Today's Features

  • Elizabethtown General Ben Hardin Helm Camp No. 1703 Sons of Confederate Veteran members, Joey Oller and Tim Bowman, delivered an address on Paul Booker Reed and grave marking at Cave Hill Cemetery to the Albert Sidney Johnston United Daughters of the Confederacy during the annual Lee-Jackson-Maury luncheon March 16 at the Owl Creek Country Club in Louisville.

  • The March meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild was March 18. A program was given on contour drawing.

    The voted Artist of the Month in the general category was Elizabeth Parks with her acrylic painting titled “Arizona Cypress.” It will hang in Cobbler’s Café in Elizabethtown for a month. The professional category had a tie with Marilyn Matthews and Jisun Mudd, voted first place by guild members. Matthews’ watercolor was titled “Glimpse” and Mudd’s acrylic was “To the Finish Line.”

  • Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, second from right, holds his proclamation naming March 17-23 National Agriculture Week in Kentucky. On hand for the unveiling of the proclamation at Comer’s office in Frankfort were from left, Bonnie Jolly of the Kentucky Pork Producers Association, Meredith Scales of the Kentucky Dairy Development Council and Dave Maples of the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association.

  • Lion President James Jeffries presents the Glendale Lions Student of the Month Award to East Hardin Middle School seventh-grader Kaitlin Tucker.Kaitlin is the daughter of Lora Tucker and stepdaughter of David Day of Elizabethtown. The club is making plans for its annual pancake breakfast May 18.

  • The Central Hardin Choral Department received a standing ovation from Elizabethtown Hardin LaRue Retired Teachers Association members as the singers presented a mini concert at the March 14 meeting. Under the direction of Samantha Taylor, students ended with an inspirational arrangement of “Total Praise.” Kerry Reeves, vice president, introduced the program.

  • Mu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met March 9. Becky Bishop and Kim Shumate, co-chairs of the professional affairs committee, conducted the silent auction of pretty things, which included bunnies, an original painting, candy, scarves, teapots, linens and other items. Donations and bidding provided funds for a grant-in-aid to be given to a high school senior.

    Nora Sweat shared a moment of inspiration reminding members that Easter is a time to share memories, food and family time; however, the real celebration is the resurrection of Christ.

  • Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland staff present a certificate to Volunteer Group of the Month for April 2013, Atria Senior Living.

  • The Kentucky 4-H Homecoming, the annual signature event for the Kentucky 4-H Foundation, is at 6 p.m. April 20, at The Hilton Garden Inn in Georgetown.

    This annual event reconnects former 4-Hers with each other, 4-H alumni, as well as with friends, volunteers, and supporters of Kentucky 4-H.

    “The first two 4-H homecomings were huge successes and we expect this year’s event to be even more successful,” said Keith L. Rogers, executive director of the Kentucky 4-H Foundation.