Menu Close

Retired law enforcement officer passes away

A retired member of the Elizabethtown Police Department and the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office passed away February 13th after a battle with cancer. According to his obituary, Joe Lynn Jackson, born March 8, 1940, served 32 years with the Elizabethtown Police Department, and an additional 15 with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. In addition, Jackson served as a mentor to many young officers, often saying he had the best job in the world. Visitation services for Jackson will be held today from 2 to 8 PM at Manakee Funeral Home, and will continue tomorrow from 9 to 11 AM.

E’town Exterminating owner passes away

A business owner of an Elizabethtown staple has passed away. According to obituaries, Roy Eugene Rich, 86, died in his home last Saturday. Rich, an active member of Severns Valley Baptist Church, was also the owner of Etown Exterminating, and was the past president of the Kentucky Pest Management Association, where he served on the Board of Directors for more than 35 years. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Severns Valley Baptist Church New Worship Center Building Fund.

Math Counts competition results

The Math Counts competition, which was coordinated by heads and representatives from different city of Elizabethtown departments, took place last Saturday at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The results are as follows: The team that finished first overall was the East Hardin Middle School team, followed by the Larue County Middle School team in second place. Both will move on to state competition. Individually, Jordan Stull from Stuart Pepper Middle School finished first overall, while Zachary Townsend of East Hardin Middle School took home second place, and Paul Slack from Stuart Pepper finished third.