Today's News

  • Siblings announce birth of Aaron

    Jai and A.J. Garris of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a brother, Aaron John, on July 17, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hopsital in Elizabethtown. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Parents are  Joe and Aileen Avenido Garris of Elizabethtown.

    Grandparents are Ann Avenido of Elizabethtown and the late Dr. Antero J. Avenido, Bobby Garris of Grifton, N.C., and Dorothy Garris of Tampa, Fla.

  • Crutchers announce birth of daughter

    Shane and Keri Crutcher of Rineyville announce the birth of a daughter, Kieran Maris Crutcher, on May 27, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.

    She has a brother, Cooper.

    Maternal grandparents are Larry and Julie Riggs of Vine Grove and Gary and Denise Mennemeyer of New Albany, Ind.; paternal grandarents are Debbie and John Stiles of Owensboro and Jack and Rhonda Crutcher of Rineyville; great-grandparents are Vance Miller of Sellersburg, Ind., and Charles and Imogene Carroll of Elizabethtown.

  • Turner

    Nancy Meekins and Kevin Turner, both of Eastview, were married Aug. 13, 2011, at Mulberry Chapel in Elizabethtown.

    The bride is the daughter of the late Lue Rhaney and Nicole Rhaney of Radcliff.

    The bride was given in marriage by her son, Sebastien Meekins.

    The flower girl was the groom’s daughter, Kristin Turner.

    Best man was the groom’s son, Cody Turner.

    The couple reside in Eastview.

  • Joneses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Pastor O.C. Sr. and Lougusta Wordlaw-Jones of Vine Grove will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an eight-day getaway.

    They were married Sept. 2, 1961, at Greater Harvest Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago by the late Rev. Lewis Bodie.

    The Rev. Jones is retired from the U.S. Army and is founding pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Radcliff.

    Mrs. Jones is retired from Hardin County Schools and is involved in the church ministry and civic organizations.

  • Vander Molen named Art Director

    Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions has hired Teresa Vander Molen of Elizabethtown as an art director working on its Keeneland and University of Kentucky accounts.

    She brings 11 years of design experience, including advertising, direct mail, events, publications, branding, social media and web design.

  • Yates qualifies as technician

    The institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration certification announces Dannie Yates of A+ Floors and More in Elizabethtown recently qualified by education and examination as a certified carpet cleaning technician.

    Yates joins the ranks of true professionals within the cleaning, restoration and inspection industry. The IICRC welcomes Yates participation and continuing education.

  • Bluegrass Cellular presents donation

    On Aug. 24 Bluegrass Cellular presented the Advocacy & Support Center of Elizabethtown with a sponsorship of $3,500 for their 4th Annual Via Colori Street Painting Festival. The event will be held on Sept. 10 on the square in downtown Elizabethtown. Bluegrass Cellular has supported and sponsored the event since 2008. For more information on the event go to www.kyviacolori.comor call 234-9236.

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  • Indiana man charged with sexual assault

    An out-of-state man was arrested Thursday night after police say he broke into a woman’s Upton home earlier this month and sexually assaulted her.

    William Scott Burden of Georgetown, Ind., is accused of breaking into the home Aug. 15 through an unlocked window, according to the arrest warrant.

    The home’s occupant was asleep when Burden, 49, entered the home, according to the warrant.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: No. 3 Elizabethtown pulls away from No. 8 Central Hardin (08/28)

    Abby Patterson put third-ranked Elizabethtown on the scoreboard at home Saturday night before Dani Wilson and Lexy Hazle put eighth-ranked Central Hardin away.

    Patterson broke open a scoreless back-and-forth game late in the first half when she headed in a questionable corner kick to give Elizabethtown the lead against the Lady Bruins before Wilson and Hazle both scored in the final 11 minutes as the Lady Panthers pulled away for a 3-0 win.