• Howletts announce birth of daughter

    Justin and Kendra Powell Howlett of Louisville announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Noelle Howlett, on Dec. 17, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed 7.01 pounds and was 19½ inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Phyllis Powell of Elizabethtown and Kenneth Powell of Clarkson. Paternal grandparents are Joseph and Cynthia Howlett of Shepherdsville.

  • Smiths welcome Delaney Renee

    Mark and Kasey Smith of Louisville announce the birth of a daughter, Delaney Renee, on Nov. 21, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Grandparents are Rick and Debbie Smith of Brandenburg and Steve and Darlene Skillman of Elizabethtown. Great-grandparents are Joyce Skillman and Mary Hibbs, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Anthony and Tyler Porter support Empty Bowls fundraiser

    Marie Colasanti and grandson, Tyler Porter, have fun making bowls for the Warm Blessings “Empty Bowls” fundraiser, which is at 4 p.m. Feb. 11.

    Marie Colasanti’s grandson, Anthony Porter, with his finished bowl.

  • Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau supports community events

    Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau Chairman Jim Long presents a $1,500 check to  Emily West,  director of The Historic State Theater. The funds were used to assist in advertising for the Dec. 5 Street Corner Symphony performance at the State Theater.

    Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau Chairman Jim Long presents a $1,000 check to  Martha Richards of The Heartland Dulcimer Club. The funds were used to assist in advertising for the November 2011 Heartland Dulcimer Club Festival. 

  • Holmes attends Radcliff Health Fair

    Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes attended the Radcliff Health Fair and visited the Fort Knox Alumni Delta Sigma Theta Chapter table.

  • Cruising for a Cancer cure

  • MOAA receives Ireland Army Community Hospital update

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) met Dec. 21 at the MOAA Clubhouse on Fort Knox. The evening was decorated in a Christmas theme, and a pork loin dinner was enjoyed by the membership.  

  • McKeever Brief

    MCKEEVER. Army Reserve Spec. Shayne E. McKeever is returning to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., after being deployed to Afghanistan serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. McKeever, an aerial delivery specialist parachute rigger with the 824th Quartermaster Company, Fort Bragg, N.C., has served five years in the military. He is the son of Edward L. McKeever of Elizabethtown and Sandra D. Camp of Big Clifty.

  • Chess Club holds championship event

    The 2011 Elizabethtown Chess Club Championship, a six player round robin, was played Dec. 6 and 13. “Jerry” Weldin of Radcliff and Joe Farrell of Brandenburg each scored 4 out of a possible 5 points. Weldin was declared the winner on tie breaks with Farrell being awarded second place. Gelvic Cubar of Bardstown placed third, Kerry Fatula of Vine Grove took fourth place, Johnny Owens of Radcliff placed fifth, and Ernie Weaver of Vine Grove placed sixth.

  • Kentucky 2012 Official Visitors Guide now is available

    The 2012 Kentucky Official Visitors Guide now is available. This year’s guide was designed to complement the new marketing campaign “There’s Only One,” and contains a number of enhancements including the addition of a fold out map. An advisory committee made up of tourism professionals worked to advise and assist the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism with the development of the guide.