Today's Features

  • The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America held its monthly meeting at the MOAA Clubhouse on Fort Knox.

  • Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1051, the Gold Vault Patriots spent May Day clearing debris from the roadside to enhance the view along Veterans Way in Elizabethtown.

    Fourteen members, armed with grabbers, walked in pairs staring at both ends of the road and met in the middle, completing the first round of cleanup. The veterans will keep Veterans Way clean on a regular schedule as of May 1. There are signs posted at both ends of the road that designate Chapter 1051, VVA, Gold Vault Patriots as the responsible agents to keep the road clean.

  • Ann Kowalkoski of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown congratulates Bridgette Durham on the occasion of the dedication of her new home. The Hardin County Habitat for Humanity held the Home Dedication Ceremony for the Durham Family Home on May 5 and the Garden Club of Elizabethtown donated two rosebushes to beautify the new residence.

  • Second-graders from St. James Catholic Regional School in Brownie Girl Scout Troop 1558 deliver handmade bookmarks and notepads to residents at Allegro Senior Living Facility.

  • Officers for the 2013-14 year were elected at the April meeting of the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown. Officers include President Ruth Ellen Stanley, seated, the club’s only charter member; and from left, Secretary Sue Story, Second Vice President Gail Crain, Treasurer Crystal Tilton and Director Lois Pierce. Not pictured are First Vice President Julia Workman and Director Ramona Jeffries. The new officers will meet soon to plan for the upcoming year to continue projects to improve the status of women.

  • On March 12, the Goldenrod Homemakers met for the monthly meeting in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church of Eastview. Nadine Bush was the lesson leader on “Focus on the Home: Preparedness.” Alice Bennett was the hostess. A potluck meal was served.

  • Lexington Hilton Suites was the setting of Alpha Gamma State’s 2013 convention April 5 through 7. The mission and vision statement of the organization remains the same as when the 13 founders met at the Brown Hotel in Louisville on March 24, 1937: The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education.

  • Kevin Graves, 13, was the most recent Graves brother to earn his Eagle Scout Rank. He earned his in 2012. His brother, Brian, 27, earned his award in 2007 and another brother, Justin, 23, earned his award in 2003.

  • MaKayla Post named state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant

    MaKayla Post, 9, daughter of Amanda Post and granddaughter of Betty Post, was named a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant to be held May 31 through June 2 at Crowne Plaza in Louisville.

    The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.