Today's News

  • Women With A Purpose makes a donation to Wreaths Across America

    Donna Betson, Chairperson and founder of Kentucky Veterans Memorial Cemetery Volunteers, recieved a check for $150 from Michele McEachern, Women With A Purpose president. The donation is to purchase 10 wreaths for the veterans cemetery in Radcliff. The local chapter of Wreaths Across America is part of the larger organization which honors veterans. Donna Betson also arranges for volunteers to attend the burial of any veteran who has no family to attend.


  • Christmas on the Square takes center stage on Saturday in Hodgenville

    No snow is expected this weekend, but Santa has found a way to arrive safely in Hodgenville without his sleigh, thanks to buggy driver Tom Smith. Smith will also offer free buggy rides from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, courtesy of Hodgenville Main Street.

  • Volunteers at the State Theater

    Sallie Shilts, Bonnie Wheeler, Lloyd Tipton, Sue Tipton, Matt Paynter, Loretta Busse, Jacob Couch and Mrs. Claus volunteer at concession stand during a movie at The Historic State Theater. To become a volunteer, call: Sue Tipton, 234-8258.


  • Thompsons announce birth of Xavier Logan

     Duane and Ginni Thompson of Elizabethtown announce the birth of Xavier Logan Brizedine on Oct. 24, 2009, in Indianapolis. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Parents are Adam and Mindi Brizedine of Indianapolis.  Ginni Thompson is the baby’s grandmother, and Duane Thompson is the stepgrandfather.

  • Womens Military Monument and Walk of Honor dedicated

    Mary Clie Oldfield and Ret. Major Gen. Verna Fairchild, USAF NC.

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown contributed funds for four bricks for the Women’s Military Monument and Walk of Honor at Tredway/Kiwanis Veteran’s Park in West Liberty.

  • Weller presents program at Rotary Club meeting

    Past Rotary District Governor Dave Weller presented a program on the Rotary Foundation at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Dec. 8. The Ro-tary Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation sponsored solely by voluntary contributions. Pictured are Weller and Kay Sharon.

  • Democratic Womans Club meets

    The ladies and associate members of the Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club met Nov. 23 at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff. The meeting was preceded with a meal prepared under the direction of Dorothy Phillips and Katherine Collins. Sixty members and guests attended.

    Chad Aull, Kentucky state president of the Young Democrats, was the guest speaker. He spoke of the need to return the local politics to the average person and the opportunities that are on the horizon for 2010 for the Democratic Party.

  • Bentleys celebrate 25th wedding anniversary


    Dexter and Mary Bentley of Elizabethtown celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Aug. 15, 2009, at Doe Run Inn with friends and family.

    They were married Aug. 31, 1984 in Springfield, Tenn.

    Mr. Bentley is retired from Dow Corning Corporation and works at Kroger.

    Mrs. Bentley is a retired nurse.

    They have one daughter, Mia Nichols of Elizabethtown; and one grandson.


  • Chamber of Commerce recognizes students of the month


    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce recognizes students from area high schools for their academic achievements and extracurricular activities by presenting them with ABC (Academics Means a Better Community)awards during the Nov. 12 Chamber luncheon at Pritchard Community Center. Each student was presented the award along with $50. Cathy DeVeau of DeVeau Appraisals sponsored the award this month.


  • King graduates from basic training

    KING. Air Force Airman Alton V. King graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2009 graduate of North Hardin High School, he is the son of Candace King of Radcliff.