Today's News

  • May 31 editorial: Labor-business confrontation

    Employee Free Choice Act. Simply mentioning those words in just about any context automatically brands the user as pro- or anti-labor, anti- or pro-business.

  • June 8, 2009: Our readers write


    Cultural weaponry

    President Obama wants to convince the Muslim world that we do not wish to impose our values on them. I disagree. The U.S. has the most powerful weapons in history but they are useless against an enemy which is ubiquitous and has no fear of death.

  • May 25, 2009: Our readers write

    Honor America and her flag A time for remembering. In honor of Americas war dead. The brave young warriors buried on American and foreign soil who have borne the burden for so many. Honor America and her flag by honoring those who gave their lives for our freedom. Honor the commitment to care. We have the luxury in the U.S. that the great majority benefits from the service of so fe

  • June 26: Our readers write

    Wake up, America

    Hey, hey America, wake up and watch the riots in Iran, we may be the next to overthrow our government. With our government’s irresponsibility, look out. Please stand up and be counted.

    Bill Crutcher


    Stop cap and trade

  • June 11, 2009: Our readers write

    Choosing lifestyles

    This is in reference to the remarks of a writer printed in your paper June 8, advising how to love by ignoring what others may do.

    God is love and seeks to save all from their sin and its consequence. The angels came to Sodom to destroy the city but not before the people were warned of their sin.

  • June 25, 2009: Obituaries

    John Matthew Carden, 20

    Carol Maxine Douglas, 81

    Ronald Howard Lilly

    James William “J.W.” McMillen, 79

    Margie J. Sanders, 80

    John Matthew Carden

    John Matthew Carden, 20, of Irvington, died Saturday, June 20, 2009, in Richmond, Va.

    Survivors include his special friend, Ciera Hobbs; one son, Levi Jackson; and his parents, Tim and Janet Carden.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Coney Dogs


  • June 21 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Lawanda Michelle Ellis, 29, and David Thomas Jones, 31, both of, Charlotte, N.C.

    Heather Nicole Potter, 23, and Charles Douglas Reynolds, 23, both of Sneads Ferry, N.C.

    Latoya Denise Lucas, 29, and Jonathan Terrille Hall, 23, both of Elizabethtown.

    Amanda Aline Bray, 18, and Eric Allen Waller, 18, both of Elizabethtown.

    Saralyn Danielle Lee, 23, and Andrew Clark Buck, 21, both of Elizabethtown.

    Tricia Ann Bennett, 38, and Ronald Lee Meredith, 37, both of Cecilia.

  • June 21, 2009: Our readers write


    Improv baseball at Field of Dreams

    Yes, here we are mid-year and about to hit the first day of summer in a few days, watching the gas prices continue to rise while oil continues to drop, wondering when the laws of diminishing returns will take effect. In addition, it is once again that time of year for a checkup on the food tax to see where our investment is and add a few suggestions on what needs to be done.

  • Lincoln park plans July 4 celebration



    HODGENVILLE — Any Abraham Lincoln look-alikes who show up at Saturday’s birthplace park Independence Day celebration may find themselves being saluted.

    Civil War re-enactors in Union uniforms will set up tents and demonstrate daily life during the event, which also will include costumed interpreters from Frazier International History Museum in Louisville.