Today's News

  • Bluegrass residents Dancing and celebrating

    Dancing and celebrating

    1 Residents at Bluegrass Assisted Living celebrated National Storytelling for Grown-ups Week by reading “A Year Down Yonder” by Richard Peck. Pictured, from left, are Anita Coffman, Jake Bewley, Sheri Wright (reading), Aileen Benningfield and Grace Chadwick.

    2 Karen, a carefiver at Bluegrass Assisted Living, gets residents Ruth Kinser and Hazel Ungethum moving and grooving to the oldies.

    3 Karen and Royce Wilson do the Twist at Bluegrass Assisted Living while Joie Pickar and Hal Skaggs admire their skills.


  • Tony Rose helped present the Americas Yellow Ribbon of Freedom Award

    Local resident Tony Rose joined Tony Orlando in presenting the Americas Yellow Ribbon of Freedom Award to Marine Lt. Col. Ollie North before a crowd of more than 1,500 people. The Award is presented for heroism and service above and beyond the call of duty to our country

    Larry the Cable Guy and the Lennon sisters provided entertainment for the packed house.

  • Parents welcome Jessalyn Ann

    Amber Ann Brown and Larry Neal Travis of Louisville announce the birth of a daughter, Jessalyn Ann Travis, on July 20, 2008, at University of Louisville Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches.

    Grandparents are Tina and Terry Constant of Elizabethtown, Kevin Brown of Vine Grove and Linda and Larry Travis of Paducah.

    Great-grandparents are Judith A. Leonhart of Radcliff and the late Charles E. Leonhart and Jerry Brown of Louisville and the late Bonnie Brown.


  • Matheney celebrates 80th birthday

    Matheney celebrates 80th birthday

    Louise Matheney of Elizabethtown will celebrate her 80th birthday, from 2 to 5 p.m., today, Oct. 26, 2008, at Kensington Manor.

    She was born Oct. 18, 1928 in Monterey, Tenn.

    She is from Rineyville and attended Rineyville Baptist Church.

    She was married to the late Dewey Matheney.

    She has two daughters, Kay Farmer of Louisville and Suzy Bruton of Leitchfield; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.


  • Noon Rotary welcomes Dana Beth Lyddan as speaker

    The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary welcomed John Hardin High School seniors Alex Burgess and Joseph Swartz at their meeting on Nov.18. Dana Beth Lyddan, director of the Elizabethtown/Hardin County Heritage Council, was the featured speaker at the noon meeting of the club. Lyddan shared with the club some of the Heritage Council’s plans for downtown including the addition of commissioned paintings of historical moments from Elizabethtown’s past to be featured outside city hall. Additionally, she updated the club on the progress with the restoration of the Historic State Theater.

  • Parents welcome Christian Jett


    Parents welcome Christian Jett

    Paul and Kara Brandt of Louisville announce the birth of a son, Christian Jett Brandt, on Sept. 7, 2008, at Baptist Hospital East. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Paternal grandparents are Judy and Dan Beam of Hodgenville and David and Cathy Brandt of Williamsburg, Va. Maternal grandparents are Karen Kinzer of Floyds Knobs, Ind., and Paul Kinzer of Clarksville, Ind.


  • Binkleys celebrate 49th wedding anniversary today


    Kenneth and Geraldine Binkley of Stephensburg are celebrating their 49th wedding anniversary today, Nov. 13, 2008. Together they have two sons, Jerry Gene of St. Croix, Ind., and Peter Binkley of Elizabethtown; two daughters, Maureen Bruce of Shelbyville and Gail Osman of Eastview; and nine grandchildren.

  • Rios graduates from basic infantry training


    RIOS. Army Pfc. Antonio Rios has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. A 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School, he is the son of Wanda Maldonado of  Big Clifty.  

  • Bluegrass Middle School Football appreciates community

    On Nov. 1, the Bluegrass Middle School Colts Football team became the first ever Kentucky State 8th Grade Middle School Champion by winning the championship series held at Lexington Catholic in Lexington. Their season began June 1 with conditioning, followed by two-a-day practices during the month of July, and the regular season beginning the second week of August and ending on Nov. 1.

  • Thompson-Clark


    Mark and Bonnie Thompson and Charles Clark I and Lisa Wheeler, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Sara Thompson and Charles Clark II.