• 4-H club continues ham education

    4-H Livestock Club members Trent Thomas, Briann Williams, Orry Williams, Trent Barnes, Austin Barnes, Laetitia Langley and Leslie Langley recently traveled to Adair County for the second step in their Country Ham Projects.

  • Crown Jewels hold Bling Party

    The Crown Jewels met recently for a bling party. They are a group of ladies who were just looking for fun. They have slumber parties, dinner and movies, visit the Bourbon trail, have Italian night, hold Derby parties, visit the Hardin County History Museum and go on the Downtown Historical Walking Tour. Vera Davenport was named Queen for the Day and everyone else had to do anything she asked of them. They take turns as Queen.

  • Tourism bureau tours Patton Museum

    On June 6 members of the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau and the Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission and guests enjoyed a guided tour of the General George Patton Museum on Fort Knox. The museum is the most visited tourist attraction in Hardin County.

  • KSP Officers honored at ceremony

    Four officers assigned to Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown received honors at the agency’s annual awards ceremony held in Frankfort on May 24. From left, Tprooper first class Norman Chaffins Jr. received a citation for meritorious service; Trooper Brad Riley was named trooper of the year for the post and Detective Jonathan Vaughn was named Detective of the Year for the post; and Trooper Seth Lee received a trooper’s medal award.

  • 4-H member receives scholarship

    As a member of 2011 graduating class for Central Hardin High School, 4-H member Alex Skillman was presented a $500 scholarship by Hardin County 4-H Council President, Becky Miller. Alex has participated in the 4-H dog program for many years and has done several community service projects. She enjoys meeting new people and believes that the skills she has developed thru 4-H will continue to help her as she embarks on a new chapter in her life.

  • Hindman to participate in Scholarship and Recognition Program

    Meagan Hindman, daughter of Frank and Doris Hindman of Flaherty, has been selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship and Recognition Program to be held on July 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington. Her sponsors include the Lusk Group Inc., G&L properties, Tony Brown Chevrolet and Blazer’s Fun Zone.

  • Elizabethtown Woman's Club members participate in parade

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown was represented at the Heartland Festival parade June 4. Past president Diane Willis and President Martha Mengel represented the club in a red corvette.

  • Youth Leadership Class has graduation

    The 2010-11 Hardin County Youth Leadership Class held its graduation at the May Hardin County Chamber luncheon. First Federal Savings Bank sponsored the graduation along with the Hardin County Chamber.
    Keith Johnson from First Federal Savings Bank served as the MC for the graduation. Darian Ditto, one of the HCYL students, spoke about the Youth Leadership classes.

  • Kelley installed as president of EHLRTA

    William “Bill” Kelley was installed as president of Elizabethtown Hardin LaRue Retired Teachers’ Association on May 19. Joining Kelley in leadership positions are Lin Linder, president-elect; Ramona Jeffries, vice-president; Joy Carroll Miller, treasurer; Susan Cross, secretary; and Donna Carter is immediate past-president.

  • Helmwood Heights students place in junior golf tournament

    Tyler Ates, 7, right, and Patrick Carter, 8, students at Helmwood Heights Elementary School, joined the ranks of the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour and completed their first tournament at Long Run Golf Course in Louisville on June 3. While competing with young golfers from across the state, Tyler placed ninth and Patrick placed 11th in their first 6-hole golf tournament.