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Today's News

  • E'town Lions Club hosts 70th chicken barbecue

    The Elizabethtown Lions Club has entered its eighth decade of cooking chicken for a good cause.

    Saturday’s meal marked the club’s 70th year barbecuing chicken as a major fundraiser.

    Food was served at Elizabethtown High School, while the chicken was cooked next door on large grills at American Legion Park.

  • SpringHaven receives support from Empire Beauty School

    Empire Beauty School representatives presented SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program with a check in the amount of $1,533.23. The money was raised by students and staff by doing several fundraising activities. Empire Beauty School supports SpringHaven throughout the year not only with money but also with clothing, toys and other fundraising events.

  • Shumate speaks at Optimist Club of Radcliff meeting

    Officer Bryce Shumate of the Radcliff Police Department, center, was the guest speaker at a recent Optimist Club of Radcliff meeting. Officer Shumate spoke to the club about Crime Stoppers, a program that encourages residents to call whenever they have information about crime in their area. He is pictured with Maxine High, left, wife of club member Martin “Buzz” High, and club president Mae Knight.

  • Woman’s club members share plans for fundraiser style show

    Core Ellen McKinley, left, first vice president and fundraiser chairman of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown, is shown plans by Diane Willis, club chairman for the fundraiser style show, which was Aug. 11 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

  • Elizabethown Lions Club installs officers

  • Dash of Class: Delicious recipe, stories surface at family reunion

    I hope you occasionally stop and offer thanks for your family, especially extended family. Mike and I just returned from a long weekend in Springfield, Ill., for the Boarman reunion. Because of health issues, I had not been there for probably six or more years.

  • American Legion donates classroom flags to Vine Grove Elementary

    American Legion Auxiliary Hardin Unit 113 Americanism Chairwoman Jerilynn Kabel presents Greg Sutton, principal at Vine Grove Elementary School, American flags for all classrooms at the school. One objective of the Americanism program is to promote proper flag etiquette and display.

  • Jacobs-White named Elizabethtown Lion’s Cub Lion of the Year

    At the Elizabethtown Lions Club June 26 installation dinner, Lion Karen Jacobs-White was recognized as the clubs Lion of the Year. This honor is bestowed by membership vote. Lion Jacobs-White was so named for her outstanding service to the club and for possessing a humanitarian heart for her community and for the mission of all Lions Clubs in 207 counties and geographical locations around the world; to be “Knights for the Blind” and visually impaired.

  • Five members named to local Workforce Investment Board

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District recently appointed five members to its Workforce Investment Board.

    Selected were Anthony Conder, assistant vice president and banking Center manager at The Cecilian Bank; Chris Ormes, pressman at American Fuji Seal, United Steel Workers; Kenneth Ritchie, assistant business manager and apprentice coordinator at International Brotherhood of Boilermakers; Tim Walker, mayor of Elizabethtown; and John Tindall Jr., a self-employed and retired military veteran.

  • IHOP 'very, very close' to closing deal in E'town

    By around Thanksgiving, Elizabethtown could be home to an IHOP.

    Creg Hagerman, vice president of operations for IHOP, said Friday morning "we're very, very close'' on a deal to come to Elizabethtown. IHOP, which has stores in Louisville, Lexington and Bowling Green, is in negotiations to move into the old Frisch's location on 31W by Cheddars.

    Hagerman said IHOP, which stands for International House of Pancakes, would initially employ between 170 and 180 people in full and part-time positions.