Today's News

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Stefanie Rena Atherton, 26, and Jason Neil Adkins, 33, both of Elizabethtown.

    Elizabeth Faith Baker, 32, and Tommy Lee Isenhart, 46, both of Elizabethtown.

    JingJing Liu, 27, and Chau Wa Tse, 35, both of Elizabethtown.

    Donzaleigh Sasha Panton, 23, Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., and Xavier Deangelo Rice, 22, Radcliff.

    Freya Knichel, 18, and David Allen Scudder, 18, both of Radcliff.

  • Hawks celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Marvin and Jennie Wells Hawk of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 20, 2011, at their home with their children, spouses and grandchildren.

    They were married Aug. 19, 1961, at Bonnieville Baptist Church by the Rev. Noble Cottrell.

    Mr. Hawk graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1961 with a major in accounting. He worked in civil service at Fort Knox for 33 years and retired in 1995 as the director of resource management.

  • Jacksons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Jerry and Glenda Smitson Jackson of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 19, 2011.

    They were married Aug. 19, 1961, in English Christian Church in English, Ind., by the Rev. Virgil Farringer.

    They both are retired and are members of Northside Baptist Church.

    They have two sons, Troy Jackson of Grapevine, Texas, and Dr. Thad Jackson of Elizabethtown; and four grandchildren.

    To celebrate the occasion their sons and families presented them with a cruise to Alaska.

  • Parents welcome Melia Dale


    Michael and Celia Medley of Big Springs announce the birth of a daughter, Melia Dale Medley, on June 29, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ½ ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Mike Hubbard of Guston, Debbie Lindsey of Louisville, and Larry and Elaine Medley of Vine Grove.

    Great-grandparents are Edwin and Faye Hubbard of Guston, Charlie and Peggy Jenkins of Brandenburg and G.D. and Rosie Medley of Vine Grove; and great-great-grandmother is Anna Wathen of Vine Grove.

  • Bonollo

    Erin Cantwell of Fort Myers, Fla., and Buddy Bonollo of Cape Coral, Fla., were married June 18, 2011, at Sandals Resort La Toc Golf Resort and Spa in Castries, St. Lucia.

    The bride is the daughter of Terry and Carol Cantwell of Radcliff.

    The groom is the son of Kent and Faye Bonollo of Creedmoor, N.C.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

    After a wedding trip in St. Lucia, the couple reside in Cape Coral.

  • Hamilton

    Terriance Y. Hamilton of Ozark, Ala., and Joyce Garrett of Brooklyn, N.Y., were married July 30, 2011, at their home in Elizabethtown by the Rev. Dr. Kevin W. Cosby.

    The bride is the daughter of Evamae Garrett of Brooklyn.

    The groom is the son of Shirley Mae Hamilton of Ozark.

    Musician was Hey Mr. DJ.

    A reception was held at the couple’s home in Elizabethtown.

    After a wedding trip to Orlando the couple reside in Elizabethtown.

  • Five generations of the Wathen family gather

    Five generations of the Wathen family recently gathered. Pictured are great-great-grandmother Anna Wathen; great-grandmother Rosie Medley; grandfather Larry Medley; father Michael Medley; and Melisa Medley.

  • Meyers-Blackburn

    Bill and Carla Sallee and Gary and Trish Meyers, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Carman Marie Meyers of Elizabethtown, to William Allen Blackburn of Elizabethtown, son of Jeff and Elizabeth Blackburn of Lexington.

    The wedding is at 6 p.m., Aug. 20, 2011, at Holiday Inn Express with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Aug. 14 Business Calendar





    Academic and Employment Improvement, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, and 9:30-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; POC: North Hardin HOPE, 351-4673.

    Adult education (GED preparation, adult basic education, literacy and English as a second language): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Mulberry Helm Education Center, 114 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. POC: 769-8866.

  • Woodforest Bank donates to Feeding America

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland was one of three Kentucky food banks to receive a Woodforest Charitable Foundation grant for the BackPack Program. The $5,050 donation was designated for BackPack adoptions within the seven Kentucky counties in which Woodforest National Bank resides (Caldwell, Hardin, Logan, Marion, McCracken, Muhlenberg and Warren).

    The grant will provide 63 children, who are at-risk for being hungry on the weekends, with a bag of food every Friday or prior to the weekend for the entire 2011-12 school year.