Today's News

  • September Yard of Month

    The Vine Grove woman’s Club gave the September yard of the Month to Gisela Seibert at 203 Mabel Court. Her flowers are still beautiful after all the hot weather. She has two antique chairs with flowers, bird feeders, wind chimes and all beautifully arranged in a compact area.


  • Vine Grove Community Relations Dinner a success

    A large crowd attended the Vine Grove Community Relations dinner on Aug. 19 at Lincoln Trail Country Club.

    Cut 1: Vine Grove musicians play at the dinner.

    Cut 2: Big John Richardson from The Comedy Caravan performs for the Vine Grove Community Relations Dinner. He was surprised to find out Barbara Proffitt’s maiden name was Richardson, so her called her “Mom” all night.


  • Sister City program fosters long-lasting friendship



    Despite living half a world apart, Tambra Raney and Claudia Braatz have maintained a 23-year friendship that resulted from their participation as teens in the Sister City Program between Radcliff and Munster, Germany.

    Through marriages, new jobs, children, and all the ups and downs of life, the pair has formed a strong bond. In fact, Braatz is visiting Raney this week.

    “We’ve been very blessed with our friendship,” said Raney, who now lives in Elizabethtown.

  • April 14 Local History

    30 years ago, several Hardin County couples were taking training in the Lamaze childbirth method; the obstetrics staff of Hardin Memorial Hospital said they welcomed Lamaze parents because they were easier to take care of because they were so well prepared. 20 years ago, in the wake of the recent hiring of four Elizabethtown police officers by the Jefferson County Police, Elizabethtown Police Chief Ruben Gardner said he would seek pay increases for his patrolmen.

  • May 20 Local History


  • Sept. 5 Howevalley news


  • Cardboard Nation slated for Friday



    Participants in the third annual Cardboard Nation plan to rough it for the needy Friday night.

    During the fundraiser at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, they will sleep overnight in cardboard boxes.

    “It’s going to give people the feel of a homeless experience,” said Linda Funk, board chairwoman of Warm Blessings meal kitchen.

    Proceeds will go to Warm Blessings, which also helps those who are struggling with expenses, such as rent.

  • Parents welcome Ethan Andrew


    Captain Drew and Roslynn Betson announce the birth a son, Ethan Andrew, on June 9, 2010.

    Paternal grandparents are Retired Col. Bill and Donna Betson.


  • July 6 Local History


  • June 8 Local History


    30 years ago, Major Gen. Louis C. Wagner replaced Maj. Gen. Thomas P. Lynch as Fort Knox commander at change of command ceremonies at Fort Knox. 20 years ago, Warner Butters, who had managed Hardin Memorial Hospital for five years, had announced he was leaving; the hospital board of directors (Hardin Fiscal Court) was already interviewing candidates for the position.