Today's Features

  • Vine Grove Chapter No. 122, Order of the Eastern Star, celebrated its newest 50-year members July 15.

    Friends gathered for a meal and the presentation of pins. Two of the four recipients were able to attend with members of their family. After the meal, everyone adjourned to the chapter room, where Sister Chris Letterman, acting worthy matron, had a special program planned.

  • On behalf of the city of Elizabethtown, Mayor Edna Berger and Elizabethtown Tourism, I would like to say thank you. Thank you to each of the citizens who attended the Second-Annual Founders’ Day this past Sunday after rain caused a rescheduled date. We had more than 4,000 community members attend Freeman Lake Park and thousands more who viewed the fireworks from different locations in Elizabethtown.

  • Lt. Col. Angela Fleming Cross, daughter of the late H.B. Fleming and Faye Fleming of Radcliff, took over command at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, Ark., on June 7. She was recently assigned as the Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command Squadron commander at Hurlburt Field in Florida.

  • The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars held its monthly meeting July 16 at its clubhouse on Fort Knox.

  • Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 Gold Vault Patriots assemble on Veterans Way in Elizabethtown to host another litter cleanup of the roadway. The members meet many times each month to do community service. Several members work to aid Warm Blessings by supplying trucks to move supplies and the manpower to load and unload items.

  • 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.

    Kerry and Donna Silverman, 7 Dupin Loop, county. Use: single-family dwelling and garage.

    John A. Brown, lot 0 Gilead Church Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Brian Everhart, 11 Knightwood Lane, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    Melissa and Tony Hart to Bert M. and Stephanie M. Baker, 424 Jey Drive, Elizabethtown, $207,000.

    Roger Wayne Killey to Jeffrey Lee Kolley, 633 Summit Road, Eastview, $17,000.

    Willie E. Jr. and Geri L. Wilson to Gregory J. and Jerelyn K. Whelan, 107 McCLendon Hills Lane, Elizabethtown, $277,000.

    Fox-KHI LLC to Ian M. and Kathryn Fuller, 124 Vineland Parkway Drive, Vine Grove, $270,000.

  • A local country group’s goal is obvious. It’s in the band’s name. Tennessee Bound is a group of five Elizabethtown teenagers with its eyes set on making it in Nashville.

    Kevin Jaggers (lead singer and guitar), Austin Barnes (drummer) and Jake Keplinger (rhythm guitar) began playing together in 2009. When they started looking at options of playing in Nashville, they knew they needed a new dynamic and added brothers Collie (lead guitar) and Reilly Crawford (bass).

  • Early settlers of Hardin County are among those represented in the latest in a series of books by a Kansas author who found help in her research from two Elizabethtown residents.

    “A Journey of Voices: Stewards of the Land” is the second in a series of historical books by Diane Gladow. It tells the story of the Crume family which is connected to Abraham Lincoln’s family.

    “They are my mother’s family,” Gladow said. “She was a Crume.”