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Today's News

  • NARFE has March meeting

    The membership of Elizabethtown Chapter 1050 of The National Active and Retired Federal Employees held their March 5 meeting at NOLIN RECC on Ring Road in Elizabethtown. The guest speaker for the day was Glen Deaton from Petroleum Helicopters Inc. Deaton flies STAT Flights for PHI to transfer patients to and from hospitals, including from accident scenes. The crew normally consists of the pilot, a certified EMS and a nurse. Deaton attended Warrant Officer School with the Army and learned to fly at Fort Rucker. He has been flying more than 15 years and his home base is in Greenville.

  • JROTC Briefs MOWW at February meeting

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) held its monthly meeting on Feb. 21 at its clubhouse on Fort Knox.

  • CHHS Student of the Month

  • Scouts visit Air Force Museum

  • Sellers earns Eagle Scout award

    Brian Sellers, of 499 Double D Road, Guston, Kentucky 40142, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    Sellers will be recognized in a ceremony on May 5 at the Hansen Community Center. A member of American Red Cross Troop 155, Sellers is one of approximately four percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank, according to Scoutmaster, Carl Cook.

  • Building Permits

    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.

    Mark Gilpin, 95 Charles Trace, Elizabethtown. Use: carport.

    Andrea Kelly, 288 Ditto Lane, Vine Grove. Use: garage.

    Pat Lohden, 29 Goldenrod Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Terrance and Chris Schommer, 105 Loretto Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

  • Making their point: Gene and Barbara Baskett create custom knives

    In his workshop behind his house in Eastview, Gene Baskett is just as likely to be holding mammoth ivory as he is steel.

    For the last 32 years, Baskett has been making custom knives, a craft rooted in an interest that can be traced back many years.

    “Boys like knives,” he explained.

    Baskett, owner of Baskett Custom Knives, joined The Knifemaker’s Guild in 1981 — a year after he started making custom knives — and now sits on the board of directors for the organization.

  • Free concert Sunday honors military

    A free concert honoring members of the military and their families is Sunday at the corner of Vine Street and Woodland Drive in Radcliff.

    Unlimited, Peacemakers, Salsa Rhythms and Come Together Band perform at the event from 3 to 6:30 p.m.

    The bands’ musical genres include gospel, salsa, R&B and jazz.

    While the concert is free and open to the public, donations are accepted. Proceeds benefit Dollars for Dukes and the American Red Cross, sponsor Jeff Kennedy said.

  • Policies should be set by elected officials

    ISSUE: Alcohol policy at Sports Park
    OUR VIEW: City expected to decide, not defer

  • BOYS' SWEET SIXTEEN OPINION: Not beautiful, but still magical (03/16)

    LEXINGTON – It wasn’t a thing of beauty for the John Hardin Bulldogs, but it will be remembered forever nonetheless around the school.

    Thursday night’s 49-36 victory over the Johnson Central Golden Eagles in the first round of the PNC/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen at Rupp Arena was John Hardin’s first in the state tournament. It probably doesn’t erase the painful memories of 2006 – the Bulldogs’ only other appearance – but the significance wasn’t lost on the Bulldogs.