Today's News

  • Reeves completes auctioneer instruction

    Bruce Reeves of Elizabethtown has begun a new journey as a Professional Auctioneer as he recently became a graduate of the Kentucky Auction Academy. The Academy provides 80 intensive hours of classroom instruction, a requirement for those who hope to hold a new auctioneer’s license in several states, including Kentucky. While there are other auction schools in the United States, the Kentucky Auction Academy was the choice of many who wanted to learn the skill of an Auctioneer.

  • NFL: Masthay, community kick up a storm in support of Addison (02/20)

    For once, Big Blue Nation appears to have met its match: Cheeseheads.

    And yet, neither one comes close to the growing community support for an adorable 2-year-old girl battling cancer.

    Tim Masthay, a former University of Kentucky punter who helped kick the Green Bay Packers to a Super Bowl title earlier this month, was greeted by a crowd of hundreds Saturday during his appearance at Play It Again Sports in Elizabethtown.

  • Winnelson President Promoted

    WinWholesale, one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of residential and industrial supplies and materials, has appointed Mike Atwell as area leader in the company’s eastern region.

    Atwell, based in Elizabethtown, is responsible for overseeing the growth and operation of 55 Win companies in Kentucky, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The companies represent the Winnelson, Winair, Winlectric, Windustrial and Winfastener brands.

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Willie R. Hardin Jr. (1983). Disregarding traffic control device; opera ting on suspended operator’s license. Thirty days in jail probated for two years. Total $254.

    Rex Alan Ice (1982). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $235.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue falls to Marion; Lady Bulldogs rally for win (2/20)

    Junior guard Kyle Sheeran scored 24 points and sophomore guard Kelton Ford had 17, but it wasn’t enough as the visiting LaRue County Hawks fell to Marion County, 63-58 on Friday night.

    Senior forward Chase Reynolds added 10 points for the Hawks (15-10), who fell behind 33-22 in the first half.

    LaRue County lost for the fourth time in five games.


  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    Well the snow seems to be over, at least for now. I will admit even I am a little tired of the white stuff this year. Spring needs to arrive if the snow is gone though.

  • Howevalley community news




    Andrea Sherrard, 737-2193

    VALENTINE’S DAY. I had a very special Valentine’s Day. My boyfriend, Cory Gilpin, proposed to me and I accepted.

  • Cecilia community news



    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Wow. I have been enjoying the wonderful sunshine and warmer temperatures the past week. It won’t be long until spring. As Floyd overheard someone say recently, “I am looking forward to spring, and getting spring fever.” It was a new expression to him.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    FUND-RAISER. Don’t forget that the White Mills community is having a fund-raiser at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the White Mills Christian Life Center. They are raising money to replace the lights that were vandalized on the bridge. The meal will be a spaghetti dinner for donations only. There will be a dessert auction to follow. For information, call 862-3999. The White Mills Civic League is offering a $200 reward for any information that might help them catch who vandalized the lights.

  • Rineyville Community News


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Sara Coppersmith, Devan Gaddie, Mike Ryan, Danny Sipes, Charlie Shacklette, Laura Ellen Yates, Cole Varela, Tracy Milliner, Sydney Rose Nall, Case Padgett, Bobby Nalley Jr., Timothy Paige, Courtney Taylor, Lynn Butler, Ben Cecil, Ronnie Pike, John Wiseman, Hannah Hart, Shelby Peace, Billy Mitchell, Becca Chapman, Jackie Mather, Richie Nall, Larry Fohl and Chris Janes.