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  • NARFE holds potluck feast

    Chapter 1050 of the Active and Retired Federal Employees enjoyed a quarterly pot luck feast recently in the NOLIN RECC in Elizabethtown. The guest speaker was Sue Horn from Kentucky Blue Cross Blue Shield, who brought members up to date on the 2012 changes for BC/BS and distributed information to those needing it. She encouraged all federal employee policy holders to go online for more information at www.fepblue.orgor call the office at 1-888-250-2309.

  • Potted Few attends district meeting

    Several members of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club attended the 65th annual Dogwood District Garden Club of Kentucky meeting held in October at the Audubon Country Club in Louisville. Potted Few member and Dogwood District chaplain Jean Janes gave the opening Invocation and the luncheon blessing. As district corresponding secretary, Martha Mengel presented In Memoriam for deceased district members. Potted Few president Anneliese Knoll presented the club report to inform those attending of the Potted Few mission and accomplishments.

  • Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show huge success

    The Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show put on by the Stitchers Quilt Guild in September was a huge success. The show was the biggest so far with approximately 300 quilts on display. The winners of the viewers choice awards were Suzanne Shircliff with her ‘Civil War Sunset’ bed size quilt and Martha Claycomb with her ‘Winter Wonderland’ non-bed size quilt. The Farmers Market challenge quilt winner was Janice Conder. The winner of the opportunity quilt was Dot Ward from Stamping Ground, Ky.

    The Stitchers are already starting plans for next years show.

  • Thompson speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club members

    Sharon Thompson, director of the American Red Cross in Elizabethtown, recently spoke to  Elizabethtown Lions Club members.
    She was introduced to the club by Lion Robert O’Bryant. Thompson spoke to the club about current changes in the Red Cross. There soon will be a youth initiative in addition to the traditional mandated services provided by the Red Cross such as emergency communication of military families, disaster relief and blood banking.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club members participate in Radcliff Day Festival

    Radcliff Woman’s Club members pushed past a little rain to take part in the Radcliff Day Festival Parade on Sept. 24.
    Member Sheila Enyart chauffeured the club’s truck-entry along the parade route, while members Yvonne High, Pat Nuccitelli, Brenda McNary and Becky Brecht waved and threw candy to the crowd.

  • French speaks to Radcliff Woman’s Club members

    Betty Sue French of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown was the guest speaker at the Radcliff Woman’s Club meeting on Oct. 10.

  • Dr. Rahman is inducted into Lions Club

    Dr. Rafiq U. Rahman, sponsored by Ken Mizoguchi, was inducted into the Elizabethtown Lions Club on Sept. 13 by Past District Governor Tony Bishop.
    Rahman shared with the club how he is following in the footsteps of his father, who was an active member of the Lions Club for many years. Lion Rahman could be found among the club’s volunteers who recently gathered at Feeding America to work the “Back Pack Program,” which ensures school children in need have food for the weekend.

  • Radcliff Optimist Club has Garcia and Gibbs as guest speakers

    The Optimist Club of Radcliff recently held a club meeting with guest speakers Rudolph Garcia and Neal Gibbs, from the Hardin County School System.
    They spoke to the club about the Junior Leadership Corps (JLC). The mission of JLC is to influence students to be self-reliant and motivated to complete their education, establish jobs, careers and be successful, productive citizens.

  • Project United was a community effort

    It is with deep gratitude that I thank United Way of Central Kentucky, E’town Paints and the six companies that provided the funds, creative ideas and manpower for Project United in which many spaces in the American Red Cross building, both inside and out, received a makeover, and The News-Enterprise for hosting the contest to declare a readers favorite.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    It is time to start your holiday shopping. The stores are filling with Christmas merchandise. I love buying people presents and can’t wait to shop till I drop.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Josh McKain, Tessa Grimes, David Hodges, Grayson Bryan, Kathy Hudspeth, Stephanie Vice, Tonya Whitlow, Larry Copelin, Nikki Fulkerson, Missy Kerrick and Avery Prayther.