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Obituary of Wendell “Skip” Brownfield

Wendell “Skip” Brownfield was born August 2, 1948 at the old Rosiclare Hospital to Granville and Fern (Turner) Brownfield and passed away Thursday, March 24, 2022 at Baptist Health Paducah. He attended Rosiclare Grade School and High School and earned an associate degree at SIC. He was drafted in June 1969 and went to basic…

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Obituary of Michael Joseph Rutherford

Michael Joseph Rutherford (Mike, Mikey, Mikey Joe) departed this earth on the first day of spring, the time for new beginnings, March 20, 2022, to start his own new beginning with Jesus the Christ. He joins his grandparents and his cousin, Keely, to begin his new life of immense joy and love, full of peace…

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Obituary of Larry Dale Cullum

Larry Dale Cullum, 81, of rural route Elizabethtown, IL, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL. Larry was born in Hardin County on May 6, 1940 to Ralph and Mayme (Baugher) Cullum. He was a member of the First Apostolic Church in Rosiclare, IL. Larry graduated from…

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Obituary of Abboline Partain

Abboline Partain, 93 of Teutopolis, departed this life on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. She was born on February 14, 1929, in Rosiclare, the daughter of Joseph and Mayme (Wallace) Rushing. On December 29, 1943, she was joined in marriage with Deneen Partain. To this union were born two sons, Joey D. (Jewell) Partain of Knoxville,…

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Lady Cougars Jr. High JV Volleyball team brings home first ever trophy for Hardin County

Showing support for one another, Lady Cougars Jr. High Volleyball team pictured with the Gallatin County Volleyball team. Hardin County girls, back row, left to right: Avery Hastie, Kenna Gunderson, Whitlee Fricker, Kendall McKinley, Alivia Bishop, Macey Martin, Gracy Smith amongst Gallatin County girls. Front row: Angela Griffith, Emmalyn Flemmings, Audry Griffith, Krysta Roberts, Noa…

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Julia Ann Lievers

Julia Ann Lievers, 91, of Elizabethtown, IL died Monday, March 7, 2022 at Hardin County General Hospital. Survivors include her sons, Roy F. Lievers, Jr. and Dempsey (Norma) Lievers, both of Elizabethtown, IL; granddaughter, Ashley (David) McCuan of Carrier Mills, IL; great-granddaughters, Charlotte and Caroline McCuan, both of Carrier Mills, IL; sister, Effie Carter of…

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Obituary of Lawrence Frederick “Larry” Thornton, Jr

Lawrence Frederick “Larry” Thornton, Jr. of Elizabethtown, IL died Friday March 4, 2022, at Hardin County General Hospital. He was 52 years and 8 days old. Larry was born on February 24, 1970, in Gary, IN to Lawrence Frederick Thornton and Carol Smith Thornton. Larry was a certified welder, a licensed electrician and a motor…

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Cougars won 2nd place in the Little Greater Egyptian Conference Tournament

Published in the January 27 Hardin County Independent The Hardin County Jr. High Cougars placed second in the LGEC tournament last weekend. They versed NCOE with a final score 35-31. The team is coached by Brian Banks. Justin Smith assists. This year’s team consists of players (not in order) Jacob Gibbons, Christian Winters, Caden Heberer,…

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