Today's News

  • EHS band ready to 'ride'

    The Panther marching band is ready for its audience to take a ride with them.

    This year’s show for the Elizabethtown High School marching band features many different styles of music, all in an effort to recreate a nighttime train ride.

    The show “A Night on the Dinner Train” sets the scene of people boarding a train, dining and traveling through the night.

    The styles of music on display include tango, jazz and swing, Band Director Mark Eck said.

    “There’s a lot of variety in the show,” Eck said.

  • Mother traveling to D.C. for cancer fundraiser

    A local woman who lost her son to cancer is working to raise money to ensure other families can avoid similar losses.
    Cheryl Alonso, who along with her husband co-founded the Isaiah Alonso Foundation, will travel Sept. 21 to Washington D.C., to shave her head as part of a fundraising effort for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds childhood cancer research.

  • Moved by the music: Performance to demonstrate faith, community

    Alexandra Stewart of Radcliff was only held in her chair by gravity when a praise song spilled from the nearby CD player.

    She rolled her shoulders and pumped her hands in front of her as the pointed toe of one of her dance shoes raised delicately off the ground.

    Before her, Kristie McLaurine and Patricia Stevens, both of Radcliff, performed a dance exercise in which they took turns following each other’s movements.

  • Woodland Elementary hires new principal

    A Radcliff school administrator is staying in the northern end of the county as she takes on a leadership role in Hardin County Schools.

    Dawn Tarquinio has been hired as the new principal of Woodland Elementary School. Tarquinio is the assistant principal of Meadow View Elementary School and begins her new position Sept. 12.

    Tarquinio said the similarities of the two schools, which are just minutes from each other in Radcliff, was appealing to her in taking the new position.

    “Woodland families are just like Meadow View families,” she said.

  • Walk MS to include surrounding counties

    The area’s sixth annual Walk MS event Saturday will be larger than any in the past as surrounding counties walk in Radcliff.

    The local event will include participants from Breckinridge, Bullitt, Grayson, Hart, LaRue, Meade and Nelson County to promote awareness about the disease and raise money to help people affected by it.

    The county events were merged to cut down on the amount of resources needed to host multiple events in the area, said Theresa Steinemann, an organizer for the walk.

  • AUSA presents membership award

    H.Y. Davis IV, Executive Vice President of Magnolia Bank, accepts the five-year membership award from the Fort Knox Chapter of Association of the United States Army (AUSA) President Gene Gudenkauf. Magnolia Bank was recognized for its strong and continuous support of AUSA, soldiers and families.

  • Jones speaks at August Zonta Club meeting

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown met on Aug. 25 at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale. Special guest was Annette Jones of Hosparus. She explained the various volunteer opportunities with Hosparus and the training involved to be a volunteer. The club is making plans for their 18th Annual Golf Scramble on Sept. 18 at Pine Valley. The proceeds from the scramble will be divided between the SpringHaven Domestic Abuse Center and the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown Scholarship Fund. Golfers, hole sponsors and prizes are needed to make the scramble a success.

  • Local Youth Aim for Success with 4-H Shooting Sports

  • Club members attend district meeting

  • EPD sergeant promoted to deputy chief of patrol

    After two of Elizabethtown Police Department’s three deputy chiefs retired July 31, the department promoted Sgt. Jamie Land to deputy chief of patrol.

    Now a major, Land has been with the department since May 1998 and he was promoted to sergeant seven years later, Chief Tracy Schiller said at Friday’s promotion ceremony. He has been serving the department as the commander of the special response team.