Today's News

  • Panel discusses state child death rates


    Judges from Hardin County’s 9th Circuit joined medical experts, Court Appointed Special Advocates and reporters in a discussion Thursday geared at understanding data relating to Kentucky’s high number of child fatalities.

    Per capita, more children die in Kentucky each year from abuse and neglect than children in other states, according to annual reports by Kentucky’s Department of Protection and Permanency and independent studies.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club takes part in voting

    The Radcliff Woman’s club took an active part in the Nov. 2 election. Hope Escobedo, Becky Brecht and Josette Roush worked as election officers and were at the polls at 5 a.m. and stayed until 6 p.m. when the polls officially closed.

  • Adams completes Eagle Scout Project

    For his Eagle project, David Adams of Boy Scout Troop 604, organized the building of a bridge on the Greenspace trail that encircles Buffalo Lake. Adams gathered a team, consisting of Jim Hoge, Greenspace’s trail supervisor, John DuPlessis Sr., former Scout Master and Adams’ grandfather, Troop 604 scouts and faithful friends, to complete the project.

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club holds November meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met Nov. 5 at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown. Members networked while enjoying delicious refreshments prepared by hostesses Bobbie Dille, Martha Burn, and Jeanne Smith. Allegro Dance Theatre under the direction of Carol Zagar, owner, and Eric Pope, vocal director, presented the program. Nine of the Advanced Musical Theatre class presented part of their Christmas program, entitled “North Pole Musical.”

  • Rotary Club Members Participate In Dead Man Rolling Race

    In an effort to support downtown events and to help raise money for the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council, the Hardin County AM Rotary Club participated in the Philip Arnold Dead Man Rolling Race on Oct. 30. The Rotary Club’s theme this year was “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Pictured are Tom Brandenburg – coffin designer, Greg Harrington, Daniel Tabb, Christy Childers, Eric Brandenburg and Bev Dyrdek as Snow White. Not pictured is Matt Hess, as Bashful.

  • Lyddan-Evans

    Dana Beth Lyddan and Raymond K. Evans announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Marian Tanner Lyddan of Irvington and the late George Dana Lyddan Jr. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in business administration. She is employed with the Elizabethtown Heritage Council and The Historic State Theater.
    The prospective groom is the son of Rick and Shirley Evans and Teresa Young, all of Bloomington, Ind. He is a facility administrator with DaVita in Vincennes, Ind.

  • Election results remain the same


    On Friday, two recanvasses from this month’s election produced the same result: Nothing changed.

    Bill Bennett remained 19 votes shy of making it onto the Elizabethtown City Council. And Dalton Jantzen — a Republican challenger in the 27th district state House race, still finished behind Democrat Jeff Greer, who represents a small portion of Hardin County.

  • Nov. 14 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

  • Burnett

    Amanda Genett of Elizabethtown and Brandon Burnett of Norfolk, Va., were married Oct. 21, 2010, in Elizabethtown.
    The bride is the daughter of Darrell and Amy Genett of Elizabethtown.
    The groom is the son of Mike and Candy Burnett of Elizabethtown.
    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.
    Maid of honor was Kayla Genett, sister of the bride.
    Best man was Andy Burnett, brother of the groom.
    The couple reside in Norfolk, Va.

  • Gores celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Dr. John and Jana Gore will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception held in their honor from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Nov. 27, 2010, at Severns Valley Baptist Church Atrium in Elizabethtown.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.