• Local groups gather to discuss the upcoming event

    Members of The Elizabethtown Woman’s Club and the League of Women Voters met with Akebono representatives on July 18 to discuss the upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection event to be held on Sept. 10. Betty Hilliard and Maritza Johnson represented the Woman’s Club, and Martha Hannifan represented the League of Women Voters. Others attending were James Roberts, deputy judge executive; Robert Hall, Hardin County Fiscal Court; Dave Pedigo, Akebono senior environmental engineer, and David Senigas, Veolia Environmental Services representative.

  • Club members visit Brian’s Botannicals

    Members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown recently visited Brian’s Botannicals in Louisville. 
    Owner Brian Williams conducted a tour of his nursery, which specializes in rare and unusual plants, hardy tropicals and terrarium plants. He discussed how he creates plant walls and  also discussed his interest and methodology in the development of new varieties of plants. 
    Following the nursery tours, members lunched at the Hawks View Gallery and enjoyed viewing the many beautiful handblown glass creations designed by the gallery's artists.

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    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    School is back in session, so do be careful and watchful for those school buses with their precious cargo. I certainly feel for those riding them in this hot weather.

  • Boys and Girls Ranch raffling Jeep Wrangler to raise money

    The Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch is raffling a 2011 Jeep Wrangler to be given away in September. Chances are $10 each and may be purchased from the local sheriff.
    The Boys and Girls ranch is a non-profit organization serving Kentucky’s youth through a summer camping program designed to build their self-esteem while teaching them respect for themselves others and law enforcement professionals. The camp is free to campers, thanks to the dedication and support of sheriffs, members and contributors.

  • Woman's Club supports Shop With a Cop

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently made a donation the the Shop with a Cop holiday program. Club President Martha Mengel, left, presents the donation to Elizabethtown Policeman Virgil Willoughby as Regina Lancaster, treasurer of the club, looks on.

  • Woman's Club gives back the community

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown made a donation to Wesley Hilltop House on July 8. Martha Mengel, president of the club, left, presents the donation to Becky Thompson, representing Wesley Hilltop House.

  • Milby speaks to Rotary Club members

    Leanna Milby of Consumer Credit Counseling was the guest speaker at July 26 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. She spoke on how to help people manage their finances and improve their credit. Milby is pictured with Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley.

  • Zonta Club of Elizabethtown has July meeting

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown held its monthly meeting at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale on July 28.
    Special guest Lisa Holmes of the SpringHaven Abuse Center was the speaker. She reported on the history, the work, needs and future of the center. Zonta members presented her with donations of paper products for SpringHaven.

  • Councilman participates in Radcliff 5K

    Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes, Senator Dennis Parrett and his daughter, Kristen Parrett, attended and participated the Race for Education 5k held in Radcliff by Dr. Gail Phoenix.

  • Hardin County Animal Control appreciates support

    I would like to publicly thank Hardin County Pet Protection Inc., located at Buried Treasure, 326 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, for its recent donation of $10,000 to the 2011-12 Spay/Neuter Program.
    Since 2005, Pet Protection Inc. has donated $169,000 to Hardin County Animal Control that has been used for spay/neuter, veterinarian care and animal housing.