• McCoys celebrate 50th anniversary

    Donnie and Margaret McCoy of Vine Grove will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception, given by their family, from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Valley View Baptist Church Christian Life Center in Vine Grove. No gifts, please.

    They were married Oct. 15, 1962, at Mill Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Mark Holliday.

    Mr. McCoy is retired from Dow Corning and Mrs. McCoy is employed with Hardin County Schools.

    They have two children, Jeffrey McCoy and Amy Faulkner; and four grandchildren.

  • Stitchers celebrate annual quilt show

    The Stitchers Quilt Guild celebrated another quilt show this year with nearly 800 people viewing the approximately 300 quilts. Viewers voted for their favorite bed-size and non-bed-size quilts. The winners were Suzanne Shircliff with her bed-size quilt “Indian Summer” and Kelly Pruitt with her non-bed-size quilt “Dresden Flowers.”

  • Joshua’s Friends celebrates grand opening

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce cohosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening Sept. 26 for Joshua’s Friends, a group which strives to empower families to live beyond disabilities, at Lifeline Church, 1116 S. Dixie Boulevard in Radcliff. Pictured are Directors Dr. T.J. and Liz Kimble, Chamber CEO Brad Richardson, family, friends, staff and chamber ambassadors. For information, visit www.joshuasfriends.com.

  • Weaver speaks at Radcliff Rotary Club meeting

    Retired Lt. Col. Mike Weaver recently spoke to Radcliff Rotary Club members about the restoration of the World War II-era barracks building now underway at the General George Patton Museum of Leadership at Fort Knox. He pointed out the project is being done entirely with volunteer labor and additional funds from private sources are needed. He highlighted some of the successes of his fund-raising campaign and added the Radcliff Rotary Club to his list of donors by accepting a $200 check from club vice president Fran Rolwing. 

  • Woman’s Club members assist at blood drive

    Members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently assisted the American Red Cross at its blood drive at St. James Catholic Church. Dottye Baldwin served as hostess for the canteen. Other members donated cookies for the canteen and even gave blood during the drive. Pictured from left, Donors Michael Sweat and Ben Sweat, parishioners and first cousins, being assisted by Dottye Baldwin.

  • Garden Club members visit Bernheim Gardens

    Members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown enjoyed visiting Bernheim Gardens on Sept. 26. Horticulturist Casey Hammett informed everyone of recent developments and future plans. Pictured in front of the Patrick Dougherty “stickwork” sculpture are members Anita Owen, Linda Hancock, Casey Hammett, Rita Robbins, Janet Gebler, Andrea McWright, Delma Kittrell, Rosemary Hedges, Jackie Huffines, Helen Miller, Deborah Weise, Jana Gore, Betty Long, Debbie Jones and Beverly Rose.

  • Local UK Alumni Association members gather for meeting

  • EPD receives grants and donations for K-9 Program

    The Elizabethtown Police Department recently announced its new Police K-9 program was awarded grants from both Target and Wal-Mart. In recognition of the efforts of the Elizabethtown Police Department in reducing drug crime and its desire to provide quality service to its citizens, these grants will assist in deferring costs associated with the implementation of this new program.

  • Holmes attends Fair Housing Workshop

    Hosted at the Colvin Community Center this past month was a Fair Housing Workshop in Radcliff by the Kentucky Human Rights Commission. Some in attendance were Jeannette Stephens, guest speaker Juan Pena from the (KHRC), Immigration Attorney Rachel Mendoza, Donna Smalls NAACP vice president, and Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes. The workshop covered the laws of fair housing.

  • Garden Club members participate in Habitat home dedication

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown participated in the dedication of the newest Habitat for Humanity home at 310 East Poplar Street in Elizabethtown on Sept. 8. A gift certificate to purchase gardening supplies was presented to Patricia Crandall, new home owner, by Ann Kowalkoski, Garden Club of Elizabethtown.