• McCurry entertains members during Kentucky Public Retirees meeting

    Roger McCurry of Koinonia Travels and Tours entertains with magic, humor and travel information at the Kentucky Public Retirees meeting March 10. The Lincoln Trail Chapter of KPR meets at 11:30 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Ryan’s in Elizabethtown.

  • Brownie Scouts present donations

    Third-graders from St. James Catholic Regional School in Brownie Troop 1558 recently went on a shopping trip to Kroger. With a portion of their cookie money proceeds, they donated more than $250 worth of various items to Warm Blessings. They also made a $50 donation to St. Baldrick’s Foundation to help support childhood cancer research.

  • Durham joins AM Rotary Club

    AM Rotary Club President Daniel Tabb, left, and Rick Walters, right, welcome new member Matthew Durham to the March 7 meeting. Durham is an attorney with Miller & Durham in Elizabethtown.

  • Woman’s Club members attend World Day of Prayer

    Twenty-four members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown attended the World Day of Prayer held at Christ Episcopal Church on March 7. The program was led by the Rev. Ellen Morell of Christ Episcopal Church, who is a member of the Elizabethtown club.

  • Grace Lutheran Crafty Ladies make blankets for residents of North Hardin Health

    Roberta Tannahill, representing The Crafty Ladies group of Grace Lutheran Church in Vine Grove, presents lap blankets to Pam Switzer, director of activities at North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation Center, which the group made for the residents of North Hardin Health. The group worked together on the project over the past winter.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 270-735-7845

    KENTUCKY WEATHER.Wow, what about our Kentucky weather? March 15 was a beautiful day to enjoy being outside and the next day we has rain, sleet and snow. It made for very dangerous driving and many wrecks accured. The snow was pretty coming down and really fast but the next day it melted away very quickly. Will spring weather ever get here? Maybe not by the actual date but it will come.

  • AM Rotary Club members welcome Miller

    Hardin County AM Rotary Club President Daniel Tabb welcomes member Aaron Miller, who spoke about his recent trip to South Africa as a member of the Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program at the club meeting March 7. While there, he learned about the country’s historical change from apartheid to democracy. In addition, he spoke about the three major cities and the demographics of the country.

  • Garden Club members donate plant to Allegro

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown has a long standing relationship with Allegro Senior Living Community of Elizabethtown. Members and residents enjoy container planting annuals in the spring and perennials in the autumn seasons. The garden club donates horticulture specimens for the residents’ enjoyment throughout the year.

    The club meets at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. Refreshments are served prior to each meeting.

  • Ancestral Trails Historical Society welcomes Elliott

    Ancestral Trails Historical Society members met for the March meeting at the public library in Elizabethtown. Guest speaker was Ron Elliott, who spoke on the life of Franklin Sousley, who was born in Hilltop. Sousley was one of the Marines who helped raise the flag at Iwo Jima in World War II. Sousley was killed a month later. The famous photo of him and other men raising the flag was taken by Joe Rosenthal. Elliott wrote a book on the life of Sousley titled “From Hilltop to Mountaintop.”

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown has March meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met March 7 at the Brown Pusey House with club President Betty Sue French, presiding.

    St. Patrick’s Day decorations and food were served by hostesses Phyllis Shumate, JoAnn Winkenhofer and Becky Bishop.

    Bobbie Dille introduced Wren Smith of Bernheim Forest who gave the program “Unlock the Mysteries of Hummingbirds” which was received with much interest.