Today's News

  • Aug. 7 Local History

    30 years ago, several persons at a Hardin County Schools board meeting complained that teachers and people in the community were feeling “fearful;” fearful that they couldn’t speak their minds at board meetings; it was said that a wall had been developed between the community and the school board.

  • Jackson participates in Army All-American Bowl

    JACKSON. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tolly J. Jackson was part of a support team made up of soldiers from throughout the Army for the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The Army sponsored the nationally-televised football game played on Jan. 9 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

    Jackson, a platoon sergeant with 20 years of military service, is regularly assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.

    His wife, Melody, is the daughter of Willie E. and Ann Roland of Radcliff.

  • Pucketts announce birth of daughter


    Angela “Nikole” and Adam Puckett of White Mills announce the birth of a daughter, Athena Lynn Puckett, on Dec. 30, 2009 at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    She has a sister, Alexis “Sis” Puckett, and brother, Ashton “Bub” Puckett.

  • July 22 Local History


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  • July 20 Local History

    30 years ago, the health department posted warning signs around a three-acre woods near Plantation Park, a former blackbird roost, which were contaminated with histoplasma capsulatum fungus. The fungus was spread by bird droppings and could cause histoplasmosis, a lung disease.

  • July 6 Local History


  • July 12 Local History

    30 years ago, a search committee recommended Phil “Duke” Owen as head football coach at Elizabethtown High School. He was the unanimous choice from among seven candidates inter-viewed.

    20 years ago, after meticulously and methodically examining the Parenting and Family Life Skills curriculum, Hardin County school board members had yet to approve a plan for middle and high school students.


  • July 5 Local History


  • Feb. 21, 2010: Obituaries

    Patricia Felker Finch

    Patricia Felker Finch, 56, of Issaquah, Wash., died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010.

    She is survived by her husband, Daniel Finch; a son, Chris Finch of Issaquah; a daughter, Amy Dokos and two grandchildren, Chyenne and Dalton of Titusville, Florida; a son, Mike Finch and one grandson, Brenden Finch of Richland, Wash.; five brothers, Jim Felker of Tucson, Pat Felker of Houston and John Felker, Bill Felker, and Daniel Felker, all of Elizabethtown.

    The funeral was held in Issaquah.