Today's News

  • Business Calendar


    Cash Express Toy and Coat Drive, Oct. 15-Dec. 15. Partnering with SpringHaven. Asking for new or gently used coats, un-opened toys and non-perishable food items. Drop off locations are Cash Express, 1805 N. Dixie Highway, E’town; Hidden Hollow, 1704 N. Dixie; Kroger on Dixie; First Federal Savings Bank, 325 W. Dixie Ave., E’town; Physical Therapy Association, 1222 Woodland Drive, E’town; Dr. Dennis Shoff, 1310 Woodland Drive; and Heartland Medical, 1234 Woodland Drive. POC: 735-1421.


  • LaRue County Schools receive Dr. Johnnie Grissom award


    The LaRue County School System received an award that Superintendent Sam Sanders said is a marker of how far the district has progressed in shoring up its achievement gap.

    The district was awarded the Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award this year by the Kentucky Department of Education, an award created in honor of longtime KDE employee Johnnie Grissom. Grissom was an associate commissioner and former teacher of special needs and gifted students in North Carolina.

  • Hornback-Davenport

    Jeff and Barbara Hornback announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsea Jade Hornback to Scott Hanson Davenport.

  • Public servants play vital holiday role

    TOPIC: Helping Kids
    OUR VIEW: Police, firefighters efforts commendable

    Every year about this time in various stores around Hardin County and beyond, children get what is expected at this time of year: A merry Christmas.
    That’s because we are a caring community and we have a caring public work force in folks like our various police agencies and firefighters.
    On Thursday, about 200 youngsters were treated to a Christmas shopping spree here in Elizabethtown.

  • Blairs celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Teddy and Jewell Shipp Blair will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m., Dec. 18, 2010, at College Heights Methodist Church.

    They were married Dec. 17, 1960, at Mount Zion Methodist Church in Taylor County by the Rev. Riley Guffey.

    Mr. Blair retired as a bread salesman from Butternut Bread.

    Mrs. Blair was a teacher for Hardin County Schools and St. James Catholic School.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    No gifts, but cards are appreciated.

  • Thanks from Rineyville Elementary

    At Rineyville Elementary School we recently had our Fall Festival. This is an event we have every year to raise money for our school. Many Hardin County businesses and individuals supported us by making donations. We used the donations for our silent auction and other events. We would like to extend our thanks to the following businesses for helping us make our Fall Festival such a big success.

  • Schlabach graduates from basic training

    SCHLABACH. Air National Guard Airman Adam G. Schlabach graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    The airman earned distinction as an honor graduate.

    He is the son of Tammy Martin of Elizabethtown and Steve Schlabach of Radcliff.

    Schlabach graduated in 2010 from John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

  • Livingston graduates from basic training

    LIVINGSTON. Air Force Airman Philippe M. Livingston Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    He is the son of Kenyetta Livingston of Radcliff.

    Livingston graduated in 2009 from North Hardin High School in Radcliff.

  • USA Cares Recognized by North Hardin Lions

    During the November meeting of the North Hardin Lions in Radcliff, President Bill Albano had a surprise for USA Cares Founder, Roger Stradley. In addition to a $1,000 donation, the organization presented Stradley with a distinctive gold pin and recognition as a “Beacon of Hope.”

  • Hollenbach named Peoples Choice at CKAG exhibit

    Martha J. “Marty” Hollenbach was voted “People’s Choice” at the Small Treasures exhibit, Heartland Regional Art Show held in September.

    The Regional show is a show held every two years by the Central Kentucky Art Guild for CKAG members and non members.

    This year the works were displayed at Woodland Gallery, 2410 Ring Rd Suite 300, in Elizabethtown.

    Hollenbach’s watercolor painting titled “Precious Things” was showcasing those things.