Today's News

  • Hart-Hess



    Jeremy Hess and Kristen Hart, both of Glendale, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Charlie and Patsy Hart of Hodgenville and Jim and Rhonda Moore of Glendale. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Kentucky and is a sales representative for RespACare Home Medical in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is the son of Bill and Ann Hess of Glendale. He is in the Navy and is currently serving aboard the U.S.S. Cole.



    The Heartland Chapter of the Wild Turkey Federation donated 20 turkeys to Helping Hand on Nov. 25. Standing, from left, Ken Adams; Helping Hand Executive Director Henry M. White, David Gibson and Bill Larimer; seated is Jerry Clan.

  • Parents welcome Taylor Brooke and Riley Nicole


    Parents welcome Taylor Brooke and Riley Nicole

    Jason and Ashley Quinn of Rineyville announce the birth of twin daughters, Taylor Brooke and Riley Nicole Quinn, on Aug. 20, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Taylor weighed 5 pounds, 12.8 ounces and was 18 inches long and Riley weighed 6 pounds and was 18.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Roger and Debbie Underwood of Hodgenville and Mike and Monica Quinn of Rineyville.

  • Edlins celebrate 55th wedding anniversary


    Handley and Mary Jane Nunn Edlin will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Nov. 20, 2008. They were married in 1953, by Brother C.C. Omer at his home in Hodgenville.

  • Siblings welcome Brian Robert


    Siblings welcome Brian Robert

    Christian and Lillian Courtney, both of Rineyville announce the birth of a brother, Brian Robert Courtney, on Oct. 21, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Parents are Georg and Brianna Courtney of Vine Grove.

    Grandparents are Christiane Courtney of Vine Grove and Steven and Kathleen Pickett of Cecilia.

    Great-grandparents are Carol Fisher of Manito, Ill., Hilde and Bernd Heinen of Germany and Ruth and Lyle Rogers of Houghton Lake, Mich.

  • Parents welcome Turner Jamison


    Parents welcome Turner Jamison

    Darrell and Kelsey Alicna of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Turner Jamison Alicna, on Sept. 15, 2008, at Ireland Army Hospital at Fort Knox. He weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Jack and Pam Alicna and Jesse and Laura Floyd, all of Elizabethtown.

    Great-grandparents are Polly Kerr of Elizabethtown and Larry and Barbara Hedges of Newburgh, Ind.


  • Crady attends 2008 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College


  • Shafer



    Camie Self and Greg Shafer, both of Elizabethtown, were married Oct. 25, 2008, by the Rev. David Aldridge.

    The bride is the daughter of Sondra Self and Gary Self, both of Elizabethtown. The groom is the son of Kathy Raymer of Elizabethtown and Danny Smith of Louisville.

    Debra Beatty and Nathan Hobbs served as witnesses.

    The couple reside in Lebanon Junction.


  • Grandparents welcome twins

    Forrest and Pat Nelson of White Mills announce the birth of twin grandchildren, Julie Danielle and Michael Jude Dirr on Aug. 11, 2008, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Florence. Julie weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and Michael weighed 7 pounds.

    Parents are Laurie and Steve Dirr of Independence.

    Siblings are Andrea and Eric of Independence.

    Paternal grandparents are Gene and Margie Dirr of Independence.


  • Jan. 2 editorial: This TARP covers too much

    Taxpayers should be outraged by the result of an Associated Press survey of banks receiving public money through the $700 billion financial industry bailout.

    Seeking answers to four questions, AP reporters contacted officials of 21 banks that received at least $1 billion in taxpayer money through the Troubled Asset Relief Program, otherwise known as “TARP.” Their questions: Of the TARP funds received, how much has been spent? What were the funds spent on? How much is being held in savings, and what’s the plan for the rest?