• SpringHaven appreciates fundraiser support

    On behalf of the SpringHaven Domestic Violence Shelter, I would like to thank everyone involved in our recent successful fundraiser at The Historic Theater in Elizabethtown. Our local treasure The Brian Young Band and award-winning country music singer Mark Wills put on a fantastic show to a packed house, giving us one of our best fundraising endeavors ever.

    Of course, none of it would have been possible without our generous sponsors: The Wright Legacy Group LLC, The Cecilian Bank, Wilson and Muir Bank, Swope Family of Dealerships and Bluegrass Tank and Equipment.

  • 4-H Trailblazers Club members stay busy
  • Zonta club members gather to celebrate Rose Day

    March 8 is a special day for Zonta International, Zonta Rose Day. It is celebrated on the same day as International Women’s Day, held annually to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown held its meeting Feb. 28 to start the March celebrations.

    Items and donations were collected to give to Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen, scholarships were celebrated and new member Melody Goodin was installed.

  • Noah Acton named VFW Voice of Democracy contest winner

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars sponsors an annual contest for high school students and nearly 40,000 students from across the country entered to win a share of the $2.2 million in educational scholarship and incentives awarded through the VFW’s Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition.

    The Voice of Democracy program was established in 1947 to provide students in ninth through 12th grades the opportunity to express their democratic ideas and principles. The theme for 2012-13 was “Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?”

  • Lindsey Tarrence wins VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contest

    Each year, more than 100,000 students nationwide from sixth through eighth grade enter the Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriot’s Pen youth essay writing contest. The national first-place winner wins $5,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., in March. Participants write a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW commander-in-chief. The theme for 2012-13 was “What I Would Tell America’s Founding Fathers.”

  • Kennedy speaks to Hardin County AM Rotary

    Pictured at the Hardin AM Rotary meeting on March 8 are Jack Morrison, Chaplin Scott Kennedy and Cindy Gibson, president of Hardin County AM Rotary. Chaplin Kennedy was the guest speaker at the weekly meeting.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club members gather for February meeting

    Members of the Radcliff Woman’s Club were seeing red at the February meeting as members wore red in recognition of heart month, Valentine’s Day and love.

    Red permeated the meeting including refreshments of strawberry punch, cherry cobbler and other treats.

    The spiritual reading portion was presented by Arveeda Gordon, the story of the elderly couple who defied criticism to keep their much loved, aged horse. Sometime later it was the old equine that was able to lead the other animals from the barn to safety during an unexpected barn fire.

  • Smith accepts gavel as president of the Democratic Woman’s Club
  • Democratic Woman’s Club members volunteer at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland
  • Volunteers dedication is an asset to Warm Blessings program

    According to Linda Funk, Warm Blessings Board chair, “The heart of Warm Blessings is committed volunteers with huge compassion for others and dedication to the program.” Funk estimates there are close to 140 volunteers contributing their time to the program each month either cooking, serving, mopping and cleaning up, driving the van, buying food, stocking and organizing food items, coordinating and directing other volunteers at meal time or delivering meals to seniors who are frail and shut-in.