Today's News

  • Police remind parents, pet owners of heat dangers



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Virgil Willoughby says reports of kids put in danger by heat are increasing each year as much as the mercury.

    “You wouldn’t believe the number of calls we get,” Willoughby said. “In fact, we’ve already had our first calls this year.”

    Such reports aren’t taken lightly, he said.

  • Ferner-Wiater



    Melody and James Ferner of Radcliff announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Ferner of Elizabethtown to Silas Wiater of Elizabethtown, son of Shelley Urbizagastegui of Riverside, Calif.

    The bride-to-be has a bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in elementary counseling, both from Western Kentucky University. She is an elementary teacher.

  • Brown graduates from basic military training

    BROWN. Air Force Airman Quentin L. Brown graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2008 graduate of Herschel V. Jenkins High School in Savannaherschel, he is the son of Trina Adams of Savannah, Ga., and Gerald Brown of Fort Knox.


  • Elizabethtown Society for Human Resource Management receives award


  • PREP SOFTBALL: Kelsey Whelan wants to continue momentum of region tourney MVP (06/05)


  • Parents welcome Gavin Andrew



    Wade and Tiffany Barnes of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Gavin Andrew Barnes on Feb. 2, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 7.6 ounces.

    Siblings are Dylan Barnes and Lilian Barnes, both of Elizabethtown.

    Maternal grandparents are Willie and Kim Wood of Elizabethtown and paternal grandparents are Jim and Cathy Barnes of Elizabethtown.

    Great-grandparents are Cliff and Pat Bowen and Anna Wood, all of Elizabethtown.


  • Club announces student art contest winners

      The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown sponsored a Student Art Contest recently. Victoria Ricketts of Central Hardin High School entered in Photography and placed first in the district. Pativa Brice from Elizabethtown High School entered in Fiber Art weaving and placed second in the district.

  • Mother welcomes Michael Andrew



    Elizabeth Ann Riley of Radcliff announces the birth of a son, Michael Andrew Riley, on March 4, 2009 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was 7 pounds, 14 ½ ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Jessica and Charles Riley of Radcliff; and great-grandparents are Evelyn Snider and Stanley Snider of Radcliff.


  • E'town duns landlord over 9-year-old water bill



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Harlan Williams was surprised recently when he received a water and gas bill — for service nearly nine years ago.

    Finance Director Steve Park said city personnel found Williams’ unpaid bill of $30.02 after looking through old records.

    “They had a bunch of old ones that slipped through the cracks,” he said.

    Park said he once collected a 15-year-old water and gas bill.

  • May 31, 2009: Obituaries

    Robert H. Adams

    Sfc. Robert H. Adams, 81, of Radcliff, died Monday, May 25, 2009.

    He served during World War II and the Korean War.  He was awarded the Bronze Star and retired from the U.S. Army after 22 years of service.

    He is survived by his wife, Ethel; two brothers; two sisters; seven children; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and his two furry daughters, Valentine and Miki.

    His ashes will be interred at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff.