Today's Features

  • On May 24, Cub Scout Pack 130 members, chartered by Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, placed 314 flags for American Legion Post 113 along veteran memorial stones at St. James and Hardin Memorial Park cemeteries. Scouts honored fallen veterans of Hardin County as a community service project learning the values of good citizenship over Memorial Day weekend.
    Organizations interested in volunteering for upcoming memorial events for veterans can reach a representative for the American Legion Post 113 at www.hardinpost113.com.

  • “How to Train Your Dragon 2”
    Rated PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor.
    Release date: June 13
    Runtime: 102 minutes
    Rating: Masterful animation

    “How to Train Your Dragon” was a beautifully animated sweet story that soared above other animated offerings. Now its sequel is doing the same.

    The animation in “How to Train Your Dragon 2” is masterful. The dragons, scenery and sky sequences are beautiful and some of the best animation on film.

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown awarded its 2014 annual scholarship to Cheyenne Marie McClure and Morgan Alyse Porter, honor students at Central Hardin High School. Each were awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
    Upon graduation from college, they both intend to teach school. Diane McCamish, scholarship chairwoman for the club, presented the scholarships during senior awards night at the school.

  • Several members of the Potted Few Garden Club recently attended and supported the Clarity Solutions for Women luncheon to raise funds for this worthwhile organization to support unexpected pregnancy and pro-life initiatives.
    Those in attendance included Marilyn Ardisson, Maritza Johnson, Bonnie Gunter, Jan Colgan and Martha Mengel.

  • Christy Pritchard looks toward the future with knowledge from the past in her work as an archaeologist and while volunteering with the Elizabethtown Heritage Council.

    She is the archaeology project manager for the Kentucky office of Brockington and Associates and on the board of directors of the Heritage Council.

  • The following property transfers are listed on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown. FMV means fair market value and typically is based upon assessed taxable value.

    The estate of Lottie M. Miller to Wesley K. Bowman, 611 Montgomery Ave., Elizabethtown, $105,000.

    U.S. Bank National Association to 4S Properties LLC, 401 Village Drive, Elizabethtown, $42,100.

    John and Amanda Case to James M. and Charlotte Ann Melloan, 256 Winterwood Drive, Elizabethtown, $169,000.

  • On April 25, Radcliff Woman’s Club members Frances Johnson, Pat Nuccitelli, Ethel Martin, Anne Aubrey, Janice Demaree, Marilyn Williams, Pat Crosby, Florence Mason and Sheila Enyart, accompanied by Andy Kelly, took a two-hour drive to Versailles to visit Irish Acres Gallery and to have lunch at its Glitz restaurant.
    Upon arriving at their destination, club members were met by Betty Hughes-Gillespie, who now lives near Irish Acres.

  • The May meeting of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown featured guest speaker Karen Angelucci. Angelucci is an author, master gardener and Lexington Garden Club member. Her book, “Secrets of a Kentucky Gardener”, was the basis of her program during which she shared practical, easy-to-follow advice and helpful tips on gardening in Kentucky.
    Guests are welcome at meetings, which are at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of each month in the ballroom of the Brown-Pusey House.

  • By Jennifer Tackett
    If you ask any 4-H alumni to name one of the most valuable life skills they learned during their 4-H careers, many would list the confidence gained through participating in communications projects. 4-H youth development strives to equip the young people with the knowledge and skills they need to become successful adults. Effective communication and public speaking skills are vital to tomorrow’s leaders.