• Park announces volunteer training

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park will hold volunteer orientation training days for those wishing to volunteer at the park’s visitor center information desk. Each class is limited to eight participants. Those wishing to participate are asked to call the park’s visitor center to make a reservation. The required training class is free and spots will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Training is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 10, March 13 and April 10.

  • Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland recognizes January volunteer of the month

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland named Basmatie Baldeo as Volunteer of the Month for January. Baldeo has been a dedicated volunteer for just more than a year. She always brings a lot of enthusiasm and a bright smile with her to the Volunteer Center. 

  • Scouts Complete ”Go-See-It” at Elizabethtown Police Department

    On Jan. 13, Cub Scout Pack No. 130, chartered by Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, completed a “Go-See-it” at Elizabethtown Police Department focusing on community policing and public safety education. 

    Hosted by Sgt. Tim Cleary with EPD, Pack 130 members learned about the history of the police, equipment and vehicles used by police officers on duty and community safety while fulfilling scouting requirements for rank advancements and personal growth. 

  • Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection has luncheon

    The Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection’s bi-monthly luncheon was Jan. 13. Approximately 50 ladies from Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Hodgenville, Vine Grove, Cecilia and Leitchfield attended.

  • Tobe speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary Club members

    Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Claycomb, left, and Programming Chairman James Jeffries, right, welcome special guest speaker Chris Tobe, author of the book, “Kentucky Fried Pensions.” Tobe updated club members on the growing pension liabilities in the State of Kentucky and the lack of funding to keep pace with these liabilities.

  • Scouts complete Feeding America service project

    On Jan. 11, Cub Scout Pack No. 130 members, chartered by Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, completed a service project at the Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland warehouse focusing on the BackPack Program.

    The project provides easy-to-prepare food items over the course of the weekend for youth unable to obtain food traditionally provided by the National School Lunch Program during the week.

  • Potted Few Garden Club members gather for Christmas celebration

    The Potted Few Garden Club members and their guests gather aftering sharing a Christmas dinner at the Elizabethtown home of club president Bonnie Gunter. In lieu of the monthly meeting, members and guests enjoyed socializing as well as appetizers, a meal and desserts. After dinner, participants enjoyed the traditional gift exchange. After a winter hiatus, the Potted Few will resume its monthly meetings at 10 a.m. March 19 at Renate Gosser’s home in Radcliff, The club welcomes new members in March. For information, call Gosser, 270-351-6433.

  • Ancestral Trails has election of officers

    Steve Rafferty, president, Nancy Schramm, vice president, Judy Mattice, treasurer, and Ann Sipes, secretary, gather at a recent Ancestral Trails Historical Society meeting after the election of officers. The next meeting is Feb. 7. Eddie Price, author of “Widder’s Landing” will present a program on the Cane Ridge Revival of 1801 and how it impacted Kentyucky. Everyone is invited to attend. The club meets the first Friday of each month at the Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown.

  • Taylor speaks at AM Rotary Club meeting

    Hardin County AM Rotary President Daniel Tabb, right, welcomes DanaTaylor with United Way of Central Kentucky to the Jan. 10 meeting. Taylor updated the club on events occurring at United Way of Central Kentucky, as well as future plans for the organization.

  • Local leaders craft bowls for Warm Blessings fundraiser