• NARFE has book sale during April meeting

    Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met April 1 in the conference room of Nolin RECC.

    Members enjoyed snacks provided by Dorothy Jones, Betty Olive, Nancy Kempf and Marilyn Ardisson.

    The membership also brought used books to sell for donations to the NARFE treasury. The leftover books will be available at the NARFE state convention in Bowling Green later in the month, with donations going to the Alzheimer’s Association.

  • 4-H recognizes, reaches out to military youth

    April is the month of the military child, and Kentucky 4-H is recognizing the sacrifices these children make every day. To celebrate, we are encouraging Kentucky 4-H’ers to write a letter to a military child thanking them and their loved one for their service. We will distribute the letters to military youth through the state 4-H office. 4-H also is encouraging others to wear purple April 15 to show their support for military youth.

  • Mission Hope For Kids students create Easter baskets

    Christy Childers, volunteer at Mission Hope For Kids, teaches children how to create Easter baskets. Students enjoyed the one-on-one instruction with Christy as she filled their baskets with goodies to take home. For information on the program or to volunteer, visit www.missionforkids.org or call 765-HOPE (4673).

  • Potted Few member Gunter places flowers at Kindred Woodland Terrace
  • Loyalls celebrate 50th anniversary

    Randall and Rebecca Loyall will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in the family life center at Grace Heartland Church, 801 Pear Orchard Road in Elizabethtown.

    They were married April 13, 1963, at Three Springs Baptist Church in Hardyville.

    Mr. Loyall is the son of the late Otis and Eula Loyall and is a retired manager of Glendale Farm Service in Glendale.

  • Luckett Lodge, LaRue Chapter O.E.S. members volunteer at Feeding America

    Luckett Lodge No. 137, LaRue Chapter No. 110 O.E.S. and family members volunteer and pack boxes for the Senior Commodity Program at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland. The group packed eight skids in 90 minutes, a facility record. A few members of Dixon-Darnell Commandery No. 19 Knight Templars stopped by to volunteer as well. They plan to make this a monthly event, inviting all inactive and active masons and eastern stars to participate. To sign up, call Brother Bohannon, (502) 301-9084.

  • Mclean inducted into Hardin County AM Rotary Club

    Rick Walters, Steve Rice and Hardin County AM Rotary President Cindy Gibson welcome Ron Mclean, who was inducted as a new member of the club April 5.

  • Pretty Brown Girl Club presents donation to SpringHaven

    Pretty Brown Girl Club Leader Donna Butler and club members donate toys, personal care items and clothes to SpringHaven Child Advocate Shanda Jewel.

  • Garden Club members gather for April meeting

    Members of The Garden Club of Elizabethtown enjoyed a presentation at the April 4 meeting, when Hugo Davis of Bluegrass Garden Center and Landscaping Inc. spoke about the proper fertilization of both lawn and garden. Drawing on his horticultural experience, Davis provided information, ranging from a brief history of fertilization methods to an explanation of soil chemistry and biology. He presented a show and tell of fertilizers on the market.

  • Yesterday’s Youth celebrates first anniversary

    The Vine Grove senior citizens group Yesterday’s Youth recently celebrated its one year anniversary.

    The group meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the large community room at Vine Grove City Hall. Attendees play board games, Dominos, Scrabble and cards games. A potluck dinner is held at noon.

    Seniors age 55 and older are invited to attend meetings.

    For information, call Thelma Willow, 877-2312.