Today's News

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  • Youth job fair to prepare future career seekers is April 26

    Young people will have the opportunity to network with employers April 26.

    Residents of the eight-county Lincoln Trail area from 16 to 21 years old are invited to a youth job fair from 4 until 6 p.m. at the John Hardin High School commons.

    Several employers, including United Parcel Service of America Inc., Job Corps, the U.S. Army, Manpower Inc., Rally’s Hamburgers Inc., The Reserve Network and Hired! Apprenticeship Program are expected to attend and speak to attendees.

  • Extension of TIF program could reap benefits for county

    A House bill extending the Tax Increment Financing program in the state of Kentucky may ultimately benefit a portion of Hardin County near Fort Knox.

    Local officials say they hope the passage of HB 310, which was signed into law by Gov. Steve Beshear, will provide an additional means to attract new business and industry to the area.

    Under the provisions of HB 310, more areas within the state now qualify for tax increment financing districts, which in essence redirects taxes from the land back into the development of the property.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club discusses Relay for Life

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Brian Dennis welcomed guest speakers Barbara Underwood, Carla D’Alessio and Bob Hack to the club’s March 29 meeting. The guests spoke of the upcoming Relay for Life, May 13, Central Hardin High School. Survivors sign-up is at 5 p.m., opening ceremony at 6 p.m., walk starts from 6:45 p.m., to 6 a.m. the following day.

  • Democratic Executive Committee meets

    Pictured are members of the Hardin County Democrat Executive Committee and other interested Democrats who recently met to discuss the upcoming election, current issues and plan future activities. Les Dawson is the chairperson of the local Executive Committee.

  • Karczewski graduates from basic training

    KARCZEWSKI.  Army Spec. Paul R. Karczewski has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.  Karczewski received a bachelor’s degree in 2003 from University of Maryland, College Park and is the son of Ela and Richard Karczewska of Elizabethtown.

  • Garden Club Members Plan Upcoming Year

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown Board of Directors recently met to plan activities for the 2011-12 year. Co-presidents Deborah Weise and Joyce Effinger announced dates for meetings, programs and field trips and asked committee chairs to provide preliminary information about events. The group also generated ideas for new activities and membership growth. Shown at a work session after the meeting are members Rene Bauer, Clara Myers and Jana Gore.

  • Rotary Club Members Welcome John Hardin Students

    John Hardin High School students Allison Anderson and Matthew Colonna were student guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 12.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers Club has auction

    The Goldenrod Homemakers Club met April 12 at the home of Elaine Conder, the April hostess. Following the regular business meeting, Conder presented a lesson on military families. A question and answer session followed that included: What effect deployment would have on families left behind? What can homemakers do to help the families?

    Members had a spring White Elephant Auction, to benefit a family that the club makes purchases for at Christmas time. Larry Crawford, auctioneer, volunteered to do the auction.

  • Lions Club Welcomes New Member

    At the April 5 meeting of the Elizabethtown lions Club, Jason Aaron was inducted as the club’s newest member by District 43N Gov. Tony Bishop. Lion Aaron’s sponsor is past District Gov. Norman Jones. Pictured from left, Lion’s president Brian Dennis, Norman Jones, Jason Aaron and District Gov. Tony Bishop.