Today's Features

  • An active life seems to keep Alma Hahn young at 75.

    The substitute teacher sings in a woman’s chorus, gives piano lessons and in the past 15 years had a stint teaching English in China and participated in mission trips to Germany, Taiwan and Brazil.

    “I just think the Lord has answered so many of my prayers,” the Radcliff resident said.

    A proponent of good nutrition, Hahn and her husband, William, 76, still ride bicycles.

    “We don’t take any medications,” she said.

  • As far back as I can remember, my mom has sewn.

    She made dresses for my sisters and me, always in the latest styles and colors. Mom might use a paper pattern for a baseline, but she added her own unique touches. When I was a girl, some mornings I would wake to find a new Barbie doll dress on my night stand. When my boys were young, she made surf shorts for them in wild prints.

  • Optimist Club of Radcliff President Jackie Banks, right, and Willie Lee, sponsor, left, present a new member packet and pin to James Anderson.

  • The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club Executive Board gathers to plan for the 2013-14 Club year to include field trips and community visitations. The club will meet at 10 a.m. today, May 15, at the Elizabethtown home of Bonnie Gunter with Ria Malito as cohost. After the business meeting, members will “Take a Walk on the Wild Side” at the Elizabethtown gardens of Doug and Janet Gebler. For information, call Bonnie Gunter, 769-5005.

  • Joni House Webb, president of The Lincoln Trail Area Master Gardeners presents $500 scholarships to Danielle Stahl and Jaclyn Holbert.


    During National Library Week, April 15 through 20, the Radcliff Woman’s Club shared a few words with the Hardin County Public Library, North Branch in Radcliff. Words like “good job,” “keep up the excellent work” and “we support you” were conveyed through the contribution of three books to the library.

  • I know you have heard the phrase “brain food” and you might have wondered if it really is true. It is. As I age, my short-term memory is not as good as I would like it to be, so that interests me. Much research shows brain food wards off dementia and even shows a decline in Alzheimer’s disease.

    Some foods that are highly effective in improving memory, mood, concentration and overall clarity include the following, according to a health blog by Directory Journal.

  • If you are the friend or family member in the group who is considered the chef or hostess, the pressure is on when people stop by for a visit. You want to offer a snack but if you haven’t planned for it, supplies might be limited.

    Or maybe you’re this person. You sit down to your favorite television show and suddenly have the desire to snack on something but there’s nothing in the cupboard.

    Sometimes you need a quick appetizer for unexpected guests or a sudden case of the munchies.

  • Shayne Aaron Hoffie and Caleb Joseph Hoffie announce the birth of a sister, Michelle Elizabeth Hoffie, on April 13, 2013. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Parents are Jerome and Carla Michelle Hoffie.

    Maternal grandparents are Joe and Glenda Dohn. Paternal grandparents are Bob and Patty Hoffie.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Dixie Pearman and the late John “J.T.” Peraman and Fred and Nan Dohn. Paternal great-grandparents are Ken and Betty Hoffie and the late Elaine Linstead Hoffie and the late Gervis and Cora Keel.