Today's Features

  • The Hosparus Thrift Shoppe in Elizabethtown’s Helmwood Plaza will host its eighth annual holiday bazaar from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 30 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 1. The day includes savings on gently used holiday trees, ornaments and other items.

    For information, call 769-0569.

    The Shoppe accepts donations of gently used clothing and home items; proceeds benefit Hosparus patients and their families.

  • Ute Spaulding, left, recently donated hand-knitted scarves to residents of SpringHaven Domestic Violence Center. Receiving her donation is House Manager Kelly Barnes, center, and Sandy Cruse, victim and family advocate at SpringHaven.


    Well, the holiday season is upon us again, and I do mean upon us. I viewed my first holiday commercial on Halloween night. Please, could they wait until November before they start reminding us to rush out and buy or, back by popular demand, use lay-away?

  • Patricia King is prepared to take on the role of postmaster at the U.S. Post Office in Radcliff and in some ways she’s been preparing for the role all her life.

    “I’ve always been one that loves to work,” said King, a Rineyville resident. “Coming to work has never been a challenge to me.”

    For about the past month, King has been the officer in charge of the office, awaiting finalization of the postmaster designation.

  • The Goldenrod Homemakers met Oct. 2 at the Hardin County Extension Office. Homemakers answered roll call to “Name your most memorable Halloween experience.”

    Mary Martin gave the lesson on “Bed Bug Prevention.” Nadine Bush was the hostess.

    The club will meet in November at the Hardin County Extension Office. Sue Logsdon will be hostess and Nadine Bush will lead the lesson.

    Members went out to lunch following the meeting.

  • Bluegrass JOOI Club Vice President Morgan Chambers, left, awards Jordan Tipple with the Volunteer of the Month Award for her achievements, volunteer service and service to the community.

  • Partner families from Hardin County Habitat for Humanity recently attended a maintenance clinic. Lowe’s conducted the clinic and the families learned useful tips on becoming a first-time homeowner. One of the prerequisites for purchasing a Habitat Home is to complete a clinic focused on the everyday upkeep of the new house. The families find the information useful and are quite anxious to put their new skills to practice.

  • The Radcliff Rotary Club recently made a $400 donation to the Wreaths Across America project, which places memorial wreaths on the graves of veterans nationwide. The donation will help pay for the 2,500 wreaths needed for Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Club President-elect Fran Rolwing presents the check to Ralph Reese, World War II veteran and Radcliff Rotarian.

  • Gloria Fite of Women with a Purpose of Radcliff presents a $200 contribution to Linda Funk, Warm Blessings executive board chair and program director, to benefit the program. Donations to the program support meals to people struggling financially, offers showers and the use of a washer and dryer to those in need, and the new meal delivery program to seniors.