.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Features

  • Kentucky authors or writers of works about the Bluegrass State or using the commonwealth as its setting have an opportunity for publication by a nonprofit literary press located in Louisville.

    Sarabande Books is seeking submissions during July for the Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature. The contest strives to focus on Kentucky literature.

    Each year since 2005, Sarabande has awarded publication to one book of short stories, poetry, creative nonfiction, a novella or novellas or a short novel.

  • Elizabethtown band Boxwine has released a digital EP titled “Highlights and Lowlifes."

    The five-track EP is available for listening at www.spotify.com and available for purchase on iTunes.

    Boxwine is a rock band consisting of lead vocalist Mac Blair; guitarist/vocalist Jeshua Logsdon; guitarist/vocalist Zac Newton; bass guitarist Tyler Coudret; and drummer Eric Garwood.

  • Bobbie Dille, second vice president of The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown, and President Betty Sue French manned a booth at the Second Saturday event in downtown Elizabethtown on June 9. Dille gave out information from the club about Hardin County government’s efforts with recycling.  Pencils made from recycled materials were given to children. Other handouts were small pencil sharpeners, cups and candies. President French welcomed people to the booth and spoke on benefits of becoming a member of The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown.

  • Last week my in-laws took the kids to the zoo. And I think it’s the longest I’ve been by myself in at least two years, probably more.
    It’s a weird feeling.

    I spent days looking forward to it and writing down stuff I hoped to accomplish. My to-do list was longer than it had any right to be. I’d written things like “clean out closets, upstairs and down,” “make squash compote,” “clean baseboards” and, most importantly, “write column.”

  • It’s been a long ride for David Haines. He’s journeyed from young soldier to armor officer to wounded warrior to chief operating officer of Ride 2 Recovery, an organization out to support wounded warriors through cycling.

    Haines joined the U.S. Army at 18, right out of high school, in his home state of Rhode Island. He was a tank crewman and trained at Fort Knox.

  • By Teran Ransom
    Hardin County Family & Consumer Sciences Agent

  • On awards night May 14 at North Hardin High School, the Radcliff Woman’s Club president presented $1,000 scholarships to Teresa Sears and Braden Proffitt.

    Teresa, a 2012 graduate of North Hardin High School, is the daughter of Susan and Dean Sears. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in mining engineering. She received the William C. Parker scholarship, which awards her $5,000 per semester for up to eight semesters, the Hardin County Homemakers scholarship and the Radcliff Optimist Club scholarship.

  • To celebrate National Garden Week June 3 through 9, the Potted Few Garden Club made a floral presentation to the Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, Administrative Office and Branch.  Pictured are Renate Gosser, Bill Rissel and Club President Anneliese Knoll.