Today's News

  • Aug. 11: Services

    Silas Dayton Brawner, 3, son of William and Ashley Eggen Brawner of Elizabethtown, died Saturday Aug. 7, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Tereasa Roades King, 54, of Louisville, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010.

  • Guthrie to host Fort Knox contracting fair



    Businesses wondering how to profit from the Fort Knox Army post realignment are invited to attend a Government Contracting Information Fair on Wednesday.

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  • Ask the Expert: Looking ahead to flu season


    It’s hard to believe, but flu season is just around the corner. The best way to prevent or lessen the severity of the flu is to get vaccinated every fall.

  • I'll fly away



    Elizabethtown city officials could review acceptable uses of the city emblem next week after a local man asked to purchase a city flag.

    Churchill Court resident Zenon Garcia on Monday told city officials he tried to purchase a flag to use in association with his band because all of the members are from Elizabethtown and wanted to represent the city, but his request was denied because the city has trademarked the emblem depicted on the flag.

  • Cecilia Days begins Friday



    A local festival will enter its fifth decade this weekend.

    Cecilia Days is Friday and Saturday, celebrating its 41st year.

    The festival will begin Friday evening with cornhole games, a fish dinner and several pageants. The parade kicks off Saturday’s activities, and is followed by a tractor display, multiple musical acts, a car show, an auction, a magician and a talent show. Fireworks will cap off the festival in the evening.

  • The Art of Performance: Time for youth sports


    This is that great time of the year when school starts for students. It also is the time for fall youth sports.

    There are a number of reasons why kids can enjoy being part of youth sports.

    First, being on a sports team is a way to have fun being active with other kids. It's a great way to spend more time with friends and it provides opportunities to meet new friends. When sharing in the tasks of practice and playing games, kids form bonds with their peers that sometimes turn into lifelong friendships.

  • Aug. 10, 2010: Services

    Rosalie Ann Risinger, 56, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Valley Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Kerr officiating. Burial will be in Valley Creek Cemetery. Visitation continues at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Valley Creek Baptist Church.


  • Fourteen file on deadline day



    Tuesday proved busy for the Hardin County Clerk’s Office as 14 candidates held off until the final hour to launch their campaigns.

    The last-minute rush rounded out what is shaping up to be a crowded and busy November election, with 20 candidates filing for the six seats on Elizabethtown City Council, and four challengers looking to unseat David Willmoth as Elizabethtown’s mayor.