Today's News

  • Deidra Hutchins earns master's degree

    Deidra Jeffries Hutchins received her master of business degree May 14 from Bellarmine College in Louisville.

    She is the wife of Charles Hutchins and the daughter of James and Phyllis Jeffries, all of Hodgenville.

    She is a 2001 graduate of LaRue County High School.

  • Garrett twins graduate with degrees in criminal justice

    Austin Garrett and Jared Garrett, twin sons of Jerry Garrett and Rochelle Garrett, formerly of Hodgenville, recently graduated from college.

    Austin Garrett earned a bachelors degree in criminal justice with emphasis in police administration and recreation therapy from Eastern Kentucky University May 7.

    Jared Garrett earned a bachelors degree in criminal justice from Kentucky State University on May 14.

  • Bardstown's summer band series kicks off May 27

    The Stephen Foster Music Club of Bardstown has announced it is expanding its Summer Band Concert Series, set to begin May 27, to 15 weekly concerts this year.

    This year's concerts are being underwritten by Edward Jones Financial Services of Bardstown, and is co-sponsored by the Bardstown/Nelson County Parks and Recreation Department. The free concerts will be presented every Friday at 7 p.m. in Bardstown Community Park from May 27 through Sept. 2. In case of rain, concerts will move to the Farmers Market on East Flaget Avenue.

  • Raffo Wimsett honored in Washington ceremony

    When a few thousand candles lit up Washington D.C. last week, at least four were burning in honor of a sheriff’s deputy, fallen in the line of duty, whose name is well-known in New Haven 39 years after he died.

  • Local EHLRTA delegates attend convention

  • Saturday fire damages Red Mills Farm

    A home-based small business suffered thousands of dollars of loss when an outbuilding caught on fire for unknown reasons at about 5 p.m. Saturday.
    About 25 firefighters and four trucks responded from Central Hardin and Valley Creek fire departments to douse the fire at 1442 Red Mill Road outside of Elizabethtown.
    The property is the site of Red Mill Farms, which offers attractions such as a pumpkin patch, hay rides and animals.
    The building that burned was used as a small store. It was a total loss, fire officials on the scene said.

  • COLUMN: God's sustaining grace brings us through life's trials

    The Bible says that God finishes what he starts. Paul in Philippians 1:6 says, “And I am sure of this, that He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.”

    What does Paul mean?

    If I really give my life to Jesus, if I make Christ number one in my life, if he is Lord as well as savior; then, I am going to make it to heaven. Case closed! Done deal! I will make it across the finish line, because the race does not depend upon my performance, it depends upon God’s sustaining grace.

  • FUNDRAISER: Moonlight Big Band to perform at My Old Kentucky Home

    Dance to the music of the "Moonlight Big Band" at My Old Kentucky Home State Park Rotunda, Bardstown, 7:30-10 p.m. June 27. Pack your picnic basket and lawn chairs and spend an evening under the stars with the sounds of Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey. The annual event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Stephen Foster Music Club and proceeds are used to send students to the Stephen Foster Music Camp at Eastern Kentucky University. Tickets are $10 and are available in advance at the Bardstown Visitors Center or from Music Club members.

  • Cadet Command celebrates 25 years

    Cadet Command will celebrate its silver anniversary on June 3 at Fort Knox with a large celebration, dedication and memoriam, thus completing the command's recent move from Fort Monroe, Va. All Army ROTC graduates and their Families are welcome to join in the celebration.


    • Let the gate guards know you're attending the event; they'll direct you.

  • ENGAGEMENT: China Fleischer and Jody Pearman

    China Fleischer and Jody Pearman of Hodgenville wish to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of David and Sheila Fleischer of Cincinnati, Ohio. She earned a master’s degree in elementary education from Indiana University and is employed by Hardin County Schools.

    The prospective groom is the son of Joe and Linda Pearman of Hodgenville. He earned a bachelor of science in marketing from Western Kentucky University. He is employed by FIS in Milwaukee, Wis.