Today's Features

  • Area students in first through eighth grades will have a chance to step into the spotlight by auditioning for Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Red Riding Hood.”

    Auditions are 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    Those auditioning should arrive by scheduled start time and plan to stay for the entire two-hour session.

    Additionally, students who are cast begin rehearsal about 30 minutes after the audition and should be prepared to stay until 8:30 p.m.

  • A shared love of  nightlife brought Elizabethtown artist Jon O’Brien and his artistic subject, owls, together.

    O’Brien, 32, began his artistic journey a few years ago. He didn’t think of himself as an artist until he started doing a few things for friends on their birthdays.

    “I bought some cheap paint and tried to draw out some things to see how it worked out,” he said.

    From there, people noticed his art and started asking him to create paintings for them.

  • Several members from the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met July 26 at Bluegrass Cellular to drop off donations in support of the school supply drive. Front row from left, Jean Davis, Becky Bishop, Cora Ellen McKinley, Lara Welp and Betty Sue French; back row, Jeanne Smith, Diane Willis, Jo Griffith, Rose Carter, Martha Burn and Linda Mather. Not pictured were Ann Gardner and Renu Shah.

  • The kickoff meeting for the 2012 Walk MS - Central Kentucky was held at Pritchard Community Center on Aug. 3. The sixth annual Walk supports the Kentucky Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  

  • From left, Mike Childers, Sara Vaughn, events director for the City of Elizabethtown, who spoke at the Aug. 3 meeting of the AM Rotary Club, and Cindy Gibson.

  • Philip and Doris Mossor of Radcliff announce the birth of a great-grandchild, Adler Thomas Birch, on July 5, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds and was 21.5 inches long.

    Parents are Shawn and Christine Birch of Meade County.

    Grandparents are Thomas and Debbie Flickinger and James and Tina Birch.

  • Employees participating in the LG&E local community annual giving campaign gave the Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen an extra cleaning inside and out as part of the United Way Day of Caring. Warm Blessing was one of a number of charitable organizations selected to participate in the project which focused on United Ways 10th anniversary. Pictured at Warm Blessings from left, Ed Staton, Brenda Rosenbaum, Shirley Campbell, Heather DiEnno, Mike DiEnno, and back row, Nancy Staton and Warm Blessings volunteer Peggy Reeves. 

  • The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Foundation recently announced the Animal Refuge Center will receive $500 from the Animal Shelter Assistance program.

    The Animal Shelter Assistance program was funded for the second year from a donation made by Boyle County cattle farmer Jim Gage. Gage realizes the importance of helping your local animal shelters and knows that both farmers and shelters are in the business of taking care of animals. “I like donating to local animal shelters because I can see the animals and know who my donation is helping,” said Gage.