Today's News

  • Emma Pitts donates hair to Locks of Love

    On Feb. 3, Emma Pitts, left, age nine, donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, for children who have lost their hair due to illness. Katye Oldham, stylist at "Hair and Nail Detail" Salon at Etown Swim and Fitness did the honors. Emma is the daughter of Don Pitts and Jenny Pitts, right.


  • Feb. 28 Rineyville news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Bryan Carr, Donna Fohl, Courtney Brangers, Reece Dowdell, Rose Marie Yates, Amber Plant, Jonathan Milesko, John Thomas, Eric Cox, Austin Geer, Dawn Duda, Jessica Carlotti, Beth Minter, Tina Yates, Roger Vance, Sandy Hummel, Hayden Miller, Cindy Brown, Bubby Jones and Matthew Colasanti.

    50th BIRTHDAY. Kim Haggerty celebrates her 50th birthday today.

  • Lynch-Garner


    Jason and Patty Hainer of Guston announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Joleen Lynch of Guston, to Justin Matthew Garner of Arnold, Mo.

    The bride-to-be is an A-10 mechanic in the Air Force.

    The prospective groom is the son of Donna Garner of St. Louis and Jeff Garner of Hazelwood, Mo. He is also an A-10 mechanic in the Air Force.

    The wedding and reception will be at the home of Bill and Carmen Hainer in Boston, Ky.


  • Rotary welcomes student guests

    Kayla Kincer and Kyle Hammer from Elizabethtown High School were guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Feb. 16.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown holds spaghetti supper

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently held a spaghetti supper and silent auction at the Brown-Pusey House with 41 in attendance.

    The supper was catered by Back Home Catering and a committee lead by Delta Fulks provided pies. It was an evening of fellowship for club women and their guests. The auction items were purchased at the conclusion of the evening.

  • Garrisons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Harold and Ella Garrison of Sonora will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 12, 2010, with a private celebration.

    They were married March 12, 1960 in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    Mr. Garrison is retired from Active Transportation.

    Mrs. Garrison is employed at The Cecilian Bank in Sonora.

    They have three daughters, Pam Stephens, Paula Stewart and Patti Gentry; and seven grandchildren.


  • Five generations of the Sallengs family gather

    At a birthday gathering in 2009, five generations of the Sallengs family gathered. Evelyn Sallengs, Sue Thompson, Kelly Davenport, Ryan Thompson and Destiny Thompson.


  • Scott


    Ashley Peters and Jeremy Scott, both of Elizabethtown were married Aug. 8, 2009, at Central Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Elmer Varnadore officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of Farlan and Faye Peters of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Jerry and Rosie Scott of Elizabethtown.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Farlan Peters.

    Maid of honor was Jennifer Brown; bridesmaids were Carrie Jaggers, Christina Engle, Sheri Ballard and Mary Beth Tomes; and flower girl was Alyssa Gent.

  • Ministry asks men to Man UP



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Men around the county will  challenge each other to “man up” on Tuesday mornings this month.

    An interdenominational effort to bring men together to grow in faith and family called “Man UP” is the brain child of Eric Oliver.

  • STILL WANTED: Marijuana ring-leader remains evasive



    ELIZABETHTOWN – While 2009 plea deals ended prosecution of his five criminal syndicate co-defendants, the case against Oscar Flores — described by police as key to a marijuana trafficking ring — was formally shelved last week.

    After 18 months tracking Flores, Kentucky State Police counter-drug agents were unsuccessful in returning the 37-year-old man to Hardin Circuit Court.