Today's News

  • Jenkins assumes garrison command at Fort Knox

    In the military, change is inevitable. Duty stations change, commands change and recently with the Base Realignment and Closure initiative, even the physical appearance of Fort Knox has changed.
    The newest change coming to Fork Knox is in the Garrison Command. In a change of command ceremony Thursday at the Waybur Theater on Fort Knox, the community’s colors were passed to incoming Garrison Commander Col. Bruce Jenkins.
    Jenkins steps into position to replace outgoing Garrison Commander Col. Eric “Rick” Schwartz.

  • Glendale holds Olde Time BBQ & Chili Cook Off on Saturday

    The streets of Glendale will be filled with the aroma of barbecue and chili Saturday.

    The first Glendale Olde Time BBQ & Chili Cook Off, sponsored by the Glendale Business Group, begins at 9 a.m. Saturday and features at least 10 cooks. All events are in the park or orchard.

  • Fort Knox schools provide multiple student programs

    The first day of school for Fort Knox students is August 1. For our students, the Fort Knox Community Schools district provides an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all for success in a dynamic, global environment.

    The following are highlights:

  • E’town police chief recommendation coming soon

    Elizabethtown City Council could hear a committee recommendation Monday afternoon on a new police chief for the city.

    Mayor Tim Walker said a lengthy round of interviews wrapped up Wednesday with four finalists to replace retiring Chief Ruben Gardner. One of the finalists is an an internal candidate, Walker said.

    “We’re still in the process of trying to make a decision,’’ Walker said. “We’re hopeful to be prepared to make a recommendation to council Monday or at least discuss it in closed session.

  • RPD seeks suspects in Hardee's robbery

    Radcliff Police are searching for two suspects in a Tuesday night robbery at gunpoint at Hardee’s restaurant at 634 Knox Blvd.

    RPD public information officer Bryce Shumate said the two suspects left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and fled west of the store. Shumate said the robbery occurred at 6:50 p.m.

  • Breitner 'eager' to start dream job at Sports Park

    Seth Breitner said he will embrace the hard work ahead of him as he takes over operations of the Elizabethtown Sports Park this fall.

    “I know there’s going to be a lot of challenges because it’s on the ground floor, but I’m eager to get started,” Breitner said.

    Elizabethtown City Council approved Breitner’s appointment as sports park director last week with his start date tentatively scheduled for Sept. 6.

    Mayor Tim Walker said Breitner’s appointment was culled from a list of more than 75 resumes.

  • The List: Get financially prepared before a crisis


    In the wake of fire, flood or any disaster, many people can find themselves financially lost.

    “Unfortunately, the consequences of not having your information stored in a safe place prior to a disaster could cost you time and money,” said Leanna Milby, a financial counselor with Apprisen Financial Advocates and Consumer Credit Counseling Service in Elizabethtown.

    There’s too much to think about during a time of crisis, and the following steps can help.

  • Driver involved in I-65 wreck dies

    An Augusta man died Thursday after a Wednesday wreck on Interstate 65 in which a tire blew out on his 2004 Ford F650.

    August Stegemann Jr., 54, died shortly after midnight Thursday in Louisville, where he was taken for treatment following the single-car wreck Wednesday morning near the Glendale exit on I-65.

  • Rineyville Community News

    Rineyville News

    By Gail Pike


    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Joyce Nall, Branden Vincent, Will Davis, Lilianna Brangers, Hannah Kuhn, Debbie Berenbroick, Curmet Meadows, Mary Margaret Vittitoe; Jeffrey DeWitt; Sarah Circle, Jesse Reesor, Mark Thomas, Judy Bishop, Robin Gruenke; Tracy Gibson, Joe Thomas, Laro Swift, Keith Garner and Richard Price.

    BELATED BIRTHDAY. Happy belated 21st birthday to Amanda Hillsamer. Her big day was July 8 and she celebrated with a trip to Florida.

  • 233rd cases colors for Iraq deployment

    The 233rd Transportation Company is headed back to the Middle East.

    The heavy truck company under the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) cased its colors Wednesday at Fort Knox as it readied for deployment to Iraq later this week.

    The deployment is the company’s seventh to Iraq since 2003 and supports Operation New Dawn. The unit deployed six times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.