Today's News

  • HMH files civil suit against federal government

    Fallout surrounding the health care reform law passed in March has reached local levels.
    Hardin Memorial Hospital in November filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, claiming her department acted improperly in failing to reimburse the hospital for Medicare payments the hospital claims it is owed for providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy to a diabetic Medicare participant in 2008.

  • Dec. 2, 2010 editorial: A bill worth a second look

    Regardless of their merit, some bills proposed in the General Assembly never receive serious discussion or consideration.
    One overlooked measure from the 2010 legislative session has been refiled and deserves consideration and passage. It deals with state pensions for future legislators.

  • Photo: Snapped under ice
  • Officials to consider entrance fees, hunting at Otter Creek

    State Fish and Wildlife officials on Friday plan to consider hunting options and charging entrance fees at Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area.
    Formerly called Otter Creek Park, the grounds closed to the public two years ago. Many local residents used the Meade County park for a variety of activities such as mountain biking, fishing and hiking.

  • White Mills Community News

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    THANKSGIVING. Edward and Wilella Copelin had Thanksgiving dinner at their home on Thanksgiving Day. There were 66 family members who enjoyed the meal including Wilella’s three sisters and their families, nieces and nephews and Edward and Wilella’s children and grandchildren.

    Thanksgiving dinner was at the home of James and Loretta Johnson on Thanksgiving Day. There were 24 family members there including myself. The meal was prepared by Loretta and Kathy Gragson.

  • Cecilia Community News


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

  • Rineyville Community News


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Dude Minter, Clint Clark, Heather VanBlijenburgh, Carolyn Meals, Pam Baxter, Martha Thomas, Debbie Ray, Tony Brangers, Frank Brangers, Patrick Ray, Stella Burnett, Shannon Eklund, Deloise Priddy, Hunter Chapman, Carmel Pike, Mary Ellen Williams, Cody Farmer, Mike Fohl, Olivia Chapman, Pauline Brangers, Chuck Campbell, Jocelyn Crutcher, Nolan Thomas, Waylon Padgett, Lacey McGuffin, Patrick Arnold, Maggie Sherrard, Stan Dulin, Paul Brangers, Terry Perry and Karen Crewz.

  • South Hardin Community News

    South Hardin


    I am so thankful for the snow. It wasn’t much, but it was very beautiful. I am ready for the next snowfall and hoping for a white Christmas.

  • Student jailed for 'profanity,' disobedience

    VINE GROVE — An Elizabethtown teen was jailed Tuesday morning after Vine Grove police charged the Brown Street Education Center student with three misdemeanors.
    According to jail and court records, 18-year-old Netra Summer Lewis was arrested for “using profanity” toward police officers and a teacher, and refusing “to follow the direction of school officials.”

  • Alvey graduates from Special Forces Candidate One-Station Unit Training

    ALVEY. Army Pfc. Brandon M. Alvey has graduated from the Special Forces Candidate One-Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. After completing basic infantry training, the soldier will complete airborne school with a subsequent assignment to Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, N.C., to prepare for and attend the Special Forces Qualification Course as a weapons sergeant or engineer sergeant. Alvey is a 2006 graduate of Central High School in Cecilia.