Today's News

  • Parents announce birth of Mercades Lin

    Ashley Loyall and Joshua Boyd of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a child, Mercades Lin Boyd, on April 16, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18½ inches long.

    Siblings are Devon and Alexis, both of Vine Grove, and Jazamai of McKee.

    Grandparents are Cindy Lawson of Elizabethtown, Roger Boyd of Russellville and Kim and Darrell Loyall of Jonesville.

    Great-grandparents are Glenna Miller and Clyde Boggs, both of Elizabethtown. Great-great-grandparents are Elizabeth Howard and Ken Howard, both of Baxter.

  • Cornetts celebrate 50th wedding anniversary



    Mainard and Betty Cornett will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 3 to 5 p.m., June 21, 2009, at Blue Ball Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with a reception given by their children.

    The couple was married on Father’s Day, June 21, 1959, by the Rev. Harold Hendren at the home of the bride’s parents in Louisville.

    The couple has four children, Bill Cornett and Mary Beth Whelan, both of Louisville, Glen Cornett of Rineyville and Brian Cornett of Elizabethtown; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

  • Lions Club donates to Red Cross

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Bill Shinkle presents a check to Sharon Thompson, director of the Lincoln Trail American Red Cross. All are encouraged to donate blood, giving the “gift of life.”


  • Hardin County AM Rotary says farewell to Dr. Linda Thomas-Glover



  • July 5 Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week This 2-year-old male Chihuahua mix named “Skippy” and this 2-year-old male shorthair named “Bagels” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them contact the Hardin County Animal Control at (270) 769-3428 or visit them at 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for more information. All dog a

  • Zonta Club installs new officers

    Zonta Club of Heartland, an international service organization with more than 1,200 clubs in 67 countries, met May 28 at Stone Hearth Restaurant. Over the years, members have committed money and service locally, nationally and internationally to support shelters for survivors of domestic violence, establish programs to help women start small businesses, empower girls and women through educational assistance and aid women with health issues. Clubs are comprised of professional women in all fields.

  • Family and friends to host retirement celebration for Edwards

    Family and friends are hosting a retirement celebration for Jay Edwards who is retiring from The Cecilian Bank after 44 years of service. The event is at 2 p.m. June 28 at Cecilia Baptist Church’s fellowship hall (use the entrance at the back of the church). Bring only the gift of your presence.

  • McGrew Duvall-Brooks



    Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Lee McGrew of Clarkson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda McGrew Duvall, to Troy L. Brooks, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Buddy Brooks of Leitchfield.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Grayson County High School. She is employed at the law firm of Coleman, Lochmiller & Bond in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Grayson County High School, Western Kentucky University and The Nashville School of Law in Nashville, Tenn. He is an executive with O2hr in Louisville.

  • Girl Scouts help VFW place flags

    Girl Scouts help VFW place flags

    Girl Scout Troop 3050 recently helped VFW Post 10281 and the Ladies Auxiliary put more than 200 flags on the graves of veterans in cemeteries in Radcliff and Vine Grove.


  • Where everybody knows your name...

    Future Networking for Women in the Heartland events

    • The July meeting will be noon today at the Brown-Pusey House. Freestyle networking begins at 11 a.m. Lunch is $15 and reservations are requested by contacting Linda Lindsey at (270) 307-7998 or lindanlindsey@windstream.net. Gail Demery is the guest speaker on the topic of “What’s Holding you Back.” The next meeting is Aug. 19.