Today's News

  • Knights of Columbus donates flags to be used at Veterans Cemetery-Central

    Each year on Veterans’ Day, in honor of the fallen soldiers, the Knights of Columbus, E.T. Murphy Fourth Degree Assembly No. 1986 donates two American flags for the next year’s use at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. The assembly is made up of members from the Father Diemert Council No. 3379 in Vine Grove, the Old St. Patrick Council No. 12623 of Radcliff, the St. Teresa Council No. 2282 of Brandenburg and the Hardinsburg Council No. 2499 of Hardinsburg.

  • Dec. 21 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This 5-year-old female Dachshund named “Sadie” and this 2-year-old female shorthair named “Darla” 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.htmfor more information. All dog adop

  • Elizabethtown Junior Woman's Club makes $500 donation

    The Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club gave a $500 donation to the Elizabethtown firefighters to help in taking children shopping for Christmas. From left: club member Angie Suttonkiser, firefighter Marco Scarborough, club treasurer Shelley Brackett, President LeAnn Yarbrough and Battalion Chief Rick Horn.

  • Helping Hand sets up tree in Towne Mall

    1 Debbie and Laura decorating the tree with help from another volunteer.

    2 Henry adding some ornamentation to the tree in Towne Mall.

    Once again this year Helping Hand has a tree in Towne Mall at the entrance near J.C. Penney. At the tree they have paper ornaments containing a child’s age, gender, and wish list. These are for the public to use shopping for the children. Gifts, along with the ornament, should be returned to the tree or delivered to Helping Hand, 212 W. Dixie Avenue. The tree will remain in the Mall until December 19.


  • Noon Rotary has November meeting

    The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club welcomed Georgetown College president Dr. Bill Crouch as the featured speaker at the Nov. 25 meeting of the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club. Dr. Crouch shared a few of the many projects that are currently underway at Georgetown College such as international partnerships with Oxford College available for study abroad opportunities for students and the many strides the college has made in increasing minority enrollment amongst the Hispanic and African-American population.

  • VFW Post 10281 makes donation to Vine Grove Optimist Club

    VFW Post 10281 Commander Howard Hill presents a check to Sue Banks for the Vine Grove Optimist Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to “Bringing out the best in kids.” The group is raising funds to complete the community hall of their new building. They have outgrown their current building and are in the process or erecting a new facility next to Optimist Park in Radcliff.

  • Peters enlists in the Navy


    PETERS. Rodney Peters, son of Sandy and Dianne Hummel of Rineyville and Tim and Cindy Peters of Elizabethtown, joined the Navy on June 17, 2008. He graduated from Great Lakes naval Base in Great Lakes, Ill., on Aug. 8, and went on to graduate from Naval A School at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Dec. 2. He reported for duty at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport, Miss., on Dec. 11. He is specializing in construction/electrical work and is a navy Seabee.




      The Nelson County Chess Club 2008 Tournament Champs are Gerald Weldin, right, first; Dr. Mark Abramovich, not pictured, second; and Stan Mullins, third. The annual tournament was Nov. 23 in Bardstown. Weldin and Mullins are both members of the Elizabethtown Chess Club.

  • A Bit of Fiction


    Emma took the Christmas ornament off the tree and fingered its crocheted stitching. The tiny red sweater was part of a set of miniature hat, scarf, mitten and stockings. There were also bells and candy canes.

  • Yates graduates from Operation Warrior Forge

    YATES. Eric D. Yates has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as “Operation Warrior Forge,” at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash.

    He is the son of David L. and Kathy L. Yates of Rineyville.

    Yates is a 2003 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.