Today's News

  • Radcliff Rotary holds annual cornhole tournament

    1 Winners of the Radcliff Rotary Cornhole Tournament from left, Josh Cowley and Jeff Lowman won first place and Paul Meldrum and Rondale Langley won second place.

    2 Players, corn sacks in hand, line up their shots.

    The Radcliff Rotary recent held it’s annual Cornhole Tournament fundraiser. The club supports scholarships for North Hardin and Fort Knox High School students, North Hardin Hope, Project Graduation, JROTC and many other community service projects during the year. The club meets at noon Thursdays at Colvin Community Center.


  • Nov. 13, 2008: Obituaries


    Monroe Ford

    Monroe Ford, 90, of Horse Cave, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green.

    He is survived by his wife, Alma Ford; and two sons, Donald Ford and Edward “Cookie” Ford.

    The funeral is at 1 p.m. CST Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church with interment in Horse Cave Cemetery in Horse Cave.

    Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. CST Friday and continues at 9 a.m. CST Saturday at the church.

  • Russell graduates basic training


    Russell graduates basic training

    RUSSELL. Air Force Airman Jasmine M. Russell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Russell is the daughter of Elaine Russell of Rineyville.

    She is a 2006 graduate of North Hardin High School.


  • Sibley - Frye

    JEREMY FRYE AND REBECCA SIBLEY   Rebecca Sibley and Jeremy Frye, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Doug Frye and Beverly Flessner of Altoona, Kan.

  • Nov. 23 editorial: Brass tacks and ceilings

    Earlier this month, while the world celebrated America’s election of a black president and the inclusion of only the second female candidate for one of the top jobs, Ann Dunwoody quietly shattered the brass ceiling of the armed forces.

    On Nov. 14, the descendant of veterans from every war including the Revolution, became the first and, so far, only female four-star general. Prior to her promotion, she was one of only six female three-star generals in the U.S. military.

  • Kirkland promoted to Lt. Col.

    Lt. Col. Kirkland being promoted by the commander of Eastern Region Cadet Command, Col. Chuck Waggoner.

    KIRKLAND. Michael Kirkland of Elizabethtown was recently promoted to Lt. Col. in the Army.

    Lt. Col. Kirkland has been assigned to the Eastern Region Cadet Command at Fort Knox since his return from Afghanistan in August 2007. He has been selected for duty as a Professor of Military Science at Eastern Washington University located in Cheney, Wash.

    A celebratory dinner for LTC Kirkland was later hosted by Faith Apostolic Church.

  • Parents announce birth of Emma Grace

    EMMA GRACE ANN DOWNARD BROWN Carol Ann Downard and Alan Brown Jr. of Vine Grove announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Grace Ann Downard Brown, on Sept. 14, 2008 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20½ inches long. Grandparents are Brenda and Francis Downard of Vine Grove, Rose Weaver of Olympia, Wash., and Alan Brown of Hampton, Va.

  • Red Cross honors volunteers

    The Hardin/LaRue office of the American Red Cross held its annual Volunteer Recognition on Sept. 30 at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.

    Jessica Hendrick was named volunteer of the year. The Ellen Beeler Blood Services Award went to Margit Sanders; the Gwen Carlson Safety Services Award went to Wilma McGill and the Disaster Services Award was given to Angel Gates.

  • Martin graduates from basic training

    MARTIN. Army Pvt. Nicole D. Martin graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    Martin is the daughter of Elizabeth Russell of Elizabethtown.


  • Olives receive Vine Grove Yard of the Month

    Karl and Amy Olive and son Kade at 517 St. Andres Drive, received October Yard of the Month from Vine Grove Woman’s Club.