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Today's Features

  • On Jan. 11, Cub Scout Pack No. 130 members, chartered by Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, completed a service project at the Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland warehouse focusing on the BackPack Program.

    The project provides easy-to-prepare food items over the course of the weekend for youth unable to obtain food traditionally provided by the National School Lunch Program during the week.

  • Roles for about 50 local students will be up for grabs when auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Treasure Island” are held Monday.

    The group audition will be held 4-6 p.m. at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School. It is open to students in first through eighth grade. No advanced preparation is required.

    Students who audition should plan to stay for the entire two-hour session.

    Auditioning does not guarantee a part in the play.

  • The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown will offer an opportunity for those who want to try their hand at creating art when it hosts Paint at the State today.

    The three-hour art lesson begins at 6 p.m. in the First Federal Gallery and will be led by art instructor Jana Leigh Propst. Participants will take home an original art piece.

    A cost of $40 includes all art supplies, including a 16-by-20-inch canvas.

    Seating is limited. Reservations can be made by calling 270-234-8258 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Carolyn Wimp of Cecilia spends a lot of her time engrossed in her family’s history.

    Since she was a teenager, she has asked questions about her family and charted her family lineage on a brown paper grocery bag. Her interest was mere curiosity until she saw the television mini-series “Roots” in 1977. After seeing “Roots,” Wimp said she realized finding her family’s history was possible and began researching nonstop.

  • By SUZANNE DARLAND

  • The Potted Few Garden Club members and their guests gather aftering sharing a Christmas dinner at the Elizabethtown home of club president Bonnie Gunter. In lieu of the monthly meeting, members and guests enjoyed socializing as well as appetizers, a meal and desserts. After dinner, participants enjoyed the traditional gift exchange. After a winter hiatus, the Potted Few will resume its monthly meetings at 10 a.m. March 19 at Renate Gosser’s home in Radcliff, The club welcomes new members in March. For information, call Gosser, 270-351-6433.

  • By SARAH BERKSHIRE

    The News-Enterprise

    If you spend much time with a child, at some point, you’re going to be caught without a tissue or napkin when something desperately needs to be wiped away.

    You could make a big deal of it, run around with an embarrassed kid holding the offending mess. Or you can do something that’s good enough for now and keep moving.

  • Steve Rafferty, president, Nancy Schramm, vice president, Judy Mattice, treasurer, and Ann Sipes, secretary, gather at a recent Ancestral Trails Historical Society meeting after the election of officers. The next meeting is Feb. 7. Eddie Price, author of “Widder’s Landing” will present a program on the Cane Ridge Revival of 1801 and how it impacted Kentyucky. Everyone is invited to attend. The club meets the first Friday of each month at the Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown.

  • Hardin County AM Rotary President Daniel Tabb, right, welcomes DanaTaylor with United Way of Central Kentucky to the Jan. 10 meeting. Taylor updated the club on events occurring at United Way of Central Kentucky, as well as future plans for the organization.