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Neighbors

  • Central Hardin Fire Department to hold 5-Alarm Family Firefest to support Crusade for Children

    The Central Hardin Fire Department is sponsoring its “first annual” 5-Alarm Family Firefest from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Historic State Theater, 209 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown to benefit the Crusade for Children.

    Events will include a chili cookoff, dunking booth, hot dog eating contest and the showing of two movies, “Firehouse Dog” from noon to 2 p.m. and “Fireproof” from 4 to 6 p.m. Entry fee for the event is $10.

  • Garden Club holds September meeting

    Nineteen members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown held their September 1st meeting at Yew Dell Gardens in Oldham County. This Kentucky treasure was started in 1941 when 34 acres were bought by Theodore Klein to raise his family and begin a working farm and commercial nursery. Klein was one of the leaders of this regions nursery and landscape industries. He introduced more than 60 new plant varieties as well as being a self-taught artisan who personally crafted the buildings and gardens that are seen today.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club has September meeting

    Mark A Kopp, associate superintendent of instructional services of Hardin County Schools,  was the speaker at the Radcliff Woman’s Club Sept. 12 meeting. 
    Kopp, who holds three degrees, was lured from the Frankfort Office of the Kentucky Department of Education because he was fascinated by the diverse community and was pleased with the direction county education was headed. Kopp stated that his three passions were education, family and Cincinnati Bengals.

  • Stallins receives Kentucky Colonel

    STALLINS RECEIVES KENTUCKY COLONEL

  • Chief Schiller visits Radcliff Rotary Club members

    Elizabethtown’s new Police Chief Tracy Schiller was the recent guest of the Radcliff Rotary Club. Schiller told the club a little about his background and career and presented his take on the values of policing. Those basic values guide the performance of police officers in everything they do. Prior to retiring from the Louisville Metro police in 2003, he was a nationally recognized police speaker and instructor and brings a wealth of experience to the community. He is pictured with club president Mike Enlow, left.

  • Fourth annual Senior Q hosted at Helmwood HealthCare Facility

    Wink’s Smokehouse recently held its fourth annual Senior Q at Helm-wood HealthCare Facility in Elizabethtown.
    The team fed residents, staff and all their families a barbecue meal consisting of barbecue pork and chicken. The meats, sauces, green beans and baked beans, rolls and trimmings all were donated by Wink’s Smoke-house and the men of the Presbyterian Church. The HHC facility provided coleslaw, desserts and drinks.

  • Boy Scouts participate in popcorn fundraiser

    Life Acouts Joshua Nightengale and Michael Bentley from Boy Scout Troop 24 in Elizabethtown during annual popcorn sales at the Pilot gas station in Lebanon Junction. Proceeds from popcorn sales are used to pay for summer camp and leadership training attendance for the scouts and to pay for activities that are hosted at the council level.
     

  • Griendling receives plaque for work on veterans memorial

    Fort Knox Chapter AUSA president Gene Gudenkauf presents a Knox Strong Plaque to Rich Griendling, designer and sculptor at the Sept. 6 executive council meeting in appreciation for his work on the veterans memorial, a reality in the making.

  • MOWW wins national awards

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars held its monthly meeting Aug. 16 at its clubhouse on Fort Knox.

    The highlight of the meeting was the presentation of several awards that were won for activities the Fort Knox Chapter had performed during the 2010-11 chapter year.  Col. Christopher Smrt, the Region II commander had been to the MOWW National Convention, where the awards were presented. Col. Smrt added that the national commander and staff had added praise about the activities of the Fort Knox Chapter.

  • DAV Auxiliary members attend national convention