Today's News

  • Elizabethtown Woman's Club sponsors student writing contest

    Above left, the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown sponsored a student writing contest this year. Several students from St. James School participated and the winners are pictured with Diane Willis. Following the winners of the seventh grade short story contest were: first place Victoria Christine Skillman who also won third place at the Kentucky Federation of Woman’s Clubs state convention; second place, Gabby Oropilla; third place, Luke Travestad. Other students who entered the contest were Haley Jones, Jackie Thompson and Mary Seither.

  • Sonora Beauty Contest

    Winners in the Sonora Beauty Contest on June 5 include:

    Little Miss and Mr. Master

    Little Miss, Laci Eads; first runner up, Katelyn Floyd; and Mr. Master Landon Elmore.


    First, Sheridan Elmore; second, Ashley Dorsey; and third, Mercades Powell.

    Festival Queen

    Queen, Chandler Pope; first, Whitley Blair; second, Hannah Riggs; and third, Brooke Geisert.

    Mrs. Sonora

    Mrs. Sonora, Millie Payton; first, Carmen Caldera-Bryoska; and second, Wanda Holbert.


  • Woman's Club supports Performing Arts Center

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently made a contribution to the Performing Arts Center. PAC is preparing for its 2010-11 season entitled, “It’s Out of This World.” The clubwomen want to encourage the continuance of the fine arts performances in the area. The check was presented to Bart Lovins, left, by Martha Mengel, president of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown.

  • Gone but not forgotten

    Dr. Bob Clagett donated an original painting of the Lincoln Heritage House, which burned last summer, and copyrights to the Brown-Pusey House for fundraising. Pictured are Dr. Clagett and Velma Sarver, who purchased the first print. Numbered and signed prints are for sale at the Brown-Pusey House and the Hardin County History Museum. Twenty-five percent of the proceeds will go to help fund the rebuilding of the Lincoln Heritage House. For information, call 765-2515.

  • Campbells celebrate 40th anniversary


    Ezekiel Walter and Betty Campbell of Radcliff will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary July 1.

    They have two children and five grandchildren.


  •  Janet Bettymae Coeburn, 76

    Misty Gail Cunningham, 33 Andrea Lou "Boo" Hornback, 61   Janet Bettymae Coeburn

    Janet Bettymae Coeburn, 76, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, July 24, 2010 at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    She was a native of Bluefield, W.V.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Bessie Brown Coeburn; a son, Collis Jay Hatley; three brothers, Rudolph Coeburn, Walter Coeburn and Phillip Coeburn; and a a sister, Ruby Bailey.

  • Knapps awarded Yard of the Month

    Melvin and Ruth Knapp were the recipients of the Vine Grove Woman’s Club July Yard of the Month. They have many yard decorations and flowers including rain lilies. They live at 43 McFarland Lane.

  • Longtime Radcliff worker charged with assault



    A former Radcliff employee appeared Friday morning before District Judge Kim Shumate to answer to a misdemeanor assault charge filed against him last month.

    Without an attorney, however, the scheduled arraignment for longtime Radcliff public works employee Jeff Griess was continued to Aug. 23.

    A complaint filed July 24 accuses the 54-year-old of jabbing a stick through Jackie Arnold’s car window, poking him in the head.

  • Priddy graduates from basic training

    PRIDDY. Air Force Airman Wesley B. Priddy graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2008 home school graduate, he is the son of  Wesley and Sheree Priddy of Elizabethtown.


  • Red Cross classes offered this month