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  • ECTC biology students participate in Greenspace Trail cleanup

    On Oct. 27, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Professors Dr. Cindy Dixon and Tiffany McFalls led biology students in a class service project for Greenspace. The group cleared a portion of the Elizabethtown Banum-Shaw Trail of invasive plant species. Additional work and supervision were provided by Professor David Lutz and Greenspace’s only employee, Steve Ginn.

    Greenspace volunteer personnel constantly strive to keep all 20 miles of local hiking and recreation trails open and available for public use. To participate, contact gebler2@bbtel.com.

  • Girls Scouts honor Betty Swope at 100th anniversary celebration

    Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting at a luncheon at the Brown-Pusey House, Elizabeth “Betty” Swope was awarded Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana’s first Tough Cookie Award. In presenting the award, Ann Kowalkoski, luncheon cochair, said that as an active troop leader and mentor, Swope has touched the lives of countless girls.

  • Burger King Breast Cancer Awareness truck and tractor pull appreciates community support

    The Burger King Breast Cancer Awareness truck and tractor pull gang would like to say thank you. No matter what your role was in this event, it made a difference. 

    So many people thanked us during the event because cancer had affected someone they loved in their lifetime. It was such an honor to hear their stories and get a hug. When the breast cancer survivors walked the pink runner on the track to be recognized for their battle against cancer and received a pink carnation, the spirit of success for each woman was so powerful.

  • Local Webelo’s from Pack 600 earn Arrow of Light award

    Randall Smith III and Damon Sprigler from Rineyville earned Cub Scouting’s highest rank, the Arrow of Light award, which was present by Cubmaster Shawn Saltmarsh. Randall and Damon both completed several requirements and countless hours of planning and activities with the Cub Scout pack. This award is one of two awards when received that can carry over to the Boy Scout uniform. Pictured are Damon Sprigler, left, Randall Smith III, right, and Evelyn Saltmarsh.

  • Faith Bible Study Groups assists at Warm Blessings

    Members of the Faith Bible Study group at Rineyville Baptist Church volunteer at Warm Blessings each Wednesday afternoon helping roll silverware and refill soup and paper dispensers. Pictured from left, Bea Cooghan, Chuck Gahagon, Sally Dixon, Pauline Bristowe and Louise Maggard.

  • Youth Experience the Outdoors at Scouts Patriot Games

    Archery, fly fishing, and target shooting were just three of the numerous outdoor activities more than7,000 youth and their families experienced at a recent Boy Scouts of America Patriot Games featuring the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation’s Trailblazer Adventure Program.

  • Zonta Club members attend district conference

    President Ramona Jeffries and Secretary Lois Pierce represented the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown at the Zonta International Annual District 5 Conference in Marietta, Ohio, Oct. 18 through 20. At this meeting, they participated in assembling birthing kits from items sent by all 17 clubs in the district. More than 1,000 kits will be delivered to Cambodia and Haiti.

    Pierce officially was installed as the Area 2 director. Area 2 consists of five clubs, the Zonta Clubs of Louisville, Paducah and Elizabethtown and Cincinnati and Springfield, Ohio.

  • Potted Few members presents arrangement for display at Radcliff library

    Each month a member of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club places a flower design or arrangement in a public venue in the Fort Knox, Radcliff or Elizabethtown area. Member Renate Gosser presents an October arrangement to Radcliff Branch Hardin County Librarian Tara Lewis-Tidwell.

  • Optimist Club members attend district meeting

    Several members of the Optimist Club of Radcliff attended the first district meeting for the 2012-13 Optimist Year of the Kentucky/West Virginia Optimist District in Georgetown. Training was held for incoming presidents and their secretary/treasurers. Pictured from left, Mae Knight, past president; Marvin Logsdon, past board director; Jessie Lee, board director; Denise Haynes, secretary; Jackie Banks, president; and Corwin Lewis.

     

  • 4-H Safety Day is a family affair

     By Bonnie Jolly
    4-H Extension Agent