Today's News

  • DuPlessises celebrate 50th anniversary


    John and Kitty DuPlessis recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Europe.

    The couple was married June 27, 1959, in Gretna, Va.

    They have five children, Dr. John DuPlessis Jr., Kathryn Hinton, Peggy Adams, Sam DuPlessis and Jim DuPlessis; and 20 grandchildren.


  • Club shows support for Youth Theatre of Hardin County

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown is a supporter of arts in the community. Many young people participate in the productions provided by Youth Theatre of Hardin County. In support of these efforts, a donation was made recently to Mary Marsee, left, for the work associated with putting on the productions. Diane Willis, president of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown, made the presentation.


  • Brothers welcome Audrina Marie



    Tyler and Jacob Clark of Vine Grove announce the birth of a sister, Audrina Marie Clark on June 23, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, 10.2 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Parents are Shawna and Bobby Clark of Vine Grove.

    Grandparents are Valerie and Emmett Prater of Radcliff and Nadine Clark of Vine grove.

    Great-grandparents are Edna and Larry Stiltz of San Jose, Ill.


  • Grandparents welcome Ernest Lee “Tr” Smith


    Grandparents welcome Ernest Lee “Tré” Smith

    Ernest Lee Smith Sr. and Beulah A. Smith of Radcliff announce the birth of a grandson, Ernest Lee “Tré” Smith III on June 25, 2009, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Ernest Lee Smith Jr., and Dotti Dalene Smith of Fairdale.

    “Tré” has a brother, Hunter D. Hicks of Fairdale.

  • 8-16 Services

    Glenda Jean Razo, 54, of Radcliff, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009. There is a celebration of her life at 2 p.m. today at Valley View Baptist Church in Vine Grove. Coffey & Chism Funeral Home in Vine Grove is handling the arrangements.

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  • Miles-Miles



    Ronnie and Shirley Helm of Howevalley and Martha Rose Miles of Bardstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Francis Harold “Harry” Miles and Jacqueline Sue “Jackie” Miles.

    The groom is the son of the late James Edward Miles.

    The wedding is at 3 p.m. July 18, 2009, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bardstown with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend. No formal invitations have been sent.


  • Goldenrod Homemakers help nursing home residents with project


    The Goldenrod Homemakers met June 16 at the nursing home to help the residents with a craft project – painting picture frames for the 4th of July. Back row, from left: Honey Kulp, Laura Cox, Alice Bennett, Joyce Givan and Sue Logsdon. Front row from left: Elaine Conder, resident; Edna Wright and Judy Sandfer. Others present but not pictured are Suvadas Goodman and Sheila Stolz.

  • Parents welcome Braeden Alan Wafford


    Carrie and Jeff Wafford of Shepherdsville announce the birth of a son, Braeden Alan Wafford on May 23, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Rick and Cindy Linder of Glendale and Stan and Rosemary Wafford of Vine Grove.

    Great-grandparents are Charline Akins of Elizabethtown and Lucille Ruff of Vine Grove.


  • Whyte-Ogle

    Glenn and Jennifer Whyte of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Whyte, to Adam Ogle, son of Tim and Jimmetta Ogle of Shepherdsville.

    The bride to be is a 2004 graduate of John Hardin High School and a 2007 graduate of the nursing program at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is a registered nurse at Hardin Memorial Hospital.