Today's News

  • BBB allows customer reviews

    Customers can post more information than ever about the area companies they support and those with which they’ve had negative experiences.

    The Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, southern Indiana and western Kentucky has joined 10 other bureaus in a test that allows customers to post reviews of businesses.

    The website in the past has listed complaints against businesses and whether those complaints were handled, along with a grade on a scale from A-plus to F.

  • Memories in poetry: Terrible Tuesday


    911 was the call and the date,
    when so many lives met their fate.

    Who would have thought such a crime,
    could have happened here in our time?

    The world trade center hit by hijacked planes,
    and a part of the Pentagon zapped in vain.

    A downed plane headed by evil foes,
    averted targets by brave everyday heroes.

    Police and firefighters working around the clock,
    trying to rescue and help, dealing with shock.

  • Hardin County Remembers 9/11

    Facebook reflections from readers on Hardin County Remembers 9/11.


  • Community updated on deployed soldiers

    Sarah Lohman of Fort Knox held her 3-month-old baby in her arms as she listened to a description of the bombs, enemies, geography and weather her husband faces in Afghanistan.
    She also heard about social, economic, security and agricultural changes he is trying to help enact.
    Her husband, Lt. Caleb Lohman, met their daughter for the first time last month during a leave. He watched her birth on Skype.

  • One national observance today focuses on family, not tragedy

    Leaving before dawn Thursday, the event involved a 165-mile round trip completed by noon. The activities continued Friday at two separate locations in a city two states away.
    While much of America is occupied and preoccupied by the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, my life revolved around another national observance. Today also is the 32nd anniversary of National Grandparents Day and elementary schools promote the celebration more than any greeting card company.

  • Twenty-three days after 9/11 hard to forget

    by Sharon Thompson

  • Parade of Homes continues today

    Those interested in building or purchasing a home can see local builders’ skills this month.

    The 2011 Parade of Homes, sponsored by the Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association, began this weekend. For a one-time admission fee of $5, nine homes can be toured between noon and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The tour continues Sept. 17 and 18.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The fall weather seems to have arrived. There doesn’t seem to be a transition any more. It is sunny and warm one day and cool and damp the next.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    SEPT. 11, 2001. Where were you on this day? It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years. I was in school and my daddy was having back surgery in a Louisville hospital. Mom remembers sitting in the waiting room watching everything on T.V.

  • Divorces

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

    Nicholas Clark, 22, Fort Knox, and Amanda Marie Fraizer, 20, St. Peters, Mo. Married one year.

    Dong H. Kim., 47, Elizabethtown, and Myong Cha McKee, 50, Radcliff. Married 10 years.

    Daniel L. Richardson, 57, and Cheryl L. Karr, 46, both of Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.

    John V. Gouker, 49, and Karen L. Rowe, 49, both of Cox’s Creek. Married 31 years.