Today's News

  • Volunteers sought for water quality monitoring

     The Kentucky Watershed Watch Program is offering free training to persons interested in learning how to take water samples and monitor water quality in the Upper Green River Basin.

    The training will be 8:30 a.m. until noon Sept. 8 in Room 2134 of the Engineering Biologic Science Building located at 1500 Chestnut St. on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green. Parking will be available at 1400 Chestnut St.

  • Safely share the roads with school buses

     According to the American School Bus Council, school buses are designed to be safer than passenger vehicles in avoiding crashes and preventing injury. Today, as compared to years ago, school buses are built with safety in mind. In fact, a study by the U.S. Department of Transportation states that children are safer riding the bus to and from school than being driven in a car by an adult. When you are sharing the road with school buses, follow these tips.

  • COLUMN: Behold the dangers of 'ditto'

     How many times have you heard, “I have said that before.” (Maybe accompanied by, “Do you hear well?”)

    Then there is the more disparaging, “I’ve heard that before .…”

    Faith community people believe in the power of ditto, too. We have one and three year cycles of repeating valuable scripture passages. Same words – but we are different in some ways each time around?

  • September is National Preparedness Month

    The theme for this year’s Ready Campaign promoting September as National Preparedness Month is Resolve to Be Ready in 2012. This public awareness drive encourages individuals and community leaders to make the resolution to take the necessary steps to be prepared for emergencies.

    Preparedness is an individual responsibility. By being prepared as individuals, we free up valuable resources, including allowing our first responders to assist those who are in the greatest need.

  • Rothan - Pendleton Wedding

    April Ann Rothan, daughter of Ronda Mishos and Marshall Lee Pendleton, son of Bonita Pendleton and the late Tommy Pendleton, joyfully announce their marriage.

    As precious as the ocean’s treasures, too strong for anyone to measure, two hearts joined together, sharing their lives forever.

    The union took place on July 11, 2012 at Berheim Forest Canopy Tree Walk, Clermont, KY. The couple now resides in Shepherdsville, KY.

  • BIRTH: Owen Richard Nall


    Tyler and Leeann Nall of Hodgenville announce the birth of their son, Owen Richard Nall. Owen was born June 29, 2012, he weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 and a half inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Christine and Willie Davis of Hodgenville and Tim Carothers of Elizabethtown.

    Paternal grandparents are Charles and Pam Nall of Elizabethtown and Lisa Langley of Glendale.

    Great grandparents are Earnestine Nall of Rineyville, Charles and Libby Langley of Glendale, Rita Stradder of Elizabethtown and Livia Carothers of Radcliff.

  • Warren - Parsley Wedding


    Hardin & Karen Warren, of Magnolia, are pleased to announce the engagement and wedding of their only daughter, Tara Nicole Warren to Justin Wayne Parsley, son of Tony Parsley & Wendy Huff of Shepherdsville KY.

    An outdoor wedding is scheduled for September 8, 2012, at the Howell Family Farm, located 8 miles east of Hodgenville on HWY 210 beginning at 2 pm EST. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony. In the event of rain the ceremony and reception will be held at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Buffalo KY.

  • Column: Christ is our calm in the storm

     He [Jesus] got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be Still!”  Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.  Mark 4:39

    Dark clouds on the horizon signify another line of thunderstorms marching in from the West. The calm before the storm gives no indication of danger, but in a matter of minutes the winds can increase, hail can rain down and fierce lightning can strike.

  • White Coat Ceremony

    The University of Louisville School of Medicine Class of 2016 White Coat Ceremony was held at the Louisville Downtown Marriott on Aug. 5. Pictured is Samuel Sanders, son of Sam and Dee Anne Sanders. He is the grandson of Tony and Jean Carole Ennis and E.G. and the late Clara Sanders.

  • Dotson - Highbaugh Wedding


    The marriage of Teresa Dotson and Eric Highbaugh was performed July 28, 2012, at the Mt. Moriah Church in Mount Sherman.

    Ashley Young and Brittany Allen served as maids of honor and Jesse Highbaugh was the best man.

    Reception followed at the couple’s home on New Jackson Highway in Magnolia, where they will begin their life together.