• Countryman honored by Senior Republican Women

    Pete Countryman was honored at a monthly luncheon of the Hardin County Senior Republican Women’s Club on Sept. 16 at Stone Hearth Restaurant.

    A cake was served and a plaque was presented to Countryman to thank him for all the help he has and is donating to the Senior Republican Women’s Club.

    Countryman soon will move to New Orleans.

  • Elizabethtown High School Class of 1950 has 63rd reunion

    The Elizabethtown High School Class of 1950 held its 63rd reunion Sept. 18, at Ryan’s Steak House. The class started in Sept. 1946 with 50 freshmen. A few moved after World War II or married, so only 41 graduated, 23 women and 18 men, in May 1950.

    After 63 years, 16 women and eight men still are alive. Of the 24 classmates, 11 still live in Elizabethtown, five elsewhere in Kentucky and eight out of state.

    The class will continue to meet on a yearly basis in September.

  • ARHHC appreciates county’s assistance

    The Association for Retarded and Handicapped of Hardin County Inc., a non profit organization servicing special needs individuals of Hardin County, operates a day habilitation program, Project LEARN, which operates five days a week year round at 225 College Street Road in Elizabethtown.

  • Duncan presents to Nine Patchers’ Quilt Guild

    Donna Duncan shows a quilt called Homespun Truth that is made with scraps of fabric found while going through family possessions and includes expressions often used by her family. The quilt was part of her presentation “Down Home Quilts and Warm Remembrances” at a Nine Patchers Quilt Guild meeting. The quilt guild meets at 10 a.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown. Workshops are on the second Tuesday of the month. For information, email ninepatchersquiltguild@yahoo.com.

  • Order of the Eastern Star officers gather

    Linda and Paul Mattingly of Zoneton, elected worthy matron and worthy patron of Order of the Eastern Star, Elizabethtown, gather with others officers, M. Siegman, T. Smith, p. Greer, A. Caswell, C. Miller, P. Smith, S. Cundiff, J. Cowley, B. Cundiff, C. Marcum, M. Puckett, J. Lee and D. Daugherty. Not pictured are GA Barany, B. Coogle and A. Light.

  • Chenault wins opportunity quilt at Stitchers Quilt Guild show

    Darlene Chenault of Elizabethtown displays the opportunity quilt she won during the Stitchers Quilt Guild annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show in September.

  • Professor Mark Palatos presents to E’town Rotary Club

    Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Ousey Claycomb, center, and Kevin Addington, right,  welcome guest speaker Professor Mark Palatos who informed the club of early mankind in the area and presented artifacts.

  • Citizens Union Bank donates to Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland

    Melissa Jones, left, and Mary Jo Schmitz, right, of the Elizabethtown branch of Citizens Union Bank present a $1,000 donation for Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland to executive director Gary Miles. The money will help support the BackPack Program in Hardin County, which supplies at risk children with 10 to 15 food items for the weekend when school meals are unavailable.

  • Lupresto’s watercolor stands out at Bloomington, Ind., contest

    The Bloomington Watercolor Society, in collaboration with Ivy Tech Center for Lifelong Learning, presented a weekend watercolor retreat at Bradford Woods near Martinsville, Ind., on Sept. 21 and 22. Two workshops provided instruction on painting en plein air — in the open air — to 24 artists from around central and southern Indiana and Kentucky.

  • CKAG gathers for September meeting

    At the Sept. 16 meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild, two members were singled out for honors. Joyce Lupresto was chosen as artist of the month in the general membership category. Her watercolor is titled, “Reminiscing”. Wes Kendall was chosen as artist of the month in the professional category. His pencil portrait is titled, “Jane at Work”.