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Today's Features

  • Members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown participated in the state wide “Shop and Share for Domestic Violence Shelters.” The shop and share concept of support for domestic violence shelters in Kentucky was the idea of Jane Brashear, the First Lady of Kentucky, and Governor Brashear’s wife.

  • The residents at Allegro enjoy a skit performed by members of TK Stone’s Lego League on Feb. 1. The skit promoted the importance of dental care for seniors. According to the school’s Web site, the mission of the Lego League is to promote teamwork through science and engineering while solving real world problems using legos.

  • Heart of Kentucky Men’s Chorus is offering singing valentines. The chorus is accepting appointtments for a quartet dressed in tuxedos to sing two love songs on Valentine’s Day. Also included are a red rose and box of chocolates. Cost is $50, and proceeds will help fund the nonprofit organization’s community performances and charity projects.

    To schedule a singing valentine, call (270) 300-4204 or email woodywill83@gmail.com.

  • Dogs can perform in amazing ways — dogs in show competition, dogs working as herders for livestock or dogs working military assignments.

    And since the massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., comfort dogs have been performing in a compassionate way.

  • Lynne B. Robey has accepted the position as executive director for Central Kentucky Community Action Council Inc. Robey has directed several programs within the agency over the past 14 years.

    Central Kentucky Community Action Council Inc. provides jobs for 267 employees and operates programs in the eight counties of the Lincoln Trail Area Development District, assisting more than 9,000 families including 24,000 persons.

    The agency is located at 332 Hood Avenue in Lebanon.

  • Councilwoman Wanda Wilson of Earlington and Councilman Stan Holmes of Radcliff attend the City Officials Academy in Lexington, held by the Kentucky league cities.

  • Nine Patchers’ Quilt Guild Board of Officers for 2013 are from left, Mary Ellen Coty, first vice president; Cyndy Thompson, secretary: Rebecca Stewart, president; Judy Tennant, second vice president; and Wanda Spalding, treasurer. The Guild offers a workshop day the second Tuesday of the month and a meeting of the general membership on the fourth Tuesday at the Nolin RECC.

  • Employees and staff at Allegro show their support of the American Heart Association’s fight against heart disease and stroke by wearing red on National Wear Red Day on Feb. 1.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club members wore red to a recent meeting in support of the “Go Red For Women” heart disease awareness, the number one killer of women.

  • To say Kelly Hamlin hopped into the passion of her life is an understatement.

    Though her day job is in marketing and sales at 94.3 The Wolf in Elizabethtown, Wednesday nights and various other times during the week she coaches the Jumping Knights at St. James Catholic Regional School.

    Her interest began about seven years ago when she saw the Jumping Hawks of LaRue County. Her daughter Kayleigh, then 6, was enamored by them, she said.