Today's News

  • FSA reminds producers about paperwork requirement

    The Farm Service Agency is reminding producers that each must have an adjusted gross income verification consent form on file with the Internal Revenue Service to receive USDA program payments.

  • Y.E.S. launches direct mail campaign

    Yes for Economic Success has added another layer to its campaign to place expanded alcohol sales on the ballot in Hardin County.

    The collaboration of local economic development organizations and individuals who believe expanded alcohol sales is a needed economic tool launched a direct mail campaign in Elizabethtown this week to drum up additional support from petitioners in Hardin County’s largest city.

  • Photo: I am all ears
  • Garden Variety



    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown Annual Tour and Tea will showcase five unique Elizabethtown landscapes in addition to the Brown-Pusey House garden. Here’s a preview of each property.

    An aquatic yard

  • Garden Tour and Tea showcases Elizabethtown landscapes

    Variety is the only theme of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown’s 2011 tour.

    The annual garden tour and tea begins at the Brown-Pusey House in downtown Elizabethtown, where tea and the historic building’s garden can be enjoyed. A display of attractive and interesting plants from members’ gardens also are displayed.

    From there, garden enthusiasts can explore the unique landscapes of five private Elizabethtown residences. Each stop is different and each display stretches beyond flower beds.

  • Mu Chapter has regular meeting

    President Nora Sweat presided over the regular meeting of Mu Chapter in which new member Bonnie Young was welcomed with an initiation ceremony.
    Susan Cross encouraged members to live, laugh and love. She shared “Tickle Me” by Barbara Johnson, funny stories and suggestions on how to build community.

  • Coach Mudd speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club members

  • Garden Club members gather in May

    The May meeting of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown featured a program “The Fruitful Vine” presented by Amy Aldenderfer, Hardin County extension agent. Aldenderfer provided information about varieties of grapes, which thrive in our region, the advantages and challenges of growing grapes and tips on care and pruning of grapes.

  • USDA program helps with job creation

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for grants to help rural businesses create jobs through cooperative development centers.

    The Rural Cooperative Development Grant program will award grants of as much as $225,000 to colleges, universities and nonprofit groups.

    The money must be used to create and operate centers that help individuals or groups establish, expand or operate rural businesses, especially cooperatives.

  • Wreck on Leitchfield Road injures two

    Two drivers were injured in an wreck on Leitchfield Road near the Hardin County-Grayson County line Tuesday morning.

    James Brewer of Big Clifty was traveling west when he began to fall asleep, according to a Kentucky State Police news release. His 2002 Kia drifted off the right shoulder.

    Brewer overcorrected and lost control, skidding sideways into the eastbound lane where a Ford Ranger, operated by Melissa Decker of Leitchfield, collided with his vehicle, police said.