Today's News

  • Tea Party to protest government spending



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Although protesters likely won’t dump tea in Freeman Lake, a party roughly based on the one in Boston all those years ago is on tap for this town.

    The Tax Day Tea Party on April 15 will be part of a national protest of what organizers see as too much government taxation, spending and pork. The event, which coincides with tax deadline day, is scheduled for 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Public Square.

  • FAR FROM HOME: Church members make trip to Alaska for mission project



    RADCLIFF — During  a heat wave of 72 degrees, a group from Stithton Baptist Church went on a mission trip into endless days of sunlight.

    A team of 15 made the long June 28 to July 6 journey to Nikiski, Alaska, to help members of Lighthouse Community Church winterize two homes in the area. The project included roof work, painting and caulking around windows installed the week before.

  • Deterring sewer discharge



    ELIZABETHTOWN— The topic of stormwater and sewer overflows has remained steady in the forefront of city business recently, and the current city council will consider establishing some new regulatory measures before newly elected council members take office in January.

  • Kentucky Neighborhood Bank promotes employees

    1 Amanda Smith

    2 Stephanie McKnight

    3 Jackie Mather

    Kentucky Neighborhood Bank promotes employees

    Kentucky Neighborhood Bank recently promoted three employees. Jackie Mather was named Assistant Vice-President/Bookkeeping Operations Manager; Stephanie McKnight was named Assistance Vice-President/Underwriter and Loan Operations Manager; and Amanda Smith was named Assistant Vice-President/Crowne Pointe Branch Manager.


  • April 6, 2009: Our readers write

    Where is the outrage against North Korea?

    Now North Korea, an isolated, impoverished totalitarian dictatorship that has allowed millions of its people to starve, launched a missle over Japan. That, to me, is a very provocative and dangerous act that could threaten the stability of the region.

  • Baseball: A game that stirs memories

    I love baseball. Anyone who really knows me, knows that I love baseball. I love watching it, I love coaching it and I love being around the sights, sounds and smells of it. And of course, I love the Boston Red Sox. Think of the biggest University of Kentucky basketball fan that you know and that is me with the Red Sox. I skipped school in 1978 (Dad said it was OK; mom said it wasn’t

  • Local NAACP branch thinks national



    FORT KNOX – The Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will welcome a special guest, integral to the current incarnation of the NAACP, during its 19th annual Freedom Fund Banquet.

  • April 5 editorial: Thirty days done, drama-free

    Issue: End of General Assembly session

  • April 3 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission, Radcliff Planning and Zoning, and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Keith R. and Janaye M. Bond, 200 Woodsbend Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    Dorothy Gump, 550 Sherwood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: remodel building.

    Phillips Homes, 100 Gammon Court, county. Use: basement remodel.

  • Blasts from the past



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Keeping with the recent trend, city officials plan to bring two classic rock acts to Elizabethtown this summer that evoke images of an era when bellbottoms and long hair were prevalent.

    Councilman Kenny Lewis announced on Monday during the city council’s voting meeting that Creedence Clearwater Revisited will headline the summer concert series on Aug. 15 at Freeman Lake Park with Foghat opening.