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Fort Knox MWR Etown Heritage Council Larue County Chamber Fort Knox American Lung Assoc. of KY One Knox Habitat For Humanity
American Red Cross Hooray for Heroes
Fort Knox Mint Etown Web Site Big Brothers Big Sisters
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Etown Tourism United Way of Central KY Hardin County Chamber Dare to Care Feeding America

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ECTC Students Invited to Try Out for Barons Soccer Teams

Monday, August 3, 2015

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College men’s and women’s soccer teams will hold tryouts in the next few weeks.  All prospective players must show proof of a sports physical and have an ECTC college ID number. 

Men’s soccer tryouts are July 17, 18, and 19 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Nicholas Soccer Field in Elizabethtown.

Women’s soccer tryouts are July 29 and August 3 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Nicholas Soccer Field in Elizabethtown. 

For more information on Barons sports at ECTC, please contact Dr. Dale Buckles at 270-706-8431 or email

Celebration of Life in memory of fallen hero Lt. Jonathan French

Thursday, August 6, 2015

We will be hosting a celebration of life in memory of fallen hero Lt. Jonathan French of the Glendale Fire Department. This will take place at the Glendale Fire Station on Thursday August 6th. At the request of the family this is to be a celebration of life. There will be a reception starting at 6 pm and a candlelight vigil will follow at dark.  Everyone is invited to attend and please bring your best memories of Jonathan to share. For more information you may call 270-369-2019.

Fort Duffield New Historical Marker

Saturday, August 8, 2015
On Saturday, August 8, 2015, 11:00 A.M., the City of West Point, Kentucky will unveil and dedicate it's latest historical marker which makes the 5th in this small but rich in history Ohio River town.
The subject of this historical marker is Fort Duffield, a Union Civil War earthen fortification constructed in the fall of 1861 by order of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman.  The marker tells about Fort Duffield's role in the early part of the Civil War in North Hardin County, Kentucky.
The public is invited to attend the ceremony at the north end of Bus. US31W just off US 31W in West Point. Guest are also invited to tour Fort Duffield immediately following the ceremony. Light refreshments will be served at Fort Duffield. 
Information on Fort Duffield is available on the web site For additional information contact info@fortduffield or call 502-922-4574.

Valley Creek Fire Department Benefit Auction

Saturday, August 8, 2015

There will be a benefit auction at Valley Creek Fire Department to assist with the funeral expenses for Michael Cundiff. The auction will take place on August 8th at noon with food and drinks available for purchase. For more information, contact Steven Cundiff at 270-766-7961. 


Sunday, August 9, 2015


Ignite America at Campbellsville University

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Ignite America will take place on the Campus of Campbellsville University, August 6-9.  Igniting College Campuses for Christ (geared toward High School and college age.)  The cost is $25 (Register at online or at the door) log on to

St. Benedict Rod Run Open Header

Friday, August 14, 2015

St. Benedict Rod Run in Lebanon Junction invites you out to open header night on Friday, August 14th.  For more information call Bob Hartlage at 502-488-0427

Mud Volleyball Challenge to Benefit United Way of Central Kentucky

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Mud Volleyball Challenge Recruiting Teams to Benefit United Way of Central Kentucky

On Saturday, August 15th the Mud Volleyball Challenge will return to connect players with a fun way to support an important cause.  The annual event hosted by UPS Supply Chain Solutions will begin at 10:00 AM at the business’ Black Branch Road location in Elizabethtown. The event is made possible by Champion Sponsor Republic Bank, with all profits from the tournament benefitting United Way of Central Kentucky.

The registration fee is $160 for teams of six to eight players, and co-ed rules requiring at least 2 players of each gender on the court will apply. Individuals interested in participating can be matched with a team by the event coordinators for a rate of $30 per player.  Each participant will receive a special event t-shirt.  Register by August 3rd with United Way of Central Kentucky online at, by email to, or by phone at (270) 737-6608 to ensure t-shirt availability.

Funds raised will support UWCK’s network of programs that improve Education, Financial Stability, and Health while providing a safety net of services to meet Basic Needs.  Past fundraising efforts have resulted in grants being awarded to 24 nonprofit agencies with 34 programs serving 

White Mills Down Home Nights

Saturday, August 15, 2015

White Mills Civic League will soon be sponsoring the next, Down Home Nights at the White Mills Ballpark on Saturday, July 18th.  The band, Zack Shelton and "64 to Grayson" will be performing from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   On the following third Saturday night of the month of August, that is August 15th, the band that will be performing will be "Masterson, Family and Friends".  No charge to attend any of the events but we will pass the hat for donations to help the bands with expenses.  Refreshments will be available to purchase to raise money for the "Blossom Girls" from White Mills Christian Church.  Come and enjoy a night of fellowship with family and friends.  Oh, and by the way bring your lawn chairs and enjoy.   POC Elaine Sallee at 270-369-7808.    

Community Health Clinic Annual Fundraiser Benefit

Friday, August 21, 2015

The Annual Fundraiser Benefit for the Community Health Clinic  - our local volunteer based, free and charitable health clinic is scheduled for Friday, August 21st at Pritchard Community Center!  A Taste of the Heartland Charity Dinner & Auction.  Doors open at 5 – Dinner starts at 6:30 pm. Live Musical Entertainment.  Great Food!!! Approximately 27 different restaurants & food vendors sponsoring the event showcasing their fine foods!  Come Celebrate another Year of Service with us!!!  Individual Dinner Tickets $50 per plate.  Live Auction by Kenny Lewis & Honorary Auctioneer Senator Dennis Parrett.  Tickets can be purchased at the Clinic – 114 E. Memorial Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 in person or via mail.  Tickets will also be available at the door as long as seating is available. 

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church Community Give-Away

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church (MSMBC), 1106 S. Wilson Rd. in Radcliff will hold it’sCommunity Give-Away August 22, 2015, 10:00 am. – 3:00 pm.  This event will be in the parking lot at the church.  All items are FREE and ARE AS IS.  MSMBC is not responsible for any of the items. If you would like to donate items, please contact Sister Lenora Embry, (270) 351-1161.