Today's Features

  • What do three bankers and a guy named Banks do in their spare time? Form a band, of course.

    Chris Buchanan, Charles DeRoche, Matt Neel and Pat Banks make up the local band Poor Man’s Grave.

    While their photos resemble those of many folk bands, they started out that way, but morphed into something louder and more electric, according to Buchanan, lead vocalist and acoustic guitar player.

  • A filmmaker/director of a Civil War documentary will be part of a panel discussion following a free public screening of one of the episodes Tuesday night at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Episode five of “Civil War: The Untold Story,” will be shown at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The screening is a sneak preview of the five-part PBS documentary.

  • A college professor who is the author of several books will take the mystery out of writing thrillers when he presents a free workshop Tuesday at Barr Memorial Library at Fort Knox.

    David Bell, a Western Kentucky University professor, will host “Mystery & Suspense Writing 101,” a workshop at 5:30 p.m. at the library. The event is open to the public.

  • Ron Lewis has accepted the position of pastor at Youngers Creek Baptist Church.

    Lewis was ordained as a Southern Baptist minister at Friendship Baptist Church No. 2 in Hodgenville in 1980. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science at the University of Kentucky and a master’s degree in higher education from Morehead University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

  • During its latest volunteer night, the Hardin County Young Farmers Association made a donation to Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland. The club donated $250 to help the organization provide food to those in need across its 42-county service area.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club Past President Jim Weise presents a John Hardin High School Student of the Month plaque to Matthew Yochim at the Feb. 18 meeting of the club. Yochim holds a 4.0 grade-point average, is a member of the marching band and concert band. He was selected to the National Honors Society, is a member of the Y-Club and DECA Club. He has been accepted at the University O Kentucky, where he plans to major in computer science. Accompanying Yochim were his parents, Gary and Imelda Yochim.

  • The Radcliff Rotary Club recently held its annual speech contest with two participants from Fort Knox High School. The contest begins at the local club level and the winners progress to regional, district and state level competition. The winners collect awards along the way with the state champion amassing more than $1,000 in prize money.

  • Roger McCurry of Koinonia Travels and Tours entertains with magic, humor and travel information at the Kentucky Public Retirees meeting March 10. The Lincoln Trail Chapter of KPR meets at 11:30 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Ryan’s in Elizabethtown.

  • Third-graders from St. James Catholic Regional School in Brownie Troop 1558 recently went on a shopping trip to Kroger. With a portion of their cookie money proceeds, they donated more than $250 worth of various items to Warm Blessings. They also made a $50 donation to St. Baldrick’s Foundation to help support childhood cancer research.