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Today's News

  • Turkey, desserts worthy of new traditions

    It seems Thanksgiving has come upon me very quickly this year and it probably has something to do with getting a cookbook finished. I have written about alternatives to the usual turkey and pumpkin pie, but today I am going with the traditional family Thanksgiving dinner and some new recipes for pumpkin. Who but Butterball could you call on for a basic roasting turkey recipe? Of course, there is deep fried turkey, but the healthier choice is oven roasted.

  • Thompson speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club members

    Sharon Thompson, director of the American Red Cross in Elizabethtown, recently spoke to  Elizabethtown Lions Club members.
    She was introduced to the club by Lion Robert O’Bryant. Thompson spoke to the club about current changes in the Red Cross. There soon will be a youth initiative in addition to the traditional mandated services provided by the Red Cross such as emergency communication of military families, disaster relief and blood banking.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club members participate in Radcliff Day Festival

    Radcliff Woman’s Club members pushed past a little rain to take part in the Radcliff Day Festival Parade on Sept. 24.
    Member Sheila Enyart chauffeured the club’s truck-entry along the parade route, while members Yvonne High, Pat Nuccitelli, Brenda McNary and Becky Brecht waved and threw candy to the crowd.

  • Eagle Scout project in need of volunteers

    Evan Chadwick is looking for a few good hands to clean up what his father says is a beautiful part of Freeman Lake sullied by debris.

    Evan, 14, is a member of Boy Scout Troop 668 and is staging a cleanup of Braddock Bay at Freeman Lake in Elizabethtown this weekend. He is looking for volunteers willing to help him complete an Eagle Scout project and restore some serenity to the lake. 

  • Leitchfield man accused of assault indicted by grand jury

    Among those indicted in October was a Leitchfield man accused of stabbing a Summit man in front of the alleged victim's wife and four children.

    Steven Dewayne Wilson, 38, is charged with first-degree assault and first-degree stalking. He is scheduled for arraignment Nov. 22 in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Kentucky State Police arrested Wilson on Aug. 27 after he allegedly stabbed James Hodge multiple times with a punch knife and struck him with a crow bar, according to a citation.

  • Photo: Preparing the square for the season
  • Cobbler Palooza set for Saturday

    Cobbler Palooza will host several local bands from noon-6 p.m. Saturday as part of the Second Saturday program and in celebrating the 8th anniversary of Cobbler’s Cafe in downtown Elizabethtown.

    The parking lot on the left side of the café will be blocked off for the free concert.

  • Eastview man sentenced on child porn charges

    An Eastview man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by a life term of supervised release after being convicted by a federal jury of child pornography charges.

    Gary Loyd Keith was found guilty on June 23 of receiving and possessing child pornography following a three-day trial in U.S. District Court. At the time of his arrest in May 2009, Keith was on supervised probation for a 2005 conviction in Hardin Circuit Court for distributing and possessing child pornography.

  • ECTC, WKU entering agreement for seamless transfers

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Western Kentucky University, with its main campus in Bowling Green, are set to enter today into a joint admissions agreement.

    The agreement is meant to expand the partnership between the two schools and allow students easier access to a four-year degree by allowing students to be admitted to ECTC and WKU at the same time.

    ECTC President/CEO Thelma White and WKU President Gary Ransdell plan to sign the agreement at 2:30 p.m. today at ECTC’s Regional Postsecondary Education Center.

  • Everything 4 Kids holds book signing in Radcliff

    Author Lena Goldman will sign copies of her book “Walking through the Maze; A Children’s Guide for Loss and Grief” Saturday at Everything 4 Kids in Radcliff.

    Goldman, a Corydon, Ind., resident came up with the idea for the book when she was counseling two children whose father had committed suicide. After searching for books on grief for children she found few because most were for adults. She wanted to write a book for children to help them explore their own grief process.