Today's News

  • VFW Post 10281 makes donation to Vine Grove Optimist Club

    VFW Post 10281 Commander Howard Hill presents a check to Sue Banks for the Vine Grove Optimist Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to “Bringing out the best in kids.” The group is raising funds to complete the community hall of their new building. They have outgrown their current building and are in the process or erecting a new facility next to Optimist Park in Radcliff.

  • Peters enlists in the Navy


    PETERS. Rodney Peters, son of Sandy and Dianne Hummel of Rineyville and Tim and Cindy Peters of Elizabethtown, joined the Navy on June 17, 2008. He graduated from Great Lakes naval Base in Great Lakes, Ill., on Aug. 8, and went on to graduate from Naval A School at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Dec. 2. He reported for duty at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport, Miss., on Dec. 11. He is specializing in construction/electrical work and is a navy Seabee.




      The Nelson County Chess Club 2008 Tournament Champs are Gerald Weldin, right, first; Dr. Mark Abramovich, not pictured, second; and Stan Mullins, third. The annual tournament was Nov. 23 in Bardstown. Weldin and Mullins are both members of the Elizabethtown Chess Club.

  • A Bit of Fiction


    Emma took the Christmas ornament off the tree and fingered its crocheted stitching. The tiny red sweater was part of a set of miniature hat, scarf, mitten and stockings. There were also bells and candy canes.

  • Yates graduates from Operation Warrior Forge

    YATES. Eric D. Yates has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as “Operation Warrior Forge,” at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash.

    He is the son of David L. and Kathy L. Yates of Rineyville.

    Yates is a 2003 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.


  • Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America holds November meeting

    Donna Betson, Fort Knox Chapter member, briefs the membership on her proposal to pay tribute at Veteran’s funerals at the new Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery – Central in Radcliff.

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its monthly meeting  Nov. 19 at the MOAA Clubhouse, Building 297, on Fort Knox.

  • Radcliff Woman's Club Woman of the Year

    From left, Maria Batistoni accepting her “Woman of the Year” award from club President Margo Kampe.   Each year the Radcliff Woman’s Club presents a “Woman of the Year” award to a member who represents the club by participating in activities and by setting a positive example for others. This year Maria Batistoni was chosen as the award recipient.

  • Community persons honored at Elizabethtown Lions Club meeting

      1 Elizabethtown High School Lions Club Student of the Month Kristen Todd was introduced to the Elizabethtown Lions Club by Lion Patricia Zeitz, left, at the Dec. 9 meeting. Kristen’s scholastic accomplishments include honors in math and science. School activities include varsity volleyball and softball, powder puff football, FCA, Pep Club, Speech Team and Concert Choir. She is a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church Youth Group. Accompanying Kristen were her parents, Brad and Becky Todd.

  • Hardin County Homemakers hold annual Presidents' Luncheon

      The Hardin County Homemakers organization held their annual Presidents’ Luncheon on Dec. 1. Past county presidents attending were, front row from left, Linda Sexton, current county President Martha Thomas, past state KEHA President Jean Davis and Ginny Kean; back row, Evie Blevins, twice county President Iva Lee Owsley, Deedie Cooper, Hedi McNutt, Winona Skees, Trish McCubbins and Bettye Mae Raymer.

  • Dec. 28 Cecilia news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808