Today's News

  • Amphitheater in limbo



    The status of grant money to support the construction of an amphitheater at City Park North in Radcliff is still unknown, but the city could have other options.

    Mayor Sheila Enyart on Tuesday said the project is in limbo because the city has not yet secured the grant, but it may ask local businesses to sponsor construction of the amphitheater should the grant fall through.

    City officials first considered applying for the grant in November when a resolution was brought before Radcliff City Council.

  • July 4 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This young male Hound mix named “Darwin” and this young female shorthair named “Jinx” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application proce

  • Jan. 7 Local History

    30 years ago, Sen. Joe Prather of Vine Grove was hospitalized at Hardin Memorial Hospital with diberticulosis, but planned to be in Frankfort for the opening of the 1980 General Assembly on Jan. 8.

  • Boy Scouts celebrate Memorial Day

    At right top, Boy Scout Troop 233 assisted American Legion Post No. 113 in placing flags at Veteran's graves at the Elizabethtown City Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. At right bottom, Boy Scouts from Troop 233 carry their historical flag collection in the Memorial Day Parade in Elizabethtown.  The Troop is sponsored by the Memorial United Methodist Church.


  • 'The plug-ins are coming ... the plug-ins are coming'

    By Stan Lampe

    Guest columnist

    There has always been considerable historical controversy about the famous Midnight Ride of Paul Revere on April 18, 1775. In the outskirts of Boston, historians credit Revere with riding to Concord and warning American settlers that “The British are coming … The British are coming.”

    In the 235 years that have elapsed since that time, Great Britain has become one of the most loyal allies of the United States.

  • Jan. 18 Local History


    30 years ago, Eastview residents met to discuss an anti-sludge strategy; the concern was a storage site which was being constructed in Eastview to hold sludge brought from the Metropolitan Sewer District in Louisville. 20 years ago, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell visited Elizabethtown, announcing his plans to seek re-election.  

  • Curtsinger-Blain

    Jerry and Linda Curtsinger announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brooke N. Curtsinger, to Chris A. Blain, son of Connie Blain, father of Jordan Blain, all of Cecilia.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m. June 19, 2010, at the home of the bride with a reception to follow.

    Formal invitations have been sent.


  • They ‘Made It’
  • Family matters for All of Us

    All of Us family restaurant is at 110 W.Main St. in Vine Grove. It is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to sell out on Saturdays.

  • Lee Speaks At Ancestral Trails Historical Society Meeting

    The Ancestral Trails Historical Society met with Jacob Lee, an associate curator of special collections at the Filson Club is Louisville, as speaker. He gave a presentation on George Rogers Clark and his dealings with the Indians. The next meeting is July 2, when Gary Kempf will portray an American pioneer and display tools he used.