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Neighbors

  • Seymour speaks to Rotary Club members

    Heath Seymour of the Elizabethtown Heritage Council was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Sept. 6. He discussed the mission of the Heritage Council, improving the downtown area of Elizabethtown and some of the upcoming activities. Pictured from the left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley, Heath Seymour and Rotarian D. Dee Shaw.

  • Woman’s Club has September meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its monthly meeting Sept. 2 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.
    Martha Mengel, president, called the meeting to order and Gloria Whitford presented the devotional. Hostesses for the meeting were Jo Griffith, Debbie Jones and Becky Bishop. Fall refreshments were served prior to the meeting.
    Nina Atcher introduced the program and speaker, Steve Wright of The Wright Legacy Group, who spoke on retirement.

  • Habitat for Humanity partners with city of Elizabethtown to build pavilion

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity is partnering with the city of Elizabethtown to build a pavilion for the community in the Haycraft area.  This is a part of an effort to revitalize the neighborhood. 
    Recently, volunteers came to prepare the ground, set poles and install joists that will hold the roof of the 24” x 30” structure.  It will give the community a place to hold picnics and children a place to play out of the rain and the heat of the sun. 

  • Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive is Sept. 24

    The 34th annual Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive is Sept. 24 in Elizabethtown.
    Knights will hand out Tootsie Roll candy in shopping centers and retail areas accepting contributions that will benefit mentally handicapped  residents in Hardin County.
    Tootsie Roll funds, with state and federal matching grants, are distributed through the Knights of Columbus State Association for Mentally Disabled Inc. In 2010 the Knights collected contributions totaling $6,500 in Elizabethtown. The statewide collection totaled $130,000.

  • Lynch donates time, aircraft to Young Eagles Program

    Robert Lynch of Vine Grove, an area pilot, now has given more than 200 young people a free demonstration airplane ride as part of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program, which is introducing a new generation to the world of flight.

  • Radcliff/Fort Knox Tourism supports 9/11 memorial

    On Sept. 6, the Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission donated $1,000 to the 9/11 memorial at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.  Pictured are Margo Kampe, president of Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission, and Charles Heater, director of Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central.

  • Fosters celebrate 45th anniversary

    James and Evelyn Foster of Elizabethtown celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary Sept. 14, 2011.
    They were married Sept. 14, 1966, at First Baptist Church in Mascoutah, Ill.
    They have three children, Pamela Brey, Gail Murphy and James Foster Jr.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

  • Curtis named senior civilian and area superintendent for DDESS

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The fall weather seems to have arrived. There doesn’t seem to be a transition any more. It is sunny and warm one day and cool and damp the next.

  • Howevalley community news

    Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    SEPT. 11, 2001. Where were you on this day? It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years. I was in school and my daddy was having back surgery in a Louisville hospital. Mom remembers sitting in the waiting room watching everything on T.V.