Today's News

  • KSP sergeant says Tracy Burke was intended target in 'full-on assault'

    Kentucky State Police Sgt. Matt Johnson said Friday that the scene investigators found at Karen Comer’s Rineyville home was the result of a “full-on assault” with Tracy Burke as the intended target.

    Johnson, who collected evidence from the home after Comer and Burke were killed, resumed his testimony on the fourth day of the fourth murder trial against former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke, who is charged with the murder of his wife and her former mother-in-law.

  • Burroughs completes basic training

    BURROUGHS. Navy Seaman Recruit Michelle A. Burroughs, daughter of Patricia L. and Odis R. Burroughs of Hodgenville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.  She is a 2010 graduate of LaRue County High School in Hodgenville.

  • Farmer to be promoted to colonel

    Lt. Col. Nathaniel W. Farmer will be promoted to colonel on April 7 on the Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas.

    A 1983 graduate of North Hardin High School, he is married to the former Nicole Lewis Alexander of Bowling Green and has two sons, Nicholas and Nigel. He is the son of the late Thomas J. Farmer Jr. and Lula M. Farmer who is currently living in Vine Grove. 

  • Girl Scouts celebrate birthday

    Daisy Girl Scout Troop No. 274 of St. James celebrated Girl Scout birthday at their meeting on March 10. They hosted a birthday party and brought gifts of food to help stock the St. Vincent DePaul Society pantry.

  • American Legion Auxiliary attends winter conference

    The ladies of American Legion Auxiliary Hardin Unit No. 113 recently attended the statewide winter conference in Louisville. Guest speaker was the organization’s National President Carlene Ashworth.

  • Brea Nethers is Elizabethtown Lions Club EHS Student of the Month

    The Elizabethtown Lion’s Club welcomed their Elizabethtown High School Student of the Month for March - Brea Nethers. Brea has been involved in the Beta Club and has served as manager of the boys’ soccer team. She has been accepted into the University of Kentucky nursing program. Pictured from left, Lion Al Mather, Brea Nethers and her parents, Susan and Michael Nethers, and her grandmother, Harriet Parson.

  • Hardin County Republican Women’s Club announces scholarship

    The Hardin County Republican Women’s Club announces The Elizabeth Tori Scholarship for graduating high school senior young women. This scholarship is designed to assist a young woman with an interest in politics to achieve her goal of public service and political leadership. The scholarship  is $500 and will be paid directly to the recipient’s college or university. Military academy appointments are exempt.

  • Troop gets personal tour of state capitol

    Boy Scout Troop 303 visited the state capitol in Frankfort recently. Rep. Jimmie Lee gave the troop a personal tour. From left, Clayton Ryan, Wade Roemer, Andrew Shreake, Evan Mahana, Rep. Jimmie Lee, Brenton Ryan, Blake Ryan, Bryce Messenger, Theron Lowe, Grant Oullette and Dillon Mahana.

  • Kempf gives presentation to Ancestral Trails Historical Society

    Ancestral Trails Historical Society met earlier in March with Gary Kempf as the speaker. He did a Power Point presentation on the tombstones located on Fort Knox Reservations. He told stories related to the tombstones as to who the person was and something about them. There are 120 known cemeteries on the reservation.

  • Potted Few Garden Club has program on heirloom tomatoes

     The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club met March 16 at Bonnie Gunter’s Elizabethtown home. Ria Malito was co-host for the meeting. Georgia Emond presented an informative program on how to grow heirloom tomatoes. During the business meeting, the new slate of officers for the next two years was presented. Club members will vote on the slate during the April meeting, and Lahoma Baymor will collect the annual dues.