Today's News

  • Sonora festival filled with plenty of music, events



    SONORA — Members of the Sonora Merchants’ Association want this year’s Sonora Days Festival to be an oasis for people who have been hit by the souring economy.

    “We wanted to give them something they could stay close to home for,” Sonora Merchants President Renee Peace said.

  • June 7 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Jane L. Best (1965). Speeding 80 in a 55. Total $199.

    Jeremy Kennedy (1989). Speeding 18 mph over; state traffic school. Total $180.

    Johnny L. Kidwell (1982). Speeding 15 mph over. Total $174.

    Tina D. Major (1988). Speeding 80 in a 55; state traffic school. Total $199.

  • District disarray



    HARDIN COUNTY — More proposals were added for consideration on Tuesday, but the members of Fiscal Court remain divided on which direction to take the magisterial districts.

  • Concrete repairs to I-65 commence this week


    The Department of Highways, District 5 office in Louisville, is urging motorists to use caution along Interstate 65 as concrete repairs commence in Hardin and Bullitt counties.

    The repairs will be made between the 102 and 110 mile-points, where existing surfaces — especially in the southbound lanes — are uneven, wavy and bumpy.

    Traffic this week will be reduced to one or two lanes through Sunday, according to a news release from District 5.

  • Jan. 21 Obituaries

    Christopher David Fulkerson

    Christopher David Fulkerson, 28, of Sonora, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at his residence in Sonora.

    He was a member of Center Point Missionary Baptist Church.

    He was preceded in death by his mother, Kathy Fulkerson.

  • Hardin County Homemakers attend Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association meeting

    Eight ladies from the Hardin County Homemakers Association attended the state Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association meeting April 20-24 in Fort Mitchell. Front row, from left: Mary Ellen Williams and Martha Wiseman from the Rineyville club; Hedi McNutt, Four Seasons Club and past county president; and Pat Mueller, county president-elect from Glendale. Back row: Rose Marie Yates and Glenda Brangers from the Rineyville club; Barbara Taylor, county vice president and a member of the Rineyville club; and Martha Thomas, county president and a member of the Rineyville club.

  • Allegro at Helmwood celebrates Mothers Day

    Allegro at Helmwood celebrates Mothers Day

    The Allegro at Helmwood in Elizabethtown recently honored these residents for their love and dedication to their children and families. From left, Evelyn Stone, Frances McDowell, Madge Hughes, Catherine Mercer, Jean Strain, Kathleen Jaggers, Bobbi Cater, Edith Weatherholt, Maribelle Lee, Nelly Huelette, Frances Fumia, Anna Kimberlain, Pauline Nall and Hallie Kabalen.


  • 3-12 Obits

    Betty Jewell Blankenship Allen Betty Jewell Blankenship Allen, 65, of Webster, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital in Hardinsburg. She is survived by her husband, Everett L. Allen. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg with burial to follow in Raymond Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday an

  • Jan. 30, 2009: Obituaries

    James W. Clater

    James W. Clater, 83, formerly of Custer., passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2009.

    He is survived by one son, James “Hank” Clater.

    The funeral is at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at Alexander Funeral home in Irvington with burial in Custer Cemetery.

    Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

    H.L. Durham Jr.

    H.L. Durham Jr., 53, of Radcliff, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown.

  • May 3, 2009: Obituaries