Today's News

  • Mayhew-Lasley


    Chris and Patti Mayhew of Vine Grove, along with Damon and Cathy Lasley Jr. of Clarkson, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Brittany Alyse Mayhew and Damon Richard Lasley III.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of North Hardin High School.

    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Grayson County High School and 2007 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. He is a deputy jailor at the Hardin County Detention Center.

    A late June wedding is planned.


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  • Blackstons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Helga and Lloyd Blackston of Radcliff will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 26, 2010, with a private celebration.

    They were married Feb. 26, 1960 in Elizabethtown.

    Mr. Blackston retired from the Army with 22 years of military service and from Gates Rubber Company in Elizabethtown after 20 years. He is a Baptist.

    Mrs. Blackston is a housewife and is a Catholic.

    They have one daughter, Patti Blackston McKinley of Clarksville, Tenn.


  • Brown-Pusey to have reception for new arrivals

    By John Friedlein


    The Brown-Pusey House has long welcomed Elizabethtown’s newcomers — including Gen. George A. Custer, who stayed there while stationed in this area during the 1800s.

    The North Main Street facility on Tuesday will have the first of a series of receptions for new residents.

    The area is expected to become home to thousands of fresh faces this year as the Army’s Human Resources and Recruiting commands move to Fort Knox.

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  • Hawkins visits AM Rotary club

    Pictured are Rik Hawkins and Marty Fulkerson, president of the Hardin County AM Rotary Club.

    On March 5, Rik Hawkins, president of the Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce spoke to the Hardin County AM Rotary Club. Hawkins shared his vision and goals for the Chamber of Commerce. To learn more about the Hardin County AM Rotary Club, visit www.hardincountyrotary.org.


  • Stitchers step up for a cause

    Members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild always are ready and willing to stitch for great causes not only nationwide but worldwide. Debbie McQueary shows a slip on sundress she is making with others to send to Haiti for the little girls to wear. One of the club’s continuing projects is making quilts for the wounded warriors of the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Knox. Members also make or have made pillowcases and Christmas stockings for SpringHaven, tote bags for the children of CASA, Christmas ornaments for nursing homes and donated quilts for other great causes.

  • Bush graduates from basic training

    BUSH. Army National Guard Pvt. 1st Class Jesse K. Bush has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    Bush is the son of Lisa Wieman and grandson of Scott Highbaugh, both of Sonora.

    He is a 1998 graduate of LaRue County High School in Hodgenville.


  • March 21, 2010: Service


    Jessie James Waters Jr., 80, of Lebanon Junction, died Wednesday, March 17, 2010. The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction with burial in Lebanon Junction Cemetery. Visitation continues at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • DAV makes donation to Kentucky Veterans Nursing Homes


    At the March meeting of the Joint Executive Council of Veterans Organizations of Kentucky (JECVO), held at VFW Post 4075 in Frankfort, DAV Chapter 003 Elizabethtown donated $2,250 to the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA) for use in the three KDVA nursing homes in Kentucky.

    The donations will go towards the care and welfare of those veterans in the nursing homes located in Wilmore, Hanson and Hazard.