Today's News

  • North Hardin HOPE plans telethon
  • Allen-Hollon


    Pauline Haire of Eastview announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her stepdaughter, Earlene Allen, to Virgil L. Hollon of Louisville.

    The bride-to-be is a home health aide.

    The prospective groom is a truck driver for Anchor Oil Co. based in Louisville.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m. April 24, 2010, at Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church, 4695 Hardinsburg Road, Cecilia, with a reception to follow at the church.


  • Greenspace Representatives Visit Women’s Club Members

    The Elizabethtown Women’s Club held its monthly meeting April 2 at the Brown-Pusey House. By special invitation, Greenspace representative Judy Lay spoke about the 35-year-old organization and then led a trail hike on the Wintersmith Trail behind the Justice Center. Women’s club members who attended the hike were Maritza Johnson, Nora Sweat, Jeanne Smith and Japanese guests, Kumi Ito and Yoshiko Matsumoto. Greenspace representatives were Samantha Adams, Judy Lay, Judy Banks and Elanor Brawnor.

  • Focus on finance: Buying points on a mortgage

    Question:  Should I “pay points” on my mortgage? Can you answer that question in a column, and define “points?”

    Answer: Discount points allow you to lower your interest rate. They are essentially prepaid interest; with each point equaling 1 percent of the total loan amount. Generally, for each point paid on a 30-year mortgage, the interest rate is reduced by 1/8 (or .125) of a percentage point.

  • Creed graduates from basic training

    CREED. Cody M. Creed graduated from Air Force basic training in Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio on April 2. He is currently attending Tech School for Security Forces at Lackland AFB for 13 weeks.

    He is the son of Colleen M. Creed of Radcliff and Edward W. Creed Jr. of Baltimore; and the grandson of Retired Maj. and Mrs. Mark J. Kelly of Radcliff and Mr. and Mrs. Edward W Creed Sr., of Baltimore.

    He is a 2009 graduate of Perry Hall High School in Baltimore.


  • American Red Cross offers classes in April

    The following classes will be offered in April at the American Red Cross. Classes will be at the Elizabethtown office at 405 W. Dixie Avenue address unless otherwise indicated. For registration or information, call 765-4979. In honor of those who serve, active duty military discounts are now available, but must be requested at time of payment.

    Adult, child & Infant CPR/AED/First Aid Basics, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 3; $55.

  • St. Clair attorney wants kidnapping trial delayed



    An attorney for convicted killer Michael St. Clair says the state should re-sentence his client on a murder conviction in Bullitt County before planning a third trial in Hardin County for the same victim’s kidnapping.

    Vince Yustas, St. Clair’s attorney since 2005, said, “it only makes logical sense they do the Bullitt County resentencing first."

  • April 18 Cecilia news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Brody Jonathan Barnes was born March 27, 2010, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are Jonathan Brock and Ashley Webb Barnes of Bowling Green.

    Maternal grandparents are Jerry Webb and the late Paula Webb; Stepgrandmother is Peggy Webb. Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Marcia Barnes.

    Paternal great-grandparents are the late Joseph Barnes and Irene Barnes Dodson and stepgreat-grandad is Floyd Dodson. Brody is the first grandchild on either side of the family.

  • Carls welcome Sophia


    Jonathan and Brittney Carl of Vine Grove announce the birth of a daughter, Sophia Faith Carl, on Feb. 23, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 6 pounds, 14.5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Ronald and Darlene Basham of Rineyville and David and Angie Carl of Houston.

    Great-grandparents are Louis and Shirley Basham of Vine Grove, John and Margenia Dougherty of Radcliff and Arlene Holden of Waite Hill, Ohio. Great-great grandmother is Irene Cravens of Radcliff.


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