Today's News

  • 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.

  • March 7 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This adult female Shih Tzu mix named “Oreo” and this adult female shorthair named “Angelica” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them contact the Hardin County Animal Control at (270) 769-3428 or visit them at 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for more information. All dog adoption

  • Vine Grove Chamber holds monthly luncheon

    1 Command Sergeant Major Poppert and Colonel Quintas present an award to Vine Grove Chamber president Donna Betson making her a Honorary Trooper for her hard work and dedication to the U.S. military during the March meeting of the Vine Grove Chamber monthly luncheon.

    2 Vine Grove outgoing President Donna Betson presents the gavel to James Chism, incoming president for the Vine Grove Chamber.

  • "Elizabethtown" movie still inspires road trips

    By John Friedlein


    While the movie “Elizabethtown” likely hasn’t seen a “new releases” shelf in years, it’s still on some people’s minds.

    In fact, a Tennessee couple watches it at least once a month. Garrett Corum and his girlfriend, Tiffany Witt, say it’s their favorite movie. The film was, after all, the first one they saw together.

    “We both loved it right away,” said the 22-year-old Corum.

  • March 22 Services

    Nettie Jewell Arnold, 96, of Vine Grove, formerly of Glasgow, died Thursday, March 18, 2010. The funeral is at 1 p.m. CDT today at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home in Glasgow with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation begins at noon today at the funeral home.

  • Bee named Elizabethtown Lions Student of the Month

    Lion Al Mather, left, presented Elizabethtown Lions Club Student of the Month from John Hardin High School, Andrew Bee, to the club. Andrew is a native of Elizabethtown. He has played soccer since age six and is on the varsity soccer team. School activities include Future Business Leaders of America, Ultimate Frizbee and Badminton. He has held a 4.0 grade-point average all through high school. He has been recognized by the Elizabethtown Lions Club, Elizabethtown Rotary and Radcliff Optimist Club as a student of the month.

  • Bernard-Pape


    Mr. and Mrs. Roger Vance of Vine Grove and Joel Bernard of Cub Run announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Bernard, to William Aurthur Pape, son of Steven and Vickie Pape of Morgantown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of North Hardin High School and a 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she received her Bachelor of science degree in human resources.