Today's News

  • Senior life: October is National Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month

    Home is such a profound word. Its very meaning and sound can conjure up warm memories, a sense of belonging and a longing to return. It means being connected to a place and knowing you belong there.

    October is National Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month. Its theme,  “Welcome Home — Creating Connections Between Residents and the Community,” was selected by the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care to call attention to the fact that residents of long-term care facilities are an important and valuable asset to communities.

  • Lined up for life

    Teandra Parker, Right to Life Kentucky Heartland board member, speaks from experience — an experience she wishes no other woman has to have.

    “God forgives me, but I would not want anybody else to walk in the same steps I’ve walked in,” Parker said of having an abortion, as she participated Sunday in the local Life Chain event in Elizabethtown.

    Parker, now a mother of six children, two of them adopted, explained she wants to share the information that “it (abortion) hurt me.”

  • ‘Deathtrap’ provides a story of twists and turns

    The Hardin County Playhouse presents “Deathtrap” this weekend. It’s a murder mystery with a bit of fun.

    “There are bits of comedy and lightness, but for the most part it's an intense thriller,” play director Josh Logsdon said.

  • Bush named manager at First Federal

    First Federal Savings Bank has named Tina Bush as retail/small business manager in charge of First Federal’s Retail and Small Business Lending Operations.

    Bush previously served as Banking Center Manager for First Federal’s Munfordville location and has several years experience in small business lending at the bank.

  • Waddell’s Auto & Scrap sponsor comedian

    Waddell’s Auto & Scrap Metal Recycling of Bardstown will be sponsoring comedian Etta May at the Historic State Theater on Nov. 12. Pictured are Kaelin Waddell, Brandon Waddell and Colby Gibson of Waddell’s Auto Recycling, along with Emily West, director at the State Theater.

  • N Touch Massage holds ribbon cutting

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony Sept. 23 for one of its members. N Touch Massage and Wellness Center, which also underwent a name change, is at Suite 104, 1201 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, which is in Magnet Business Park. The business can be contacted at 982-1221. Pictured are Brad Richardson, Chamber president/CEO, staff, family, friends and Chamber ambassadors.

  • White Mills community news

    By Kathleen Booker


    WHITE MILLS POST OFFICE CUSTOMERS’ MEETING. There will be an important meeting for postal customers of the White Mills Post Office at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the White Mills Civic League Building. Please attend the town meeting and show your support to keep the post office open.

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of Mary Jo Felker, Kimberly Heflin and Wayne Thomas Smith.

    FALL BREAK. Remember that Hardin County Schools will be on fall break this week. School will resume for students on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

  • Stephensburg community news


    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello, Stephenburg readers. I hope this finds everyone doing well. This is my first time for this column so I am somewhat excited but a little nervous. I never have written for a paper. I am so hoping that Mr. Kindlow’s “is, are, was,were, am, be, being” lessons will come back to help me with this.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    Fall is here. We are having beautiful cooler days. It’s time to get out and get your pumpkins to carve and paint. There are several pumpkins farms in Hardin County area to get yours.

    FALL BREAK. Hardin County Schools will be on fall break this week. Be safe and enjoy.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    Fall is here and it is time to start switching out the summer wardrobe for a warmer one. This is a task I dread every year but in the end it is so worth it. I love sweaters and boots.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Ricky Raisor, Lesley Curry, Kiki Akers, Jerry Gibson, Debbie Clements, Emily Petty, Noah Chitwood, Callie Overstreet, Crystal Logsdon, Richar Meyers, Donovan Neel, Steven Yount, Jean Butler, Rashad Masri, Kim Hornback, Donna Silverman and Stanley Basham.