Today's News

  • June 20 Local History


  • Birds celebrate 50th anniversary


    Arvil Lee Bird and Jeanne Thompson-Bird of Sonora celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 9, 2010.

    They were married July 9, 1960, at Tunnel Hill Baptist Church in Elizabethtown by Brother Russ Jones.

    Mr. Bird is a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Jonesville.

    Mrs. Bird is employed at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale and also is a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

    They have two children, Roger Bird and Lisa Gregory, both of Hodgenville; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.


  • May 28 Local History


    30 years ago, the Fort Knox soccer team reached the Final Four of the state soccer championship; the team’s coach was Glenn Dowding. 20 years ago, Ralph Reed, manager of the Elizabethtown Dow Corning plant since 1986, was ending his three-year term on the board of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, but within a month would take over as president of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Bowen graduates from basic military training

    BOWEN. Navy Seaman Recruit Christopher S. Bowen, son of Teresa J. and Joseph R. Bowen of Vine Grove, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Bowen is a 2007 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff.

  • Lyddan speaks At Rotary Club meeting

    Dana Beth Lyddan of the Historic State Theater was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Aug. 31. She gave an update on the State Theater schedule and other downtown happenings. Pictured from left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Cathy Williamson, Dana Beth Lyddan and Rotarian Bart Lovins.


  • April 8 Local History


  • June 15 Local History


  • September Yard of Month

    The Vine Grove woman’s Club gave the September yard of the Month to Gisela Seibert at 203 Mabel Court. Her flowers are still beautiful after all the hot weather. She has two antique chairs with flowers, bird feeders, wind chimes and all beautifully arranged in a compact area.


  • Vine Grove Community Relations Dinner a success

    A large crowd attended the Vine Grove Community Relations dinner on Aug. 19 at Lincoln Trail Country Club.

    Cut 1: Vine Grove musicians play at the dinner.

    Cut 2: Big John Richardson from The Comedy Caravan performs for the Vine Grove Community Relations Dinner. He was surprised to find out Barbara Proffitt’s maiden name was Richardson, so her called her “Mom” all night.


  • Sister City program fosters long-lasting friendship



    Despite living half a world apart, Tambra Raney and Claudia Braatz have maintained a 23-year friendship that resulted from their participation as teens in the Sister City Program between Radcliff and Munster, Germany.

    Through marriages, new jobs, children, and all the ups and downs of life, the pair has formed a strong bond. In fact, Braatz is visiting Raney this week.

    “We’ve been very blessed with our friendship,” said Raney, who now lives in Elizabethtown.