Today's News

  • Four generations of the Fields family gather

    Recently four generations of the Fields family gathered in Sonora. Pictured are great-great-grandmother, Pangie Fields of Upton; grandmother, Samantha Reynolds; father, Alan Masterson; and baby, Caleb Robert Masterson.

  • Raines celebrate 85th birthdays

    Frank and June Thornberry-Raine will celebrate their 85th birthdays with an open house in their honor from 1 to 3 p.m. July 10, 2011. at Grace Heartland Church Family Life Center, 801 Pear Orchard Road, Elizabethtown, given by their children.

    They request no gifts, please. A family reunion will follow the birthday celebration.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Parents welcome Zachary Scott

    Staff Sgt. Asa and Jennifer Fraze of Bellevue, Neb., announce the birth of a son, Zachary Scott Fraze, on May 5, 2011, in Omaha, Neb. He weighed 6 pounds, 9.7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Franklin and Cheryl Fraze of Eastview and Larry and Janey Beach of Dayton, Ohio.

    Great-grandparents are Roy and Evelyn Cundiff of Eastview and Anna Doris Fraze of Cecilia and the late Howard Fraze.

  • Rogers-Westfall

    Larry and Veronica Rogers of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Krista Rogers of Owasso, Okla., to John Westfall, also of Owasso, Okla.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology with honors, and a 2011 summa cum laude graduate of University of Missouri-St. Louis, with a master’s degree in elementary education. She is a teacher in Tulsa Public Schools with Teach for America.

  • Yarborough

    Karen Woodcock and Robert “Bobby” Yarborough, both of Hodgenville, were married June 17, 2011, at the Historic State Theater by Al Johnson.

    The bride is the daughter of Johnny Woodcock of Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of Robert E. Yarborough of Hodgenville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Johnny Woodcock.

    Maid of honor was Samantha Rummage, bridesmaid was Heather Donahue and flower girl was Kristen Yarborough.

    Best man was Joe Sallee, groomsman was Jonathon Upton and ring bearer was Woody Rummage.

  • Namaste becomes member of Hardin County Chamber

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting on June 9 for a new chamber member, Namaste Indian Cuisine Restaurant, 212 Commerce Drive, Elizabethtown, behind La Quinta Inn and Suites. Present were owner Perry Patel, Marketing manager Sue Cundiff, Chamber Board Chairman Tom Hewlett, Chamber President Brad Richardson, Chamber board members, family, friends, staff and Chamber ambassadors.

  • Mary Alice's Favorites


    As I mentioned last week, I’m veering in another direction with this column. Instead of readers submitting recipes for me to make, I’m going to share my all-time favorite recipes with you. The main reason for the change is that when I was younger, I loved trying out new recipes. Now, I like making things I’ve always made and loved, but don’t much like spending the time trying out new things. It’s an age thing.

  • Towne Mall donates fountain money to CASA

    Towne Mall presented $675.94 to CASA that was collected from the mall fountain. CASA is Court Appointed Special Advocates, an organization that promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children.

  • Families, jurors fight Burke dismissal

    Just before closing time Friday, Elizabethtown attorneys Jeremy and Carey Aldridge rushed into the Hardin County Justice Center to file 17 affidavits in an attempt to block Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Shaw’s motion for dismissal of charges against former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke, which includes two counts of murder.

    Five affidavits were from jurors of the most recent Burke trial in April. Twelve were from family members of victims Tracy Burke and Karen Comer, the women Burke is accused of killing.

  • Extreme savings: Careful planning stacks up coupon savings

    Joking about their desperation, Christy Sauerbrey and Vanessa Hartson dug through a shopping cart of manager’s specials at an Elizabethtown Kroger and fished out a dented package of Quilted Northern.

    For the dent, which damaged a single roll, the premium toilet paper was marked down to $3.99 and Hartson was armed with a $2 digital coupon loaded to her loyalty card through the grocer’s website. Score.