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Today's Features

  • Guest speakers of the Radcliff Rotary Club recently were Steve and Angela Townsend of Code 3 Images LLC. They presented to the club an abbreviated version of their “Collision Course,” a crash course in safe driving featuring photos of auto wrecks in the local area. The course seeks to present the facts about auto accidents and the distractions that are the cause of most of them. The presentation is available; for information contact act@code3images.com/

  • Special guest at the February meeting of the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown was Rebecca Farris, executive director of the Community Health Clinic. She informed the club of the services offered by the clinic and offered a list of the needs of the clinic. The Community Health Clinic relies heavily on donations and volunteers. At the March meeting of the club, members brought donations for the clinic as their monthly service project.

  • First, let me say I am not from Kentucky. However, I have lived in and close to Kentucky for many years and know that basketball is very important to this state. I feel honored that I had the opportunity to observe from close distance one of the most important and fun moments for the commonwealth.

  • Red and yellow and pink and green. Purple and orange and blue. I can sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow, too. Listen with your eyes and sing everything you see. I can sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow, sing along with me.

  • Ten students from Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) spent their spring break in Hardin County working on projects for Hardin County Habitat for Humanity. On the first day,they worked on deconstructing a house and delivering the results to the ReStore. The next day they built a wheelchair ramp for a disabled man in Muldraugh. After a day of rest and relaxation at the Louisville Zoo, they spent their final two days building a shed for a Habitat house in the Haycraft area of Elizabethtown.

  • Panera Bread’s Operation Dough-Nation cash collection boxes in Elizabethtown and Bowling Green generated $3,100.12 for Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland.

  • My girlfriend thinks I’m a hobbit.

    I’m not particularly short or rotund. It’s not that.

    It’s my eating habits.

    Really, it comes down to one remark I made.

    Though I love doughnuts I made a comment one time when Rebecca Ricks suggested them for breakfast that I would eat them but needed something more substantial first. Doughnuts, I told her, are breakfast dessert.

    Yeah, I called them breakfast dessert.

    She found that amusing. Very amusing.

  • Hollywood has gone nutty for fairy tales lately. NBC airs the creepy “Grim” and ABC airs the dual reality fairy tale “Once Upon a Time.”

    “Snow White and the Huntsmen” and “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” are two fairy tale films slated to hit theaters in the next two years along with the highly anticipated “Jack the Giant Killer” coming in June.

  • Members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild met in March for a class to learn painting on fabric taught by Debbie McQueary. Fabric paintings were used to make small wall hangings. There are many new techniques taught to members throughout the year. Pictured are Debbie McQueary, Whitney Antique, Kathy Goodman and Ruth Hayden. Stitchers meet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service Office, 201 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown. Everyone is welcome.