Today's News

  • Aug. 28,2009: Services

     Mae F. Cobb, 73, of Hodgenville, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Hodgenville First Baptist Church with burial in Hubbard Cemetery in Hodgenville. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.

  • Sept. 1, 2009: Our readers write


    People are not budget items

    Last year at this time I underwent surgery and chemotherapy treatment for cancer. Thanks to the availability of treatment and the wonderful skills of my surgeon, Dr. Crain, my onocologist, Dr. Deshmukh, and the nurses, I survived. I am cancer-free now, but cancer is unpredictable. Thanks to good friends and family, I stayed positive and was never in doubt about the outcome.

  • After the thrill is gone
  • Aug. 31, 2009: Services

    Constance Ammons Blair, 67, of Louisville, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009. The memorial service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove with interment in Big Spring United Methodist Church Cemetery in Big Spring. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

  • A festival fine-tune



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Heartland Festival of 2009 was a slightly different animal from its predecessors of yore.

    It boasted the same venue with many of the same events festival-goers have come to love, but it was also a breeding ground for a more controlled and focused festival organizers plan to foster in the future by leaving less to chance.

  • Aug. 30, 2009 editorial: New mission for Challenger Center

    The Challenger Learning Center’s mission of stimulating student interest in space exploration while teaching the importance of teamwork was scrubbed early this year because of fuel problems to keep it going — lack of money from the city of Radcliff and absence of interest from anyplace else to take it over.

  • Aug. 16, 2009: Our readers write

    Chicken barbecue on the way

  • Judge OKs "expert" testimony




    ELIZABETHTOWN – A judge ruled Friday testimonies of expert witnesses will be allowed at trial despite objections by attorneys representing murder case defendant Brent Burke.

  • Aug. 30, 2009: Services

    Marguerite Nall Ditto, 84, of Mayfield, formerly of Louisville and Vine Grove, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Monday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove with burial in Vine Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today and beginning at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

  • Tea Party to host Moore



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Central Kentucky Tea Party Patriots are on a mission of education, and this week are hosting an event in hopes to better inform voters of where its leaders and candidates stand.

    The group, formerly known as the Hardin County Tea Party, has announced an open meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown,