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Today's News

  • Community leader Dot Hansen dies at 91

    A 91-year-old Elizabethtown resident quietly died at Hardin Memorial Hospital at 5:24 a.m. Monday, but her family and friends said that her life was anything but quiet.
    Even before Dot Hansen and her now-deceased husband, John, moved here from New Jersey in the 1960s, she was committed to community involvement, said friend Nancy Lea Owen.
    When Owen met Dot Hansen at First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown shortly after the couple moved to the area, she saw the woman take on every cause that came her way and encourage others to do the same.

  • Photo: Flying in the wind
  • I now pronounce you consonant and vowel

    Some might get cold feet before the big day, but there were no qualms or queasiness about these nuptials on either side of the aisle.
    Mrs. Q married Mr. U on Monday, in a quaint ceremony at Heart and Soul Preschool at Grace Heartland Church in Elizabethtown. The wedding served as a quirky lesson to teach the preschool students that the letter Q is always with U in the English language.
    The wedding had to be postponed because of weather, but no one could quarrel with the fact that Monday, Valentine’s Day, proved to be the perfect day to celebrate a marriage.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club Members Welcome Kelsey Kinney

  • Bale speaking to AM Rotary

    Elizabethtown native, Phillip W. Bale, M.D., will give a presentation to the morning Rotary Club on Feb. 18. His topic will concern prevention strategies for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

  • Radcliff Chamber closes chapter

    As the Radcliff Chamber of Commerce closed a chapter of its history this week, Mayor J.J. Duvall gave a glimpse into the city’s future.

    Duvall was the featured speaker as the chamber convened for its last luncheon Monday before it fully joins the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce. Other area chambers already have held their final ceremonies.

    The newly united chamber officially launches March 10 at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.

  • Dash of Class: Slow cooker desserts

  • Vietnam Valentines: Relationship blossoms while watching bombing runs

    Wartime romance stories often play out on the big screen, but there are people in Hardin County who lived a wartime romance.
    John and Mary Tindall of Radcliff have one of those stories.
    They were in Vietnam in 1969, both in their early 20s.
    John’s friend was in the hospital — no war wounds, just kidney stones. When John called to check on him, his friend said every Wednesday the female staff from the embassy came to the hospital to talk with the troops.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Rogers, Moore combine for 54 in Fort Knox loss (02/14)

    Seniors Jermell Rogers and London Moore combined for 54 points, but visiting Spencer County defeated Fort Knox 88-78 Sunday afternoon and handed the Eagles their second straight loss.

  • A bowl of chili, a mission for God

    Grace Heartland Church youth member Jared Anderson spent part of Sunday afternoon filling bowls of chili for patrons as they passed through serving lines. Volunteers offer not only a bowl of soup but a smile and words of thanks — as the church membership held a chili luncheon to raise money for its mission trip to eastern Kentucky in June.