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Today's Features

  • “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”
    Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, drug use, language and comic violence.
    Release date: Dec. 18
    Runtime: 119 minutes
    Rating: Slightly funny

  • Modern Woodmen of America Summit Chapter No. 18026 of Elizabethtown met Dec. 12 at Golden Corral in Elizabethtown to recognize Carolyn Wimp of Cecilia as its 2013 Hometown Hero. 

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its annual Christmas tea Dec. 14 at Pritchard Community Center. A large crowd attended this yearly fundraiser. Seventeen tables were decorated in seasonal dinnerware with centerpieces. The teas, savories and sweets were served by students from the Elizabethtown High School Spanish Club and Central Hardin High School FCCLA.

    Guests at the tea were entertained by the Severens Strings, consisting of Rosemary Peace, Mary Tom Haun and Ruth Hayden.

  • The residents of Atria Elizabethtown made a difference this holiday season. The residents collected toys, baked Christmas cookies and made hats for people in need. They delivered the cookies to the Wounded Warriors at Fort Knox and toys to SpringHaven Domestic Violence Shelter. The residents agreed that the joy of giving makes Christmas special. The hats found new homes on a local oncology ward.

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held their December monthly meeting on Dec. 6 at the Brown Pusey House with President Betty Sue French presiding.

    Clay Guthrie of Dadants Beekeeping in Frankfort presented a program on honeybees. He discussed the importance of honeybees to the food supply and how women have been keeping honeybees as a business for centuries.

  • Amedisys Home Health agency hosted the monthly case management meeting in November for medical companies and facilities in Hardin and surrounding counties medical companies and facilities.

    Warm Blessings Executive Director Linda Funk spoke about the Warm Blessings mission to serve people living in poverty with dignity and compassion.

  • When children are home on Christmas break, sometimes you can run out of things to do. It’s always a great idea to head to the kitchen and make some fun treats.

    Pinterest has plenty of ideas to choose from. But sometimes, including the two I chose, there only is a photo to go by with no recipe instructions.

  • As I write this column, on Dec. 18, it is exactly one week until Christmas. Our mail lady brought three packages to the front door today. Gee, I thought I was through wrapping presents.

    When thinking about what to write this week, I became nostalgic and wondered what I wrote in columns at this time of the year during the last seven years. Two years I wrote memoirs without recipes. This week I present to you a collection of favorites from 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

  • South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 270-872-3223

    The forecast for Christmas does not seem to include any white stuff. It will be a wonderful holiday with or without snow. I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas.