Today's News

  • Potted Few donates to Wreaths Across America

    The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club recently presented $150 to Donna Betson for the Kentucky Patriots’ Wreaths Across America initiative. Kentucky Patriots support committal services at the Radcliff Kentucky Veterans’ Cemetery Central. The wreaths will be placed on 1,500 graves at the cemetery in Radcliff at 10 a.m., Dec. 11. Call Donna Betson at 877-7066 to participate.

  • Donate gently used wares to Hosparus Thrift Shoppe

    If making room at the holiday table and guest room for family this holiday season, it’s a good time to clean out closets. Donate your gently used wares to the Hosparus Thrift Shoppe at Elizabethtown’s Helmwood Plaza. Drop items off at the Elizabethtown location from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. To donate larger items like medical equipment or furniture, call the Thrift Shop to arrange for pick up at 769-0569.

  • Hawkins speaks to Radcliff Rotary Club

    Guest speaker at the Radcliff Rotary Club recently was Rik Hawkins, President of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, left, who presented a model of the proposed Hardin County Veteran’s Tribute Project planned for the community. Hawkins made a plea for support, indicating that about half the needed funds had been raised.

  • Ancestral Trails has Davis as guest speaker

    Ancestral Trails Historical Society met in November with Rebecca Davis as the guest speaker. She spoke about the upcoming books that the Breckinridge County Historical Society will be publishing in the near future. More stories are needed. If anyone has stories about families, businesses or schools in Breckinridge County send the material to: Breckinridge County History & Families, P.O. Box 498, Hardinsburg, KY, 40143.

  • Parents welcome Charlene Kay

    Chuck and Louanna Young announce the birth of a daughter, Charlene “Charli” Kay, on Nov. 3, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    She has two sisters, Raven Hinkle and Iesha Young, and two brothers, Dustin and Julian Young.

    Paternal grandparents are Dan and Twyla Young, and maternal grandmother is Vera Roach. Great-grandparents are Fred and Helen Young and Vernie and Dean Coy.

  • Sister welcomes Emma Jane

    Ella Marie Tucker announces the birth of a sister, Emma Jane Tucker, on Sept. 22, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19.25 inches long.
    Parents are Mark and Shelly Tucker of Mount Sherman.
    Maternal grandparents are Bob and Bonnie Bryan of Elizabethtown; and paternal grandparents are Betsy Tucker of Hodgenville and Delma Tucker of Cecilia.
    Great-grandparents are Jane Abell of Buffalo and Mary Bryan of Elizabethtown.

  • Knapps welcome Madeline Brooke

    James and Amanda Knapp of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a daughter, Madeline Brooke Knapp, on Oct. 22, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long.
    Grandparents are Carla D’Alessio and Jeff and Lisa D’Alessio, all of Elizabethtown, and the late Yona Lin Knapp.
    Great-grandparents are Bessie and Jules Klein of Crestwood, John D’Alessio of Cornwall, Ontario, and MacArthur and Rita Lyons of Eastview.

  • Four generations of Workman family gather


    Recently four generations of the Workman family gathered. From left, great-grandmother, Julia Workman; grandmother, Lee Ann Thomas; 10 month old, Laila Hudspeth; and mother, Brooke Hudspeth.

  • Burnworth

    Corey Burnworth and Lana Highbaugh were married Nov. 6, 2010, on the lawn at Spalding Hall in Bardstown.
    The bride is the daughter of Donna Highbaugh of Bardstown and Lanny Highbaugh of Sonora.
    The groom is the son of Nancy Burnworth of Elizabethtown and Terry Burnworth of Eastview.
    The reception was held inside Spalding Hall.
    The Burnworth family hosted a reception for the couple on Nov. 14, 2010, at Griffin Manor Center.
    The couple reside in Bardstown.

  • Thank you from Youth Theatre of Hardin County

    The Youth Theatre of Hardin County, at this time of Thanksgiving, would like to thank the Hardin County community for the success of its 39th anniversary season. It was a fantastic summer production of “Bye Bue Birdie” and a trip for our group performance at the State Fair Coca Cola Talent Classic. This year we are planning to have Christmas in July with our 2011 summer production of “White Christmas.”