Today's News

  • State NARFE Convention held in Elizabethtown

    From left, Betty Hundley, second district vice president Kentukcy NARFE; Margaret Baptiste, national NARFE president and Marlene Bunton, Kentucky state NARFE President at the convention in April.

    State NARFE Convention held in Elizabethtown

    The second district of Kentucky NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) hosted the 2009 State Federation of NARFE convention in Elizabethtown at the Holiday Inn Express on April 14-16.

  • The Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club gives to SpringHaven

    The Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club gives to SpringHaven

    From left are Shelby Brackett, treasurer with Lisa Holmes of SpringHaven. Holmes was the guest speaker for the March meeting. The Woman’s Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Nolin RECC.


  • Brother welcomes Brooklynn Riley Skaggs


    Brother welcomes Brooklynn Riley Skaggs

    Tanner Chase Skaggs announces the birth of a sister, Brooklynn Riley Skaggs on Oct. 3, 2008. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Parents are Patrick and Tiffany Skaggs of Hodgenville.

    Paternal Grandparents are Paul and Vicki Skaggs of Buffalo. Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Keisha Thompson of Mount Sherman, and Shonda and Elroy Beeler of Sonora.

  • Aldridges celebrate 50th wedding anniversary



    The Rev. David and Rita Aldridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. They were married April 7, 1959 in Elizabethtown by Judge Herbert Tabb. Mrs. Aldridge is the former Rita Fern Hughes. They have two children, Duray of White Hall, Ark., and Scott Aldridge of Elizabethtown; and seven grandchildren. Rev. Aldridge was in the Army at the time of their marriage and is now pastor of Faith Apostolic Church in Elizabethtown where he has served for 33 years.

  • Grandparents welcome Addyson Jane

    Elmer and Cassandra Ray of Elizabethtown and Nolan “Pete” and Dorothy “Jane” Piercy of Valley Station announce the birth of a granddaughter, Addyson Jane Ray on March 5, 2009, at Norton Suburban Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Parents are Eric Matthew Ray and Amanda Marie Bennett.

    She has a brother, Carter.


  • Hardin County Fiber Artists Group forms in Elizabethtown

    There is now a local Hardin County Fiber Artists’ group in Elizabethtown. This group of crafters consists of 26 members and can be found at Barnes & Noble on Thursday afternoons with an array of fiber and textiles, even knitted metal wire.

    This unusual group of gifted artisans organized in March of 2008 by searching on the internet for other locals with the same interest. The group has been growing ever since. There are usually eight to 12 regular members that attend each meeting and sometimes more.

  • Hicks-Smith



    Ernest and Beulah Smith of Radcliff announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Ernest Lee Smith Jr. to Dotti Dalene Hicks, daughter of Reginald and Sharon Pascal of Fairdale.

    The bride-to-be is a 1995 graduate of Fairdale High School and is a 2000 graduate of the University of Louisville with a masters in education. She is a teacher at Fairdale High School.

  • Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehabilitation center celebrates Mardi Gras

    Thomas Murphy recently socialized with staff and other residents while celebrating Fat Tuesday, part of Mardi Gras 2009. Residents participated in a parade around the facility in which they threw beads to onlookers and the parade was followed by New Orleans Jazz music and refreshments.


  • Parents welcome Jaycie Lark



    Jared and Ami Wilcox of Lexington announce the birth of a daughter, Jaycie Lark Wilcox, on March 1, 2009, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 18.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Billy and Teresa Wilcox of Upton and Steve and Donna Anderson of Harrodsburg.

    Great-grandparents are George and Rebecca Vance and Charles Wilcox, all of Upton, and the late Lillie Wilcox, and Don and Juanita Ball and Gladys Anderson, all of Harrodsburg, and the late Chester Anderson.


  • Parents welcome Benjamin Lee


    Parents welcome Benjamin Lee

    Chris and Sabrina Barney of Vine Grove announce the birth of a son, Benjamin Lee Barney, on Nov. 21, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long.

    Brother is Nathan Trent of Vine Grove.

    Grandparents are Ricahrd and Pat Trent and Sylven and Doris Barney, all of Vine Grove.