Today's News

  • PSC allows rate hike for electric co-ops

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission granted East Kentucky Power Cooperative a $43 million rate increase Friday that will influence rates locally.

    The PSC approved both a settlement and the resulting pass-through rates to be charged by Nolin RECC and the 15 other electric distribution cooperatives that own and purchase power from EKPC.

    The new rates take effect immediately. Customers will see electric rates increase anywhere from $3.94 a month to a high of $5.85 monthly.

  • Serving dinner country style in White Mills

    In October 2010, a refreshing sight came to the community of White Mills. A restaurant called Haymakers opened with country style — coveralls and tractors welcomed.
    The community of White Mills is located about 15 miles southwest of Elizabethtown. There were two other restaurants in the area, Lee’s Landing and The Willow, but they have been closed for more than 10 years.

  • Thank you from the Perkins Brothers

    We would like to send out a big thank you to everyone who made our Elvis Birthday Bash show Saturday night, Jan. 8, at Pritchard Community Center, a huge success.

    Thank you to the staff at Pritchard Community Center. They were helpful, friendly and kind.

    Thanks to all our sponsors for all their help. They’re always there for us when we need help.

    A big thank you to WBRT Radio in Bardstown, for promoting our show all week. That meant a lot to us and helped tremendously.

  • Dow reports for duty

    DOW. Army Staff Sgt. John E. Dow has arrived for duty at the Waterloo Recruiting Station in Iowa.

    Dow, an army recruiter with 11 years of military service, is assigned to the Minneapolis Recruiting Battalion.

    He is the son of Rebecca Dow of Radcliff and Dennis Dow of Anacoco, La.

    His wife, Tonya, is the daughter of Lex Jeffries of Glasgow and Sharon Jeffries of Elizabethtown.

  • Garden Club Supports Brown-Pusey House

    Twylane Van Lahr, Brown-Pusey House director, accepts a donation from Ann Kowalkoski, president of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown. Support of this historic landmark building is an important part of the club’s activities, which include interests in preservation and improvement of the building, as well as maintenance of the on-site Cunningham Garden.

  • Allegro Dance Theatre to start belly dancing class

    Allegro Dance Theatre now offers American Tribal Style Belly Dance. Heidi Capps has been teaching this style of belly dance for many years and has now moved to the Radcliff area. She describes her classes as being well known for their stance on the acceptance of a woman’s body.

  • Kettle program falls short of goal

    Hundreds of volunteers who braved cold and wet conditions at store locations around Hardin County helped the Salvation Army Kettle program collect about $57,000 through its bell ringer campaign.
    That total still was short of the $65,000 goal the agency set.
    “We’re still very pleased with what was collected,’’ said local Salvation Army Director Lt. Marie Inmon. “We will use the funds we have collected throughout the year to help people with rent and utility costs.’’

  • Vine Grove Woman's Club members prepare for the holidays

    The Vine Grove Woman’s Club prepared for the holidays by making ornaments and decorating trees for the Vine Grove auction to support the Vine Grove Police Department’s shopping for kids. The members also cooked breakfast for the annual breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

  • Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year

    Sgt. E. Lamar Jones of the Radcliff Police Department was named the 2010 Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year at the annual conference in Shepherdsville.

  • Overlys celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

    Curtis and Bessie Overly of Magnolia will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary, today, Jan. 16, 2011, at Ryan’s Family Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    They were married Jan. 16, 1945, in Louisville. They then moved to Schwabach, Germany where Mr. Overly finished his tour of duty in the Army. Then they resided in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, until Mr. Overly was recalled during the Korean Conflict and stationed at Fort Riley, Kan. They retired to Magnolia where they still reside.