Today's News

  • Fondas celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Bruce and Yoshiko Fonda of Radcliff will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 1, 2011.

    They were married June 1, 1961, in Okinawa.

    Mr. Fonda is a retired Sgt. Maj. from the U.S. Army and retired from service as a loan officer at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.

    Mrs. Fonda is very active in a bowling league and Soka Gakai International.

    They have two children, 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Pences celebrate 65th anniversary

    Fred and Kathleen Cundiff Pence of Elizabethtown celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on May 28, 2011.

    They were married May 28, 1946, by L.E. Martin.

    Mr. Pence is a member of Elizabethtown Church of Christ and retired from Dow Corning after 25 years.

    Mrs. Pence is also a member of Elizabethtown Church of Christ. She retired from Elizabethtown Sportswear after 20 years.

    They are couriers at Kentucky Neighborhood Bank.

  • Parents welcome Silas Brandon

    Hylo and Javonica Duvall announce the birth of a son, Silas Brandon, on April 12, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Siblings are Lindsey and Addison. 

  • Ramsey-Milesko

    Edward and Tammy Ramsey of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katti Ramsey of Elizabethtown, to Steven Milesko of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of St. Catherine College. She is employed in cardiac sonography.

    The prospective groom is the son of Liz Milesko of Elizabethtown. He is attending Western Kentucky University and is majoring in pre-med.

  • Thomas celebrates 80th birthday

    Bill Thomas will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m., June 5, 2011, at Elizabethtown Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1525 N. Miles St., Elizabethtown.

    No gifts, please. Cards with memories would be appreciated.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend. 

  • Hawkins-Deaton

    Jennifer Hawkins and Eric Deaton, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rose Simpson of Elizabethtown. She is a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is a CMA/CNA at Woodland Terrace Nursing Home and is a hospitalman in the Navy Reserves.

  • Batteries Plus teams up with USA Cares

     Recent studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics find that the jobless rate of veterans is 15.6 percent - far exceeding the national average of nine percent. Batteries Plus, the nation’s largest and fastest growing battery franchise, was shocked by this gap and decided to create a campaign called, “Time to Care”, to help bridge it.

    Batteries Plus, with more than 450 stores nationwide, has teamed up with USA Cares, a nonprofit organization that helps post-9/11 military service members, veterans and their families with basic financial needs.

  • 5-29 Business Calendar







    Academic and Employment Improvement, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, and 9:30-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; POC: North Hardin HOPE, 351-4673.

    Adult education (GED preparation, adult basic education, literacy and English as a second language): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Mulberry Helm Education Center, 114 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. POC: 769-8866.

  • WBRT becomes member of BBB

     Cathy Williamson, Branch Manager for the Better Business Bureau presents an Accreditation plaque to Roth Stratton of WBRT Radio, Bardstown. WBRT Radio recently qualified to be an Accredited member of the Better Business Bureau. In order to be an Accredited member of the BBB, business must meet the 15 Standards for Membership established by the Better Business Bureau. To see if your company qualifies for accreditation with the Better Business Bureau contact them at 982-1289.

  • Bookends and More opens

     The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting and grand opening on May 20 for one of its newest members, Bookends and More, 809 N. Wilson Road, Radcliff. In attendance at the ceremony were Klaus Brock and Donna Bray of Bookends, Chamber BoardChairman Tom Hewlett, Chamber President Brad Richardson, employees, family, friends and Chamber ambassadors.