Today's Features

  • The Hosparus Tea was held March 16 in the auditorium of Severns Valley Baptist Church with an attendance of approximately 300, including members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown.

    The patrons were served tea and other items by celebrity servers, including Retired Col. Larry French and Retired Col. Larry Mengel, husbands of present and immediate past presidents, Betty Sue French and Martha Mengel.

  • Lt. Col. Stacy Bathrick was the latest to participate in the “Know your Rotarian” series with Radcliff Rotary Club. Bathrick, a Louisville native, wife, mother, soldier, aviator, public affairs officer for the U.S. Army Human Resources Command, distinguished Paul Harris Fellow and Radcliff Rotarian presented the story of her life in a fast-moving account. She enthralled her audience with her delivery and intriguing story.

  • Val Claycomb, president-elect of the Rotary Club of Elizabethtown completed the three-day rotary multi-district training session March 24 in Nashville, Tenn. Mid-South P.E.T.S. or Presidents-Elect Training Seminar is a multi-state training session of the six rotary districts in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.

    Consisting of well known exceptional speakers, informative roundtables, discussion groups, detailed district training sessions, fellowship and networking, the purpose of P.E.T.S. is to have the best prepared, most enthusiastic club presidents in the rotary world.

  • The 82nd annual meeting of the Garden Club of Kentucky was held March 27-29 at the Crowne Plaza/Campbell House in Lexington. Members from the Garden Club of Elizabethtown in attendance were Joyce Effinger, Andrea McWright, Martha Mengel and Ron and Ann Kowalkoski.

    Dianne Caines, out-going president of the Garden Club of Kentucky, presided. Approximately 150 gardeners across the state were in attendance.

  • JB Tiotuico, 11, got a superior rating for the first time playing the pipe organ in the Kentucky Keyboard Hymn Festival on March 23. He played “In Dir Ist Freude” (In Thy is Joy).

    JB will attend, for the third time, the Piano Monster Concert where he will play “The Invention Number 8” by Bach and “I Feel Within the Rain of Tears” by Antonio Vivaldi, on piano.

  • Joseph and Barbara Hardesty of Bardstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Hardesty of Elizabethtown, to Robbie Claggett II of Elizabethtown, son of Karen Claggett of Elizabethtown and Robbie Claggett of Eastview.

    The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Kentucky Neighborhood Bank.

    The prospective groom is a 2007 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is a manager at GNC in St. Matthews.

  • Three comedians offer laughs a la carte when Comedy Caravan presents a show tonight at Caroline’s Alpine Haus in Radcliff.

    The Comedy Caravan show begins at 8 p.m. and features Kristin Key as the headliner, said Tom Sobel, owner of Comedy Caravan. Key was a finalist on season four of the TV’s “Last Comic Standing.”