Today's News

  • Thompson receives high honors from Southern Police Institute

    Kentucky State Police Lieutenant Jeremy V. Thompson was among 40 graduates who completed the 12-week Administrative Officers Course at the University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute. The course curriculum is designed to develop informed, effective, ethically and technically competent law enforcement managers who are capable of assuming positions of leadership in their respective agencies.

  • Seymour speaks to AM Rotary

    The director of the Elizabethtown/Hardin County Heritage Council, Heath Seymour, was the guest speaker at the May 6 meeting of the Hardin County AM Rotary. His program was focused on the current state of the Heritage Council along with soliciting ideas for the future. 

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club attends state conference

    Anne Aubrey, Pat Nuccitelli, Maria Batistoni, Becky Brecht and Florence Mason of the Radcliff Woman’s Club, attended the 116th annual convention of the Kentucky Federation of Women’s Clubs on April 15-16 in Louisville. The theme of the convention was a “World of Harmony.”

    The convention opening ceremonies began with of the posting of colors by the all female drill team from Fern Creek High School and a welcome from the mayor’s office.

  • Lovins Hosts Guests At Rotary Club Meeting

     Bart Lovins, director of the Performing Arts Center, brought two guests to the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting May 17. Lydia Tharp, left, PAC Kid Spotlight winner for June and Lindsay Harper, center, May PAC Kid Spotlight winner. Also pictured is Bart Lovins. 

  • College advice and tips: Choosing a college and major

    Before even thinking about facing the challenges of college, the graduating high school student has a couple other considerations to face, namely which college to attend and what to major in.

    Jessica Shartzer, an Eastern Kentucky University student and 2010 North Hardin High School graduate, said high school students should look at what courses any prospective college offers.

    “The main reason why I chose Eastern is because it's only one of three schools in the state of Kentucky that offers speech/language pathology as a major,” Shartzer said.

  • Some roads still blocked by flood waters

    A few days of rain in May added to the great April deluge still has a few roads in Hardin County blocked.

    The latest report from the Hardin County Road Department includes four closings.

    Hansborough Road off Ky. 1375 is closed as well as Old Sonora Road and South Black Branch Road in the Cecilia area. Nolin Road in southern Hardin County is closed between Payne Road and Davenport Lane.

    High water also is reported on Sonora-Nolin Road and Spears Lane.

  • ECTC delivers a variety of options, services

    By Thelma White

  • Woodland Elementary School Drums and Choir entertains

    Radcliff Rotary Club members recently were  entertained by members were the Woodland Elementary School Drums and Choir under the direction of Aaron Dale. The ensemble performed a medley of percussion tunes accompanied by voices with energy and enthusiasm. 
    Following the musicians, the club heard from guest speakers Tammy Quetot and Robyn Mroszczyk from Survivor Outreach Services at Fort Knox. Its mission is to assist family members of fallen soldiers cope with their loss and assist with understanding and applying for benefits and entitlements.

  • Buggeland indicted on charges of parents' murders

    Erik John Buggeland, the Elizabethtown man accused of killing his parents in September, was indicted in April on two counts of murder, two counts of first-degree robbery and theft by unlawful taking more than $500.

  • First Coca-Cola collectible auction set for September

    Collectors attending Septemberfest, an annual gathering in Elizabethtown of Coca-Cola memorabilia enthusiasts, will have an added bonus this year with the first live auction of approximately 850 Coca-Cola collectibles during the event at the Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia.

    “It’s not by accident,’’ said Larry Schmidt, the museum’s president.

    His parents, Bill and Jan, opened the museum in 1977. It was announced last month that the museum would close and the estimated 80,000 collectibles valued at $10 million would be sold.