Today's News

  • Elizabethtown artistans earn distinction from national judges



    Three Elizabethtown artisans have been recognized in this year’s Directory of Traditional American Crafts for their work, which is showcased in the magazine Early American Life.

    Christa Smith and Pat and Rudy McKinney are considered masters of their respective fields by a judge’s panel convened by the magazine.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club participates in Relay for Life

    Becky Brecht, Emma Rosenkrantz, Barbara Proffitt and Patricia Crosby represented the Radcliff Woman’s Club in the team walk at the Radcliff Relay for Life on June 10 at the North Hardin High School football field. Rosenkrantz and Proffitt, who have battled cancer, took part in the survivors walk.

    Although many members could not be there, they gave generously to the cause. As of June 13, $1,250 was raised with the final total to be announced on Aug. 31.

  • AUSA presents awards
  • Red Cross seeking donors to avoid blood shortage

    The American Red Cross is reaching out to local residents this month to ensure it maintains a steady blood supply.

    During the summer, particularly around Independence Day, the Red Cross sees a drop in donor activity. But the organization hopes to head off shortages, said Katy Maloy, program manager of communications for the Red Cross’ River Valley Blood Services Region.

    “We want to remind residents those needs are constant,” she said.

  • Radcliff Rotary has very special guest

  • Democratic Woman’s Club meets

    The Barren County Democratic Woman’s Club held a picnic recently at Glasgow’s Weldon Recreational Park. More than 50 members and guests attended the event including the county sheriff, PVA, county coroner and other dignitaries. JoAnn Winkenhofer of Elizabethtown, currently serving as the 2nd Congressional Director of the Democratic Woman’s Club of Kentucky, attended the annual picnic. 

     Anyone interested in joining the Democratic Woman’s Club of Kentucky or wanting information on their activities may contact JoAnn Winkenhofer at 737-6295.

  • Learning swim skills

    With summer’s hot weather settling in, many residents are taking refuge from the heat in pools. Before they do, some are taking time to expose their children to swim lessons.

    Three Hardin County organizations that teach swimming vary in their methodology. Coach Mavi Sampaio of the Dolphin swim team says one is not better than the other; it’s all a matter of what a parent wants.

  • Hall of Fame funding is a critical, unresolved detail

    The issue:  Basketball Hall of Fame
    Our view: Don't let dreams cloud details

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Area athletes named to All-State Team (06/24)

    The Kentucky Track & Cross Country Coaches Association released its All-State Team on Wednesday, and several area athletes were recognized.

    With the exception of one event, the top four finishers in each event comprise the first and second teams.

    CLASS 1-A

    GIRLS. Fort Knox senior Kiara Austin was named to the second team in the triple jump.

  • Have a 'blast' in Radcliff

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall is bringing a campaign promise to fruition, expanding a summer gathering into a full-bore festival.

    The city welcomes its first Summer Blast this weekend, beginning tonight and continuing as an all-day event Saturday complete with games, rides, music and fireworks.

    “Basically, during the election, I had run on the fact I believed in community spirit,” Duvall said Thursday.