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Today's Features

  • Comedian and public speaker Dr. Dan French will perform at 8 p.m. today at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    French has two Emmy nominations as a late night comedy writer.

    His current project is “Solving the Body Puzzle: Weight Loss Answers for a Puzzled Population.” It’s a one-man show and seminar on how he learned to control his weight, losing more than 300 pounds.

    Stand-up comedy is mixed in with the story of his weight loss.

  • A recent guest speaker at the Radcliff Rotary Club meeting was Dr. Gail Phoenix. Phoenix is president elect of the Radcliff Rotary Club and dedicated her program to telling members a bit about her life; who she is, what she does and where she is going. A highly energetic and inspirational speaker, she is founder and CEO of her own small business. She also is an adjunct professor at two local colleges, a widely published author and community activist. She is pictured with club president Mike Enlow.

  • Courtney Huff, left, a Central Hardin High School honor student and daughter of Michael and Vicki Huff of Elizabethtown, was awarded the 2012 Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown $1,000 scholarship to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College during senior honors night. Woman’s Club member Jo Griffith presented the award. Courtney will attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College for two years and then pursue a bachelor’s degree. Her goal is to become a middle school math teacher.

  • Mission Hope for Kids:
    Vaughn Reno Starks Community Center, 105 Bishop Lane, Elizabethtown
    (270) 765-HOPE
    www.missionhopeforkids.org

    By BECCA OWSLEY
    bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Maddie Lee, 15, didn’t know what joy she’d find helping the children at Mission Hope for Kids, formerly Kid’s Café, until she spent time volunteering with the organization.

  • The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown will present comedy with a touch of magic at 7 p.m. Saturday.

    Chris Linn, “America’s Magical Funny Man,” is a comedic magician who includes clean comedy, offbeat magic illusions and visual elements in his performance.

    He has been a comedian since age 13 and regularly is featured in Las Vegas, Branson, Mo., and Walt Disney World and on cruise ships.

    Linn holds two Guinness World Records and has a few comedic videos, one titled “When Balloon Animals Attack.”

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently made several donations to community organizations and groups including the Brown-Pusey House and Shop with a Cop program. Other donations included Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, Hardin County Educational Television, Kentucky Education Television, Greenspace, Hardin County History Museum, Youth Theatre of Hardin County, Hardin/LaRue Medical Clinic and Helping Hands of Hope.

  • The Radcliff Woman’s Club is committed to being an integral part of the Hardin County Public Library, North Branch. The club taks an active role in a variety of library activities and helps build the visibility of the library within the community.

    Earlier this year, the club provided refreshments for the branch library’s grand re-opening. A third of the membership attended the grand re-opening, not only to witness the event, but also to act as greeters, welcoming guests to the newly remodeled facility.

  • The guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting May 15 was David Toczko, a professional photographer, who produced a book illustrating the Shaker Village. Pictured from the left, Eizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley, David Toczko and Rotarian Rich Griendling.

  • Boy Scout Troop 24 of Elizabethtown enjoyed America’s favorite past time by taking in a Louisville Bats baseball game. Prior to the start of the game, Scouts marched in a parade around the field. Following the game, they set up tents and camped on the infield. The night ended with Scouts being treated to a movie on the big screen.

  • Chris Carter of Boy Scout Troop 604 received his Eagle Scout award Feb. 18 at Younger’s Creek Baptist Church. He is the son of Todd and Rhonda Carter of Elizabethtown; and the grandson of Shirley Wethington of Elizabethtown and Jay Wethington of Brandenburg. He is pictured with Louis Goodin.