Today's News

  • Pitz returns to U.S. after deployment and Martin graduates Navy basic training.

    PITZ. Army National Guard Pvt. Matthew C. Pitz is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to the Iraqi Theater of Operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    Pitz, a military police member with two years of military service, is normally assigned to the 223rd Military Police Company in Louisville.

    He is the son of Matthew L. Pitz of Elizabethtown.

    The private is a 2005 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

  • Working toward cancer research at the St. Baldrick's event


    From left, Francis Simpson, Johnnie Simpson and Trixy Cranmer of Hair Tech participated last month in a St. Baldrick’s event in Louisville. The event raises money for childhood cancer research.

  • Larimore-Ellison



    Shawn Larimore of Hodgenville and David Ellison of Greenbrier, Tenn., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Lorene Larimore of Hodgenville. She is a 2000 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2004 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She is employed at Dollar General Corporation in Goodlettsville, Tenn. She is the granddaughter of the late Woodruff and Louise Larimore; and the late Irvin and Adaline Aubrey.

  • Fisher named Elizabethtown Lions Club EHS Student of the Month

    The Elizabethtown Lions Club Elizabethtown High School Student of the Month, Contea Fisher, spoke to the cub at their March 10 meeting. She told of her four years as an active member of the EHS Marching Band, serving as vice-president of the Band Council and being a member of the Spanish Club. Her special community activity is her part-time work as a childcare provider at the Center for Learning. This work has inspired her to see a career in child development and family enrichment either as an educator or as a social worker. She plans to attend the University of Louisville in the fall.

  • Scotts celebrate 40th wedding anniversary


    Tony and Geneva Scott celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Jan. 18, 2009.

    They have two children, Tony and Joey Scott; and two grandchildren.


  • Paying it Forward Donation to the Red Cross

    Father Kent Litchfield making the check donation presentation to Sharon Thompson.

    Paying it Forward Donation to the Red Cross

    Father Kent Litchfield, rector, Holy Apostles Church of Elizabethtown, recently presented $1,000 to Sharon Thompson, Manager of the Hardin/LaRue American Red Cross service center. The donation was from an anonymous Anglican church in Baton Rouge, La., which received assistance during hurricane Katrina and wanted to “Pay it forward” to our area due to the ice storm.


  • Sister welcomes Amelia Fatima



    Sofia Roida announces the birth of a sister, Amelia Fatima Roida, on Dec. 6, 2008, at Norton’s Suburban Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Kellie and Hicham Roida of Louisville.

    Grandparents are David and Shirley Brown of Vine Grove. Great-grandmother is Dorothy Brown of Vine Grove.

  • Red Cross classes offered in April


  • Five generations of the Turner family gather

    Five generations of the Turner family gather

    Recently five generations of the Turner family gathered. From left, great-grandmother, Brenda Horn Turner, mother Katee Tuner, great-great-grandmother magnolia Horn, Gracie and grandfather Scott Turner.


  • Democratic Woman’s Club receives lesson on self-defense

    Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club held its regular meeting on April 6 at Ryan’s Steakhouse and Restaurant. President Diane Nall recognized present and former elected officials and welcomed all.

    Barbara Chumley introduced the guest speaker, Sagi Benado, who presented a one-hour program on self defense for women, to include the use of the Spikey, a revolutionary tool that he is introducing in the United States. To learn more contact spikeyusa@gmail.com or call 615-445-5852.