• Optimist Club awards Sims certificate of appreciation

    Optimist Club of Radcliff President Jackie Banks, left, presents Linda Sims, Public Health director of the Lincoln Trail Health Department, with a certificate of appreciation for being a guest speaker and for her time and dedication to helping the community. She spoke to the club about the impact of managed care changes and its influences on the public health system.

  • Republican Women’s Club members update first half of 2013

    The Hardin County Republican Women’s Club has had a busy first half of 2013, installing a new slate of officers in January with April Bell as the new club president, awarding the Elizabeth Tori Scholarship, hosting guest speakers and conducting fundraisers.

    The club was honored to present the 2013 winner of the Elizabeth Tori $1,000 academic scholarship to Kayla Rowsey from Fort Knox High School. She plans to attend West Virginia University.

  • Hardin County Extension Council gathers for meeting

    From left, Anna Winchell, Becky McGlone and Angela Jenkins were speakers at the quarterly Hardin County Extension Council meeting at Saunders Springs Nature Preserve in Radcliff on July 25. Their subjects were experiences of new Master Gardeners, Winchell and McGlone, and events of an 11-year veteran Master Gardener: the satisfaction of helping others learn the joys of gardening and the new gardeners’ reaction to their first harvest.

  • Atria residents donate supplies to Hardin County Schools

    Residents at Atria Senior Living in Elizabethtown shopped for school supplies and donated them to the Hardin County Schools Family Resource and Youth Service Centers. The residents have made their shopping trip and donation an annual tradition.

  • Abramson speaks at Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting

    Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Claycomb, left, and President-Elect James Jeffries, right, welcome Lt. Gov. JerryAbramson to the Aug, 6 meeting. Abramson announced his intent not to seek the office of governor in 2015.

  • Nine Patchers celebrate 25th anniversary

    The Nine Patchers’ Quilt Guild celebrated the 25th anniversary of its founding during the July Guild meeting. Margie Martin, left, one of the original nine quilters, was present for the celebration. In addition, Gwen T. Nelson, right, the national president of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America presented a program that included samples of historical embroidery pieces from the EGA collection. The display included items as large as embroidery on a silk bed covering to a miniature needlework sampler.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club receives statues

    Recently, a pair of lion statues was donated by a local citizen to the Elizabethtown Lions Club. The lions were refurbished and painted by Austin Yates, Yates Body Shop, and placed in their new home by Lion Jim Deneen.

  • Am Rotary Club, Memorial United Methodist Church partner for “Hope for Haiti”

    Hardin County AM Rotary Club members Bob Wade, President Daniel Tabb, Dave Larkin, Dave Martin and Jack Morrison partner with Memorial United Methodist Church to be a part of “Hope for Haiti,” whose goal is to provide clean, safe water for those people in the world who desperately need it. The celebration barbecue dinner and auction is from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 18, at Memorial United Methodist Church. Tickets are $10.  Everyone is invited to attend this dinner and silent auction, the proceeds of which are used to purchase new water systems for Haiti.

  • Stitchers prepare for annual quilt show

    Members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild are getting ready for the annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show on Sept. 20 and 21.

    Members are working on completing quilts for the show, which means lots of quilts are being shown during the show and tell portion of the monthly meetings.

    The quilts will be on display during the show. For information on the show contact Patty Pruitt at 270-307-2226.

  • Rolling Thunder has first 5K Fun Run/Walk



    Rolling Thunder Inc. Kentucky Chapter Four held its first 5K Fun Run/Walk Aug.3 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. The event was organized by Angela Goodman and Heather Hardin. Runners were provided free snacks. Pic Pac donated bananas, AAA provided water and Rolling Thunder providedice cream.