Today's News

  • Cruse - Altman

    Tony and Cindy Cruse of Upton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Ann Cruse, to George Phillip Altman, son of Phillip and Jorga Altman of Owensboro.
    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts in public relations. She is director of marketing and public relations at Brescia University.

  • Tate -Piaskowy

    Christopher Tate of Washington, D.C., formerly of Rineyville, and Anthony Piaskowy of Washington, D.C., formerly Goshen, Indiana, were married July 2, 2015, at the Wonder Bread Factory in Washington, D.C.

  • Sernas celebrate 50th wedding anniversary.

    Richard and HanneLore Serna of Radcliff will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 8, 2015.
    They were married July 8, 1965, in Germany.
    They have three children, Richard, Juanita and Lisa; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchlildren.


  • Masterson Birth

    Kale and Axton Masterson of Lexington announce the birth of a brother, Wyn Edan on
    June 22, 2015. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Parent are B.J. and Spring Masterson of Lexington.
    Grandparents are Debbie and Rodney Sharp of Glendale, Joe and Janice Masterson of Elizabethtown and Jeffrey and Avanda Rainey of Danville.

  • Miss Teen Hardin County 2015 contestants

    The Miss Teen Hardin County Fair 2015 pageant is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.  The pageant has five contestants vying for the title. Miss Teen Hardin County Fair 2014, Alivia Cunningham, will crown this year’s winner.
    This year’s contestants include:

  • Miss Preteen Hardin County Fair

    The Miss PreTeen Hardin County Fair 2015 pageant is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Hardin County Fair Grounds, Miss 2014 Miss Emily Tribus will crown this year’s winner.
    This year’s contestants include:
    Amber Colwell, 9-year-old daughter of Stephanie and Josh Reed of Elizabethtown. Sponsored by Hub City Printing.

  • Miss Hardin County Fair

    The Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 6 on opening night of the Hardin County Fair. Miss Hardin County Fair 2014 and Miss Kentucky County Fair 2015, Bria Hays will crown this year’s winner.

    Thirteen young ladies are competing for this year’s title. They include:

  • Wounded veteran bikes across America

    A combat veteran is traveling from sea to shining sea this summer without legs or using an engine.

    Toran Gaal, 28, passed through Elizabethtown on Thursday on his hand cycle on his way to Arlington, Virginia, where he will complete his charity ride that started in San Diego early last month — covering a distance of nearly 4,000 miles by hand.

  • Homicide in the Heartland

    It is a growing number that has law enforcement concerned, but officials stop short of calling it a trend.

    In the past six months, Hardin County has had more homicides in the first half of the year than in any year since 2007. In 2015, five homicides have been recorded. In 2014, three were recorded and only one in the previous two years by this time of the year.

  • Picnic features nostalgic events

    In a wave of activities reminiscent of a community picnic from a by-gone era, residents lined up to compete in a pie-eating contest, a sack race or just to ride a pony at Elizabethtown Founders’ Day Fourth of July Picnic.

    Young and old gathered around tables set with 20 strawberry pies for a pie-eating contest.