Today's News

  • Club members support Hardin County Public Library North Branch

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club, in support of the Hardin County Public Library North Branch, was there to assistant them in carrying out the special adult job search program, a reception for the new library director, National Library Week celebration and most recently the summer reading program.

    Members agreed to donate $100 to the summer reading program and individual members brought supplies to carry out the program to the June 14 meeting. Some of the items were beads, magnets, dried pinto beans, sponges, strong string, acrylic paint, sand and wood dowels.

  • 4-H members participate in compact tractor driving contest

    Thanks to Bruce Book, manager of Jacobi Sales, 4-H members Jacob and Jack Lehman, Orry Williams, Trent Barnes and Walton Grider had an opportunity to participate in the Compact Tractor Driving Contest. All received blue ribbons, with champion honors going to Jack Lehman, Clover Division; Trent Barnes, Intermediate Division; and Walton Grider, Senior Division. Trent and Walton will have an opportunity to participate at the Kentucky State Fair in August.


  • Madison announces birth of brother


    Madison Duvall announces the birth of a brother, Brayden Michael Cecil, on Feb. 19, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 10½ ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Michael and Amanda Cecil of Elizabethtown.

    Maternal grandparents are Marshall and Robin Bird of Elizabethtown. Paternal grandparents are Harry and Charlotte Cecil of Sonora.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Vick and paternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Ray Parr, all of Elizabethtown.


  • Land graduates from the FBI National Academy Program

    Elizabethtown Police Department Sgt. Jamie Land was one of 260 law enforcement officers who graduated June 18 from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Va.

    The 241st session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 49 states. Included in the class are members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 25 international countries, four military organizations and four federal civilian organizations.

  • July 25, 2010, obituaries

    Joseph Raymond Atcher

    Joseph Raymond Atcher, 98, formerly of West Point, died Wednesday, July 21, 2010.

    He was a retired petroleum distributor for DX/Sun Oil and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Vine Grove Council and West Point American Legion. He was formerly a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church and of Our Lady of Hope Chapel at Franciscan Health Care.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn.

  • Photo: The beast is leashed
  • July 26, 2010: Our readers write

    And so it goes ...

    Have you heard that racism is rampant? Because Jesus was the only perfect person, everyone else is racist to some extent. While some are forward racists, some are reverse racists; some are sidewise racists (“I’m neutral”), and some are upside down racists (“It’s them, not me”). So, welcome to the human race and let’s get on with living.

    J.B. Armstrong


    Futbol is fantastic

  • Lions Club supports 4-H

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Travis Langdon presents a donation from the club to Bonnie Jolly of the Hardin County 4-H Council. The donation will be used for camp scholarships.

  • July 23, 2010: Services

    Mazie Decker, 96, of Louisville, formerly of Hardin County, died Tuesday, July 20, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • July 25, 2010: Our readers write

    The word furlough