Today's News

  • May 3, 2009 editorial: Fiscal Court districts unacceptable

    The magistrate reapportionment committee voted 2-1 in support of a return to previous magistrate districts, and yet still delivered two separate proposals to Fiscal Court for consideration. Following the committee’s differing viewpoints and dual proposals, the final decision on how best to redraw magistrate district lines now lies in the hands of Fiscal Court.

  • Robbery suspect returned to Hardin County

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Tyson Trim, a 22-year-old Elizabethtown man arrested in Smyrna, Tenn., after being charged in connection with the 2007 robbery of an Elizabethtown marijuana dealer, was jailed Wednesday in Hardin County after extradition. Trim, his brother, 25-year-old Al Trim; brothers Terrell Albert and Milton C. “Terry” Williams, 24 and 26; and Terrell William

  • PREP BASEBALL: Bulldogs top North (05/08)


  • May 10, 2009: Our readers write

    Stealing Romeo

    I am writing this letter to appeal to the decency in people, that I as a Christian, try to continue to believe in during the times that we now live in.

    A week ago my family’s beloved pet cockatiel was stolen off our front porch, cage and all, in broad daylight at 3806 Deckard School Road in Radcliff.

  • New Officer Installation at The Garden Club of Elizabethtown

    New Officers for The Garden Club of Elizabethtown were each given a fresh herb plant presented to them specifically for their office by Martha Mengel, Kentucky State Garden Club president. The new officers are Rene Bauer, secretary; Delma Kittrell, treasurer; Ann Kowalkowski, president; Beverly Rose, first vice-president; and Clara Myers, second vice-president.


  • Pam Smith speaks at Garden Club of Elizabethtown April meeting

    Beverly Rose, Program Chair, introduced Pam Smith, Garden Club meeting speaker at the April 2 meeting at the Brown-Pusey House. Smith showed and discussed many beautiful decorative items made for her subject talk, “Artistry in Pine”. At the next meeting on May 7, Jim Preston of the Louisville Rose Society will discuss “Breathtaking Roses”.


  • Jeffries celebrate 50th wedding anniversary



    Russell and Nancy Jeffries are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and family.

    They were married April 4, 1959 at Gilead Baptist Church in Glendale.

    They have two daughters, E. Renee Young of Elizabethtown and Terri Tart of Charlotte, N.C.; and three grandchildren.


  • Kerr Office groups donates to Hosparus

    Kerr Office Group and its employees recently donated $300 to Hosparus of Central Kentucky. Kerr Office Group is Central Kentucky’s only locally-owned office supply, furniture and equipment dealer.

  • Stitchers invite Patsy Shields to demonstrate thread painting

    The Stitchers Quilt Guild recently brought regional teacher Patsy Shields to Elizabethtown to teach a workshop to members on thread painting which has become a popular way to add embellishments to quilts.

    The Stitchers meet at the County Extension Office the last Wednesday of every month from 6:30 to 9pm. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned quilter come join the fun.


  • Great-grandparents welcome triplets

    Allen O. “Buddy” and Anna June Boyd, formerly of Elizabethtown, announce the birth of great-grandchildren, Luke, Hunter and Ethan Brandenberger, on Feb. 12, 2009 in Carmel, Ind.

    Parents are Ben and Alysia Brandenberger.

    They have a brother, Matthew.

    Great-great-grandparents are the late Harold “Sid” and Evelyn Boyd.