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Today's Features

  • A Barbie doll shrine in Nepal and warthogs in Kenya are some of the memorable highlights in the life of Radcliff resident Florence Mason.

    Mason’s life also has included volunteer service, witnessing historic events and accomplishments that span the globe.

    Born in 1928 in Hawaii, where she grew up, Mason recalled seeing low-flying planes as a child on Dec. 7, 1941. She was with other children who were excited to see the aircraft that were so close they could see the pilots wearing headbands with the rising sun emblem.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Claycomb welcomed guest speaker Dr. Bob Hatfield, assistant dean of Western Kentucky University’s Gordon Ford College of Business at a recent meeting. Dr. Hatfield gave the club a report on the MBA options now available through WKU.

  • Wesley Hilltop Senior Club had a busy time in October. The group had a very successful chili luncheon and auction on Oct. 26, a Halloween celebration Oct. 31 and a trip to Bardstown on Nov. 14.

  • Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland, recently held their Agency Conference at Severns Valley Baptist Church with 200 attendees. The organization serves over 200 non-profit feeding programs across a 42-county service area, most of which had attendees at the conference.

    In addition to giving a refresher course on policies, procedures, and programs, those in attendance also heard from a few guest speakers as well.

  • “Delivery Man”
    Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual content, some drug material, brief violence and language
    Release date: Nov. 22
    Runtime: 105 minutes
    Rating: Not hilarious but OK

    With a few comic moments speckled throughout, “Delivery Man” takes a look at personal responsibility and a bit of a moral dilemma.

  • If Bryan Smith had taken the advice of some of his high school teachers, he might have gone to trade or vocational school.

    They told him some students were not suited for college. Smith wanted to show those teachers they were wrong.

    “I sort of took that as a challenge,” said Smith, who is 51.

    The Elizabethtown resident is registrar at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, having earned a master’s and education specialist degrees.

  • The Centers for Disease Control recommends a three-step approach to fighting flu.

    The first and most important step is to get a flu vaccination each year.

    But if you get the flu, there are prescription antiviral drugs that can treat your illness. Early treatment especially is important for the elderly, the very young, people with certain chronic health conditions and pregnant women.

    Finally, everyday preventive actions can slow the spread of germs that cause respiratory — nose, throat and lungs — illnesses such as flu.

  • White Mills

    Terri Spencer, 270-862-4604

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Now we can really start concentrating on Christmas. We have our decorations up outside and the lights are on. I am still working on decorating inside. I have decided this year I am going to make sure all of my nieces and nephews know the true meaning of Christmas. I hope all of you will share the story of the birth of Jesus with your children and grandchildren this Christmas season as well.