Today's News

  • Houses to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary


    Ted and Josephine House will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 29, 2010, with their family.

    They were married on Aug. 29, 1950, in Elizabethtown by the Rev. Wilfrid Hayden.

    They have four sons, Barry, Gary, Eddie and Jeffrey House; one daughter, Joni House Webb; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


  • Faces and Places: Foot stompin' family fun at Vine Grove Blueegrass Festival
  • Martin to celebrate 100th birthday


    Verna Louise Martin, formerly of Cloverport, will celebrate her 100th birthday at 3 p.m. EST, Sept. 5, 2010, at North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation, 599 Rogersville Road in Radcliff.

    She was born Sept. 7, 1910, in Vine Grove.

    She operated The Twin’s Beauty Shop with her twin sister, Lucille, who died in March 2010.

    She is a member of Cloverport United Methodist Church.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.


  • Parkers celebrate 71st wedding anniversary


    Bernis and Olan Parker, formerly of Jonesville/Magnolia, celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on Aug. 12, 2010, at their home in Science Hill with dinner and cake shared by friends, neighbors and family.

    They were married in 1939 and were life-long residents of Hart County until poor health forced them to move to Pulaski County in October 2009.


  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club supports Living Waters of the World Project

    Guatemala native Miriam Mazariegos made a presentation of a miniature water jug to the Elizabethtown Rotary Club to represent her thanks to the club for its support of the Living Waters of the World project in Guatemala. The project provides a safe water supply for remote areas. Pictured from left, Rotarian Peter Denton, Miriam Mazariegos and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Cathy Williamson. Standing is Rotarian Bob Swope.

  • Herdt-Van Meter


    April Herdt and Kent Van Meter announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joan and David Herdt of Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is the son of the late Glenn and Ethleen Van Meter.

    The wedding is Sept. 3, 2010, at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church in Eastview.

    Formal invitations have been sent.


  • Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive is Sept. 25

    The 33rd Annual Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive is Sept. 25 in Elizabethtown. Knights will hand out Tootsie Roll candy in shopping centers and retail areas accepting contributions that will benefit mentally handicapped citizens in Hardin County.

  • State to survey Otter Creek uses, interests

    People anticipating access to Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area (formerly Otter Creek Park) will be able to share with state officials their opinions on how the property should be used.

    Kentucky’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, which claimed supervision of the Meade County property earlier this year, announced Saturday that an online survey will launch this week to gauge specific interests in the park.

  • Lyddan Speaks At Rotary Club Meeting

    Dana Beth Lyddan of the Historic State Theater was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Aug. 31. She gave an update on the State Theater schedule and other downtown happenings. Pictured from left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Cathy Williamson, Dana Beth Lyddan and Rotarian Bart Lovins.


  • Moores celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Charlie and Norma Moore will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27, 2010.

    They were married Aug. 27, 1960, at the Hardin County Courthouse.

    They have six children; and 12 grandchildren.