Today's News

  • Cecilia Community News

    Cecilia Community News

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

  • Trick-or-treat times vary from town to town


    • Elizabethtown: 5-7 p.m.
    • Radcliff: 6-8 p.m.
    • Vine Grove: 6-8 p.m.
    • Unicorporated Hardin County: 5-7 p.m.
    • Sonora: 5-8 p.m.
    • Upton: 5-7 p.m.
    • West Point: 5-8 p.m.
    • LaRue County: 6-8 p.m.
  • Stephensburg Community News

    Stephensburg Community News

    Betty Pullen, 862-4844


    Hello Stephensburg. I hope this finds everyone doing well.

    SYMPATHY. I would like to express my deepest sympathy to Viola Burton’s family; she passed away Oct. 16. The Burton family has lived here for more than 40 years. My son, Alex, visited her often. I know she will sadly missed by many friends and family.

    OUT AND ABOUT. Stephensburg has had a lot going on the past couple of weeks.

  • West Point Community News

    West Point Community News

    Jerry Board, (502) 922-4046 or (502) 644-9649


    This is my first time writing an article for the West Point Community News. If anyone has something to put in the article, please let me know.

  • E’town weighs merits of economic hardship

    Elizabethtown city officials agreed to consider declaring an economic hardship to relax alcohol sales in restaurants.

    Alcoholic Beverage Control Officer Tom Reynolds told Elizabethtown City Council at a work session Monday he does not expect a relaxation of sales requirements would lead to abuse or a significant increase in enforcement measures. Reynolds said it could reap positive benefits economically and attract new restaurants stifled by the previous requirement.

    “I think it would be offset by new business,” he said.

  • Phoenix Club hosts vigil for victims of domestic violence

    Candles were lit Tuesday night to remember and honor people who have experienced abusive relationships.

    The Phoenix Club at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College hosted a Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday in the Administration Building. This is the 11th vigil the club has held to bring light to the issue of domestic violence and other similar problems.

  • Cookies to cameras: Gena Mitchell focuses on JHHS football

    On a Thursday night in September in the Mitchell home in Elizabethtown, the aroma of freshly baked chocolate chip and oatmeal cookies mingles with the excited exclamations of teenagers playing football on Xbox.

    The cookies are some of the estimated 5,850 Gena Mitchell has baked over the past six years for members of the John Hardin High School football team.

    As the mother of senior quarterback, Eli, and another son, Caleb, who now plays football at Kentucky Christian University, Gena has found herself enveloped in the sport.

  • Motherhood & More: It's OK to take a mommy break

    My parents have said the first time my older-by-two-years sister stayed the night away from them was the night I was born.

    I … did not wait that long.

    I had no set date for when I would allow my son, my first baby, to stay the night away from us. I figured it would be awhile, maybe a couple years, like my parents.

  • Derby Museum displays locally designed hats

    Missy Mills and Glenda Patterson were winners in the 2011 Kentucky Derby Museum Hat Contest. The museum received more than 50 entries and chose 20 hats for the “It’s My Derby” exhibit, which is open until June, according to a museum news release.

  • Schmidt: Commuter airline deal could be finalized by year's end

    The airportwas abuzz Monday as crews worked feverishly to finish roughly $5 million worth of infrastructure upgrades to the airport by next month.

    In addition to a deeper overlay on the 6,000-foot-long runway, the Elizabethtown Regional Airport at Addington Field is making improvements to its lighting system and its weather service program, said Joe Yates, chairman of the Elizabethtown Airport Board.