Today's News

  • Local Pro-Life Citizens Make Chains

    On Oct. 3, Right to Life Kentucky Heartland sponsored local chains in Radcliff and Elizabethtown in conjunction with the National Life Chain. About 200 local citizens participated in the event by standing along 31W in Radcliff and along 31W and Ring Road in Elizabethtown, holding signs with pro-life messages.

    Right to Life Kentucky Heartland is the local affiliate of Kentucky Right to Life.

  • Buggeland to return today

    State investigators plan today the return of a man charged with two counts of murder for the September deaths of his retired parents.

    Erik Buggeland, 35, is the son of retired gynecologists Terje and Margaret Buggeland.

    The couple were found dead before dawn Sept. 21 in their Shepherdsville Road home.

    Described by police as “diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic,” Erik Buggeland was found driving his mother’s car in southwestern Tennessee eight days after the killings occurred.

  • NAACP speaker gives ‘real talk’



    Be real, even if it hurts.

    That was the underlying message New Jersey scholar Lee Jones offered attendees of Saturday’s 63rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet and Meeting of NAACP’s Kentucky State Conference in Elizabethtown.

    Jones used his talent as a national speaker and a unique poetic style to deliver a thought-provoking message and challenge to others to “keep it real.”

  • Radcliff Rotary welcomes Yates as student of the month

    1 Carson Yates with club President Neil Atcher, right.

    2 Jeff Peden with club President Neil Atcher, left.

    The Radcliff Rotary recently honored Carson Yates as Student of the Month. Carson, a senior at North Hardin High School, is the daughter of Thomas and Bonita Yates. She is active in Marching Band, student government and other senior groups, maintains a 3.95 GPA and aspires to attend Yale University and major in Linguistics and international studies.

  • Oct. 24 Howevalley news


    Howevalley Mona Holbert, 234-3298 FALL. The chore of raking leaves is here. Many have fallen but there is still a lot in the trees. We are still in desperate need of rain. We are still under a burn ban.

  • Hill celebrates 100th birthday


    Ruby Hill, formerly of Mount Sherman, will celebrate her 100th birthday from noon to 6 p.m., Oct. 30, 2010, at the home of Lee Ann and Modesto del Castillo, 3106 New Glendale Road, Elizabethtown. For directions call Lee Ann at 307-1571.

    Cards also may be sent to Ruby Hill, Colonial Health and Rehabilitation Center, 708 Bartley Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004.

    She was born Oct. 27, 1910.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.


  • Cecilia Homemakers Meet

    The Cecilia Homemakers Club held its Oct. 19 meeting in the fellowship hall of Cecilia Baptist Church. Whitney Antique and Ann Reeser presented the lesson, “Grandparents and Grandchildren.” There were 26 in attendance. New member Carol Sargent was welcomed into the club. Guests always are welcome.


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  • Parents welcome Jackson


    Micah Loran and Beth Ellen Braswell Trent of Sonora announce the birth of a son, Jackson Micah on Aug. 19, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Donna Braswell of Summit and Roy and Janette Trent of Brandenburg.

    Great-grandparents are the late Cova Mae Terry, Juanita Baswell of North Carolina and the late Fletcher Braswell, the late Loran and Bessie Trent, and Elmer and Dorothy Wheatley of Valley Station.


  • Civil War site closes after fire



    A 144-acre wildfire near Fort Duffield temporarily closed West Point’s historic Civil War site to visitors as forestry and fire crews continue to combat the risk of wildfire there.

    Portions of the park ignited Saturday after high winds blew a fire on Fort Knox outside the military reservation’s boundary.

    Gary Masterson, a volunteer at Fort Duffield, said the park should reopen to visitors within a day or so.