Today's News

  • Friends hope to make terminally ill man's life more comfortable



    HARDIN COUNTY — A fundraiser has been established for a terminally ill man whose Mount Zion Road home was destroyed by fire last weekend.

    Greg Burchell, 48, was found crawling from the blazing home by a neighbor around 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.

    Central Hardin Fire Department responded to the scene at 175 Mount Zion Road, but the double-wide mobile home could not be saved. The cause of the fire was undetermined.

  • Spinach Casserole correction

    In last week's recipe for Lynn Jessup's Spinach Casserole, it should have said that you sprinkle the last half of the Cheddar cheese on top of the casserole before baking it.

  • Rotary district governor speaks to club members


      The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club welcomed Rotary District Governor Charles Cicchella at their Oct. 13 meeting. Cicchella spoke about the many programs this Rotary district is undertaking.  Additionally, he also presented the club with a certificate recognizing the 75th anniversary of the club. Rotary President Tim Asher is pictured receiving recognition on behalf of the club from District Governor Charles Cicchella.

  • Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club has “ghostly” meeting

    .  The Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club met Oct. 5 at Ryan’s Steakhouse and Restaurant with President Diane Nall presiding. The pledge to the flag was led by Diana Dalton, and Nall led the Democratic Creed. The devotional on “Our Freedoms” was given by Diana Dalton, followed by a poem and prayer to bless the flood. Guests were introduced and recogniz

  • Noe graduates from basic training


    NOE. Army National Guard Pvt. Craig A. Noe has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. The son of Veronica Bigler of Vine Grove, he is a 2009 graduate of Meade County High School.

  • Hardin marching bands finish near top



    LOUISVILLE — Two high school marching bands from Hardin County placed closed to top in the state this past weekend at the Kentucky Music Educators Association finals.

    Elizabethtown High School  netted a second-place finish in the Class 2-A competition. It was their best showing since 1998, Director Mark Eck said.

  • Carroll


    Karah LeAnne Milliner and Joseph “Jody” W. Carroll III were married Sept. 12, 2009, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter of Doug and Marcia Milliner of Big Clifty.

    The groom is the son of Joe Carroll and Sally Weatherington of Paducah.

    A reception is at 2 p.m. CDT, Oct. 11, 2009, at the Big Clifty Community Building.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.


  • Nov. 1 Howevalley News

    Student Spotlight: Amelia Cox has been selected as this week's student spotlight. She is a preschool student in Mrs. Tara's afternoon preschool class at Howevalley Elementary and is the daughter of Christine Cox of Cecilia. Amelia is a great student and has done a fantastic job transitioning to preschool. She is very friendly and is a wonderful friend to others in her classroom.Her hobbies include coloring and reading books.

  • Oct. 25 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This 3-year-old female Golden Retriever named “Savannah” and this 1-year-old male Shorthair named “Sparky” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 16 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are don

  • Lupacchino


    Naomi-Nicole Marian Helm of Elizabethtown and Captain Michael Geonzon Lupacchino Jr., of Fort Knox were married Oct. 1, 2009, in Oahu, Hawaii.

    The bride is the daughter of Noel E. Helm of Vine Grove and Audrey R. Jacques of Anchorage, Alaska.

    The groom is the son of Michael Lupacchino of East Hartford, Conn., and Sonia Barber of Stafford, Va.

    The couple reside in Elizabethtown.