Today's News

  • Corkran Speaks To Rotary Club Members

    Dee Corkran of the Hardin County Playhouse was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Aug. 10. Corkran gave an update on the schedule for the coming season then she and other performers sang several songs. Pictured from left, Amelia Word, Bo Cecil, Rotary Club President Cathy Williamson, Dee Corkran and Jeff Corkran.


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  • Hawkins pleased with Heartland



    This year’s Kentucky Heartland Festival focused on the past, but gave organizers much to think about for the future.

    The new additions to the Heartland Festival have been judged to be a success overall, said Rik Hawkins, president of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce.

    Hawkins said the festival’s theme, Thank You From the Heartland: A Salute to Vietnam Veterans, proved to be a popular one, and hundreds of vets turned out for the week’s events.

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  • District 5 4-Hers Shine at State Horse Show

    With more than 10 years as a state 4-H horse contact I have spent many hours assisting youth exhibitors and their parents prepare for the State 4-H Horse Show. It is here that anything is possible and dreams become reality as 4-H families make the annual pilgrimage to this week long event.

  • 4-H members bring home trophies

    4-H Target Master members, from left, Jared Givan, Keith Reesor and Zach Druen came home with an armload of trophies as they recently participated in the Adair County 4-H Invitational Shoot on Aug. 7. Jared won first place in Archery Target 12-14 years of age; Keith won second place in Archery Bow Hunter and third place in 22 Sport Rifle 12-14 years of age; and Zach won first place in Archery Target and second place in Archery Bow Hunter 15-18 years of age.

  • Riley to be sent to psych hospital



    A mentally ill woman found incapable of defending herself against a murder charge brought against her for the spring beating death of her common law husband is headed for lock-up at Kentucky Department of Corrections’ psychiatric hospital, and the case against her is headed for dismissal.

    Ethel L. Riley, 65, was indicted on a murder charge a month after a man she was living with at E’town Motel died from massive bleeding and head wounds after being struck with an aluminum cane.

  • Warm welcome greets vets, festival-goers



    The theme of this year’s 2010 Kentucky Heartland Festival, Thank You From the Heartland: A Salute to Vietnam Veterans Celebration, was special because it paid tribute to the tens of thousands of servicemen and women from the past who might have gone without a proper homecoming four decades ago.

  • Marching to beat of a reverse parade

    The sidewalks along Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown will be buzzing with activity Saturday morning as the annual Kentucky Heartland Festival parade brings out a crowd.

    Hgh school bands, antique vehicles, fire trucks and floats draw families who stand three and four deep to watch the celebration. Businesses, civic groups, churches, scouts and schools all take advantage of the opportunity to join in the fun and promote their interests.