Today's News

  • Mission group returns to tornado-damaged Alabama

    After delivering supplies last month to a tornado-stricken Alabama community, a local mission group has returned with even more help.
    New Horizon Baptist Church is sponsoring the trip and has enlisted help from several members of other area churches to help build two homes in Southside, Ala. The group, which left Sunday afternoon, took two trucks, one van and trailer plus a tractor trailer loaded with supplies to build the houses and provide relief.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: EABC 11s top LaRue for state title

    The Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 11-year-old All-Stars accomplished what had eluded them in previous years – a West Kentucky State championship.

    Elizabethtown’s Jey Gregory singled to center to drive in Parker Bowman in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift the EABC to a 5-4 victory over LaRue County, which led 4-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth.

  • School supply drive under way

    Community organizations are asking donors to get on the bus to support children returning to school.

  • E'town nearing decision on new police chief

    The search for a new police chief in Elizabethtown continues.

    Mayor Tim Walker said a recommendation should be made to Elizabethtown City Council within the next week as the candidate pool was narrowed to two.

    The council met for roughly an hour Monday in a closed-door executive session, but adjourned without taking action on any items discussed. Likewise, Walker made no recommendation on a replacement for retiring Chief Ruben Gardner and he did not disclose any details of the discussion.

    “We hope to make a decision soon,” he said.

  • Work in the park
  • Elizabethtown Woman's Club donates to SpringHaven

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown made donations to 20 worthy organizations on July 8. Martha Mengel, left, president of the club, presents a donation to Jessica Filkins Waltz, child and youth advocate at SpringHaven Domestic Violence Center, as Melanie Hibbard, right, vice president of the club, looks on.

  • Annual Vine Grove High School reunion

    The annual Vine Grove High School Alumni Reunion was June 25. Classmates began gathering as early as 10 a.m. at J.T. Alton Middle School for the noon “picnic” style lunch. The reunion “picnic” began under shade trees several years ago, before J.T. Alton Middle School was built.

  • Warm Blessings has help with first yard and bake sale

  • Lions Club Donation To Benefit Youth Sports

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Brian Dennis, right, presents Amy Scott, administrative secretary at Pritchard Community Center, a donation from the club in support of Elizabethtown youth baseball, football and soccer programs. The Lions Club motto is “We serve,”  and the club serves youth by supporting these programs.

  • The Newsboys are coming to Severns Valley

    Christian recording artists The Newsboys will perform a concert Oct. 16 at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.

    The Newsboys have four Grammy nominations and 18 Dove award nominations that include five wins. The group's contemporary Christian hits include “Shine,” “Entertaining Angels” and “He Reigns” and recent releases “Born Again” and “In the Hands of God.”