Today's Features

  • By Bonnie Jolly
    4-H Extension Agent

    With more than 100 years in 4-H youth development, this grand dame of youth organizations exemplifies the “Learn By Doing” slogan so many young people have grown up with. It is that 4-H or FFA experience that has helped youth to become productive adults with the necessary leadership skills, which are utilized in the workplace and in the communities in which they live.

  • French country design with a southern flair appealed to many visitors of the 2012 Parade of Homes, presented this month by the Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association.

    A custom home at 320 Graceland Trail in Elizabethtown earned the People’s Choice Award, based on votes cast by guests who visited all 13 homes on the tour, the association announced this week.

  • Orry Williams, left, with Champion DBA’s Little Brownie and Briann Wiliams with Reserve Champion HMHF The Kids Talk of the Town miniature horses. Orry and Briann competed against each other in the same class at the State 4-H Miniature Horse Halter class. Orry and Briann said it didn’t really matter who placed first, but it was pretty awesome to be the only two left in Broadbent Arena and being brother and sister as Reserve Champion and then Champion were announced.

  • Jennifer Murphy with the Advocacy and Support Center, was the guest speaker at the Aug. 31 meeting of the Hardin County AM Rotary Club. She is pictured with Cindy Gibson, president of the club.

  • The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown donated school supplies and delivered them to SpringHaven Domestic Violence Center and to the Creekside Elementary School Resource Center as the club’s August service project. Pictured is Ramona Jeffries loading supplies to be delivered. Club members also were preparing for the annual golf scramble with proceeds being divided between the Community Health Clinic and scholarships for women to help improve their status.

  • “Trouble with the Curve”
    Rated PG-13 for language, sexual references, some thematic material and smoking
    Runtime: 111 minutes
    Release date: Sept. 21
    Rating: One of the best this year

    Sometimes a movie is more than a movie. It can bring back fond memories or create new ones.

  • It’s getting to be that time of year again.

    You know what I mean: The days have cooled off, the leaves are changing colors and thoughts are turning to things that go bump in the night.

    OK, not everyone’s thoughts are turning to that direction. But that’s the case for many.

    And in the field of paranormal investigation things generally pick up about this time.

    This area is no exception.

  • Lana Mitchell of Rineyville and Barry Honaker of Big Clifty announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be, the daughter of William and Gloria Prater of Georgetown, is a teacher at New Highland Elementary School.

    The prospective groom, the son of Mable Honaker of White Mills and the late Larry Honaker, is employed by Hardin County Water District No. 2.

    The wedding is at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 2012, at White Mills Christian Church in White Mills with a reception to follow in the Christian life center.