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Today's Features

  • A forthcoming musical, in graphic novel form, provides the basis for the latest release by a band that includes an Elizabethtown musician.

    “The Raven Locks, Act 1,” the first installment in a three-part recording project, is the title of the album released Nov. 19 by Dirt Poor Robins, a band formed by Louisville musicians Neil and Kate DeGraide in 2004. Elizabethtown resident Josh Brown began recording with the band in 2010 and plays brass and other instruments on the latest release.

  • The Vine Grove senior citizens group Yesterday’s Youth celebrate Thanksgiving with a dinner at the center at Vine Grove City Hall. Those in attendance and had a good time. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month for food, games and socializing and a guest speaker. Everyone is welcome. Pizza will be provided for the January meeting and it is suggested that you bring a salad or dessert to share with the group. For information, call Thelma Willow at 270-877-2312.

  • South Central Bank-Hardin County has made a pledge to contribute of $1,500 per year for the next three years for a total of $4,500 to Helping Hand of Hope towards the charitable organizations ongoing capital campaign. The organization is building its new office and the funds raised during the capital campaign will go towards the cost of construction for the new facility.

  • Cheryl Mingus, recently retired Central Hardin Family and Consumer Sciences teacher, received the Western Kentucky University 2013 Outstanding Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Award. The award is presented by the Beta Delta Alumni Chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron national honor society. Its purpose is to recognize a graduate of the department who has achieved an outstanding level of professional leadership and success in her field.

  • The voice and piano students of Elizabethtown music teacher Mila Nikolic, back row, Kimberly Strange, piano accompanist, Mila Nikolic, teacher, Joel Nason, Alexandria Summers, Alex Greer, William Wilson, Lili Morgan, Josh McKain, announcer, and Bo Cecil, lighting and front row, Tayshawn Nickels, Cheyanne Nickels, Jessica Smallwood, Sarah Katherine Meece, Josie Smallwood and Maia Morgan give a Christmas recital at the Plum Alley Theatre on Dec. 19.

  • Gary Harbin, executive secretary of the Kentucky Teacher Retirement System was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Elizabethtown Hardin LaRue Retired Teachers Association. Harbin discussed the myths surrounding the issues with teachers’ pensions. Members were urged to keep informed and work with the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association as the general assembly convenes in January.

  • Cub Scouts from Elizabethtown Pack 668 of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visit residents of Bluegrass Assisted Living facility on Dec. 18. Scouts treated residents to various Christmas carols, skits, homemade ornaments, stories and hugs.

  • The Rotary Christmas program featured Rotarian Bill Hansen, who has entertained the club at Christmastime with stories for more than 25 years. Hansen is the retired director of the Armor School Research Library at Fort Knox. He is pictured with club president Fran Rolwing.