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  • Stitchers Quilt Guild donates lap quilts to veterans hospital

    Members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild show some of the lap quilts that will be donated to men and women staying at the Veterans Hospital in Louisville. Making veterans lap quilts was what the members choose as their charity project this year. The quilts will be on display at the annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show on Sept. 23 and 24 at Pritchard Community Center. Also on display will be the best of show quilt from the Hardin County Fair made by Sherman Smith. This was the first time Sherman entered a quilt in the fair.

  • HMH awards scholarships to local students

    Hardin Memorial Hospital recently awarded six $1,000 scholarships from the Hardin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Money was raised for the scholarship fund through Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sales and the annual Let Christmas Shine Program. The next $5 Jewelry Sale is Nov. 21 and 22 and lights for the Let Christmas Shine program will be sold during November.

  • 4-H Cloverbud members show goats

    Cloverbud 4-H members Jordan Price, MacKenzie Walters and Konner Walters are showing goats for the first time at the Hardin County Fair.

  • Thank you from Hardin County Schools

    At the beginning of each school year, our district holds a family picnic for our staff and their families at the American Legion Park in Elizabethtown. It is a time for us to say thank you to the nearly 2,500 employees who go above and beyond every day to help the more than 14,000 students in our schools succeed.
    Our picnic was another huge success because of the wonderful generosity of our community business partners. I would like to thank the following businesses for their donation of food, drinks and prizes:

  • Kentucky Sheriffs ranch celebrates 36 years

    The Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranch summer camping program opened June 5 and now is in the last weeks of the 2011 season.
    Session seven began July 17 with campers from Ballard, Bracken, Breckinridge, Hardin, Jefferson, Kenton, Laurel, Marshall, Ohio, Pendleton, Rockcastle, Warren, Webster and Woodford counties.
    For information about the Boys & Girls Ranch or helping continue reaching Kentucky’s youth, call the ranch at 362-8660.
     

  • Elizabethtown Tourism supports Heartland Music Festival

    Elizabethtown Tourism chairman Jim Long pre-sents a $10,000 check to Brad Richardson, president of the Hardin County Chamber. The funds were used to assist in advertising for the 2011 Heartland Music Festival the first weekend in June. The 2-day event brought in thou-sands.

  • Cruising the Heartland donates to Warm Blessings

    During the recent Cruising The Heartland event, Mark Ward, right, district manager of the Jewelry and Bridal Store in Elizabethtown, organized a drawing in which proceeds benefitted Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen. Receiving the donation is Warm Blessings volunteer Linda Funk.

  • Jeffries speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary Club members

    James Jeffries, general manager of Hardin County Water District No. 2, was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Aug. 9. He discussed the water districts success in delivering quality water and the challenges of planning for future growth. Pictured from the left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley, Jeffries and Lea Ona Sims, also from the water district office.

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Headquarters open

    The grand opening of the Northern Hardin County Democratic Headquarters was Aug. 4 at 663 Dixie Highway in Radcliff.
     

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The gardens really are producing. We have had so many tomatoes we are giving them away, and our watermelons are huge.