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Today's Features

  • Residents at Atria Senior Living in Elizabethtown shopped for school supplies and donated them to the Hardin County Schools Family Resource and Youth Service Centers. The residents have made their shopping trip and donation an annual tradition.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Claycomb, left, and President-Elect James Jeffries, right, welcome Lt. Gov. JerryAbramson to the Aug, 6 meeting. Abramson announced his intent not to seek the office of governor in 2015.

  • The Nine Patchers’ Quilt Guild celebrated the 25th anniversary of its founding during the July Guild meeting. Margie Martin, left, one of the original nine quilters, was present for the celebration. In addition, Gwen T. Nelson, right, the national president of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America presented a program that included samples of historical embroidery pieces from the EGA collection. The display included items as large as embroidery on a silk bed covering to a miniature needlework sampler.

  • Recently, a pair of lion statues was donated by a local citizen to the Elizabethtown Lions Club. The lions were refurbished and painted by Austin Yates, Yates Body Shop, and placed in their new home by Lion Jim Deneen.

  • Elizabethtown High School freshman Clayton Roederer has big dreams that are created from his own imagination.

    He plans on not only developing his own comic book based on characters he has developed but also hopes to produce a television show from puppets he has designed.

    Roederer began showing a talent for drawing at a young age.

  • Hardin County AM Rotary Club members Bob Wade, President Daniel Tabb, Dave Larkin, Dave Martin and Jack Morrison partner with Memorial United Methodist Church to be a part of “Hope for Haiti,” whose goal is to provide clean, safe water for those people in the world who desperately need it. The celebration barbecue dinner and auction is from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 18, at Memorial United Methodist Church. Tickets are $10.  Everyone is invited to attend this dinner and silent auction, the proceeds of which are used to purchase new water systems for Haiti.

  • Members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild are getting ready for the annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show on Sept. 20 and 21.

    Members are working on completing quilts for the show, which means lots of quilts are being shown during the show and tell portion of the monthly meetings.

    The quilts will be on display during the show. For information on the show contact Patty Pruitt at 270-307-2226.

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    Rolling Thunder Inc. Kentucky Chapter Four held its first 5K Fun Run/Walk Aug.3 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. The event was organized by Angela Goodman and Heather Hardin. Runners were provided free snacks. Pic Pac donated bananas, AAA provided water and Rolling Thunder providedice cream.

  • The Radcliff Woman’s Club, together with the Alzheimer’s Association, hosted a Christmas in July event July 27 at Colvin Community Center. The event consisted of three major activities. Attendees could visit more than 25 vendors to purchase items for their Christmas giving, including jewelry, scarves, wreaths, scented candles, hair bows and other items.  

  • By SHONNA SHECKLES

    I don’t know what has happened to manners in today’s society. Some people are so rude. I know we all have busy lives and sometimes unpleasant things happen to all of us. But you know what I called that? Life.