• Ancestral Trails learns about Fort Knox

    Gary Kempf and Arlin Kramer presented the April meeting of Ancestral Trails Historical Society. Kempf presented part two of “The Story of Stones” located on Fort Knox Reservation. Arlin Kramer discussed how to go about visiting the cemeteries at Fort Knox during the upcoming Memorial Day.

  • Kentucky DeMolay gets new local chapter

    Kentucky DeMolay instituted a new chapter in Hodgenville on Feb. 5. B.R. Young Lodge No. 132 was the sponsoring body for the Lincoln Chapter. The chapter advisory council will consist of William Brawner, Jesse Ray Sims, Thomas D. Kasey, Joseph Foley, Charles T. Mason and Stephen C. Heinrich.

  • Representative Moore Briefs Fort Knox MOAA

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its monthly meeting on April 20 at the MOAA Clubhouse in Building 2377 at Fort Knox. The evening centered on an Easter theme and was hosted by Retired Lt. Col. Bob Kilmer. 

  • Habitat for Humanity has special helpers

    Nineteen members of the Scranton University Crew Team spent their spring break working on the renovation of a Habitat for Humanity House in Radcliff. They are a self-directed team with no coach. They made their own plans, managed their own transportation, and drove from and to Pennsyvanlia in two vans. Quarters were provided by Wesley Hilltop House where the girls made some of their own meals.

  • Girl Scouts clean up

    Girl Scout Junior Troop 1555 recently picked up trash, weeded and planted flowers at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School in honor of Earth Day.  Home Depot donated the flowers.

  • Zonta Club announces award winner

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown announces the local Young Women in Public Affairs Award winner, Emilee O’Brien from Central Hardin High School. An A student, is involved in several extracurricular activities such as the academic team, FCA, Spanish club, the Superintendant’s Student Advisory Council, Student Council, Varsity Club, Rachel’s Challenge Organization, Science Honors Society and the tennis team. She plans to attend Campbellsville College in the fall.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary members welcome student guests

    Elizabethtown High School students Jasmine Brissett and Scott Nishimura were student guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on May 3. 

  • Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club elects officers

    The April meeting of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club recently met at the home of Marilyn Ardisson.  Linda Novak was co-host, and they provided a selection of brunch goodies. 
    The program was a look into the building of rustic and beautiful birdhouses.  Melvin Loveday shared his knowledge and artwork with the members.

  • Johnson speaks to Radcliff Rotary Club members

    Guest speaker at a recent Radcliff Rotary was the newly appointed Hardin Memorial Hospital President and CEO Dennis Johnson. Johnson has 21 years of experience with the Baptist Health Care System, and is a fellow Rotarian from the La Grange club.  He related to the club the history of HMH from a small country hospital to a major regional medical facility. Johnson is pictured with club president Neil Atcher, center, and club program master Dr. Bill Perks, right.

  • Hardin County Historical Society has April meeting

    Hardin County Historical Society held its April meeting at the State Theater April 25.  Despite the rain, the dinner and program was well attended.
    The program was “The Perryville campaign”' by Christopher Kolakowski, author of “The Civil War at Perryville: Battling for the Bluegrass State” and “This Army Does Not Retreat: The Battles of Stones River and Tullahoma,” concerning battles in Tennessee in 1862 and 1863.  He has another book in the works and will return to the HCHS.