Today's Features

  • The National FFA Organization’s creed states “I believe in leadership from ourselves and respect from others.”

    Leadership is one of the core functions of FFA and John Hardin High School’s chapter is taking leadership a step further.

    Advisor Jeremy Hall has, with the assistance of students, developed an independent leadership growth program to help students evaluate and improve their leadership skills.

  • Randall and Rebecca Loyall will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in the family life center at Grace Heartland Church, 801 Pear Orchard Road in Elizabethtown.

    They were married April 13, 1963, at Three Springs Baptist Church in Hardyville.

    Mr. Loyall is the son of the late Otis and Eula Loyall and is a retired manager of Glendale Farm Service in Glendale.

  • As I type these words, I can’t believe they are true: “Jurassic Park” turns 20 this year. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long since audiences first got a glimpse of the park and a technology that shaped future films.

    In 1993, Steven Spielberg brought Michael Crichton’s book to the big screen. It became a movie as colossal as the dinosaurs it featured.

  • Wine and Canvas of Louisville is sponsoring a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Trino’s Italian Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    During the class, painters are taught to paint “Eiffel Tower at Night.” The cost of the class is $35 and a portion of the proceeds go to Relay for Life.

    Wine and Canvas is a business that teaches mobile art classes in Louisville and surrounding areas.

  • Community is an identity that comes in various shapes and sizes.

    Recently, my life has been wrapped in various forms of community, beginning with family.

    Family is the first community you’re introduced to in life and it is true that tragedy can pull this group together more tightly than ever. Sometimes family even goes beyond bloodlines when friends become as close as your relatives.

  • Luckett Lodge No. 137, LaRue Chapter No. 110 O.E.S. and family members volunteer and pack boxes for the Senior Commodity Program at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland. The group packed eight skids in 90 minutes, a facility record. A few members of Dixon-Darnell Commandery No. 19 Knight Templars stopped by to volunteer as well. They plan to make this a monthly event, inviting all inactive and active masons and eastern stars to participate. To sign up, call Brother Bohannon, (502) 301-9084.

  • Rick Walters, Steve Rice and Hardin County AM Rotary President Cindy Gibson welcome Ron Mclean, who was inducted as a new member of the club April 5.

  • Pretty Brown Girl Club Leader Donna Butler and club members donate toys, personal care items and clothes to SpringHaven Child Advocate Shanda Jewel.

  • Members of The Garden Club of Elizabethtown enjoyed a presentation at the April 4 meeting, when Hugo Davis of Bluegrass Garden Center and Landscaping Inc. spoke about the proper fertilization of both lawn and garden. Drawing on his horticultural experience, Davis provided information, ranging from a brief history of fertilization methods to an explanation of soil chemistry and biology. He presented a show and tell of fertilizers on the market.

  • The Vine Grove senior citizens group Yesterday’s Youth recently celebrated its one year anniversary.

    The group meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the large community room at Vine Grove City Hall. Attendees play board games, Dominos, Scrabble and cards games. A potluck dinner is held at noon.

    Seniors age 55 and older are invited to attend meetings.

    For information, call Thelma Willow, 877-2312.