Today's News

  • Photo: Big life in a small pond

    An area pond teems with life.

  • Marie Butler celebrates 90th birthday


      Marie Butler of Cecilia celebrated her 90th birthday on May 14, 2010, with a lunch celebration attended by all of her children and immediate family. Formerly of Hardinsburg, Mrs. Butler has four children, seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

  • Mihelic family spruces up grounds at Warm Blessings


    The Mihelic family, who volunteers at Warm Blessings meal kitchen, recently spruced up the grounds at the kitchen, at 609 E. Dixie Ave. in Elizabethtown. Pictured planting flowers along the roadside are Cody and Caitie with their father, Don, in the background. An evening meal is served at Warm Blessings at 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday for anyone needing this service. Showers and washer and dryer use are available on a limited basis by calling 763-9276 for an appointment.

  • Focus on Finance: Paying for assisted living

    By Shirley Pond

    Question: My mother still lives alone, but she is getting older and is starting to need a little assistance with some things. She values her independence and does not want to live with us. We are considering assisted living. How do we pay for assisted living?

    Answer: Assisted living is a wonderful option for seniors. It serves as a bridge between independent living at home and a nursing home.

  • Photo: Checkin' out the chicken
  • LaRue woman dies from accidental drowning


    Landmark News Service

    An apparent accidental drowning last Saturday took the life of a Hodgenville woman.

    Deborah K. Pendleton Dever, 45, was found unconscious in an outdoor swimming pool about 4 p.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Coroner Wesley Warren.

    Dever was home alone at the residence off Campbellsville Road, Warren said. Her husband of almost 25 years, Jimmy, found her in the pool when he got home from work.

  • Etown couple to embark on fundraising bike tour



    Joanne Barrow’s bicycle has a part on its steering column that reads, “Ready to Suffer?” If it will help people who are suffering much more, Barrow says she is.

    Mike and Joanne Barrow of Elizabethtown are about to embark on the Underground Railroad Bicycle Tour, which will take them along the route that slaves used to escape to the north. The tour raises money for the International Justice Mission, which fights human trafficking and sexual slavery.

  • Vance speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary Club


    Larry Vance, pastor of Vine Grove Baptist Church, was the guest speaker at the June 1 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. Pastor Vance is also known as Chaplin Vance since he serves as the Chaplin of the Hardin County Jail, a volunteer position that he has held for more than 30 years. He spoke to the Club about his experiences in the Jail Ministry all those years and how his ministry is not only to the inmates but to their families and sometimes the victims.


  • Rotaract helps out Habitat for Humanity

    Four members of Rotaract (Young Rotarians) have taken on the project of building the shed for Hardin County Habitat for Humanity’s current house. The team is learning new skills and understanding how things go together to make a building. Their efforts are part of the Lowe’s sponsored Women Build House at 319 Guthrie Place. Habitat’s goal is to have as much woman participation in the construction as possible on the house. The whole project is women friendly. Visit www.hardinhabitat.com for information about the project.


  • Elizabethtown Lions Club Presents Donation To Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Travis Langdon presents a check to Terry Taylor, team leader at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana. The program’s slogan is “Little Moments, Big Magic.” Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters is a way to take a leading role in transforming the lives of children.