• 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.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club, Alzheimer’s Association host Christmas in July event

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club, together with the Alzheimer’s Association, hosted a Christmas in July event July 27 at Colvin Community Center. The event consisted of three major activities. Attendees could visit more than 25 vendors to purchase items for their Christmas giving, including jewelry, scarves, wreaths, scented candles, hair bows and other items.  

  • Thank you for a wonderful summer at Camp Corral

    Camp Corral is a weeklong camp for children of military families, ages 8 through 15, with precedence given to dependents of disabled or fallen service members. It is a time for youth with similar backgrounds to come together in a safe environment, forge friendships, experience the great-outdoors and to just plain have fun. The camp is funded entirely by Golden Corral Corporation.

  • Senior Republican Women’s Club members attend Fancy Farm

    The Hardin County Senior Republican Women’s Club represented Hardin County well at Kentucky’s political event, Fancy Farm. In addition to meeting fellow republicans from across the commonwealth, members also enjoyed a traditional barbecue dinner, fellowship and stump speeches from every candidate.

  • Prater speaks to Radcliff Rotary Club members

    Terri Prater recently was guest speaker at a Radcliff Rotary Club meeting.

    Prater a fellow Rotarian, member of the East Louisville Sunrise Rotary Club and past president of the Jeffersontown Rotary.

    She spoke about the “Shoes for Souls” project, which seeks to provide shoes for millions of children and adults in the United States and around the world. Lack of footwear has serious health and social consequences.