Today's News

  • More students qualify for free, reduced lunches



    HARDIN COUNTY — Local school districts are seeing an increase in students qualifying for free and reduced lunch prices, which mirrors what schools across the nation are experiencing.

  • Assembly line of angels



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A convoy of Santa’s sleighs — well, a lot of cars and trucks — dispersed from a former factory Monday morning laden with toys, clothes and food for needy families.

    The former Vermont American/Bosch Tool building buzzed with activity, with a man directing traffic outside and volunteers loading pallets and shopping carts with items donated to the Helping Hand of the Heartland’s Christmas basket program.

  • Dec. 18, 2008: Obituaries

    Edith Beams

    Edith Beams, 85, of Munfordville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at her residence.

    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia.

      William Otis Meredith

    William Otis Meredith, 69, of Hodgenville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at his home with his wife and children at his side.

  • Dec. 17, 2008: Obituaries

    Vincent Patrick Conway

    Vincent Patrick Conway 68, of Elizabethtown, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown.

    Mr. Conway was retired from the United States Army. His memberships include: DAV Chapter No. 156, Vine Grove Masonic Lodge No. 603 F&AM, Order of the Purple Heart and 11th ACR.

  • Nov. 25, 2008: Obituaries


    Louie Bernard Gillim

    Louie Bernard Gillim went to be in paradise with Jesus his Lord, on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, with his loving wife and family by his side. 

  • Nov. 23, 2008: Obituaries


    Dorothy Fay South Alvey

    Dorothy South Alvey, 90, born Oct. 11, 1918, at Summit, the daughter of Edgar Foley and Belle Richardson South, passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, in Washington, D.C., where she resided.

  • Nov. 27, 2008: Obituaries


    Ruth ‘Wilson’ Barr

    Ruth “Wilson” Barr, 83, of Rhodelia, died Wednesday Nov. 26, 2008.

    Survivors include three sons, Stanley Barr, Gary Barr and Mike Barr.

    The funeral is at 11 a.m. EST Saturday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg with burial in Cap Anderson Cemetery in Brandenburg.

    Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

    Ruby Rue Childres

  • Police: Sunday incident at Radcliff Wal-Mart not just random 'robbery'

    RADCLIFF —  A robbery in the parking lot of the Radcliff Wal-Mart on Sunday afternoon ended with a victim’s gun being wrestled from him. The incident has police thinking the victim and offender may be on opposite sides of a domestic dispute. According to Radcliff police, the male victim stopped at the store for lunch around 1:30 p.m. when he was cornered at his

  • Dec, 22, 2008: Obituaries

    Louis Wayne Crosier Louis Wayne Crosier, 63, of Cecilia, died Sunday Dec. 21, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. Louis, a Jefferson County native, attended Stephensburg United Methodist Church, was a Kentucky Colonel and a tractor mechanic at Cecilia Tractor Service.  He was known as a state fire instructor throughout Kentucky, a position he held for many years

  • Nov. 26, 2008: Obituaries


    Lonnie H. Aubrey

    Lonnie H. Aubrey, 79, of Vine Grove, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at his home.

    He retired after 39 years from Hillerich and Bradsby Co., Louisville Slugger Bat Co.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Edna May Aubrey; a sister, Mona Bennett; and an infant daughter, Theresa Elaine Aubrey.