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Today's Features

  • A tornado ripped through Henryville, Ind., recently, but the Cathedral Gardens survived. Eleven members of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club held their May monthly meeting at the gardens.

    After touring via golf carts, members enjoyed a picnic lunch provided by Bonnie Gunter and Ria Malito. During the business meeting, Club President Anneliese Knoll received Jan Colgan’s treasurer’s report and committee reports.

  • On May 17, Kitty DuPlessis piano students held a spring recital at First Christian Church in Elizabethtown.

  • The SpringHaven staff would like to thank the following individuals, city and county staff and businesses for their help during our shelter evacuation as we worked on safe access to our facility.

    The people of Elizabethtown got behind SpringHaven and made things happen so quickly as SpringHaven staff worked night and day to keep the shelter phone lines going and to make sure the clients still were receiving the services they needed.

  • On May 7, outstanding volunteers and donors gathered to celebrate United Way of Central Kentucky’s record-breaking 2011 campaign. This thank you event recognized the inspirational volunteers and leadership donors from its five-county region who provide the backbone for United Way of Central Kentucky’s success.

    Marilyn Ford, president and COO of First Citizens Bank, won the Nelson Kelly Volunteer of the Year Award. Ford embodies the essence of United Way, with an unyielding commitment to advancing Education, Income and Health.

  • I found myself at Muldraugh Elementary School.

    It was just more than two weeks ago that I attended a ceremony for the closing of the school. When I originally had heard the school was going to close, I had planned to make a last visit there somehow. The next day I got a Facebook invite to the event I hadn’t known was going to take place.

  • Multiple storyline comedies with big casts rarely work well. There are exceptions such as “Love Actually” and films by the crew behind “Best in Show.” But most of the time, they fall flat.

    The latest ensemble comedy is “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.”

    The film follows five couples as they prepare to bring babies into their lives, chronicling their unique experiences, from the joys to the heartbreaks. 

  • Charles David and Betty Jean Atwell Sallee of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th anniversary today, June 1, 2012.

    They were married June 1, 1962, by the Rev. Earl Sanders at his home in White Mills.

    They have two sons, Alan Sallee of Elizabethtown and Mike Sallee of Scottsville; a daughter, Melissa of Elizabethtown; and eight grandchildren.

    Cards and calls are welcome.

  • Beginnings are the sweetest. An innocence permeates the beginnings of friendships, professions and professions of love, an innocence that takes the heart to a different place. I have stayed in that place often enough and long enough to know its magic.

    We live better; we love better; we think better; we are better in the beginning.

    Some beginnings are firsts and other times, we begin again. But all beginnings require courage, because they are filled with risk.

  • Nearly everything Mae Knight has done in her adult life has grown from her love of children.

    In her 86 years, she has taught school, worked with children at her church, owned a children’s clothing store and is  president of the Optimist Club of Radcliff.

    Originally from Casey County, she settled in Radcliff 53 years ago and stayed there when her husband retired from the U.S. Army.