Today's News

  • Jan. 4 Local History


    30 years ago, a West Point man was recovering from Legionnaire’s Disease; the disease got its name after more than 20 persons died after attending a convention of American Legionnaires in Philadelphia in 1976. 20 years ago, Elizabethtown found itself without a police chief as Chief Leon E. Jones Sr. resigned to take over the job of chief of the Jefferson County Police Department.  

  • Jan. 14 Local History


    30 years ago, Western Kentucky University announced that it had begun offering master’s degrees at the Fort Knox Education Center. 20 years ago, Girl Scouts held an annual Cookie Kickoff at Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, hoping to sell a record number of Samoas and Thin Mints.  

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  • Grandparents welcome Carson Royce


    Jim and Ruth Cobbett of Elizabethtown announce the birth of their first grandchild, Carson Royce Raleigh, born on March 21, 2010. He weighed 9 pounds, 20 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.

    Parents are Michele Lawson Raleigh and Royce Raleigh of Louisville.


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  • McGuffins celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Farrel L. and Virginia L. Critchelow McGuffin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 5 p.m., June 26, 2010, with an informal reception given by their children at New Hope Community Church, 34 Dee St., Elizabethtown.

    The couple was married June 25, 1960 at Irvington Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Irvington.

    They have four children, Dennis McGuffin, Monica Cardin, Darrell McGuffin and Sandy Ringle.

    All friends and relatives are invited.

    No gifts please.


  • Jan. 15 Local History


  • Preston-Wathen


    Doug and Sandy Preston of Grover Hill, Ohio, and Tommy and Lisa Wathen of Flaherty announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Lea Lynn Preston and Jacob Thomas Wathen.

    The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Wayne Trace Junior/Senior High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of St. Francis. She is a registered nurse at Defiance Regional Medical Center in Defiance, Ohio.

  • Parents welcome Khloe Elizabeth


    Jason and Kelly Parrent of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a daughter, Khloe Elizabeth Parrent, on April 16, 2010, in Elizabethtown. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ½ ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Lisa Kramer of Elizabethtown and Bob Kramer of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Vickie Fischel of Elizabethtown and Joe Parrent of Mount Washington.

    Great-grandparents are Maggie Parrent of Bardstown and Earl Tubbs of Elizabethtown.


  • Lindsey welcomes sister


    Lindsey Duvall announces the birth of a sister, Addison Grace Duvall, on April 30, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Hylo and Javonica Duvall of Eastview.