Today's Features


    The membership meeting of Rolling Thunder Inc. Chapter Four Kentucky was Feb. 3.

    The guest speaker was Robin Hildesheim, marketing and veteran’s affairs case manager for Care4Ever and Tender Touch. The Senior Care Center is an adult day care devoted to improving the lives of senior adults. The services provided are affordable nonmedical for both in home and day care. Many veterans have been helped by the programs offered.

  • Sunday night, Hollywood brings out its finest for the 85th Academy Awards.

    This year had some standout performances in a wide range of films.

  • While my other half, Rebecca Ricks, and I continue our search for another canine companion, I’ve come to worry a little about our current companion, Tybalt.

    As much as we try to incorporate play time, walks and car rides for the Pomeranian, I know he must get bored on days when we are both at work. Since we lost our other Pomeranian, Nanook, last July, Tybalt does not have any sleeping targets to dive bomb during work days.

  • Western Kentucky during 1811-1815 is the setting for “Widder’s Landing,” a novel by a Kentucky author who will hold a book signing Saturday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Elizabethtown.

    Author Eddie Price will sign first edition copies on his historical novel from 1 to 4 p.m. at the book store.

  • Blake Stephens knew from an early age that he wanted to be a missionary. Now he’s gaining experience he needs while still in high school.

    Stephens felt strongly enough about pursuing a career in ministry that he created the co-op position at Severns Valley Baptist Church in which he’s now serving. He thought the experience of working in a church would help him accomplish his ultimate goal of becoming a missionary.

    “I feel like I am being called into a missionary field,” Stephens said.

  • My husband says he minds the clock while I maintain the calendar.

    True enough. I have trouble getting where I’m going on time. I’m the one who slips in a few minutes late to meetings, classes and even sometimes church services. He’s patiently tried to fix this flaw, suggesting helpfully I might want to add 30 minutes to the time I think I’ll be finished with a task so as to have enough time to get to the next. It might make sense in his mind, but not mine. If I know I have 30 minutes …

  • Jackie Banks has three main loves in her life — her daughter, her job and her community.

    As president of the Radcliff Optimist Club and as Upward cheerleading commissioner at her church, Banks is able to express that love in helping children in the community.

    Originally from Mississippi, she moved to Hardin County 17 years ago after living in Germany for three years.

    Now, 47 and a single parent of a 17-year-old daughter, Jasmine, she lives in Radcliff and works as director of purchasing at U.S. Cavalry.

  • Members of the Nine Patchers’ Quilt Guild from left, Bev Hicks, Jesse Hicks, Judy Tennant, Wanda Spalding, Becky Stewart; back row, Lillian Necessary, Linda Fringeli, Marsha Carlton and Jennie Beavers work on donation quilt tops for Springhaven Domestic Violence Program. The guild has chosen to support the center with quilts, pillow cases and personal care supplies for the residents.