Today's News

  • Parents announce birth of Joshua

    Tara and Spc. James Sallee of Louisville announce the birth of a son, Joshua Patrick, on Aug. 3, 2009, at Ireland Army Community Hospital on Fort Knox. He weighed 5 pounds and 1 ounce.

    He has a brother, William Ray.

    Grandparents are Timothy and Maria Tyo, both of Vine Grove, and Betty and Wayne Snyder of Louisville.


  • Beautiful Day at Saunders Springs

    The clients at Atria Senior Living recently spent the afternoon taking in the scenery at Saunder's Spring while enjoying a picnic lunch.


  • Edwards-Langley


    Conchata Edwards and David Langley, both of Radcliff, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Felander J. Stewart of Radcliff. She is a server.

    The prospective groom is the son of Elaine Langley of Texas and David Langley of Elizabethtown. He is a cook manager.

    The wedding is at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12, 2009, at the Historic State Theater, followed by a reception.


  • Churches hold animal blessing ceremonies



    ELIZABETHTOWN — They were pretty loud for a congregation at church on Sunday, but one could think they were just praising God.

    St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown and St. Christopher Catholic Church in Radcliff held their annual Blessing of the Animals this weekend, where community members can bring their furry family members and have them blessed with holy water.

  • Oct. 4, 2009: Obituaries

    ‘Betty’ Ann Elizabeth (Probus) Campbell-Sims (Betty) Ann Elizabeth (Probus) Campbell-Sims, 82, of Clarkson, entered into eternal life on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009. She was born Aug. 24, 1927, to Robert Andrew and Mary Ann (Oertman) Probus. She was the last survivor of their 11 children. She was a devoted mother to E. Glenn (Patty) Campbell of Clarkson, Don R. (Connie) Campbe

  • 9-20 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This 2-year-old female Mastiff mix named “Tequila” and this 3-year-old male Dachshund named “Lil Joe” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them contact the Hardin County Animal Control at (270) 769-3428 or visit them at 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for more information. All dog

  • E’town Catholic Class of ’59 has reunion

    The 1959 graduating class of Elizabethtown Catholic High School celebrated its 50th class runion the weekend of Aug. 28-30. On Friday, the class gathered in the Rodney Thomas Room at St. James Church in Elizabethtown, and on Saturday there was an informal catered gathering at the home of Bill Cooper in Elizabethtown. A breakfast buffet was held on Sunday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Lousiville.

  • Military Briefs




    MCDONALD. Air Force Airman Michael A. McDonald graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Tamara Peruzzo of Elizabethtown.   MAYBEE. Army Pvt. Kenderick Maybee has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. A 2009 graduate of Breckinridge County High School in Harned, he is the son of Fred Maybee of  Vine Grove.  

  • Garden Club gets lesson on ‘Trial Gardening’

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown met Sept. 3 at the historic Brown-Pusey House. Members were greeted and treated to refreshments by hostesses, Jana Gore and Jan Rucker.

    Joyce Effinger, vice-chairman, gave a presentation on the Dogwood District meeting to be held Oct. 19 at the University of Louisville Alumni Club. Dr. Mark Wourms of Bernheim Forest will be the guest speaker. Registration is required.

  • Annual K of C Tootsie Roll Drive is this weekend

    The 32nd annual Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive will be Saturday and Sunday in Elizabethtown. Knights will be handing out Tootsie Roll candy in shopping centers and retail areas accepting contributions that will benefit mentally handicapped citizens in Hardin County.

    Tootsie Roll funds, with state and federal matching grants, are distributed through the Knights of Columbus State Association for Mentally Disabled, Inc. In 2008 the Knights collected contributions totaling $7,700 in Elizabethtown. The statewide collection totaled $153,000.