• Taylor awarded Kentucky Colonel

    Jerry R. Taylor, R.N., has been awarded the commission of Kentucky Colonel. He was nominated by Diane Logsdon for his dedication and achievements in nursing. Taylor has been the recipient of the employee of the month, Emergency Room Nurse of the Year and Nursing Excellence awards.

    Taylor retired from Hardin Memorial Hospital in 2012 after 38 years of service.

  • Nikolic students perform spring recital

    Voice and piano students of Elizabethtown music teacher Mila Nikolic gave a spring recital at Plum Alley Theatre on May 16.  Back row, Nikolic, teacher and director, Kimberly Strange, piano accompanist, Alex Greer, William Wilson, Tom Durkan, Alanna Graham, Bo Cecil, lights and sound, and Josh McKain, announcer; center row, Alex Summers, Lili Morgan, Sarah Katherine Meece and Grace Greenwell; and front row, Cheyanne and Tayshawn Nickels and Josie and Jessica Smallwood. 

  • Central JROTC students help with spring cleaning at Mission Hope For Kids

    Lead by Col. Haun, Central Hardin JROTC students invested more than 100 hours to Mission Hope For Kids by doing spring cleaning for the Mission during Central Hardin Service Day on March 23. For information on the program or to volunteer, visit missionhopeforkids.org or call 765- 4673.

  • Christian Women’s Connection members gather for luncheon

    The Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection’s bi-monthly luncheon was May 13.

    Approximately 60 members from Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Hodgenville, Vine Grove, Cecilia and Leitchfield attended.

    The guest speaker was Joyce Courtney, speaker and past CEO of Stonecroft Ministries. The title of her talk was “Rejection to Acceptance,” where she told how she overcame the rejections of her life, kept the faith and followed God.

    Mitzi Lynch, minister of music from Immanuel Baptist Church, provided special music.

  • Students compete in Optimist Club of Radcliff Oratorical Competition
  • Garden Club donates rose bush for Habitat dedication

    Danielle Hethcox, left, of The Garden Club of Elizabethtown, poses with Elaine Matthews in front of the rose bush that was donated by the Garden Club for Matthews’ new home. The Hardin County Habitat for Humanity held a home dedication ceremony May 19 for the Matthews family home in Elizabethtown.

  • GFWC recognizes Central students for art competition

    The General Federation of Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently recognized students who participated in its annual Fourth District Student Art Competition from Central Hardin High School. From left, winning students in the district contest who advanced for state competition, Adelle Malone and Alinda Newby. They were presented certificates by local chair of student art contest Andrea McWright and Fourth District Governor and local member Diane Willis. Adelle and Alinda’s art teacher at Central Hardin is Mr. Menendez.

  • Rafferty speaks at Ancestral Trails meeting

    Ancestral Trails Historical Society President Steve Rafferty presented a program on family resources when doing genealogy at the club’s May meeting. Recommended resources were the Bible, diaries, photos, scrapbooks and family members.

    The June program will be presented by Steve Lindsey on John LaRue Helm, the forgotten benefactor of Elizabethtown.

  • EHLRTA members attend state convention

    On April 23, more than 400 leaders of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association attended the 45th annual state convention in Louisville. This year’s theme was “Making Your Membership Count.” Issues discussed included public pensions, legislation, Kentucky history, education and humor.

    The keynote speaker at the afternoon session was Gary Griesser, motivational speaker and storyteller, who shared his “Proud to be an American” presentation.

  • Crown Jewels have Derby fun

    Penny Lickert, Lorraine Walker, Vera Davenport, Judy Dukes, Jennifer Whited, Nancy Schramm and Olivia Kizinkiewicz, members of The Crown Jewels, celebrate Derby with a party.