Today's News

  • Hartlages celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Paul J. and Mildred Boone Hartlage of Elizabethtown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 4, 2009, with a mass in their honor at St. James Catholic Church and a family dinner.

    They were married April 11, 1959, by the Rev. Fred J. Gettelfinger at St. Catherine Church in New Haven.

    They have four children, P.J., Denis and Gary, all of Elizabethtown and Michelle Lambert of Hebron; and eight grandchildren.


  • Mather wins award for Top Cookie Seller of the region

    Pictured are 10-year-old Junior Girl Scout Jasmine Mather, a member of troop No. 932 and Betty Tomes with the Heartland Girl Scout Service Center.

    Mather wins award for Top Cookie Seller of the region

  • Heartland Flyers perform in national championships



    The Heartland Flyers All Star Cheer Squads participated in the US Spirit National on March 28 and 29 at Universal Studios/Island of Adventure in Orlando. The junior squad placed third out of eight teams and the senior 3 squad placed third out of five teams.

  • Child Abuse Awareness Poster contest winners named

    Winners of the Child Abuse Awareness poster contest recently were awarded. The students were recognized at  American Legion Park on April 9 during a signing by Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry proclaiming April as Child Abuse Prevention month in Hardin County.


  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration/Lottie O. Robinson Scholarship luncheon

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration/Lottie O. Robinson Scholarship luncheon

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    Minister Edward Palmer, pastor of Sign of the Dove Church in Radcliff, speaks to the audience at the 18th annual luncheon in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration/Lottie O. Robinson Scholarship.

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    Donna Smalls, chairperson of the Martin Luther King luncheon, holds a poster from one of the winners who participated in the contest.

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  • Arts Outreach/Dance Ensemble travel to Barren County Middle School

    Recently the Arts Outreach/Dance Ensemble went to Barren County Middle School to present their dance educational program. Here, the dancers are performing a Haitian folk dance. In the program, the dancers demonstrate for the audience examples of jazz, tap, ballet, modern, folk dance (African, Haitian, and Russian) as well as several historical dances. The dancers are all students at Allegro Dance Theatre and are under the direction of Carol E. Zagar, director of Allegro Dance Theatre.


  • Ashleys celebrate 70th anniversary today


    Everett and Ruby Ashley of Rineyville will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary, today, March 12, 2009. They were married March 12, 1939 in Sweeden. They have six children, Cubie Hatfield, Ewing Ashley, Louise Sloan, June Chenault, Mary Dailey and James Ashley.

  • Crawford-Fouts



    David and Theresa McDowell of Buffalo announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tessa DeLynne Crawford, to Jacob Andrew Fouts, son of Steve and Beverly Fouts of Frankfort.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Ann Whitlock of Hodgenville and the late James D. Whitlock. She is a 2002 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2007 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

  • Elizabethtown Friends of the NRA holds banquet

    The Elizabethtown Friends of the NRA banquet was held April 17 and it was their most successful event ever; completely selling out the event. The group raised more than $17,000. The all-volunteer committee worked very hard to achieve this. Many local businesses donated goods and services for prizes and auctions.

    This money will go toward Eddie Eagle safety, Junior ROTC, Boy Scouts and many other youth sports. Half of the money will stay in Kentucky and half will go toward those programs on a national level.


  • Hurleys celebrate 40th wedding anniversary


    Hurleys celebrate 40th wedding anniversary

    Bobby and Linda Hurley will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, today, March 1, 2009.

    They were married at Rockford Lane Baptist Church in Louisville.

    They have a daughter, Robin Heath; a son, Robert Hurley; and two granddaughters.

    To celebrate the event they are planning a trip out west.