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Today's Features

  • In the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping, parents often have a list a mile long of things their kids want. But around the world, children gather for one simple gift, maybe the only gift they’ll get that year.

    The gift is a shoebox full of toys, candy and hygiene items packed by people halfway across the world they will never meet. But sometimes the connections made through those shoeboxes can save a life.

  • An exhibit featuring light modulators is on display at Morrison Art Gallery at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    “WT Stinson: Amalgam” is on exhibit through Dec. 5 in the art gallery in the James S. Owen Building.

    Stinson, who was born in Elizabethtown, lives in Bowling Green and teaches and creates art.

    The exhibit is free and open to the public.

    A closing reception is Dec. 5.

    For information, call Rachel L. Ray at 270-706-8507.

  • The New-Enterprise

    A duet of area musicians are hosting a CD release event at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bridge Community Church in Elizabethtown.

    The event, held at the church at 6746 S. Wilson Road, is a celebration by Joanna Black and Lyndsay Taylor for the release of their duet worship CD “Beloved.”

    Black and Taylor will sing songs from “Beloved” and perform other music.
    Black is a Christian musician who has recorded three CDs with her husband, Matt.

  • At the October meeting of DAV Chapter 003 Elizabethtown at Prichard Community Center, members of Rineyville Boy Scout Troop 600 presented DAV Chapter 003 with a plaque of appreciation to thank DAV members for their recent donation and with a special recognition of DAV Chapter 003 member Russell Healey for him personally helping the troop with special projects.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Ousey Claycomb welcomes District Governor Edward J. Kalmey. Kalmey updated the club on the Rotary Foundation and the great work it does around the world.

  • Ron McLean, left, and Hardin County AM Rotary Club President Daniel Tabb, right, welcomes Scott Turner with Habitat for Humanity as guest speaker at the Oct. 25 meeting. He discussed Habitat’s expanded efforts at the Habitat for Humanity Restore at 6746 S. Wilson Road in Elizabethtown.

  •     The Rineyville High School Alumni Association annual meeting and dinner was Oct. 5, at Pritchard Community Center. There were 252 in attendance. This was the 54th meeting of the association.

    Honored groups were the classes of 1938, 1943 and 1953.

    Bernard Osborne, class of 1938, celebrated his 75th anniversary. He was presented a red rose boutonniere and a silver engraved picture frame. The photograph shown above was presented to him several days later.

  • On Oct. 24, Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland made another mobile food pantry delivery, distributing close to 4,000 pounds of food to the people of Clinton County, one of the 42 counties in its service area. 

    Clinton County is one of the 33 counties in the service area that participates in the BackPack Program, providing bags of 10 to 15 kid-friendly, nutritious food items to more than 200 school children in the area. The county also currently has three permanent food pantries that are able to provide assistance to those in need.   

  • Hardin County Homemaker’s Club member Debbie McQueary, left, presents a check to Rene Reid Hutcherson, director of the Hardin County Public Library, to purchase children’s books in memory of deceased homemaker members from the past year. A book plate is inserted into the cover of each book to honor those homemakers.