Today's News

  • E’town man indicted for smuggling drugs into Franklin County jail

    Kentucky News Service
    An Elizabethtown man serving time in Franklin County Regional Jail has been indicted for allegedly smuggling marijuana and Xanax into the jail.

    Deketric Stephenson, 23, was found with the drugs, a cell phone and about $40 March 29 after jail officials searched his cell, Commonwealth’s Attorney Larry Cleveland said.

    Stephenson apparently smuggled the contraband into jail while on work release with other inmates on a road crew, Cleveland said.

  • Tim Moore chastises House inaction on Medicaid vetoes

    State Rep. Tim Moore said he is disappointed with the House’s failure to join the Senate in returning to Frankfort last week to review a series of line-item vetoes proposed by Gov. Steve Beshear on a compromise budget plan passed by the General Assembly.

    Moore, an Elizabethtown Republican, was one of few members of the House who returned to the session to consider overriding a series of vetoes considered by the governor. The House adjourned for the year March 24 and did not return when the Senate reconvened.

  • ECTC students visit Elizabethtown Rotary

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students Kristy Raison and Adam Layman were guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on April 5.

  • Troop 221 announces Eagle Scouts

    Boy Scout Troop 221 chartered by College Heights United Methodist Church announces the 2010 Eagle Scouts. Front row from left, Bryce Etter and Matthew Gleitz; and back row, Zachary Emmerling, Jared Daugherty and Phillip Gleitz. Not pictured are Joe Filer and Austin Vaughn.

  • Watkins graduates from basic training

    WATKINS. Navy Seaman Recruit Glenntis A. Watkins, nephew of LaGina Arnett of Sacramento, Calif., and Ragina Arnett of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

     Watkins is a 2010 graduate of Long County High School of Ludowici, Ga.

  • Bybee graduates from basic training


    BYBEE. James Christopher Bybee graduated from United States Air Force basic military training on April 1, at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Bybee is a 2010 graduate of John Hardin High School.

    He is the son of Jennifer Corbin of Elizabethtown and Alan Bybee of Fairdale.

  • Elizabethtown Lions host workers

  • Boy Scouts have recognition dinner

    The Annual District Recognition Dinner was held at Saint James Catholic Church for the Boy Scouts the former Frontier District of Boy Scouts of America earlier this year. This dinner serves as a format to honor adult leaders, Scout Troops and Cub Scout Packs, as well as individual Scouts who have had an outstanding impact in the District through service to their unit, the District or the community at large.

  • Bear Scouts visit Justice Center

    The Bear Scout Group from Vine Grove recently visited Deputy Joshua Lindblom at the Justice Center for a tour and to be fingerprinted for their personal ID kits.

  • DAR welcomes new members

    The Captain Jacob VanMeter Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution [NSDAR] welcomed two new members, Mary Evans and Joyce Miller, to the chapter on March 18 during an installation ceremony at the Brown Pusey Historic House in Elizabethtown,

    Today, NSDAR has more than 167,000 members with approximately 3,000 chapters in the United States and 24 International chapters.