• Stitchers Quilt Guild members gather for April meeting

    The Stitchers Quilt Guild held a showcase of mini quilts during the April meeting. Members brought miniature quilts they made for show and tell. The Stitchers also have a mini group that meets every other month and works on a different miniature pattern each time.

    Mini quilts will be on display at the annual Heart of Kentucky Quilt Show on Sept. 20 and 21 at Pritchard Community Center.

  • Rachel Ritchie accepts donations for Fun for Everyone

    RachelRitchie, a third-grader at Vine Grove Elementary School, accepts checks for $100 from Snappy Tomato, $50 from Once New thrift store and $500 from American Legion Post No. 113 to go toward the Fun for Everyone project. The effort is meant to fund a playground to be used by all children, including those with disabilities.

  • Jury speaks to Optimist Club of Radcliff members

    Ed Cardiff, treasurer of the Optimist Club of Radcliff, presents guest speaker Lori Jury with a certificate of appreciation. Jury, the recreation director for the city of Radcliff, spoke to the club about activities available to youth in the community, to include swim lessons, upcoming lifeguard training, the ball parks, Saunders Springs Nature preserve and more.

  • Hardin County Fair pageant registration set for May 28

    Registrations for this year’s Hardin County Fair Pageants are from 6 to 7 p.m. May 28, at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.

    Contestants must reside in Hardin County and will need to provide a copy of their birth certificate at time of registration. The pageants are July 8 through 13 during the fair.

  • Schmidt Family Foundation supports Greenspace

    On May 2, Jan Schmidt, representing the Schmidt Family Foundation, presented a substantial check to Greenspace Inc., Elizabethtown’s non-profit organization that builds and maintains the Greenbelt system of hiking and biking trails throughout the city. Schmidt and her late husband, Bill, have long been strong supporters of Greenspace. Accepting the check for Greenspace were Treasurer Ed Sprague and Board Member Joan Noel.

  • Sims speaks at Radcliff Rotary Club meeting
  • Hardin District Judge Shumate addresses DAV Chapter 003 members

    Hardin District Judge Kimberly Winkenhofer Shumate was a special guest of DAV Chapter No. 003 at its March meeting at Pritchard Community Center. Shumate addressed members and described the new Veterans Court that soon will be piloted in Hardin County. She advised Jefferson County was selected to serve as the urban model while Hardin County was selected for the rural model of the first Veterans Courts in Kentucky.

  • Local judges participate in Spring Judicial College

    At the invitation of the chief justice, Kentucky judges recently came together for a joint two-day college to focus on a variety of topics of interest to trial court and appellate judges.

    The Administrative Office of the Courts hosted a Spring Judicial College for Supreme Court justices and Court of Appeals, Circuit Court and District Court judges April 23 and 24 in Lexington.

  • NARFE members attend convention

    Several Elizabethtown NARFE Chapter No. 1050 delegates attended the Kentucky NARFE Federation Convention April 9 through 11 in Bowling Green. The theme was to “Live Healthy in Retirement,” and personal trainers were on hand to encourage delegates to keep moving to prevent complications from aging and being inactive.

  • Tiotuico receives Outstanding Teaching Award at piano festival

    Carina Tiotuico, of Elizabethtown, received the 2013 Outstanding Teaching Award at the 15th Annual Morehead State University Piano Festival and Monster Concert. Each year, one piano teacher is recognized based on the level of preparedness, talent and professionalism of their students in both ensemble and solo genres.