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Today's News

  • Jan. 11 Local History

     

  • Jan. 6 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin County was cleaning up after its first snowfall of the winter with very few accidents reported on the slippery roads. 20 years ago, the new chief executives of Elizabethtown and Hardin County - Elizabethtown Mayor Pat Durbin and Hardin County Judge-Executive Glen Dalton - pledged to work together in speeches before the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce.  

  • Cornett-Cook

     

    Jeff and Robin Burris of Cecilia and Brian Cornett of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandi Cornett, to Joshua Cook, son of Janet Cook.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m., June 27, 2010, at Blue Ball Baptist Church with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

     

  • Jan. 19 Local History

    30 years ago, a study showed that 22 percent of area residents were seeking medical care outside of the Lincoln Trail area, usually in Jefferson County.

    20 years ago, a Radcliff man was arrested for posing as a special police agent; he had stopped a woman driver and asked her to take tape measurements of her two children for possible child-restraint violations.

  • Piano students present recital

    The piano students of Barbara Todd presented a recital on May 15 at the home of Rick and Allison Kueber of Elizabethtown. The students performed classic pieces as well as popular favorites. A dinner for the students and their families and friends followed the performances. Entertainment was provided by the Todd Family Band. From left, Mary Elaine Kuo, Madyson Pinkham, Hanna Fox, Isabelle Kuo, Rebecca Black, Christine Robbins, Chelsea Pfeiffer, Luke Wiseman, Kara Graycarek, Kass Disney, William Shepherd, Isaac Kuebe, and Barbara Todd.

  • Rado receives Eagle Scout honor

    Mark Rado Jr. celebrates at his Eagle Court of Honor with his parents Mark Sr. and Eden and his brother Greg. Mark is an Eagle Scout with Troop 233 in Elizabethtown.

     

  • Jenkinses celebrate 40th anniversary

     

    Ronald C. and Lois L. Jenkins of Elizabethtown celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 6, 2010.

    They were married June 6, 1970, at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Upton by Brother W.T. Jewell.

    They have two children, Adam Jenkins of Clarkson and Hannah Riggs of Upton; and seven grandchildren.

     

  • Project Salute coming to Louisville

     

    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law’s Project Salute is coming to Louisville to offer free legal assistance to low-income veterans on VA benefit appeals.

     

    Now in its third year, Project Salute is traveling across the country in a mobile law office, a recreational vehicle custom designed, built and donated by an anonymous benefactor.

     

  • Jan. 4 Local History

     

    30 years ago, a West Point man was recovering from Legionnaire’s Disease; the disease got its name after more than 20 persons died after attending a convention of American Legionnaires in Philadelphia in 1976. 20 years ago, Elizabethtown found itself without a police chief as Chief Leon E. Jones Sr. resigned to take over the job of chief of the Jefferson County Police Department.  

  • Jan. 14 Local History

     

    30 years ago, Western Kentucky University announced that it had begun offering master’s degrees at the Fort Knox Education Center. 20 years ago, Girl Scouts held an annual Cookie Kickoff at Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, hoping to sell a record number of Samoas and Thin Mints.