Today's News

  • Vine Grove High School has annual reunion

    The annual Vine Grove High School Alumni reunion was June 27 at J.T. Alton School Cafeteria in Vine Grove.

    Mary Alice Norris Wilson was named oldest member in attendance. She is 92-years-old and graduated from VGHS in 1934. Richard Burnett traveled the farthest from Herman, Maine, near Bangor, Maine.

    Ann Brown Ewart, class of 1960 brought her husband, Max, auctioneer for Vine Grove A#1 Auction and Realty Company, who furnished a public address system to use for making announcements.

    The next reunion will be the last Saturday in June, 2010.

  • Radcliff Optimists place first in Bragger's Hall contest

    Optimist Club of Radcliff board member, Jessie Lee, left, and secretary Denise Haynes, right, participated in the Optimist International third annual Bragger’s Hall workshop during the 2009 Convention on July 10 in Kissimmee, Fla.

  • Young named CIT officer of the year for region


          Officer Merle Young of the Elizabethtown Police Department was recognized as the CIT Officer of the Year for the region. The (CIT) Crisis Intervention Team program began in 2001 in Louisville. Since that time, there has been approximately 850 law enforcement officers trained in the CIT model of verbal de-escalation, active listening skills and non-lethal weapons use.

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  • Democratic Women honor First Responders

    1 President JoAnn Winkenhofer is pictured presenting Lt. Williamson with a certificate of appreciation for the department’s service to the community.

    2 Fire Chief Henderson with JoAnn Winkenhofer receives the Club’s certificate of appreciation for service to the Radcliff community.

  • Rigdon named finalist in Pre-Teen Kentucky Academic Program

    Kyla Alexis Rigdon

    Kyla Alexis Rigdon, daughter of Kevin and Chandler Rigdon of Cecilia has been selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Kentucky Academic and enrichment program to be held July 31 to Aug. 2 at the Griffin Marriot in Lexington.

    The event is a by-invitation only event involving young ladies 7 to 12 years of age based on their academic records, awards and honors won, and/or their participation in outside activities.


  • 34th summer for camping at Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranch


    Sheriffs and deputies across the state kicked off the 2009 camping season at the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranch on June 7. The ranch offers an eight week camping program designed to build self-esteem, moral character and to teach respect for self, others and law enforcement professionals.

    For more information about helping the Boys & Girls Ranch or how to send a child to camp, contact local Sheriff’s office or the Boys & Girls Ranch at 270-362-8660.


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  • Garden Club sponsors flower exhibit for Hardin County Fair


    Jana Gore’s arrangement of daylilies was named Best of Show for the flower department show of the Hardin County Fair. The entry was also the Best Design in the show which was sponsored by the Garden Club of Elizabethtown.

    The Best Horticulture award was for an Annabelle Hydrangea grown and entered by Mary Lois Hill.

    The show was divided into classes for Horticulture, Artistic Design, Container Grown Plants and children under 12. More than 120 individual entries were exhibited.

    Nine club members brought entries and received ribbons.

  • Two area schools 'supply' relief for new school year



    HARDIN COUNTY — Lesica Lampkin couldn’t believe what was on her child’s school supply list when she first saw it this summer.