Today's News

  • BirthPlace receives 25 baby quilts from United Methodist Women

    Pictured holding some of the 25 baby quilts donated to BirthPlace at Hardin Memorial Hospital are staff members: Linda Thompson, Gwen Drew, Alana Hunter, Carolyn Bewley; BirthPlace Unit Manager, Cheryl Lei-Sams, Tammy Owen and Catherine Johnson. Mary Agnes Sears and Suzanne Tigges, 3rd and 4th from left represent the United Methodist Women of the Elizabethtown district who made the quilts.


  • Lions Club has program on Warm Blessings

    Linda Funk of Warm Blessings was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Elizabethtown Lions Club. She brought the club up to date on recent happenings at Warm Blessings and shared their excitement with the progress being made for their new location. Lion President Bill Shinkle presented Funk with a token of the club’s appreciation for her presentation.


  • Garden Club visits Yew Dell Gardens


      On June 5, members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown enjoyed a guided tour of the Yew Dell Gardens in Crestwood. The members felt that the field trip to this beautiful garden was useful and informative. 

  • VFW Post 10281 presents awards to helpful businesses


    Dennis Harris co-chair for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10281 Auxiliary made the rounds presenting local businesses for their outstanding donation support to the recent Kid’s Fishing Derby that saw 317 kids and their families spend a day together. All were treated to lunch and awards courtesy of the post membership and local businesses.

  • Segos welcome Addison Paige


  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club meets at Claudia’s Tea Room

    Recently several members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met at Claudia’s Tea Room in Sonora. A few members had guests with them. Betty Sue French had her daughter, Laura, and her granddaughter, Jessica, from Danville. Diane Willis had her mother, Bess, and sister-in-law, Roslyn, from Baton Rouge, La. Dea McCrory, a Woman’s Club member from Granada Hills, Calif., also attended. Also, Ilse Ach attended as a guest of Phyllis Brandenburg and Jeanne Smith.

  • July 5 Cecilia news


  • July 6, 2009: Obituaries

    Walter Gene Powell

    Walter Gene Powell, 76, of Cecilia, died Sunday, July 5, 2009, at his residence.

    He was a native of Breckinridge County, an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of Grandview Baptist Church. He ran Powell’s Service Station in Vertrees.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Ora Pierce Powell, and a grandchild.

  • Larsens announce birth of daughter


    Alex and Leah Larsen of Flaherty announce the birth of their daughter, Reese Leighton Larsen, on Jan. 3, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Harry and Barbara Maphis of Radcliff, and paternal grandparents are Margie and Ted Malechek of Elizabethtown and the late Gale Larsen.

    Great-grandparents are Janette Maphis of Radcliff and Margaret and Bob LeClaire of Saranac, N.Y.


  • Club presents book to library


      On behalf of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown, club member Renu Shah presented the book “Peace,” written by her friend, Swamiji Chidanand Saraswati, to the Hardin County Public Library. Receiving the book donation is Dr. Thom Cummins, new director of the Hardin County Public Library. From left: Diane Willis, president of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown; Renu Shah; Dr. Cummins; and Kim Bland.