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Today's Features

  • Five years have passed since their last reunion with more than 600 people attending. The next reunion is Sept. 8 on the old school grounds in Flaherty. All alums should receive a post card about the event in the near future.

  • The Goldenrod Homemakers Club held its regular monthly meeting April 10 at the Extension Office. The meeting was hosted by Regina Goodman.

    During the regular business meeting, officers were elected for the coming year and lesson leaders were chosen.

     Judy Sandfer gave a lesson on “Saving Water and Energy in your Home and Garden.”

  • By Bonnie Jolly
    County Extension Agent for 4-H/Youth Development

    Youth participating in the 4-H shooting sports program don’t just learn how to shoot better, instead they are taught the importance of pride, responsibility, teamwork, sound decision making, self-discipline and to promote the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship and ethical behavior.

  • Bobby Smith, left, of Vine Grove Bluegrass Jammers presents a check to Vine Grove Mayor Blake Proffitt. The jammers recently held a raffle and collected donations, raising $500, to help off set cost at Vine Grove City Hall, where indoor bluegrass jams are held throughout the winter. Bluegrass pickers and listeners come from places including Louisville, Campbellsville, Bowling Green, Owensboro and local communities to join in the fun. Jams are at 6 p.m. every Friday and are open to all pickers and those who just like to listen.

  • Jerry and Debbra Phillips of Flaherty announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Andraya Phillips of Flaherty, to Casey Clark of Vine Grove, son of Gail Clark of Vine Grove and Chris and Terry Clark of Lowville, N.Y.

    The bride to be is a graduate of Elizabethtown High School and Samford University. She is a pharmacist.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of North Hardin High School. He is a rural mail carrier.

  • March and April usually produce a steady stream of mediocre films before the big summer movie season starts in May.

    These aren’t necessarily bad films, just something you’d rather rent or catch on television than pay to see in a theater.

    “Lockout” is one of those movies. It’s not totally bad but it’s not great.

  • A couple of weekends ago I found myself in Madisonville in western Kentucky.

    As unlikely as it might seem, I was there to audition for an independent film, a psychological thriller by an area production company.

    That is not the crux of the story.

  • National Park Week is April 21 through 29 and Mammoth Cave National Park is offering free tours.

    Visitors can pick up the free tickets at the visitor center ticket office before tour times. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT Saturday and April 28, free self-guided Discovery tours are offered. The self-guided Discovery tour is a three-quarter mile tour lasting about 30 minutes.

    Sunday through Friday and April 29, the park offers free Mammoth Passage Tours at 9, 10 and 11:15 a.m. and 12:15, 1:15, 2:45 and 4:15 p.m. CDT.