Today's News

  • Sept. 9, 2009: Obituaries

    Maxine Milby French, 85

    Elsie Meredith Hall, 85

    Glenn A. Johnston, 70

    Edward “Eddie” A. Lilly, 65

    Wanda F. Murray, 61

    Opal Williams Sanders, 87

    Alvia Ross Sorrell, 99

    Richard “Stu” Stewart, 49

    Maxine Milby French

    Maxine Milby French, 85, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Radcliff, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at Creekside Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Plano.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.

  • Uncovering the mystery of the Oompa-Loompa

    IF YOU GO: “Willy Wonka” takes the stage Sept.17-27 at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater Complex, 209 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Performances are 8 pm. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Ticket prices are $13 for adults and $12 for seniors, groups or children. For tickets or information call (270) 351-0577.

  • From the Book Shelf: 'Me and My Ghoulfriends'

    ”Me and My Ghoulfriends”

    by Rose Pressey

    Lyrical Press, Inc.

    List Price: $5.50

    Rating: Four bookworms out of five


    For Wednesday’s Woman

  • Pet day care a dream come true for three friends

    FOR MORE INFO: Sit, Stay and Play is located at 6280 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown and can be reached at (270) 735-2362 or by e-mailing sitstayplay@bbtel.com. Services include doggie daycare, luxury boarding, full service salon grooming, obedience training.Military and multiple pet discounts offered.

  • Aug. 26, 2009: Our readers write

    Obama’s new angle

    It seems President Barack Obama is attempting a new line of attack in pushing his government-run health care system as “reform.” Taking a strategy from his mentor, Saul Alinsky, he is attempting to put a religious face on his proposals in an attempt to push this through, over the objections of over half the American people.

  • One game not worth playing

    “Gamer” Rated: R for frenetic sequences of strong brutal violence throughout, sexual content, nudity and language. Release Date: Sept.

  • April 9 Services

    Joyce Elaine “Lanie” Beauchamp, 51, of Irvington, died Tuesday, April 7, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. EDT today at Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Lodiburg; burial in the church cemetery. Visitation continues at 8 a.m. EDT today at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington.

  • Aug. 30 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Brandon Wayne Moore, 22, Upton, and Jordan Ley-Ann cooper, 22, Sonora. Married three years.

    Stuart Ian Gross, 42, Bardstown, and Laura Lynn Line, 41, Elizabethtown. Married six years.

    Raymond Eric Folsom, 52, Radcliff, and Audrea Yvonne Powell, 37, Decatur, Ga. Married 11 years.

    Alexander Rogers, 28, Fort Knox, and Tia Cummings, 22, Davenport, Iowa. Married two years.

  • Elevator repairs needed months before HMH accident



    ELIZABETHTOWN –  According to state safety inspection reports, one of the two problems related to the malfunction of unit 9, the car involved in last month’s elevator accident at Hardin Memorial Hospital, was supposed to have been fixed after an inspector discovered it in June.

  • Ask the Expert: Lose weight with portion control


    In America, portion sizes are increasing almost everywhere we go: Huge containers of food at the grocery store. Gigantic super value meals at both fast food and sit-down restaurants. Horse-sized buckets of popcorn at the movies.

    All of these things lead to a greater consumption of calories. When you combine this with the steady decrease in physical activity, it’s no wonder our collective waistlines are expanding.