Today's News

  • Land graduates from the FBI National Academy Program

    Elizabethtown Police Department Sgt. Jamie Land was one of 260 law enforcement officers who graduated June 18 from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Va.

    The 241st session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 49 states. Included in the class are members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 25 international countries, four military organizations and four federal civilian organizations.

  • July 25, 2010, obituaries

    Joseph Raymond Atcher

    Joseph Raymond Atcher, 98, formerly of West Point, died Wednesday, July 21, 2010.

    He was a retired petroleum distributor for DX/Sun Oil and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Vine Grove Council and West Point American Legion. He was formerly a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church and of Our Lady of Hope Chapel at Franciscan Health Care.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn.

  • Photo: The beast is leashed
  • July 26, 2010: Our readers write

    And so it goes ...

    Have you heard that racism is rampant? Because Jesus was the only perfect person, everyone else is racist to some extent. While some are forward racists, some are reverse racists; some are sidewise racists (“I’m neutral”), and some are upside down racists (“It’s them, not me”). So, welcome to the human race and let’s get on with living.

    J.B. Armstrong


    Futbol is fantastic

  • Lions Club supports 4-H

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Travis Langdon presents a donation from the club to Bonnie Jolly of the Hardin County 4-H Council. The donation will be used for camp scholarships.

  • July 23, 2010: Services

    Mazie Decker, 96, of Louisville, formerly of Hardin County, died Tuesday, July 20, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • July 25, 2010: Our readers write

    The word furlough

  • A farewell to an Army man



    Spc. Nathaniel D. Garvin was remembered as a courageous and good man Friday at his funeral in Radcliff.

    Garvin, 20, was laid to rest in Kentucky Veterans’ Cemetery – Central. His funeral was at Stithton Baptist Church.

    Garvin, formerly of Radcliff, died July 12 while deployed in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He served as an armament, electrical and avionics systems repairer.

  • Focus on Finance: Deciding on a retirement age

    Question: I am 62 and it used to be that everyone planned to retire at the “magic age” of 65. It just doesn’t seem to be like that anymore. So what do I need to consider when deciding when to retire?

    Answer: You are at the stage where you could retire if you wanted. A recent study has found five trade-off circumstances that affect an employee’s decision to retire. Let’s review the findings of these effects:

  • Photos: Back-to-school bash signals end of play days

    Immanuel Baptist Church held a back-to-school bash Saturday at Pine Crest Apartments in Elizabethtown. Youths from the church participated in a home mission trip this past week doing activities from trash pick-up to yardwork and a backyard Bible club one day at the apartment complex, said youth minister Michael Coogle. The motto for the mission was "To love is to serve." School supplies and haircuts were available for children as part of the fun.