News

  • Citifinancial changes its name to OneMain Financial

    On July 1, the CitiFinancial office at 181 Towne Drive will change its name to OneMain Financial.

    Branch Manager Michelle Volpert indicates the name change will not impact the products and services customers have come to know and appreciate, stating, “We’ll continue to work with each customer, one-on-one, to find a loan option that’s right for them and be here when they need us. The new name better fits who we are and what we do.”

  • Owsley Chiropractic celebrates five-year anniversary

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting and five-year anniversary event June 24 for Owsley Family Chiropractic at 585-B Westport Road, Elizabethtown. Representing the City of Elizabethtown was Councilman Tony Bishop and his wife, Becky. Also participating were chamber board chairman Tom Hewlett, owner Dr. Michael Owsley and his wife, Kelly, and son, plus family, friends, staff, chamber board members and ambassadors.

  • Rays celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Virgil Ray and Mary Ellen McCorkle Ray of Rineyville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 20, 2011.

    The Rays were married June 20, 1951 at St. Brigid Catholic Church in Vine Grove by the Rev. Joe Diemert.

    Mr. Ray retired from the carpenters union in 1983 after building many prominent buildings in Louisville. He suffered a massive stroke and resides at North Hardin Nursing and Convalescent Center in Radcliff.

    Mrs. Ray is a stay at home mother and lives in the original home they built in Rineyville.

  • Campbells celebrate 41st wedding anniversary

    Ezekiel Walter and Betty Campbell of Radcliff celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary July 1, 2011 with a celebration given by their two children and five grandchildren.

  • Coxes celebrate 50th anniversary

    Jimmie and Carolyn Cox of Rineyville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, June 30, 2011. They were married June 30, 1961, at the Church of God of Prophecy by the Rev. Bonnie Barns.
    They have three sons, Timmie, Ricky and Shannon Cox; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
    They will celebrate with an intimate dinner and road trip.

  • Burks celebrate 75th wedding anniversary

    Clifford and Elizabeth Burks of Dublin, Ohio, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary June 14, 2011.

    They were married June 14, 1936, in Elizabethtown.

    The couple is originally from Upton.

    They have two children, Emily Fraher of Dublin and the late Martha Burks; two granddaughters; and two great-grandsons.

  • Berlin to Baghdad: Rigors of Iwo Jima tested Bob O’Bryan’s mettle

    For Bob O’Bryan, the war was a constant web of danger and a large part of his life after leaving high school.

    O’Bryan graduated from Saint Xavier High School in Louisville in 1943 at the age of 17 and knew in his heart his draft papers would be arriving within months.

    “I wasn’t surprised,” he said. “I knew it was coming.”

    Between his graduation and conscription, he disassembled aircraft engines in Dayton, Ohio.

  • Berlin to Baghdad: John Elder saw D-Day up close

    John Elder’s military career was short compared to his long life, but the time he spent overseas during World War II left an indelible imprint.

    A member of what has long been referred to as “the greatest generation,” Elder holds pieces of his military history near him as he reflects with a mixture of modesty and pride on his contributions to a war that fractured the world.

  • Kids tour the world at Towne Mall

    Fun depends on your point of view. It’s the latest lesson from a first-of-summer visit by the grandchildren.
    Funtopia, Blazer’s, local parks and elementary school playgrounds are popular destinations when the kids visit Grandpa and Gigi. You might expect that list.
    But tops among the tourism attractions for the under 4-foot crowd in our family is Towne Mall.

  • Don’t let losses be in vain

    ISSUE: Afghanistan War draw-down

    OUR VIEW: Risky move