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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Huff - Blair

    Mark and Melissa Blair of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaitlin Blair, to Anthony Huff, son of Boone and the late Lisa Graham of Buffalo and Tony Huff of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is employed by LaRue County Schools as a substitute teacher.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Ruby and Clifford Perkins

    Ruby and Clifford Perkins of Hodgenville will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 8, 2013.

    They were married on July 24, 1943.

    They have nine children, Wanda Baumgarder, Mary Lois Wade, David Perkins, Connie Hunt, Elaine Perkins, Angela Voris, Marty Perkins, Daniel Perkins and Robert Perkins, who died after one day of life; and more than 60 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
     

  • BIRTH: the Bowling's welcome Aidan Tyler

    Andrew and Courtney Bowling are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aidan Tyler Bowling.
    Aidan Tyler was born on April 3, 2013, at University Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Joyce Reynolds of Magnolia.

    Paternal grandparents are John and Lora Bowling of New Haven.

    Aidan’s great-grandmothers are Lillian Reynolds and Marguerite Bowling.

  • BIRTH: the Beards welcome Chad Wayne Ray

    Travis and Becky Beard of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Chad Wayne Ray Beard, on Dec. 6, 2012, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 4 pounds, 9 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Donnie and Elaine Nunn of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Ray and Connie Beard of Elizabethtown.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Donald and Leona Morgan of Elizabethtown and Kenneth and Helen Nunn of Hodgenville. Paternal great-grandparents are Nettie Langley of Elizabethtown and the late Ben Langley and Fletcher and Helen Beard.

  • Holy Carp
  • 4-H Calendar

    Gardening Club
    The 4-H Gardening Club will meet 10 a.m. June 8 at Lee’s Garden Center.

  • Farm News

    Gardener Toolbox classes
    Gardener Toolbox classes will be held at the Hardin County Extension office, 201 Peterson Dr., Elizabethtown. “How to Grow Roses” will be June 4; “Composting in the Home Garden” will be July 23. No charge to attend. Call 765-4121 to register.

    CRP sign-up
    A four-week Conservation Reserve Program general sign-up ends June 14. Producers with expiring contracts or producers with environmentally sensitive land are encouraged to evaluate their options under CRP.

  • New truck and ATV delivered to Bivens' family

    Ryan and Misty Bivens and their children Avery, 2, and Cyrus, 5, watched Monday as a brand new red 2013 GMC Sierra rolled down the long driveway leading to their farm.

    Twenty minutes later, a new Case IH Scout all-terrain vehicle rolled into the drive at Fresh Start Farms.

    The couple won the truck through Kentucky Farm Bureau and ATV through the American Farm Bureau after winning the Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award in January.

  • Garden in the 'ugly baby stage'

    After a morning of hacking away at Johnson grass, I like to head over to my sister’s restaurant, pour myself a glass of tea and plop down at the community table for a leisurely lunch.

    Lotsa times, other diners will greet me and inquire after Groundhog Hill, how it’s doing, what’s new, etc.

    Lately though, a new guy has been coming to lunch around the same time I do and stealing my thunder.

  • Sports Shorts

    ECTC soccer tryouts scheduled
    Any graduating seniors, current Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students or other prospective students who want to play soccer are encouraged to attend tryouts. Men’s tryouts are 6-8 p.m. June 6 at Carroll Soccer Complex in Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown. Tryouts for women’s soccer are 6-8 p.m. June 17 at Carroll Soccer Complex.