Today's News

  • Hoadley graduates from Army ROTC training course

    HOADLEY. Kody W. Hoadley has graduated from the Army ROTC Reserve Officer Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as “Operation Warrior Forge,” at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Wash. A 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School in Cecilia, he attends Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. He is the son of Kathy Hoadley of Elizabethtown.

  • Guthrie and P’Pool to speak at HCRWC meeting

    Congressman Brett Guthrie will be the keynote speaker at the Hardin County Republican Women’s Club meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at Nolin RECC. Guthrie was elected congressman for Kentucky’s Second District in November 2008. He is in his first term in Congress, and serves on the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Additionally, he is the ranking Republican member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education.

  • Elizabethtown Tourism Supports Concert At State Theater

    Elizabethtown Tourism Chairman, Jim Long, presents a $4,000 check to Emily West, director of The Historic State Theater . The funds were used to assist in advertising for the May Mark Chesnutt concerts. The two shows brought in more than 450 attendees, who utilized many of the local restaurants and hotels.

  • Kaleigh Donates Hair to Locks of Love

    Kaleigh Cross, 7, daughter of Jeff and Teresa Cross of Elizabethtown, donated 10 inches of hair to Locks of Love on July 23. She is pictured with her 4-year-old brother, Houston Cross, who got a buzz cut the same day. The hairdresser was Patsy Myers of Michael’s Hair Fashions in Radcliff.

  • CKAG selects John Butler “Artist of the Month”

    At the July 18h meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild, John Butler was selected by the attendees as Artist of the Month. The theme for July was “Open,” and his painting was entitled “Artificial Flowers”. The painting is presently hanging at the Cobbler Café in downtown Elizabethtown. The next meeting of the CKAG is at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 15 at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road.

  • Site makes geneaology easier

    Genealogy researchers can find out where their ancestors lived, if they’re related to Revolutionary War soldiers and the answers to many other questions from their own homes.

    The Hardin County Public Library system introduced last month a new genealogical database that can be accessed remotely.

    Library employees offer HeritageQuest Online to make genealogical research easier and reduce patrons’ need to travel, said Kim Bland, adult services librarian for the branch in Elizabethtown.

  • Crowe speaks to Radcliff Rotary Club

  • FOP presents scholarships

    On Aug. 4, at the Fraternal Order of Police, William R. Burns Memorial Lodge No. 39 in Radcliff, the first scholarships of the Richard “Mac” Michaelis Scholarship Fund were awarded to two deserving young people. Meghan A. DeAmaral a 2011 graduate of Fort Knox High School, who is pursuing a law degree and Jimmy A. Shirley III, a 2011 graduate of Larue County High School who is pursuing a degree in law enforcement.

  • Post office losing machines, possibly jobs

    Declining mail volume will bring changes for the U.S. Postal Service in Elizabethtown resulting in relocation of equipment and possible staff reductions.

    Two delivery bar code sorters are moving from Elizabethtown on Aug. 27. The machines sort mail into the order in which carriers deliver it.

    One of the outgoing sorters goes to Louisville, the other to Lexington. Each machine requires four operators.

  • County steps up

    TOPIC: Good news in area
    OUR VIEW: Job well done