Today's News

  • Business Calendar

    Cash Express Toy and Coat Drive, Oct. 15-Dec. 15. Partnering with SpringHaven. Asking for new or gently used coats, un-opened toys and non-perishable food items. Drop off locations are Cash Express, 1805 N. Dixie Highway, E’town; Hidden Hollow, 1704 N. Dixie; Kroger on Dixie; First Federal Savings Bank, 325 W. Dixie Ave., E’town; Physical Therapy Association, 1222 Woodland Drive, E’town; Dr. Dennis Shoff, 1310 Woodland Drive; and Heartland Medical, 1234 Woodland Drive. POC: 735-1421.

  • Holding elected leaders accountable on priorities

    A lot of promises were made by candidates vying for your vote during the most recent campaign season. Some promises communicated a sincere desire to improve upon the status quo. Others, at least to us, seemed nothing more than disingenuous attempts to woo a vote. Some centered on issues that were within the scope of responsibilities for the office a candidate sought, while others related to issues over which they’d have little, if any, influence.
    For each candidate elected, however, at least a few promises hit the mark of importance with the majority of voters.

  • Photo: Quitting autumn cold turkey
  • Turkey Day dampens drought

    A soggy Thanksgiving followed by the first snowfall of the season brought much-needed moisture to the Hardin County area last week.
    The precipitation alleviated some concerns about the drought, said Ryan Sharp, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. “We’re still below normal, but it definitely helped.”
    While some Black Friday shoppers had to brush snow off their cars before venturing out, a state police dispatcher said no snow-related wrecks were reported to the local post.

  • Photos: Snow flakes at night
  • Goldenrod Homemakers visit Art Smart

    On Nov. 9, the Goldenrod Homemakers enjoyed making ornaments at Art Smart. Owner Sherri McIntosh taught the technique of wet brushing. A total of 12 homemakers were in attendance. Caught in concentration, part of the group was, from left, Regina Goodman, Suvadas Goodman, charlotte Cooper, Alice Bennett and Elaine Conder.

  • Perkins wins quilt from Stitchers Quilt Guild

    The winner of the Stitchers Quilt Guild opportunity quilt was April Perkins pictured with the quilt “Rainbow of Stars.” Perkins’ name was drawn at the end of the Heart of Kentucky Quilt Show in September. Plans are already being made for next year’s show that will be bigger than ever.

  • Breaden-Moats

    Michael Moats and April Breaden announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The wedding is at 3 p.m., Dec. 4, 2010, at New Hope Community Church in Elizabethtown.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Skaggs


    Tommy Van Skaggs and Shannon Wirth Keen were married on Oct. 1, 2010, at Valley Creek Baptist Church by Brother Scott Kerr.

    The couple took a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico.

  • Nall-Johnson


    Luke and Barbara Nall of Radcliff announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Amanda Nall, to Jeffrey Scott Johnson.

    The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of North Hardin High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Louisville. She is currently a manager for Family Video in Jeffersontown.