Today's News

  • Billboard bill hits wall in Senate

    FRANKFORT — A bill exempting non-commercial billboards from the authority of the state’s permitting process ran into a wall Friday in the Senate, as the bill will not be called up from committee, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported.

    Senate leaders said they killed the bill because it could interfere with millions of dollars in federal beautification funding if passed, which would come from penalties placed on the state for not controlling outdoor advertising devices, according to the Courier-Journal.

  • March 28, 2010: Obituaries

    Grady W. Chandler

    Grady W. Chandler, 82, of Brandenburg, died Thursday, March 25, 2010, in Louisville.

    Survivors include his wife, Maurine L. Chandler; and one daughter, Gena Young.

    The funeral is at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brandenburg United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at a later date in Eastlawn Cemetery.

    Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg and from noon until 2 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

  • Water district approves county sewer plan



    Hardin County Water District No. 2 board members have approved a preliminary plan for a county sewer system that could impact all of Rineyville.

    The project, expected to cost $14.5 million, would provide municipal wastewater access to county residents, though a timeline for construction is not set.

  • COLLEGE DODGEBALL: Louisville to face WKU tonight at E'town (03/26)

    The News-Enterprise The American Dodgeball Association of America says it’s five Ds of dodgeball are dodge, dip, duck, dive and dodge. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers insist a sixth D, drill, should be added to the list. Now in their third season of competitive collegiate dodgeball, the Hilltoppers, who play by the motto “where the rubber meets your face”

  • Burnett-Hendren


    Kyle and Susie Toy and Bobby and Debi Burnett, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Burnett to Chad Hendren, son of Chuck and Dawn Hendren of Taylorsville.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Frank Otte Nursery in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Bullitt East High School and is employed at Coral Graphics in Louisville.

  • Junior Woman's Club presents donations

    The Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club gave a monetary donation to Warm Blessings. Pictured are Treasurer LeAnn Yarbrough, Warm Blessings Representative Diane and President Sarah Strader.

    The club gave a monetary donation to Clarity Solutions for Women. Pictured LeAnn Yarbough Clarity Solutions Representative Linda and Sarah Strader.


  • Alpha Phi Alpha Bowl for Kids Sake

    Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc recently participated in Bowl for Kids Sake at Elizabethtown Bowling Lanes.


  • Cats chew up Big Red


    AP Basketball Writer

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Kentucky avoided the latest big upset from the Big Red.

    John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Patrick Patterson stopped Cornell’s captivating NCAA Tournament run, giving the top-seeded Wildcats a 62-45 win Thursday night in the East Regional semifinals.

    With much of the Carrier Dome crowd — and the country — pulling for an upset by the 12th-seeded Ivy Leaguers, Cornell bolted to a 10-2 lead in the opening minutes.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers hold January meeting

    Goldenrod Homemakers met on Jan. 12 for a regular monthly meeting.

    Donna Means took a class on Protecting Nursing Home Residents and then taught the homemakers what she had learned.


  • Celebration honors Lahoma Baymor

    In mid-February, ladies from the Potted Few Garden Club, the Fort Knox Bridge Club, the Fort Knox Military Officers’ Association and many other friends gathered at the home of Renate Gosser to celebrate Lahoma Baymor’s 90th birthday. Lilo Plummer and Doreen Sley flew in from Florida to help with the celebration, and nearly 50 friends from over the years shared a brunch and joined in fellowship to honor Baymor. Doreen Sley, Renate Gosser, Lahoma Baymor and Lilo Plummer celebrate aymor’s the 90th birthday.