• Thompson graduates from Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course

    THOMPSON. Marine Corps Pvt. Zachary C. Thompson, son of Sharon A. and Philip D. Thompson of West Point, recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N. C. A 2010 graduate of Bullitt Central High School of Shepherdsville, he joined the Marine Corps in March 2011.

  • Sanders graduates from Marine Urban Breacher course

    SANDERS. Marine Corps Pvt. Quentin K. Sanders, son of Bonita and stepson of Mark Boright of Elizabethtown, recently graduated the Marine Urban Breacher Course at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

    Upon graduation Sanders has become equipped to make sound choices, mitigate hazards and effectively communicate with others involved in a breach.

    Sanders, a 2005 graduate of Franklin High School of Franklin, Tenn., joined the Marine Corps in March 2011.

  • Mapp graduates from basic training

    MAPP. Air Force Airman Stephen B. Mapp graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Mapp is the grandson of William Mapp of  Rineyville.

    He is a 2010 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

  • AUSA gets flag from 3/1 Brigade

    Fort Knox Chapter AUSA President Gene Gudenkauf recently received an award and flag that was flown in Afghanistan by the 3/1 Task Force Duke Brigade from Sgt. 1st Class Elliott. The presentation was made in recognition of AUSA’s support of Task Force Duke and the Duke Association.

  • Potted Few donates to Wreaths Across America

    Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club members Marilyn Ardisson, left, and Renate Gosser, right, presenting a donation to Kentucky Patriots organizer Donna Betson for the Wreaths Across America program. This contribution will help to purchase 2000 wreaths which will be placed on the burial sites of veterans and their spouses at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central at 10 a.m. Dec. 10.

  • Hall named Artist of the Month

    At the Nov. 21 meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild, Mary Lou Hall was selected by the attendees as the Artist of the Month. It was an open theme for November. The winning painting is a watercolor titled “Reflective Pride” and is currently hanging at Cobblers Café in downtown Elizabethtown.

    The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 19, at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road in Elizabethtown. Visitors are always welcome.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club donates to Veterans Tribute

    The speaker for the Nov. 14 Radcliff Woman’s Club meeting was Rik Hawkins who spoke about the Veterans Tribute being built in Elizabethtown. Sheila Enyart presented him with $250 for an engraved brick that would be part of the circular walkway to be built surrounding the tribute. Besides the donation for the brick, individual gifts were given were given to Hawkins as well as to Gary Broadway and Donna Broadway, board members of the Veterans Tribute committee.

  • Feeding America gives Flaherty preschoolers a lesson

  • Zonta members head to district conference in Ohio

    Three members of the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown attended the Zonta International District 5 Conference in Sandusky, Ohio on Lake Huron in October. Members attending were: President Ramona Jeffries, Vice President Ruth Ellen Stanley, and Secretary Lois Pierce. Zonta International District 5 is comprised of 17 Zonta Clubs from Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia with more than 90 Zontians present at the conference.

  • Radcliff Optimist Club proclaims Youth Appreciation Week

    The Optimist Club of Radcliff proclaimed Youth Appreciation Week to be November 7-13. The program began on Nov. 9, with a Youth Recognition Ceremony at Colvin Community Center where 22 students from local schools were chosen by their principals as exemplary students, excelling in either the arts, athletics, academics or community service work.

    On Nov. 12, there was a free skating party at the Hardin County Roller Rink where 238 kids came out to skate making it a record breaking attendance.