• Knights of Columbus has Easter egg hunt

    The Vine Grove Knights of Columbus Council 3379 held its annual community Easter egg hunt on Palm Sunday, April 17. The event was open to  children from pre-school through sixth grade. The winners received gift certificates from Mr. Gatti’s and McDonald’s. Pictured from left, Camden Parrish pre-school; Asia Humphrey, fourth grade; Rachelle Asher, fourth grade; Casey Richards, third grade; Macy Jent, third grade; and Erin Riney, pre-school.

  • Sheriff Williams is guest at Radcliff Rotary Club meeting

    A recent guest at the Radcliff Rotary Club meeting was Hardin County Sheriff Charlie Williams. Williams outlined the four constitutional duties of the Sheriff’s Office: law enforcement, service to the courts, tax collection and supervision of elections; as well as the many other tasks performed. Williams is a Hardin County native and has been with the Sheriff’s Office for 26 years. He is pictured with club President Neil Atcher and Rotarian Dr. Bill Perks.

  • Marr speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary Club members

    Laurie Marr of Rumple Recycling was the guest speaker
    at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 19. She spoke on the many changes in recycling over the years. 
    Pictured are Laurie Marr and Rotarian Ken Collord.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club has April meeting

    Edel McGlone, originally from Ireland, was the guest speaker at the International Outreach meet-ing of the Radcliff Woman’s Club on April 11.
    McGlone, born in Belfast, Ireland, met her husband while working as a nanny in Hawaii. She now resides at Fort Knox and is the mother of four children.
    She gave a brief history of Ireland, but the question and answer period primarily centered on food. Appropriately, Anne Aubrey, who introduced McGlone, gave her a copy of the Radcliff Woman’s Club cookbook.

  • Doyle us AUSA guest of honor

    Cadet LT. Col. Doyle, center, a student of Central Hardin High School, recently was a guest of honor at the Fort Knox Chapter, AUSA luncheon March 21. She is pictured with Brig. Gen. Petrenko, Brig. Gen. Roberts, Major Gen. Farissee and Brig. Gen. Anderson. Doyle was a guest of honor for her outstanding achievements in a five-state, 1,200-cadet drill competition in Radcliff in early March.

  • Stitchers makes quilts for others

    Stitchers Quilt Guild members Donetta Faulkner-Elmore and Brenda Carroll crafted a quilt to donate to the American Postal Workers Union for a raffle during its state meeting this year in Elizabethtown.
    Stitcher Sharon Whitfield was commissioned to make a quilt out of ties the client bought at flea markets over the years. There are approximately 80 ties used in the quilt. Sharon used a pattern from the book “Daddy’s Ties” by Shirley J. Botsford.

  • Morgan donates hair to Locks of Love

    Morgan Hogan, 11, holds her hair, which was donated to Locks of Love so that wigs can be made for cancer patients. Nicky Redmon-Wootton, hair stylist with Platinum Salon in Elizabethtown, performed the cutting procedure. More than one year of hair growth was required for Morgan’s hair to reach the minimum donation length. Morgan is a fourth grader at Morningside Elementary School.

  • 4-H sewing teaches practical skills

    Sewing is a skill that complements the total development of the individual. It teaches concrete, measurable skills and provides an incremental learning curve, in which each success allows for the next project to be attempted. 4-H offers several ways to get involved in sewing, including the 4-H Fashion Revue.

  • Dixon named Heartland Music Festival Parade theme contest winner

    Bob Swope, sponsor of the Heartland Music Festival Parade announced the winner of the 2011 Parade Theme Contest at the April Hardin County Chamber luncheon. The winner is Ruth Dixon of Elizabethtown.

    The theme is “Education ExCELs in the Heartland.” Dixon, a retired teacher, said, “I chose this theme because ExCEL stands for Excellence in the Classroom and Education Leadership.” 

  • Tarver speaks to Rotary Club members


    Steven Tarver of the YMCA was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 12. He gave an update on the mission and programs of the YMCA. He was assisted by Christine Salak. Pictured from left, Nannette Johnston, Christine Salak and Steven Tarver.