Today's News

  • Williamson speaks to Rotary members

    Cathy Williamson, outgoing president of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club was the speaker at the meeting June 28. She gave a review of the club’s success in many areas in the past year. Pictured with Cathy is Michael Owsley. He presented Cathy with a plaque honoring her successful year as president.

  • Volunteers Lend A Hand At Warm Blessings
  • Fort Knox Red Cross benefit concert to feature local bands

    Four musical acts — including three area bands — will highlight a concert Saturday at 3 Putt Willies Restaurant and Bar to benefit the Fort Knox chapter of the American Red Cross.

    The concert and food drive, presented by 107.3 The Point radio station and hosted by 3 Putt Willies, benefit the Fort Knox Red Cross holiday food basket program.

    Cost of admission to the concert is four non-perishable food items or a $5 donation at the door. Canned or boxed food is suggested.

  • Lions Club Supports The Salvation Army’s Efforts

    Lt. Marie Inmon, left, officer in charge/director of the Salvation Army receives a donation from Elizabethtown Lions Club President Brian Dennis, for the organizations many efforts. Lt. Inmon encourages the community to be a shield against those things that cause poverty.

  • Death penalty a possible sentence if Army convicts Burke

    Former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke is behind bars again while Army officials pursue an Article 32 investigation that could lead to a general court martial.

    The Army charged Burke with two counts of premeditated murder. The former Fort Campbell military police officer is accused of killing his estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer, at Comer’s Rineyville residence Sept. 11, 2007.

  • Legendary stone returning to Meade County

    While visiting a dogtrot cabin in western Meade County, Jon Whitfield was taken to a shed and shown a stone with strange markings.
    Craig Crecelius, now deceased, had dug up the limestone slab in 1912 while plowing a field at the base of a rocky cliff near Battletown. After carting it around to fairs and other events for years, he became discouraged by the lack of interest in it.

  • Emergency responders train for mass casualty situation

    Injured victims are scattered throughout Elizabethtown High School. Some lay silently on the floor. Others are shouting for help. One screams, “Help! I’m too young to die!”
    Elizabethtown Police Department’s special response team is in full gear — helmets, vests and all. They’ve lined up outside a classroom door and appear to be closing in on their suspects.

  • U.S. Army charges Burke with premeditated murder

    Just more than two weeks after Judge Kelly Mark Easton ruled to dismiss Brent Burke without prejudice, the U.S. Army charged the former Fort Campbell soldier with two counts of premeditated murder.

    Burke is accused of killing his estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer, in Comer’s Rineyville residence on Sept. 11, 2007, while Tracy’s three young children were present.

  • County fair brings back favorites and introduces lawn mower derby


    Entry Day for Exhibits - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    4-H Entry Day - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    FFA Entry Day - 1:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Culinary Department - 4:30 p.m.

    Flower Department Judging - 4:30 p.m.

    Garden and Fruit Judging - 4:30 p.m.

    Mark Comley Magic Show - 7 and 9 p.m.

    Parent/Child Look-A-Like Contest - 7 p.m.

    Heartland Songwriter Association JAM - 7:30 p.m.

    KOTTPA Truck Pull - 7:30 p.m.

    Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant - 8 p.m.

  • Youth Visit Warm Blessings