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Today's Features

  • Carolyn Gusler, center, assisted by her daughter, Jerrina, left, informed The Garden Club of Elizabethtown members about the benefits of edible flowers. They were introduced during the May 3 meeting at the Brown-Pusey House by Andrea McWright, program director.  The next meeting is at 10 a.m., June 7.  It will be a gardeners “show and tell,” and plant exchange, presented by members. The meeting is free and open to the public and light refreshments are served. For information contact Andrea, 360-1233.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ward III of Louisville and Dr. and Mrs. David Hamilton of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Carrie Elizabeth Ward and David Anthony Hamilton Jr.

    The bride-to-be received her doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and is employed by the Kroger Company in Mount Sterling. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ward Jr. of Farmville, Va. 

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown members supported the Relay for Life for cancer survivors and/or families supporting the American Cancer Society. Those offering monetary support were, from left, Regina Lancaster, Diane Willis, Jeanne Smith, Barbara Mills, Melanie Parker Hibbard and Rosemary Deaton as well as the chair for the drive, Bobbi Dille. Making a donation but not pictured was Martha Mengel.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club member, Vada Johnson, completed her third year of volunteer service to the AARP Tax-Aide Program in April. Johnson is pictured at the Hardin county Public Library site checking the client schedule for the day with area coordinator John Hanna.

  • The Hardin County “Company B” Equestrian Drill Team participated in the Pegasus preview at the Kentucky Fair and Expo center and rode in the famous Pegasus Parade in Louisville. The team has participated in several parades and rodeos in this region as well as drill team competitions in Kentucky and Tennessee. The riders are members of the Hardin County 4-H Trailblazers horse club. The 4-H teaches youth ages 9 to 18 how to care for their horse, equitation and good horsemanship. The team is coached by NeVelle Skaggs

  • Among the items that fill the shelves in the Elizabethtown office of attorney Greg Thompson are a Lego display representing “To Kill a Mockingbird,” military headgear and a miniature statue of Abraham Lincoln.

    The items, and others found among the legal books, represent various aspects of Thompson’s life, which started in Flaherty.

    “I’m from common roots,” he said, noting he came from a farming family.

  • The “Favorite Recipes of Kentucky Celebrities” cookbook features recipes from Ashley Judd, Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus, various politicians and Elizabethtown’s Amy Dudgeon. Nestled between the pages is a little recipe by this non-celebrity for spinach, strawberry and almond salad.

    The cookbook was created by Pam Whinnery, who lives in the western part of the state, to be used as a fundraiser for nonprofit organizations throughout Kentucky.

  • After publication of my book, “Mama and Me,” many of you know my mother very well. Today I want you to meet three more mothers. They are mothers of friends of mine, Beth Moore Nickell, Angela Goble Isaacs and Debbie Scott McQueary. All three ladies have lost their mothers and what an appropriate way to honor them is posthumously. I will let them introduce their mothers.

  • Elizabethtown native Rebecca Gayle Howell is a poet and translator recently involved in a poetry collection that has gained national attention.

    Along with Husam Qaisi, another Elizabethtown resident, Howell translated “Hagar Before the Occupation/

    Hagar After the Occupation” by Amal al-Jubouri. Their work was nominated for the national Best Translated Book Award this year.

    Howell and Qaisi will be at Barnes and Nobel Booksellers in Elizabethtown from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday for bilingual readings from the collection.