Today's News

  • Ag agent joins Extension Service


  • July 19 Local History


  • Sept. 8 Editorial: Kentucky proposal would guard outdoors legacy

    With the traditional values of outdoorsmen under attack, Kentucky legislators will be asked to consider a constitutional amendment to protect hunting and fishing rights. The prefiled bill says in part, “citizens of Kentucky have the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife, including the use of traditional methods, subject only to statutes enacted by the legislature and adminis

  • Sept. 8, 2010: Our readers write

    Become a CASA volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA, for children is a nonprofit organization that recruits, trains, and supports community volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in Hardin County Family Court. CASA’s volunteers are appointed by Family Court judges to provide a voice in court for children whose parents or caretakers abuse them,

  • Hornbacks celebrate 66th wedding anniversary


    The Rev. Henry and Delsie Hornback of Upton celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Aug. 22, 2010.

    They were married Aug. 22, 1944, by Judge H.B. Fife at the Hardin County Courthouse.

    They have three children, Larry, Frieda and Jo Ann; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.


  • Four EHS students chosen as Merit semifinalists

    Ninety percent of semifinalists move on to scholarship finals



    Four Elizabethtown High School students have been selected for a prestigious scholarship program.

    Arsh Haque, Elisabeth Hinkle, Natalie Schieber and Jonathan Serpico were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this month. Haque and Hinkle attend Elizabethtown High School, and Schieber and Serpico attend the Carol Martin Gatton Academy for Mathematics and Sciences in Bowling Green through Elizabethtown High School.

  • Parents welcome Colby Barnett


    Dr. Casey Johnson and Susan Chambers Johnson of Louisville announce the birth of a son, Colby Barnett Johnson, on Feb. 18, 2010, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.

    He has a sister, Lilly Corine Johnson.

    Grandparents are Leon and Beverly Chambers and Michael and Maritza Johnson, all of Elizabethtown.


  • Photos: Two wheels is all it takes to tour
  • Moore-Thomas


    Kim Moore and JT Thomas, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jerry and Libby Harned of Elizabethtown. She is a Central Hardin High School graduate and a graduate of Western Kentucky University with honors and with a bachelor and masters degrees. She is a fourth-grade teacher at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School.

  • Whelans celebrate 70th wedding anniversary


    Hardin and Irene Ray Whelan of Ekron will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 21, 2010. They were married Sept. 21, 1960, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Rhodelia.

    They have three children, Wayne of Paducah, Carolyn Canaday of Vine Grove and Angela McKenzie of Nicholasville; seven grandchildren, one of whom is deceased; and four great-grandchildren.

    Cards may be sent to 3185 Flaherty Road, Ekron, KY, 40117.