Today's News

  • Dumler returning to US after Iraqi deployment


  • Hoges celebrate 70th wedding anniversary


    Hoges celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

    James William and Alice Wyckoff Hoge of Elizabethtown celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on March 4, 2009.

    They were married on March 4, 1939, in Oakland, Md.

    Mr. Hoge is retired from the Army.

    Mrs. Hoge is retired from TG&Y Department Store and was a homemaker.

    They have seven children; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.


  • Kirchhofer-Clark

    Melissa Kirchhofer and Johnny Clark, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dean and Donna Kirchhofer of Rineyville. She is a 2003 graduate of John Hardin High School and is a conversion coordinator at iPay Technologies.

    The prospective groom is the son of Christine Clark of Elizabethtown and the late Robert Clark. He is a 2000 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and is employed at Keyboard Carriage.

    The wedding is at 3 p.m., April 4, 2009, at the Brown Pusey House with a reception to follow.


    As spring arrives summer is sure to follow and 4-H summer camp will once again offer Hardin County youth four of the best days of the entire year as they meet new friends, learn to swim, fish and

    “Sally” down the alley for the first time in their life. Crafts, nature study, fishing, archery and shooting sports are among the long list of activities available at Dawson Springs 4-H summer camp, July 20 – 23.

  • Elizabethtown Noon Rotary hosts EHS student guests

    Elizabethtown Noon Rotary hosts EHS student guests

    1 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club hosted student guests Courtney Cheatwood and Huu Nguyen from Elizabethtown High School at their meeting on April 7.

    2 The featured speaker at the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club on April 7 was John Wright with Kerr Office Products. Wright shared with the club several strategies for effective customer retention and marketing.


  • MOAA holds its March meeting and welcomes speaker Harry Berry

    Meeting host Col. Jim Marini presents County Judge Executive Harry Berry the MOAA cap for providing an excellent update on the County’s latest functioning.

    MOAA holds its March meeting and welcomes speaker Harry Berry

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its monthly meeting on March 18 at the MOAA Clubhouse, Building 297, on Fort Knox.

  • Wall



    Rebekah Lynn Wiggins and John Garett Wall were married Dec. 6, 2008, at Grace Heartland Church in Elizabethtown by Pastor William Marshall of Sikeston, Mo., cousin of the groom.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Wiggins of Elizabethtown and the granddaughter of Clarence Wiggins of Elizabethtown, Marilyn Tourtillot of Royal Oak, Mich., and the late Rose Wiggins and Robert Tourtillot.



      County Clerk Kenny Tabb enjoys a Lincoln Bicentennial story time and birthday party with his grandchildren, Riley and Reagan Reed, Tate and Harper Lewis, Julia Tabb and Asher Tabb at the Hardin County History Museum.  

  • Brother welcomes Chance



    Isaac Gray announces the birth of a brother, Chance William Matthew Gray, on Dec. 14, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 10½ ounces and was 19.34 inches long.

    Parents are Kara and Kevin Gray of Elizabethtown.

    Maternal grandparents are Melissa and Billy Carr and Billy and Karen Keith, all of Elizabethtown. Paternal grandparents are Lisa and Roman Vidal of Buffalo and the late Kevin Gray.


  • Norris celebrates 87th birthday

    Helen Norris is celebrating her 87th birthday today, March 24, 2009.

    She was born March 24, 1922.

    She was married to the late Carl Norris.

    She has five children, Kenneth Smith and Elaine Sherrard, both of Cecilia, Diane Ricketts of Wylie, Texas, Kathy Norris of Elizabethtown and the late David Norris; 17 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.