Today's News

  • East Hardin students donates to Locks of Love for third time


    Sara Monroe of Elizabethtown recently donated 10 inches of her hair to the Locks of Love Foundation.

    The 13-year-old East Hardin Middle School student is involved with the Lady Rebels basketball team. This is the third time Sara has donated her hair to Locks of Love, making her donation a total of 30 inches of her hair.


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    April Pierce

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  • Elizabethtown and Radcliff tourism bureaus to display at State Fair

    The exhibit features a Light British Fox Armored Car and a Historic Military Helmet and Body Armor Display provided by the General George Patton Museum.

    The Elizabethtown Convention and Tourism Bureau and the Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission have joined forces to give 650,000 fairgoers a glimpse of what Hardin County has to offer at the 2009 Kentucky State Fair on Aug. 20-30.

  • Jadelyn crowned Baby Miss Princess


    Jadelyn Mae Peters recently competed in the Natural Dolls Mr. and Ms. Somerset Beauty Pageant. Jadelyn was crowned Baby Miss Princess and also won Best Dressed, Prettiest Smile and Most Photogenic in her age group. She also won the overall Best Portfolio out of 34 other contestants.

    Jadelyn is the 11-month-old daughter of Chris and Ashley Peters of Cecilia. She was sponsored by her family and friends.


  • Gray-Akins


    Mark Akins and Leitha Hunt announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Coleby Lee Akins, to Ashley Faythe Gray, daughter of the late Ernie and Glenda Gray.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Ernest Gray of Boston, Ky., and the late Marcella Gray. She is enrolled in the dentistry program at New Hampshire Technical College.

    The prospective groom is the grandson of Charlene Akins of Elizabethtown and the late Marvin Akins, and Linda Switzer of Hodgenville. He is a MK2 in the U.S. Coast Guard in Kittery, Maine.

  • Defense expert: Burke jury already may be tainted



    ELIZABETHTOWN – A criminal defense expert says this month’s double-murder trial of Army Sgt. Brent Burke might best end in mistrial, since forcing newly identified teen witnesses onto the stand may prove difficult, or even impossible.

    Trial proceedings that began Sept. 1 with juror screening stalled Wednesday after Burke’s attorneys complained about receiving a set of police interview tapes two days after the trial began.

  • Black History Gallery Open House

    The Black History Gallery will have a special open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Aug. 29. The Gallery is located at 100 Gallery Place (across the street from the old RECC building, between Hawkins Drive and US 31W).

    The Gallery features articles, pictures, and other information relating to black history. Charles Connor and his late wife Emma Reno Connor collected the information that is on display. The museum is located in the former Reno home where Mrs. Connor grew up.

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