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Today's News

  • Proclamation declares Respect for Law Week

  • Addison Sutton donates hair to Locks of Love

    After being inspired by a story she watched about a little boy named Dax who was being treated at St. Jude Hospital, Addison Sutton, a fourth-grader at Vine Grove Elementary, knew what she needed to do.After letting her hair grow, Addison made a visit to Marla Fackler at Country Trends for the trim of a lifetime and donated her 10½ inches of hair to Locks of Love.

  • Photos: National Day of Prayer observed
  • Buffet at ECTC offers unique cooking, eating options

    Jerry Squires had never eaten bison, ostrich, boar or kangaroo before Wednesday night.

    He and two friends who work with him in the information technology department at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College were among about 120 people who wound through lines at the school’s Wild Game Buffet to sample meats they had never tasted.

    Squires said he and his friends hunt as often as they can, so they wanted to be part of the event when they received an email about it.

  • American Legion national commander visits E’town, Fort Knox

    The American Legion’s top-ranked officer on Wednesday said society has an obligation to help wounded soldiers who return from combat areas and struggle to adjust and said the country must work together to strip stigmas from conditions such as post traumatic stress disorder.

    Fang A. Wong, national American Legion commander, visited Fort Knox and Elizabethtown on Wednesday as part of a tour of the Department of Kentucky this week, meeting with wounded warriors at Fort Campbell and Fort Knox and touring as many posts within the state as his visit would allow.

  • Elizabethtown sees rise in illegal brush fires

    The Elizabethtown Fire Department has reported an increase in the number of residents burning materials near homes and businesses, which is a violation of city ordinance.

    Rusty Todd, EFD’s chief fire inspector, said the incidents have been reported to the fire department by concerned neighbors. Typically, when officials respond to the residence in question, the individual is unaware a local ordinance is in place, he said.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club members attend convention

  • Earth Day Event held along local hiking trails

    In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day, Greenspace partnered with Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Let’s Spruce Up, the Division of Forestry and North Hardin High School to restore wildlife habitat and perform trail maintenance along some of the city’s most popular hiking trails.

  • Students choose making donation over playground

    Students at Radcliff Elementary School have taught adults in their lives a lesson about generosity.

    The donated to an annual fundraiser to benefit a cause in the community.

    The 20 BETA Club members were asked whether more than $1,500 collected this year through change contributions should go toward the Isaiah Alonso Foundation or toward buying a new playground for the school.

  • Radcliff youth organization kicks off first event Derby weekend

    A Radcliff couple is starting a new youth organization, which kicks off its first event Saturday with an “old fashion Kentucky Derby grass cutting.”

    Cindy King said she and her fiance, Jerome McKinney, started One World Youth earlier this year in an effort to reach out to the youth in the community. They received their employee identification numbers about a month ago, she said, and Saturday will be their first real outing.

    “We want to give the youth something to do besides being out on the streets,” King said.