Today's News

  • Parents welcome Isaac Raymond


    Isaac Duff and Trisha Fortner of New Bern, N.C. announce the birth of a son, Isaac Raymond Duff, on Jan. 13, 2009, in New Bern. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ¾ ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Grandparents are Daniel and Joann Duff of New Bern; and great-grandparents are Isaac and Monica Duff and Ruth Lindsey, all of Elizabethtown.


  • Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen to get new location


  • Wood celebrates 98th birthday

    Lida Wood of Vine Grove celebrated her 98th birthday on Feb. 20, 2009, with a party in her honor at the home of her daughter, where she resides.

    She has 11 children.


  • Central Kentucky Art Guild to hold show

    The Central Kentucky Art Guild All Member Juried Art Show will be April 24 through May 18 in the Morrison Gallery of the main administration building at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.

    The guild art show represents 35 to 40 artists, many of which are award winning. A reception for artists will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 24.

    The guild meets at 6:30 p.m., the third Monday of each month at Nolin RECC. For information, contact William or Vennie Beeler after 5 p.m. at 769-5685.


  • Grandparents welcome Lillie Kay

    Greg and Laurel Padgett of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a granddaughter, Lillie Kay Pennington, on Dec. 1, 2009, in Gilbert, Ariz. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Parents are Aaron and Emily Pennington of Gilbert, formerly of Lexington.

    Lillie was named in memory of her great-aunt, Lillian Thomas Jenkins.

    Paternal grandparents are Brenda Kay Pennington of the Paris, Ky., area and Ron and Anne Pennington of Lexington.


  • EPD graduates latest class from Citizen’s Police Academy

    The recent class of the Citizen’s Police Academy ran Feb. 23-March 30. The next class will be Aug. 24-Sept. 28. Those interested should go to the Elizabethtown Police web site at www.etownpd.org. Look at other programs and download an application form from this site. Fax it to the department or drop it off at the front desk.


  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club presents awards

      The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club held its monthly meeting at the Colvin Community Center on March 23. Charlene Easter, first vice president, introduced the elected county officials and recognized Becky Bishop, second district director and other officials for the Democratic Woman’s Club. The featured speaker was the President of the Kentucky Democratic Woman’s Club, Susanna French.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club makes Easter baskets for SpringHaven

    Josette Roush posed with her Easter treats at her home before delivering them to SpringHaven.

    Radcliff Woman’s Club makes Easter baskets for SpringHaven

    As part of the year-long support of SpringHaven, Josette Roush of the Radcliff Woman’s Club prepared 12 Easter buckets filled with treats for he children at SpringHaven. Each bucket contained a short Easter story, a chocolate bunny, a bag of assorted candy, a tube of mints with a tiny stuffed animal and a plastic egg containing a monetary surprise

  • Perkins-Greenwell


    Trish Perkins and Ivo Greenwell, both of New Haven, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    All friends and family are invited to a wedding reception at 6 p.m., April 18, 2009, at McGoo’s Building in New Haven.


  • LaeBlanc graduates from basic training

    LEBLANC. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nathaniel J. LeBlanc graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2006 graduate of John Hardin High School, he is the son of John LeBlanc of Elizabethtown.