Today's News

  • Radcliff police warn of security system scam


    Radcliff police on Friday reported a possible scam after a series of unexplained telephone solicitations offered city residents a deal sounding too good to be true.

    According to Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate, numerous calls were placed to city residents late last week from someone offering a free security system and one year of free service.

    Police not only suspect that the offer is bogus, but that the person behind the deal has sinister motives.

  • Ribbon cutting for Kumon of Elizabethtown

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting/open house for one of it’s members-Kumon of Elizabethtown, 4031 N Dixie, Elizabethtown on Nov. 29. Pictured at the ribbon cutting are Rik Hawkins, Etown Chamber President/CEO, Kendra Stewart, Radcliff Chamber Board Chairman, Charla and David Peterson-owner and director, family friends and Chamber Ambassadors. You can reach Charla at 317-7066 or www.kumon.com.

  • Sleep Telemedicine opens

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting/open house for one of it’s members-Sleep Telemedicine’s at their new Elizabethtown Sleep Center on Dec. 1. Pictured at the ribbon cutting are Dr. Azmi Draw, Rik Hawkins, Etown Chamber President/CEO, Kendra Stewart, Radcliff Chamber Board Chairman, Etown Chamber Board Members-Tom Hewlett,Chairman, Don Wise and Mark Haynes, Friends and Chamber Ambassadors. The new Sleep Center is located at 915 Memorial Court, in the Medical Center across Dixie from Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • Hardin County Farm Bureau honored

    The Hardin County Farm Bureau was honored as one of the five winners of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s County Activities of Excellence program. Recipients of the award were recognized at the Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting. From left are Ed McQueen, KFB director of Market Information, Chuck Crutcher of Hardin County and David S. Beck, KFB executive vice president.



  • 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.