Today's News

  • Parents welcome Jackson


    Micah Loran and Beth Ellen Braswell Trent of Sonora announce the birth of a son, Jackson Micah on Aug. 19, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Donna Braswell of Summit and Roy and Janette Trent of Brandenburg.

    Great-grandparents are the late Cova Mae Terry, Juanita Baswell of North Carolina and the late Fletcher Braswell, the late Loran and Bessie Trent, and Elmer and Dorothy Wheatley of Valley Station.


  • Civil War site closes after fire



    A 144-acre wildfire near Fort Duffield temporarily closed West Point’s historic Civil War site to visitors as forestry and fire crews continue to combat the risk of wildfire there.

    Portions of the park ignited Saturday after high winds blew a fire on Fort Knox outside the military reservation’s boundary.

    Gary Masterson, a volunteer at Fort Duffield, said the park should reopen to visitors within a day or so.

  • Sister welcomes Case Thomas


    Aubrey Scheible announces the birth of a brother, Case Thomas Scheible, on July 22, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Parents are T.C. and Sarah Keller Scheible of Vine Grove.

    Grandparents are Tommy and Melinda Scheible of Rineyville, Tracy and Tracy Keller of Guston and Angela and Deane Lindley of Clarkson.

    Great-grandparents are Elsie Scheible of Vine Grove, Brenda and Jimmy Keller of Irvington and Anna and Phillip Dowell of Hardinsburg.


  • NHHS marching band aims again for state title



    North Hardin High School’s marching band will try again, next week, to break down a wall that’s kept its band from placing better than third at Kentucky Music Educations Association’s annual statewide marching band championship.

    All four Hardin County high schools performed well enough during Saturday’s west regional championships to advance to next week’s semifinals, which is not uncommon.

    Also commonplace, North Hardin scored higher than its competition at the regionals.

  • Workshops paint picture of community

    An army of photographers spread throughout Hardin County last week to capture a moment in time – a timely endeavor because this area will never be the same after the Fort Knox transformation.

    Through dozens of still images and videos, the Western Kentucky University 2010 Mountain Workshops recorded dozens of stories, from political campaigns to quiet family scenes.

  • Oct. 24 Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week This adult female Beagle named “Cindy Loo” and this adult male Lab mix named “Gunny” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application process.  A

  • Collinses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Jerry and Sharon Collins of Rineyville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 17, 2010.

    They were married Oct. 17, 1960.

    They have two children, Teresa Collins of Dallas, Texas, and BJ Brooks of Elizabethtown; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.


  • Oct. 24 South Hardin news


  • Redd graduates from ROTC training course

    REDD. Adam T. Redd has graduated from the Army ROTC, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox. The cadet is a student at Valley Forge Military College in Wayne, Pa. A 2010 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, he is the son of Michael H. and Mary J. Redd of Radcliff.


    Brandi Erin Newton and Thomas Alan Shaughnessy were married Oct. 2, 2010.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Dale Newton of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of George and Shelia Shaughnessy of Louisville and Tracey and John Mills of Elizabethtown.