Today's News

  • Hearts break as cancer claims toddler

    Addison Jo Blair of Elizabethtown died Friday afternoon after a battle with cancer that began shortly after Christmas
    The community rallied around the 3-year-old as she fought stage IV neuroblastoma, a rare form of the disease.
    There are only about 650 new cases in the U.S. each year, but it is the most common tumorous cancer among children, especially infants.
    Area residents and businesses have been supporting Addison and her family throughout the struggle by sending cards, emails, online messages, gifts and money and hosting fundraisers for them.

  • Favorite Foriegner anthems rock fans

    Foreigner fans had a fever of 103 degrees Friday.

    Audience members bobbed and bounced when the British-American rock band, formed in 1976, played the song “Hot Blooded.”

    Several area women shook, shimmied and danced in a clearing between the collapsible chairs that covered the lawn next to Freeman Lake, where the concert took place.

  • STATE TRACK & FIELD: North Hardin's Stewart earns a title (05/29)

    LOUISVILLE Finally, Andrew Stewart can call himself a state champion.

    After being touted as one of the best distance runners in the state, the North Hardin senior can back it up.

    Stewart won the 1,600-meter run Saturday during the KHSAA Class 3-A State Track & Field Championships at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.

  • STATE TRACK & FIELD MEET: Austin, Tonge lead Fort Knox (05/30)

    LOUISVILLE A lingering ankle injury contributed to Kiara Austin having an off day Friday at the KHSAA Class 1-A State Track & Field Championships.

    The Fort Knox junior expected to repeat as state champion in the triple jump and contend for a spot on the medal podium in the high jump and long jump at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.

    Austin only medaled in one of them, placing second in the triple jump behind Ballard Memorial sophomore Brandi Jones.

  • 3RD REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT DRAW: Meade County in bracket with familiar foes (05/29)

    BRANDENBURG The host Meade County Lady Waves are in the same 3rd Region Softball Tournament bracket with the last team that beat them this season as well as the team that handed them their final loss last year.

  • GIRLS' STATE TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Elizabethtown trio falls in third round (05/29)

    LEXINGTON For one set, Jenna Sallee played anxiety-free.  

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard, 735-7544

    MAY ENDING. The month of May is ending with rain but fairly sunny days. Highway 86 through Franklin Crossroads finally is open, but water still remains on the road and along side many roads. Some homes still don’t have access through their driveways to their homes.

    NO SCHOOL. Hardin County Schools will not be in session on Memorial Day. Have fun, but be safe.

    LAST DAY. Hardin County Schools’ last day for students is June 2. Have a great summer.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

     The weather is still full of rain and storms. Summer may never get here! I wish everyone a nice Memorial Day weekend.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Autumn Cockran, Paula Brawner, Haley Cecil, Alberta Wilkerson, Angel Gibson, Shadow Gibson, Zoey Gibson, Jim Manakee, J.R. Cardin, Roger Alvey, Marty Fulkerson, Wesley Cardin, Hunter Reynolds, and Alice Akers.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    This has been such an interesting, busy week for me, I hardly know where to start, and have made so many interesting pictures and have received interesting pictures along with news items, so here goes.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    CHURCH NEWS. Don’t forget that Brother Raymond Ward will bring the message at Unity Baptist Church today at the 11 a.m. service. There will be no evening service.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well wishes to David Johnson, Saundra Powers, Donna Pearson, Laurel Starks and all others who are ill.

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of Marian Withers, Eugene Beeler, Judy King Moore and Neil Burden.