Today's News

  • Islamic Center helps out at Warm Blessings


    Preparing to clean tables at Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen (609 E. Dixie Hwy.) are children from the Islamic Center of Elizabethtown. In addition to and evening meal Monday through Thursday Warm Blessings offers showers for homeless or others with this need and a washer and dryer is also available on a limited basis. For these services persons must call 763-9276 (WARM) for an appointment.

  • Arrest made in double homicide

     BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY — Kentucky State Police Post 4 troopers on Friday arrested a man in Breckinridge County on charges of homicide and kidnapping.

    Librada Rosario Ramirez was wanted in Bourbon County for double homicide, double kidnapping and robbery. Troopers located Ramirez on Friday at a residence in Breckinridge County and took him into custody .

    Ramirez was transported to Bourbon County and lodged there.


  • Shinkles celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Bill Jr. and Lois Ertel Shinkle of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in June with a family reunion at their home and dinner at Stone Hearth in Elizabethtown.

    They were married Feb. 6, 1960, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Fort Mitchell with Monsignor Leo Streck officiating.

    Mr. Shinkle is a retired pharmacist and is a 36-year member of St. James Catholic Church.

    Mrs. Shinkle is a homemaker and is also a 36-year member of St. James Catholic Church.

  • Kirkwood-Janes


    Christene D. Kirkwood and Timothy L. Janes announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Harold and Janet Kirkwood Smith of Campton and the granddaughter of the late Orbin and Christine Rudd. A 1990 graduate of Wolfe County High School, she received her Rank I certification in elementary education and is currently employed by Hardin County Schools as a fifth-grade teacher at Rineyville Elementary School.

  • March 7, 2010: Obituaries

    Henry E. Borders

    Henry E. Borders, 87, of Glendale, died Friday, March 5, 2010, at North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation in Radcliff.

    He was a native of Hardin County and a member of Sand Springs Church of God of Prophecy. He was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran and was the owner of Border’s Salvage Yard.

    He was preceded in death by a son, Sammy Borders; his parents, Claude and Iva Snelling Borders; a brother, Alvin Borders and a sister, Edna Brown.

  • Bowling event comes in like lion in March



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Shundricka Hall was spending Saturday with her co-workers — but she was having a good time. Hall was participating in Bowl for Kids’ Sake with her Cardinal Health colleagues, and she was enjoying seeing them cut loose.

    “You can see a different side of your coworkers than work,” she said.

  • Speights family gets new home from Habitat for Humanity

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity dedicated Keisha Speights’ home on Dec. 13. Speights was joined by her two children, her parents, grandmother, sister-in-law, nieces and nephews in this celebration. Gifts were presented by the Red Cross, the Elizabethtown Master Gardeners, and Hardin County Habitat for Humanity.


  • Jones to celebrate 90th birthday


    Family, friends and neighbors are invited to help celebrate Kathryn Jones’ 90th birthday at a reception from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at Lincoln Memorial Missionary Baptist Church on Kentucky 61 in LaRue County. The reception will be in the church fellowship hall.


  • Boy Scouts hold recognition dinner


    On Jan. 15, St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown hosted the Annual Recognition Dinner for the Frontier District of Boy Scouts of America. This dinner honors adult leaders, Scout Troops and Cub Scout Packs, as well as individual Scouts who have had an outstanding impact in the District through service to their unit, the District or the community at large.

    Johnathon F. Boles, Frontier District Advancement Chairman served as Master of Ceremonies.

    Father Chuck Walker, pastor of St. James Catholic Church, provided the invocation.

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