• EPD hosts open house

    The Elizabethtown Police Department hosted an open house Aug. 10 for the public to learn more about what the department does for the community. The Hardin County LEO Wives, a local support group for spouses of law enforcement, was there to help out with the event. They handed out flashlights and had a coloring table set up for the kids. Several children stopped by to color and ask questions about police officers.

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital to host HeartChase

    The American Heart Association’s HeartChase™ is a community event that provides a fun way to promote physical activity and healthy living. The event is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. with registration at 8 a.m. Sept. 7, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, 913 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown.

    HeartChase brings families, friends and coworkers together in teams of two to fivein a community-wide competition to uncover clues, solve puzzles and complete challenges in a race to the finish line. Games combined with friendly competition and a mission creates great fun with a purpose.

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  • Homemakers Council elects officers


    The Hardin County Homemakers Council met Aug. 5 at the Hardin County Extension Office for the beginning of its new fiscal year. New officers installed included President Debbie McQueary, Vice President Betty Hart, Secretary Bettye Raymer and Treasurer Renie Phillips. Newly elected committee chairwomen include: leadership-Jean Davis; environmental-Carol Parrott; family life-Pat Mueller; global-JoAnn Taul; cultural arts, Diane McCamish; publicity, Ann Reeser; bazaar, Bettye Raymer; and fair board, Martha Thomas.

  • Rippetoe speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club members

    Elizabethtown Lions Club member Roy Rich, left, and president Gary Miles, right, welcome Clifford "Rip" Rippetoe, executive director and CEO of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, and state fair board member Jane Cave, to the July 16 meeting. Rippetoe spoke about the center and arena upgrades, the reopening of Kentucky Kingdom and his thoughts for the future of the fair and exposition center.

  • Howlett speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary

    Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Claycomb welcomes guest speaker Leon Howlett to the Aug. 13 meeting of the club. Howlett, award winning author of “The Kentucky Bourbon Experience,” spoke about the restoration of the Adam Monin cabin in Glendale, which served as a headquarters for Maj. Gen. Rousseau during the Civil War.

  • Moren speaks at Radcliff Rotary meeting



    Recent guest speaker at the Radcliff Rotary Club was Teresa Moren, co-owner of Beautifully Bare Laser in Radcliff. Moren has 10 years experience in laser hair removal and laser cosmetic procedures. She gave the club members an outline of what services are available. For more information call 270-319-4827or visit www.beautifullybarelaser.com.

  • Kentucky Public Retirees present scholarships


    The Kentucky Public Retirees Lincoln Trail Chapter recently held a meeting at Ryan’s Family Steakhouse in Elizabethtown. They presented two $500 scholarships to Michelle Crewz who will be attending Lindsey Wilson College and Travis London who will be attending Campbellsville University. The guest speaker at the meeting was Stephanie Heller, senior account executive with Humana Insurance. Her presentation was about the Medicare Advantage plan for Kentucky Retirement Systems.

  • Ancestral Trails learns from Rafferty

    Ancestral Trails Historical Society met in August with Steve Rafferty presenting a PowerPoint presentation on basic documentation. He presented examples of the five basic worksheets that are needed to keep track of your research. These include the pedigree chart, the family group chart, the Ahnentaefel, the descendant chart and the personal timeline.

    The public is welcome to visit the Ancestral Trails library in the Hardin County History Museum at the corner of Mulberry and West Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown to do research.

  • Taste of Heartland fundraiser a success

    On display at this year’s Taste of the Heartland fundraiser for the Community Health Clinic of Hardin and LaRue counties was an edible palm tree and fruit accompanied by a display of edible cigars. The display was created and presented by Stone Hearth Restaurant & Catering.