Today's Features

  • More than 30 members of The Garden Club of Elizabethtownand guests gathered for the annualChristmas luncheon at the Brown-Pusey House on Dec. 5.Musical entertainment was provided by Johnny Ritchie, a member of the Heart of Kentucky Men’s Chorus.Charter member Jean Freeman led the group in singing Christmas carols.

    The delicious potluck meal was prepared by members. Hostess committee includedM C Meserve,Ruth Johnsonand Joyce Effinger.Extra luncheon boxes were assembled and delivered tohomebound members.

  • Marie Young was awarded the Miss Pre-Teen Queen crown Dec. 7 at the Sunburst Christmas pageant held at Towne Mall in Elizabethtown. She also was awarded the prettiest smile, most photogenic, and “Top Model” awards.  As a finalist at the local preliminary, she was awarded a $250 entry fee, paid in full, to attend the state competition which is combined with Tennessee finalist. The State finals are in May in Nashville Tenn.

    She is the daughter of Roger and Melissa Young of Vine Grove. Sponsors were her parents and grandparents.


    Having volunteered with his family serving and cleaning on Thursday’s for three years at Warm Blessings, Jacob Lawson had already made an investment in the program. Considering Warm Blessings is a soup kitchen, Lawson had no idea landscaping would be a suggestion when he consulted with Executive Director Linda Funk about ideas for his Eagle Scout project.

  • The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club met Nov. 25, at Colvin Community Center.

    Bob Moore, chairman of the Hardin County Democratic Executive Meeting, familiarized club members with the newly designated northern Hardin County legislative districts. Representatives from Lincoln Trail Area Development District presented information to the group concerning kynect, Kentucky’s health coverage for every Kentuckian.

  • American Legion Post No. 113 Commander Al Maruszewski presents a donation to Ken Lucas, the commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs. Lucas was the guest speaker at the second-annual Veterans Tribute held at the Veterans Day remembrance stage in Elizabethtown Nature Park onVeterans Day.

  • I think it is the true nature of Pomeranians to conclude everything brought into their worlds is there for the sole purpose of their enjoyment.

    Add to that the Pomeranian is a puppy — like our latest canine companion, Zorro — and not only is the item there just for that puppy, but it magically becomes his item to chew, wrestle and carry around.

  • A free concert at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College continues a tradition that began with the opening of the college.

    The Holiday Concert by the ECTC Choristers, which is open to the public, is at 7 p.m. today in the Morrison Gallery at ECTC.

  • Summer vacation will bring a trip far beyond the U.S. coast for two Central Hardin High School students.

    Senior Brett Rafn and junior Cole Overman will travel to Australia and New Zealand this summer to take part in the 2014 Down Under Sports wrestling tournament. Rafn and Overman were invited to compete and are working to raise money to fund the trip.