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  • Oct. 16, 2009: Obituaries

    Roena Johnson Earles

    Roena Johnson Earles, 89, entered her heavenly home peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at her home in Elizabethtown with family at her side.

    She was born on May 11, 1920, in Cash to Jesse and Nina Johnson Avery. She was a charter member of Berean Baptist Church and a 65-year member of the Hart and Hardin County Extension Homemakers.

  • 'There's no place like my home'


    Imagine Dorothy from the “Wizard of Oz”clicking her shiny, ruby red slippers together, wishing to go back home. Now imagine this same Dorothy, several years older, her ruby red slippers a little worn from age. Listen to her now as she clicks her slippers together and sighs, “There’s no place like my home,” “there’s no place like my home.”

  • Boy Scouts make safety improvements at Camp Crooked Creek

    Boy Scouts from Elizabethtown Troop 829 spent Sept. 19 at Camp Crooked Creek working on erosion control and other safety improvement projects. Participants from left, Randy Young, Brian Butora, Thomas Pierce, Zach Pugh, Austin Jaggers, Eric McDeavitt and Janus Tanner.  Local businesses Lowe’s, Home Depot, TSC, L.K. Tapps & Sons and True Value Hardware donated the construction material used for the projects.


  • Oct. 4 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This 1-year-old female Border Collie named “Chessie” and this 6-month-old male Akita mix named “Sam” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them contact the Hardin County Animal Control at (270) 769-3428 or visit them at 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for more information. All dog

  • Myers takes Viewers Choice award at annual quilt show

    The Stitchers Quilt Guild held its annual Heart of Kentucky Quilt Show on Sept 18 and 19. The show featured 217 quilts, vendors, door prizes and demos. Hannah Myers was the winner for the third year in a row for Viewers Choice with her quilt “Heritage.” 

  • Lions recognize EHS Student of the Month

    Lion Al Mather, right, introduces Elizabethtown High School Student of the Month Taylor Mays to the Elizabethtown Lions Club members at a recent meeting. Mays is the secretary of her senior class and was nominated for homecoming queen. She has a 3.5 grade-point average and is involved in Beta Club, Y Club and Spanish Club. She also is on the golf and softball teams. She attends Severns Valley Baptist Church and intends to pursue a career in the medical profession. Mays is accompanied by her parents, Steve and Patty Mays.

  • Members of Gen. Ben Hardin Helm Camp hold services in Georgia and Elizabethtown

    September 2009 marked the 125th anniversary of the reinterment of General Ben Hardin in Elizabethtown. Helm, age 32, had been killed at the battle of Chickamauga, Ga., on Sept. 20, 1863. He was first buried at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, and in 1884, upon the family’s request, his body was removed by his former solders and brought by train to Elizabethtown for burial. His original grave marker had been carved out of a wooden ammunition box, which was later replaced with a marble stone marker that was brought back with the veterans and placed at the grave in the Helm Family Cemetery.

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