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  • Burn celebrates 100th birthday


    Burn celebrates 100th birthday

    Elizabeth M. Burn of Elizabethtown will celebrate her 100th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 21, 2009, at Stone Hearth Restaurant.

    She was born Feb. 19, 1909 in Louisville. She retired from Jefferson County Public Schools and was a member of Beulah Presbyterian Church in Fern Creek. She now attends Memorial United Methodist Church.

    She was married to the late Richard W. Burn. She has a daughter, Martha Burn of Elizabethtown.

  • Coffman to compete in state National American Miss Finals

    Coffman to compete in state National American Miss Finals

    Taylor Coffman, 10, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss pageant to be held on June 27 and 28 at the Hyatt Regency Lexington Center. The pageant is for girls’ ages 10 through 12.

    She is interested in gems, strikes, dance classes, gymnastics and Girl Scouts. She also enjoys singing, playing guitar, school plays, church, writing poems, spending time with her family, spending time at Sunset Harbor, Nolin Lake.

  • Richardson was guest speaker at March meeting of Hardin County AM Rotary



  • April 30, 3009: Our readers write

    Supply and demand

    I wish to respond to “Striving for humane agribusiness,” (April 28).

    I am a local beef producer, and I would like clear up a few misconceptions. First, the Humane Society of the United States is no proponent of animal agriculture, they take in donations from the same groups that fund radical animal groups such as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals  — or P.E.T.A for short — and we’ve all seen the ridiculous and dangerous things they have done in the past.

  • By Manu Raju 

    Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell’s most recent campaign finance reports show him pumping money into the coffers of almost every Republican incumbent running for reelection in 2010, including some who don’t exactly need the cash.

    But one senator who could use the help didn’t get it: Jim Bunning, McConnell's home-state colleague from Kentucky.

  • April 27, 2009: Our Readers Write

    The problem with Socialism Just returning from a short vacation, I find Sherry Kelly back at her usual verbal slight of hand accusing me of not fully disclosing the facts and, of course, blaming former President Bush for all that is wrong in the world. I stand my my original claims regarding President Obama’s plans and have more than adequate proof to back them.

  • POW MIA flag to fly in Kentucky thanks to Hardin County veterans

    By Dave Jarrett

    Guest Columnist

    The POW MIA flag, America’s symbol of remembrance and honor to those who have become prisoners of war or are missing in action while defending our nation, will finally be displayed across Kentucky in large part due to the efforts of local veterans.

  • Home purchase tax credit


    As part of its plan to stimulate the U.S. housing market and address the economic challenges facing our nation, we all have heard about the legislation that Congress passed to grant a tax credit of up to $8,000 to first-time home buyers. Understanding how the tax credit can help prospective home buyers become part of the American dream does not have to be complicated.

    Who qualifies?

  • April 21, 2009: Our readers write

    Volunteers are vital

    National Volunteer Week is April 19-25. National Volunteer Week is designated to recognize all volunteers and celebrate the spirit of volunteerism.

    At the American Red Cross, we are especially grateful for the hundreds of thousands of volunteers who contribute their time, blood and financial support. Many of us are ourselves volunteers. We know first-hand the selfless nature of people who give with no expectation of being paid for their time.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Tuesday's and Monday's results (05/06)

    TENNIS BOYS' VARSITY TUESDAY'S MATCHES MEADE COUNTY 4, JOHN HARDIN 1 Singles Christoph Hasse (MC) def. Kyle Thomas (JH), 6-4, 7-6 (13-11) Chase Garris (MC) def. Tyler Edlin (JH), 6-4, 6-4 Doubles Jonah Cundiff/David Medley (MC) def. Franco Melgar/Jonathon Alvarez (JH), 6-2, 6-3 Alex Wilk/Jared Anderson (JH) def. Quintin Franke/Matt Buckman (MC), 6-0, 6-4 Dalton Morg