Today's Features

  • On behalf of the Elizabethtown Tennis Commission and the tennis community of Elizabethtown, I would like to thank the following organizations and businesses for helping to make the EtownApartment.com Heartland ShootOuta fun and successful experience.

  • The Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club last meeting of the club year was May 6, at Nolin RECC.

    Jean Dudgeon introduced the scholarship winner, T.J. Gordon, a senior from Central Hardin High School who has maintained a 3.8 grade-point average. Club members presented him with a $500 scholarship and acknowledged T.J. is a remarkable student who exceeded expectations of the average student. T.J. Gordon thanked the club and gave a brief bio of himself, his Democratic views and plans for the future. T.J. was joined by his mother.

  • Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland made a free produce distribution at the Nelson County Fairgrounds on Sept. 9. The free food distribution was part of the Kentucky Association of Food Banks’ Farms-To-Food-Banks initiative, and has been made possible through Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland’s new mobile food pantry.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary President Val Claycomb, center, and Program Coordinator Kevin Addington, right, welcomes Professor Chuck Ciampaglio from Wright State University. Ciampaglio presented research he was doing on sharks and their fossils, which can be found right here in Kentucky.

  • At the Aug. 20 Board of Commissioners meeting, Hardin County Water District No. 1 said farewell to Commissioner Steve Walton.

  • Eugene and Clotie Simmons celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 13, 2013.

    They were married Sept. 13, 1963, in Chicago and have lived in the Fort Knox and Radcliff area for 39 years.

    Mr. Simmons retired from the Army after 22 years and from University of Louisville Hospital after 28 years. He is a University of Kentucky fan.

    Mrs. Simmons bowls on two leagues at Fort Knox and is a University of Louisville fan.

    They have two children, Kenneth and Lisa; and five grandchildren.

  • While the rest of the world goes careening after lost youthful looks with plastic surgery and anti-aging cosmetics, I’m not so sure I want to be 25 again.

    OK, I did highlight my hair to help cover the gray last week.

    But I’m perfectly happy at my 50-something age that’s much closer to 60 than the decade in the first part of the phrase.

    There’s a settledness, a quiet joy and a peace that age has brought I wouldn’t trade for the smooth skin I used to have around my eyes.

  • Farming is a foundation for what Pem Buck teaches in her anthropology class at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    Though her class is not specifically about farming, Buck said, anthropology is about understanding how social structures work. Producing food is one of the basic foundations for that, so how a society organizes itself to produce food is important to the subject.

    Producing food is among Buck’s personal background as is experiencing other cultures.

  • Experts visiting the 12 residences on the Parade of Homes tour have selected their favorites in multiple categories divided by size of the home.

    Members of the Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association, a regional trade association, annually put new premier homes on display. The second weekend of the tour runs from noon to 6 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday. Admission tickets, which cost $5, can be purchased at any residence on the Parade route.