Today's News

  • Workmans celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Jimmie and Julia Workman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house given by their daughter, Lee Ann Thomas, and grandchildren, Brooke Hudspeth and Brandon Hicks, from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 27, 2011, at Immanuel Baptist Church.

    They were married, Dec. 15, 1961 by Brother O’Ray Weeks at his home in Louisa.

    Mr. Workman retired from Raytheon Corporation where he was an iron worker.

    Mrs. Workman retired from PNC Bank, formerly First Hardin National Bank, and Kentuckiana Girl Scouts.

  • Goblirsch-Campbell

    Tim and Laurie Goblirsch announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth Goblirsch, to Matthew John Campbell.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a 2008 graduate of Bellarmine University. She received her Master of Science in genetic counseling at Northwestern University and is employed at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

  • Peterses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Louie and Muriel Peters will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 7 p.m. Nov. 25, 2011, at Open Valley Missionary Baptist Church.

    They were married Nov. 30, 1961 by the Rev. Chelf at Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    No formal invitations will be sent.

  • Thompsons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Charles E. “Eddie” and Geraldine “Deanie” Bryant Thompson of Cecilia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 18, 2011.

    They were married Nov. 18, 1961 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Cecilia.

    Mr. Thompson is retired from civil service, a retired farmer and is a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church.

    Mrs. Thompson is a homemaker and member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church.

  • Riggs celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

    Robin Dale and Martha Ann Gibson Riggs celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Nov. 14, 2011.

    They have five children, Michael Dale Riggs, Matthew Scott Riggs, Thomas Wayne Riggs, Robert Andrew Riggs and Maria Ann Riggs; and two grandchildren.

  • Focus on finance: Be a smart shopper

    Question: Any holiday shopping tips?

    Answer: With Halloween just behind us and the balance of the holiday shopping season ahead, it’s the worst time of all for any credit or identity problems.

  • As churches leave the business, parents have a day care dilemma

    Finding day care services can be a challenging task for parents and is complicated by recent decisions to close some church-run facilities.

    The pending closure of the day care center at Severns Valley Baptist Church, one of the largest in Hardin County, adds new stresses for parents and the county’s child care network, according to Kathy King, director of the Lincoln Trail District of Community Coordinated Child Care, a day care resource and referral agency. But the biggest loss comes in losing a respected provider, she said.

  • Lee, Parrett hope to clarify unification vote law

    Hardin County legislators are finalizing a bill they plan to take before the Kentucky General Assembly next year to clear up confusion regarding the language of a 2006 law governing unification of local governments.

    The legislation is a response to vocal concerns surrounding the credibility of a city’s majority vote on unification.

  • Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Joshua Mikal Hall, 22, Vine Grove, and Sydney McCarthy, 20, Elizabethtown. Married 10 months.

    Benjamin Allen Moody, 29, Radcliff, and Michell A. Lewis, 28, Elizabethtown. Married 10 months.

    Robert Henry Adams Jr., 48, and Carolyn Elaine Elkins, 55, both of Brooks. Married 24 years.

    Joseph Bunij Jr., 64, and Ma. Guadalupe Samano Trujillo, 36, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Melissa Gaye Ward, 41, and David Patrick Gunning, 40, both of Elizabethtown.

    GeorginaMarie Franklin, 37, and Jason Allen Barnard, 36, both of Vine Grove.

    Letitia Dell Ewing, 34, and Christopher Scott Necessary, 36, both of Elizabethtown.

    Krizia Principe, 22, and Miguel Angel Berrios Colon, 35, both of Fort Knox.

    Tellie Jane Mahoney, 42, and Donnie Ray Dant, 53, both of Elizabethtown.