Today's Features

  • Lion President James Jeffries presents the Glendale Lions Student of the Month Award to East Hardin Middle School seventh-grader Kaitlin Tucker.Kaitlin is the daughter of Lora Tucker and stepdaughter of David Day of Elizabethtown. The club is making plans for its annual pancake breakfast May 18.

  • The Central Hardin Choral Department received a standing ovation from Elizabethtown Hardin LaRue Retired Teachers Association members as the singers presented a mini concert at the March 14 meeting. Under the direction of Samantha Taylor, students ended with an inspirational arrangement of “Total Praise.” Kerry Reeves, vice president, introduced the program.

  • Mu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met March 9. Becky Bishop and Kim Shumate, co-chairs of the professional affairs committee, conducted the silent auction of pretty things, which included bunnies, an original painting, candy, scarves, teapots, linens and other items. Donations and bidding provided funds for a grant-in-aid to be given to a high school senior.

    Nora Sweat shared a moment of inspiration reminding members that Easter is a time to share memories, food and family time; however, the real celebration is the resurrection of Christ.

  • Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland staff present a certificate to Volunteer Group of the Month for April 2013, Atria Senior Living.

  • The Kentucky 4-H Homecoming, the annual signature event for the Kentucky 4-H Foundation, is at 6 p.m. April 20, at The Hilton Garden Inn in Georgetown.

    This annual event reconnects former 4-Hers with each other, 4-H alumni, as well as with friends, volunteers, and supporters of Kentucky 4-H.

    “The first two 4-H homecomings were huge successes and we expect this year’s event to be even more successful,” said Keith L. Rogers, executive director of the Kentucky 4-H Foundation.

  • Roger and Marchitta Lucas of Cecilia and Les-Tom and Anita Sandfer of Stephensburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Halea Brooke Lucas of Cecilia and Eddie Dewayne Sandfer of Stephensburg.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Central Hardin High School.

    The prospective groom also is a 2006 graduate of Central Hardin High School.

    The wedding is at 3:30 p.m. March 30, 2013, at Open Valley Baptist Church with a reception to follow at Pritchard Community Center.

  • After a series of movies that didn’t rate very well at the box office or with the critics, there’s one thing to say about “Olympus Has Fallen”: Gerard Butler is back.

    The film is like “Die Hard” in the White House. It follows the “one man on the inside against the bad guys” formula to the letter. Yet, there are a few less cheesy one-liners than typically are found in this type of movie.

  • Near the end of the movie “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” there’s a piece of dialogue that really sticks with you.

    The serial killer asks the hero why people don’t trust their instincts. When people know something isn’t right, they still go along for the sake of being polite. It’s hard to believe the fear of offending someone is stronger than the fear of pain, the killer says, but it is.