• Vine Grove OES honors 50-year members

    Vine Grove Chapter No. 122, Order of the Eastern Star, celebrated its newest 50-year members July 15.

    Friends gathered for a meal and the presentation of pins. Two of the four recipients were able to attend with members of their family. After the meal, everyone adjourned to the chapter room, where Sister Chris Letterman, acting worthy matron, had a special program planned.

  • Thank you for help with Founders Day

    On behalf of the city of Elizabethtown, Mayor Edna Berger and Elizabethtown Tourism, I would like to say thank you. Thank you to each of the citizens who attended the Second-Annual Founders’ Day this past Sunday after rain caused a rescheduled date. We had more than 4,000 community members attend Freeman Lake Park and thousands more who viewed the fireworks from different locations in Elizabethtown.

  • Cross takes over command

    Lt. Col. Angela Fleming Cross, daughter of the late H.B. Fleming and Faye Fleming of Radcliff, took over command at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, Ark., on June 7. She was recently assigned as the Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command Squadron commander at Hurlburt Field in Florida.

  • Fort Knox MOWW installs new officers

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars held its monthly meeting July 16 at its clubhouse on Fort Knox.

  • VVA members host litter cleanup

    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 Gold Vault Patriots assemble on Veterans Way in Elizabethtown to host another litter cleanup of the roadway. The members meet many times each month to do community service. Several members work to aid Warm Blessings by supplying trucks to move supplies and the manpower to load and unload items.

  • Turner speaks to Optimist Club members about Habitat for Humanity
  • Lions Club members welcome new president

    At the June 18 Elizabethtown Lions Club Installation Dinner, Immediate Past President Morris Bottoms turns his Lions gavel over to incoming president Gary Miles. Both Lions stated their dedication to living the international Lions Club motto, “We serve.”

  • Master Gardeners have leaf casting workshop

    Valerie Hicks, vice president of The Lincoln Trail Area Master Gardeners, gave a class teaching the basics of leaf casting as part of the Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service Gardeners Toolbox series. She had a great turnout and everyone had fun making their works of art.

  • Eastern Star makes and ships cookies

    Vine Grove Chapter No. 122 Order of the Eastern Star, honored the military by making home-made cookies. They started collecting names and addresses of some service members over the past month. Several chapter members donated money to help defray the cost of mailing. Then they went to work and members and friends made more than 170 dozen cookies. Then on July 17, the group gathered to complete the boxing and mailing efforts. A total of 25 boxes now have been mailed. Each military person received a thank you card for their service to the country along with the sweet treats from home.

  • POW/MIA Flag Guard has awards ceremony

    The POW/MIA Flag Guard held its first annual awards ceremony July 6. Vietnam Veteran Motorcycle Club Chapter B hosted the event. Volunteers were recognized for their support and participation in flag guard ceremonies and its petition drive and other activities.

    At the ceremony, flag guard co-founder Loretta Sherod noted the number of homeless veterans in Louisville and that many suffer post-traumatic stress disorder.

    “This are presioners of that war. They are missing in action,” she said.