Today's News

  • RISING VOICES: Point/Counterpoint: Do new year resolutions work?


    The crowd freezes. Everyone stares at the clock hanging above the mantle. The second hand slowly approaches midnight. Everyone holds their breath in anticipation, sweat trickling down their faces. The minute hand goes up. The clock loudly chimes 12 times. The crowd joyously jumps and shouts, “Happy New Year!”

  • My multitudinous life

    Walt Whitman wrote: “I am large. I contain multitudes.”
    He could have been referring to my purse.
    It’s huge. And it’s bulky.
    And, after being drug on the sidewalk by my then 2-year-old daughter who complained, “Mommy, too heavy!” it has a hole worn in the front pocket.
    I once found a zucchini in it. I was looking for a toothbrush. It was hiding under a diaper and a tattered copy of Strunk and White’s “The Elements of Style.”

  • Elizabethtown Rotary names CHHS Students of the Month

    Central Hardin High School students Emily Rogers and Matt Nichols were student guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Dec. 14.

  • Isaacs guest speaker at Elizabethtown Rotary

    Central Hardin High School Principal Tim Isaacs was the guest speaker at the Dec. 14 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club.

  • AM Rotary donates toys and clothes

    The Hardin County AM Rotary Club donated $1,350 in toys and clothes to Sunrise Children’s Services on Dec. 3, to help provide Christmas presents to area Foster Children. Guest Speaker Brandi Felser, Chief Development officer for Sunrise Children’s Services accepted the gifts for the organization.

    The Hardin County AM Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at the Historic State Theater. Breakfast is catered by Chik-Fil-A.

  • Potted Few holds December meeting and Christmas dinner

    The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club recently held their December meeting and Christmas dinner at the home of Club president Renate Gosser. Members brought their spouses, and enjoyed a wonderful dinner, camaraderie, and Christmas wishes in the form of a Chinese gift exchange. Several members of the Club also participated in the Wreaths Across America event at Kentucky Veterans’ Cemetery Central in Radcliff.

  • Parents welcome Damarcus Charles

    Heidi Brown and Patrick Huntington announce the birth of a son, Damarcus Charles Huntington, on Dec. 3, 2010. He weighed 3 pounds, 5 ounces and was 15 inches long.

    Grandparents are Doris Brown, Darlene Huntington and Gregg Brown.

  • Joneses celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Vernon and Dorothy Jones will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a celebration in their honor from 6 to 8 p.m., Dec. 30, 2010, at Elizabethtown Baptist Church.

    They were married Dec. 30, 1950, at Southern Baptist Seminary by the Rev. Curtis M. Bean.

    They have two children, Debbie Bowman of Louisville and Lamar Jones of Elizabethtown; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Law enforcement to increase patrols

    HARDIN COUNTY — Beginning Thursday, police throughout Kentucky will increase traffic enforcement on state and local roads, targeting drunken drivers as part of the annual “Drunk Driving: Over the Limit, Under Arrest” initiative.
    The campaign to reduce the incidents of impaired driving can include safety checkpoints and saturated patrol areas.
    City, county and state police agencies are participating in the effort in and around Hardin County.

  • Guthrie lands seat on prime committee

    As opponent of the Democrats’ health care reform, U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie will be well-placed next year to hammer away at it.
    Guthrie, whose district includes Hardin County, has landed a prized seat on the Energy and Commerce Committee. The Republican from Bowling Green has set his sights on becoming a member of its Health subcommittee.
    Guthrie’s goals include repealing the health care law and offering a market-based alternative.