• Master Gardeners have leaf casting workshop

    Valerie Hicks, vice president of The Lincoln Trail Area Master Gardeners, gave a class teaching the basics of leaf casting as part of the Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service Gardeners Toolbox series. She had a great turnout and everyone had fun making their works of art.

  • Eastern Star makes and ships cookies

    Vine Grove Chapter No. 122 Order of the Eastern Star, honored the military by making home-made cookies. They started collecting names and addresses of some service members over the past month. Several chapter members donated money to help defray the cost of mailing. Then they went to work and members and friends made more than 170 dozen cookies. Then on July 17, the group gathered to complete the boxing and mailing efforts. A total of 25 boxes now have been mailed. Each military person received a thank you card for their service to the country along with the sweet treats from home.

  • POW/MIA Flag Guard has awards ceremony

    The POW/MIA Flag Guard held its first annual awards ceremony July 6. Vietnam Veteran Motorcycle Club Chapter B hosted the event. Volunteers were recognized for their support and participation in flag guard ceremonies and its petition drive and other activities.

    At the ceremony, flag guard co-founder Loretta Sherod noted the number of homeless veterans in Louisville and that many suffer post-traumatic stress disorder.

    “This are presioners of that war. They are missing in action,” she said.

  • Knights celebrate 67th wedding anniversary

    Russell and Alpha Hack Knight of Radcliff will celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary today, July 25, 2013.

    They were married July 25, 1946, at Greta Green Wedding Chapel in Yuma, Ariz., by the Rev. J.G. Anderson.

    Mr. Knight was born in Clay City in Powell County and spent most of his younger years in Quicksand in Breathitt County. He also served in the Navy during Word War II.

    Mrs. Knight was born and raised in South.

    The couple, who have no children of their own, raised a special nephew, Ronald Charles Hack.

  • HMH Auxiliary donates vehicles

    Hardin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently donated two vehicles to Hardin Memorial Hospital. Martha Baughman, auxiliary president, presents the keys to Roy Williams, director of security.

  • Larsen honored by American Legion

    George Larsen joined the American Legion in July 1960 and has been an essential figure since joining. He has held virtually all key positions several times over. Larsen continues to hold and serve in positions on post, district, department and national committees. Hardin Post No. 113 success in the community can be directly attributed to Larsen’s due diligence for Memorial Day parades and ceremonies, Boys State and veteran affairs.

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club members attend Recycling Committee meeting

    Members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown and the League of Women Voters attended the Recycling Committee meeting at the Hardin County Courthouse on July 17. Akebono Brake Corporation was represented by Senior Environmental Engineer Dave Pedigo.

    The main item of discussion was the Household Hazardous Waste collection from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at Akebono Brake Corporation, 300 Ring Road in Elizabethtown.

  • CKAG opens new location

    The monthly meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild was held at the guild’s new location, 790 Dixie Highway, Suite 500, in Elizabethtown. The new location will house art, be a location for workshops and have many uses for members including informal art working groups. Future workshops and classes also will be offered to the community there. Phyllis Blakeman was voted Artist of the Month for her pen and ink drawing “Colorado.”

    The next meeting of the guild is at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at Nolin RECC on Ring Road in Elizabethtown.

  • Radcliff Rotary hears about USA Cares

    Recent guests of the Radcliff Rotary Club were Peter Giusti and David Keplinger of USA Cares. Giusti, the organization’s president, outlined the history of USA Cares from its local beginnings to its nationwide reach.

    USA Cares exists to help bear the burdens of service by providing post-9/11 military families with financial and advocacy support in their time of need. For information on USA Cares and how you can help, visit USACares.org.

  • Cecilia News

    The weatherman has been predicting some very hot weather for the rest of the week, from this writing on Tuesday. So if you must work outside please do be very careful you don’t get over heated. It is just overwhelming to me that it is already the last half of July, the time goes by so quickly I just can’t seem to grasp it.