Today's News

  • Aug. 9, 2010: Obituaries

    Thelma Sullivan Bland

    Thelma Sullivan Bland, 93, of Glendale, passed away peacefully after a long illness Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville, where she had received the best of care for many years.

    She was born July 20, 1917, near Saint Ignatius Catholic Church in Hardin County. She was the daughter of Samuel Isaac and Sarah Ellen Beams Sullivan.

  • Aug. 22, 2010: Obituaries

    Charles W. Cundiff Charles W. Cundiff, 79, of Irvington, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010. He is survived by his daughter, Mary (Rick) Hoskinson. The funeral is at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington. Visitation is from 3 to 9 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at the funeral home.   Emma Mae Dempster Emma Mae Dempster, 86, of Elizabethtown, pas

  • Aug. 31, 2010 Editorial: HCS, EIS take ‘safety first’ seriously

    Hardin County Schools Superintendent Nannette Johnston and Elizabethtown Independent Schools Superintendent Gary French got it right when discussing the most significant aspect of the recently introduced ImPact Concussion Management program adopted by both school systems. “The health and safety of our students and student-athletes is our first priority,” Johnston said. &l

  • Aug. 5, 2010: Obituaries

    Jimmy Bruner

    Jimmy Bruner, 63, of Glendale, died Tuesday, July 27, 2010.

    He is survived by a daughter, Emily Bruner.

    Cremation was chosen.

    A graveside service is at 10 a.m., Aug. 6, at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.

    Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangements.

    Hilda Cobb

  • Aug. 27, 2010, obituary

    Glay E. Maggard

    The Honorable Glay E. Maggard, a native of Kentucky and resident of Dauphin Island, Ala., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at home surrounded by his family.

  • Aug. 29, 2010, editorial: Out of the red but not in the clear

    Thanks to the impact of difficult expense related decision-making by administrators and trustees, Hardin Memorial Hospital finished its fiscal year in the black. It was a surprising outcome considering that such a turnaround on the hospital’s ledger books looked far from achievable earlier this year when its deficits had grown to more than $700,000.

  • Breaking NewsJudge denies move for murder charge dismissal against Burke




    Before presenting a defense for Army Sgt. Brent Burke, attorneys Chris Davenport and David Broderick unsuccessfully asked Senior Judge Janet Coleman for dismissal of the murder and other charges against their client on grounds that prosecutors failed to present sufficient evidence these past five weeks.

    Coleman would not dismiss the case.

    After presenting their case in less than an hour, the defense rested Monday. Closing arguments are set for Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court.

  • Aug. 30, 2010: Obituaries



    Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Barnes


    Elizabeth “Betty” Barnes, formerly of Cecilia, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, Texas.


    Arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home.


    Virginia Beach


    Virginia Beach, 88, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.


  • Aug. 10, 2010: Obituaries

    Silas Dayton Brawner

    Silas Dayton Brawner, 3, loving son of William and Ashley Eggen Brawner of Elizabethtown, died Saturday Aug. 7, 2010, at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, as a result of a car accident.

    He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, James Cecil Brawner.   

  • Aug. 25, 2010, obituaries

    Thomas B. Ashley

    Thomas B. Ashley, 88, of Johnson City, Tenn., formerly of Elizabethtown, passed away Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Appalachian Christian Village.

     Mr. Ashley was the son of the late Rev. Earl and Cordila Wesley Ashley. In addition to his parents, Mr. Ashley was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Gladys Ashley; a daughter, Wanda Goldsmith; two sisters, Grace Manley and Lula Hatcher; a brother, John Ashley; and a grandson, David Kirk.