Today's Features

  • First Lt. Ashley Jenkins recently returned from her deployment to Afghanistan recently. Jenkins is the daughter of Staff Sgt.’s John and Barbara Jenkins of Elizabethtown and the granddaughter of the late Staff Sgt. Kenneth and Hedy Huffman of Radcliff. Lt. Jenkins is stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas.


    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars held its monthly meeting July 17 at its clubhouse on Fort Knox. MOWW is active in supporting youth development, scouting, excellence in ROTC, veterans activities and the meaningful education in the meaning of patriotism.

  • BYRD. Air Force Airman 1st Class Brian K. Byrd Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Byrd is the son of Deeta Black of Elizabethtown and brother of Asia Floyd of Warrensburg, Mo.

  • AUSA Fort Knox Chapter President Gene Gudenkauf recently presented a 10-year membership award to Dr. Thelma White, president of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. ECTC has been a strong and faithful member of the Association of the United States Army for the past decade.

  • Sgt. Josh Richardson, center, recently attended and graduated from the Academy of Police Supervision. He is pictured with Don Pendleton, right, deputy commissioner of DOCJT, and guest speaker David Pillar, far left, major with Henderson Police Department. The (APS) Academy of Police Supervision, also referred to as the sergeant’s academy, is a three-week, 120-hour training program for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency’s promotion list.

  • The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch summer camping program opened for the 37th year June 10, with boys in attendance. The camp runs throughout the summer, serving both boys and girls, alternately throughout the camp season.

  • Elizabethtown Knights of Columbus Council 1455 recently presented $3,337 to ARHHC Inc. for operation of Project LEARN. This project funds ongoing program services to developmentally disabled citizens of Hardin County. Clara Harrison, president of ARHHC Inc. receives the check from Jim Skees, Tootsie Roll Drive chairman. ARHHC Inc. also received a contribution of $1,000 from the Kentucky Knights of Columbus Association for Mentally Disabled Inc. in March 2012.  The 2012 Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive is Oct. 20 and 21.

  • The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Trudy A. McGlone to Michael and Lynn C. Howard, 101 Utah Court, Elizabethtown, $178,300.

    Maynard and Doris Pile to Duane C. and Gloria M. Whitford, 103A Almondwood Circle, Elizabethtown, $109,500.

    Frank D. and Martha Brown to Commonwealth of Kentucky Department of Transportation, property in Hardin County, $4,000.

  • The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Don Reynolds, 2009 Bacon Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: garage footer.

    D&K Homes, 52 Deer Run Way, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Matthew C. and Virgie D. Williams, 11255 Flint Hill Road, Sonora. Use: sunroom.