Today's News

  • Sister welcomes Raymond Charles II

    Abigail Rechtin announces the birth of a brother, Raymond Charles Rechtin II, on May 24, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Ray and Tabitha Rechtin of Louisville.

    Maternal grandparents are Freddy and Kathi Thomas of Elizabethtown, and paternal grandparents are Dave and Judy Rechtin of Fort Wright.

  • ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Radcliff veteran Joe Barany shares several stories from battle

    Radcliff resident Joe Barany entered the U.S. Army at the end of World War II, serving occupation duty in post-war Germany, where he developed a rapport with the German people.

    Later, he battled a frigid winter fighting in Korea and returned to the combat zone in Vietnam, where he saw first-hand the brutalities of war while managing a mortuary in Saigon.

  • AUSA presents WKU with membership award

    Western Kentucky University alumni Kendra Stewart, Dr. Ron Stephens from WKU and AUSA President Gene Gudenkauf. Dr. Stephens is receiving the five-year AUSA membership award on behalf of the university.

  • Lions Club members honored as Melvin Jones recipients

    The Elizabethtown Lions Club honored two of its members as Melvin Jones recipients at the club’s June 28 installation dinner. A Melvin Jones recipient is one who exhibits outstanding humanitarian services.

  • 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.