Today's News

  • Calvert receives mayor's Community Spirit Award

    Mayor J. J. Duvall, left, awarded the first ever Mayor’s Community Spirit Award to Volunteer Assistant Fire Chief Larry Calvert, right. Asst. Chief Calvert began his volunteer service with Radcliff Fire Department in November of 1979, adding up to 32 years of service.

  • Gold Tone singers entertain Elizabethtown Rotary Club members

    The Golden Tone singers were guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Dec. 20. From left, Larry and Mary Graves, members of the Golden Tones, and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley.

  • Church members make 'Empty Bowls'

    Union Christian Church members from left, Barbara Emond, Barbara Finnicum, Mike Finnicum, Ramona Dever, Todd Self and LaDean Self are pictured at Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen after making bowls for the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser on Feb. 11. Church members also volunteer at Warm Blessings, serving meals and cleaning up each second Wednesday of the month. 

  • Radcliff FOP sponsors Shop With a Cop

  • Director gets into the swing of sports, community improvement

    On one wall of Jana Clark’s office at the Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau hang several black and white photos of children on playing fields in uniforms representing various sports.

    All the subjects face away from the camera, so they could be anyone’s children.

    “At the end of the day, this is what the park will be about,” said Clark, sales and sports director.

  • Speakers with Spark: A new start in 2012

    Resolutions are made every year and holiday traditions are abound, 12 days of Christmas is one of them. With these two ideas, let’s think about 12 months of resolutions. By breaking it down, it may be easier to keep those all too important resolutions. 

    January — Abolish the word hate. If you want to improve your disposition abolishing the word hate will help. Watch the number of times hate enters your vocabulary and find a better feeling word. I guarantee your disposition will change instantly.

  • Economic hardship motion defeated in E'town

    Old arguments die hard but the debate over declaring an economic hardship has been put to bed for now.

    Elizabethtown City Council on Tuesday nixed the hardship, 4-2, which would have allowed restaurants to garner up to 50 percent of their sales from alcohol. Currently, restaurants in Elizabethtown must collect a minimum of 70 percent of sales from food.

    The motion to declare the hardship was supported by Councilmen Larry Ashlock and Kenny Lewis, but neither man gained much traction in convincing their counterparts to give the motion real consideration.

  • PREP BOWLING: Taylor County sweeps Central Hardin; John Hardin and North Hardin split (01/04)





    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Tuesday’s dual at Dix-E-Town Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-6, 2-7, 3-8, 4-9, 5-10):

    Team Scores

  • First local Habitat director remembered for his work

    Colleagues of Bob Imel, the first executive director of Hardin County Habitat for Humanity, remember him as instrumental in the organization’s success in its early days.

    Imel, 71, died Friday at the Hospice Center in Bowling Green. Imel was the local Habitat director for a number of years, a deacon at St. Christopher Church in Radcliff, and vice president and director of fixed operations for the Swope Family of Dealerships.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Mercy knocks off Lady Panthers; Bulldogs cruise past Nelson (1/4)

    Host Louisville Mercy closed the game on an 11-1 run to hand Elizabethtown its second loss of the season, 72-61 on Tuesday.

    The Lady Panthers (10-2) lost for the first time since a 46-44 setback to Nelson County on Dec. 8.

    Senior guard Kaylyn Cecil paced Elizabethtown with 16 points, while eighth-grade forward Erin Boley added 11 points, six rebounds and one assist. Freshman post Reaunna Cleaver chipped in with 10 points and four rebounds.

    The Lady Panthers led 55-53 in the third quarter, but the Jaguars closed the period with a 6-0 run.