Today's News

  • Lions Club installs new member

    Garritt “Mack” McElroy was installed as the newest member of the Elizabethtown Lions Club. Officiating was PDG Lion Norman Jones, Vice President Lion Brian Dennis was his sponsor. Lion Mack, who is a retired NCO with more than 20 years service in the military, expressed pride in service to country and shared how welcome he feels among his fellow Lions. Attending the installation was Lion Mack’s wife of 13 years, Jeanette.

  • Ashlock - Gray


    Kenny and Sandy Ashlock of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsea Lauren Ashlock, to Eric Wayne Gray, son of Rick and Melissa Gray and Mona Curtis, all of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2009 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with a degree in human resource management. She is a manager at McDonalds.

    The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of Elizabethtown High School. He is employed at Publisher’s Printing Company.

  • Campers 'on the fence'



    Under normal circumstances, Elizabethtown Christian Academy officials likely would discourage the use of swords, but last week was an exception.

    The Fencing Club in Elizabethtown completed its first fencing camp this week, with 14 students ranging from elementary to college age building on their fencing skills or learning for the first time.

  • Elizabethtown Woman's Club sponsors student writing contest

    Above left, the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown sponsored a student writing contest this year. Several students from St. James School participated and the winners are pictured with Diane Willis. Following the winners of the seventh grade short story contest were: first place Victoria Christine Skillman who also won third place at the Kentucky Federation of Woman’s Clubs state convention; second place, Gabby Oropilla; third place, Luke Travestad. Other students who entered the contest were Haley Jones, Jackie Thompson and Mary Seither.

  • Sonora Beauty Contest

    Winners in the Sonora Beauty Contest on June 5 include:

    Little Miss and Mr. Master

    Little Miss, Laci Eads; first runner up, Katelyn Floyd; and Mr. Master Landon Elmore.


    First, Sheridan Elmore; second, Ashley Dorsey; and third, Mercades Powell.

    Festival Queen

    Queen, Chandler Pope; first, Whitley Blair; second, Hannah Riggs; and third, Brooke Geisert.

    Mrs. Sonora

    Mrs. Sonora, Millie Payton; first, Carmen Caldera-Bryoska; and second, Wanda Holbert.


  • Woman's Club supports Performing Arts Center

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently made a contribution to the Performing Arts Center. PAC is preparing for its 2010-11 season entitled, “It’s Out of This World.” The clubwomen want to encourage the continuance of the fine arts performances in the area. The check was presented to Bart Lovins, left, by Martha Mengel, president of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown.

  • Gone but not forgotten

    Dr. Bob Clagett donated an original painting of the Lincoln Heritage House, which burned last summer, and copyrights to the Brown-Pusey House for fundraising. Pictured are Dr. Clagett and Velma Sarver, who purchased the first print. Numbered and signed prints are for sale at the Brown-Pusey House and the Hardin County History Museum. Twenty-five percent of the proceeds will go to help fund the rebuilding of the Lincoln Heritage House. For information, call 765-2515.

  • Campbells celebrate 40th anniversary


    Ezekiel Walter and Betty Campbell of Radcliff will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary July 1.

    They have two children and five grandchildren.


  •  Janet Bettymae Coeburn, 76

    Misty Gail Cunningham, 33 Andrea Lou "Boo" Hornback, 61   Janet Bettymae Coeburn

    Janet Bettymae Coeburn, 76, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, July 24, 2010 at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    She was a native of Bluefield, W.V.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Bessie Brown Coeburn; a son, Collis Jay Hatley; three brothers, Rudolph Coeburn, Walter Coeburn and Phillip Coeburn; and a a sister, Ruby Bailey.

  • Knapps awarded Yard of the Month

    Melvin and Ruth Knapp were the recipients of the Vine Grove Woman’s Club July Yard of the Month. They have many yard decorations and flowers including rain lilies. They live at 43 McFarland Lane.