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Today's News

  • Boy Scouts celebrate Memorial Day

    At right top, Boy Scout Troop 233 assisted American Legion Post No. 113 in placing flags at Veteran's graves at the Elizabethtown City Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. At right bottom, Boy Scouts from Troop 233 carry their historical flag collection in the Memorial Day Parade in Elizabethtown.  The Troop is sponsored by the Memorial United Methodist Church.

     

  • 'The plug-ins are coming ... the plug-ins are coming'

    By Stan Lampe

    Guest columnist

    There has always been considerable historical controversy about the famous Midnight Ride of Paul Revere on April 18, 1775. In the outskirts of Boston, historians credit Revere with riding to Concord and warning American settlers that “The British are coming … The British are coming.”

    In the 235 years that have elapsed since that time, Great Britain has become one of the most loyal allies of the United States.

  • Jan. 18 Local History

     

    30 years ago, Eastview residents met to discuss an anti-sludge strategy; the concern was a storage site which was being constructed in Eastview to hold sludge brought from the Metropolitan Sewer District in Louisville. 20 years ago, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell visited Elizabethtown, announcing his plans to seek re-election.  

  • Curtsinger-Blain

    Jerry and Linda Curtsinger announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brooke N. Curtsinger, to Chris A. Blain, son of Connie Blain, father of Jordan Blain, all of Cecilia.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m. June 19, 2010, at the home of the bride with a reception to follow.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

     

  • They ‘Made It’
  • Family matters for All of Us

    All of Us family restaurant is at 110 W.Main St. in Vine Grove. It is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to sell out on Saturdays.

  • Lee Speaks At Ancestral Trails Historical Society Meeting

    The Ancestral Trails Historical Society met with Jacob Lee, an associate curator of special collections at the Filson Club is Louisville, as speaker. He gave a presentation on George Rogers Clark and his dealings with the Indians. The next meeting is July 2, when Gary Kempf will portray an American pioneer and display tools he used.

     

  • Jan. 11 Local History

     

  • Jan. 6 Local History

    30 years ago, Hardin County was cleaning up after its first snowfall of the winter with very few accidents reported on the slippery roads. 20 years ago, the new chief executives of Elizabethtown and Hardin County - Elizabethtown Mayor Pat Durbin and Hardin County Judge-Executive Glen Dalton - pledged to work together in speeches before the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce.  

  • Cornett-Cook

     

    Jeff and Robin Burris of Cecilia and Brian Cornett of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandi Cornett, to Joshua Cook, son of Janet Cook.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m., June 27, 2010, at Blue Ball Baptist Church with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.