Today's Features

  • The July meeting of the Ancestral Trails Historical Society recently was held at Elizabethtown City Cemetery, where grave dowsing was illustrated. Many found they could do it when shown, such as Joyce Miller. Looking on is Mary Jo Evans and Mary Decker. The next meeting is Aug. 3, when Susan Dyer will discuss the historic Holt House in Breckinridge County.

  • Scott Necessary of Campbellsville has been employed at Campbellsville University as director of dual credit and assistant to the vice president for admissions, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • The Radcliff Woman’s Club has its name imprinted on permanent objects such as the benches at the North Hardin Public Library, North Branch in Radcliff.

    The club also has its name imprinted in the hearts of area residents, such as those living at North Hardin Health and Rehabilitartion Center. On July 6, the club sponsored a melon party at the facility.

  • Atria Senior Living in Elizabethtown will have a school supply drive from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at Atria Senior Living, 133 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown. 

    School supplies collected will be distributed to local Hardin County students in need. For information, call 360-8001 or visit atriaseniorliving.com.

  • The large green creatures with red eyes scramble toward the man after he makes his way across the bridge, and the man dispenses a rapid volley of gunfire to protect himself.

    The scene played out on a computer screen in a video game design class that’s just one of several summer classes offered at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College as part of its Kid’s College.

    “This is actually my first time I’ve made my own game,” Keith Fowler, 13, of Vine Grove, said of the video game.

  • “The Dark Knight Rises”
    Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language
    Runtime: 164 min
    Release date: July 20
    Rating: Amazing



    Shrouded in mystery and now synonymous with tragedy, the finale of director Christopher Nolan’s Batman series rises above to be a piece of genius.

  • Parents must be careful what they write. First, your kids just are not as interesting to everyone else as they are to you. A hard truth, but the truth.

    And second — probably more important, too — some day when your little nuggets become Internet savvy, they will find every word you ever put down about them.

    I’m sorry, Quinn, but this is too good not to share.

    Little Quinn, my 3-year-old son, also known as The Hurricane, The Giggler and Quinny Monster, accompanied me to Kroger last week.

  • Many members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild entered quilts and other items in the Hardin County Fair. Thirty-one ribbons were won by members on quilts, including Brenda Arnett pictured with her Best of Show winning quilt. The Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show, hosted by the guild, is Sept. 21 and 22, where you will see these award-winning quilts and many others.