Today's News

  • Local RIF program recognized nationally

    A local literacy program is receiving national attention this month.
    The Reading is Fundamental program for Radcliff Elementary and North Park Elementary schools was recognized by the program at the national level this month. The RIF program is the largest literacy nonprofit in the country, and selects one of its 19,000 local-level programs to highlight each month.

  • E'town approves more sports park work

    Elizabethtown City Council approved seven additional contract packages in phase five of the Elizabethtown Sports Park, which completes about half of the contracts needing approval in the phase, Planning Director Ed Poppe said. Roughly 30 construction packages were included in this phase of construction.
    In total, the packages approved Tuesday exceeded $1.2 million.

  • Cecilia community news

    We have been getting rain today as I write this, but we are promised measurable snow within the next day or so. Guess the children will be getting another day off from school to have to make up later.

  • Students learn banking and finance

    Students at Elizabethtown High School can bank on cool classes that teach them about banking and finances.

    First Panther Bank is part of Finance and Banking 1, taught by Janie Pennington. The class is an elective for juniors and seniors.

    “This course is an intensive study of financial procedures and concepts,” Pennington said. “It also involves a student financial center that provides applications of banking and financial concepts.”

  • South Hardin Community News

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    There is more snow on the way. I hope everyone is stocked up and ready.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Ray Turpin, Joey Peeters, Mike Beumel, James Priddy, Loeta Tabb, Michelle Morrison, Rich Higgins, Amber Burnett, Isaiah Logsdon, Julia Fife, Logan Riney, Jeane Bennett, Brenda Garland, Junior Brown, David McMurtry, Bill Routt, Jared Burton, Travis Patterson, Deana Polston, Mark Turner, Sharon Polly Reynolds, Jason Keith, Donna Skees, Russell Strader, Billy Logsdon, Ann Floyd and Angela Routt.

  • Howevalley Community News


    Andrea Sherrard, 737-2194

    The weather has been a little bit of everything so far this month. There is snow in the forecast as I write this. Many want the weather to hurry up and stay warm. Let’s remember it is the season of winter. We should count our blessings for each season.

    CLUB NEWS. The Howevalley Vertrees Community Club will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 24. The club is recruiting new members, $15 per member or $25 per family. Contact Trevor Mather at 268-6229 for details. Everyone is welcome.

  • White Mills Community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

  • Two charged with E’town armed robbery

    Two Shepherdsville men have been charged in the Dec. 17 robbery of Cash Advance on West Dixie Avenue and police say they are connected to more than 20 other robberies in Indiana and Kentucky.
    Solomon S. Evans Jr., 33, and Luke A. Hasty, 30, were in police custody in Oldham County when police there notified the Elizabethtown Police Department the two may have been involved in the local robbery.

  • Fort Knox MOAA briefed on Cadet Command

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its monthly meeting Dec. 15 at the MOAA Clubhouse This was the last meeting held in this clubhouse since the organization has moved to Building 2377, still on Fort Knox. The evening included a roast pork dinner with the fixing, and appropriate decorations. 

  • Radcliff approves additional salt expenses

    This season’s barrage of winter storms has led Radcliff City Council to invest more in salt supplies.
    The council on Tuesday approved a request from Public Works Director Harold Brown to purchase an additional $10,000 worth of salt, which Brown said should create around 150 tons in added salt stores.