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Today's Features

  • Draya Lancaster, an eighth-grade student at Stuart Pepper Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the North Hardin Lions Club.

    Lancaster’s poster was among more than 375,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 25th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Lions Clubs International is sponsoring the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.

  • The Radcliff Rotary Club recently recognized the club’s Student of the Month, Williemae Rayo, with a gift card and certificate of achievement. Williemae, a Fort Knox High School senior, plans to attend the University of Kentucky or the University of Louisville to study biology and pre-veterinary science.

    Two new Radcliff Rotarians recently were inducted into the club, Lamar Jones, manager of Metro Auto Spa & Lube in Radcliff, who was sponsored by Rotarian Ralph Reese, and Lisa Jones, loan officer with Kentucky Neighborhood Bank.

  • The Crown Jewels recently had a Christmas party at Whistle Stop in Glendale. From left, Perry Lickert, Carolyn Gusler, Kay Weist, Sally Ingle, Olivia Kizinkiewicz, Judy Dukes and Vera Davenport.

  • The fifth annual Radcliff Woman’s Club Taste of Radcliff on Dec. 3 at Colvin Community Center was a success with more than 250 people attending to sample the food offerd by more than 30 vendors.

    Attendees were greeted by students from the culinary class of North Hardin High School, who helped anyone needing assistance.

    Attendees were entertained by the singing of the Heartland Fillies, who went into one festive song after another.

  • Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 600 recently collected shoeboxes filled with toys, hygiene products, school supplies and other items for the Operation Christmas Child program to be sent to children in need. The 14 scouts who participated collected 27 boxes worth of gift items.

  • After completing dental school at University of Kentucky, Dr. Sarah Proctor came back to her hometown, Elizabethtown, to practice.

    The 31-year-old has practiced for more than five years and started her own business.

  • By SHONNA SHECKLES

     

    Well, it is that time of the year, my friends.

    The hustle and bustle of Christmas — for me, the Christmas season — has become so commercial and gives the constant look of wanting and not giving.

  • Potted Few Garden Club members Linda Novak, Renate Gosser, Lahoma Baymor and Marilyn Ardisson recently presented Donna Betson, second from left, with a donation to the Wreaths Across America initiative. Donations to the local chapter of the organization will support the purchase of 2,500 live wreaths to decorate the graves at 10 a.m. Dec. 15 at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. For information, call Donna Betson, 877-7066.

  • Martha Mengel from The Potted Few Garden Club recently placed a Christmas flower design in the Fort Knox Barr Library for all to enjoy. Each month, members of the club place a flower design in a public venue for the enjoyment of all who support and frequent the establishment. The Potted Few Garden Club will have its annual Christmas party on Dec. 15, at the home of Club President Anneliese Knoll. The club will then take a meeting hiatus until the March 2013 meeting. To join the club, call Marilyn Ardisson, 307-8670.