Today's Features

  • Linda Johnson is known by many of her friends as a crafty person. Each holiday inspires new creations and Easter is no exception.

    Mused in a paint store, Johnson’s latest projects were a sweet and simple spin on the traditional Easter basket.

    “This is something anybody can do,” Johnson said. “You don’t have to be creative or rich to make one of these baskets.”

  • By Susan Rider
    For The News-Enterprise

    April is a month of new beginnings. Birds are coming back from the warm climate and we’re awakening in the morning to beautiful tunes. Easter flowers are blooming — tulips, redbud trees and dogwood trees. April is a wonderful month for awakening. April also is a good month to think about forgiveness.

  • The Lincoln Trail Amateur Radio Club will host the 34th annual Hamfest beginning at 8 a.m. April 7 at Elizabethtown Community College, State Fire and Rescue Training Facility, 603 College Street Road, Elizabethtown.

    A Hamfest is a sale of new and used amateur radios and electronic parts. This years Hamfest will have several vendors indoors and an outdoor flea market. It is open to the public and is attended by electronics enthusiasts’ from all over Kentucky and some of the surrounding states.

  • Through the efforts of Josette Roush, the Radcliff Woman’s Club was able to give 12 Easter baskets to the children at SpringHaven Domestic Violence Abuse Shelter. SpringHaven, although located in Hardin County, serves as a shelter for victims of domestic violence in seven other counties: Breckinridge, Grayson, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington.

  • Elizabethtown Community & Technical College students Reba Kayla Morton and Russell Wayne Blackman were student guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on March 27.

  • On any given day at Saunders Springs Nature Preserve in Radcliff, Adrian Bambini might be walking its trails in search of the green dragon.

    Or he might be found wandering in the direction of the compass plant.

    Then again, he might just stop to feed the fish and deer.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Lena Rodriguez, Samantha Harper, Tiffany Rambo, Troy Wise, Ryan Crewz, David Thompson, Taylor Chapman, Lewis Simpson, Katlyn Geer, Mary Ann Vance, Frances Wise, Paul Cowherd, Cal Yates, Nolan Thomas, Macy Gibson, Amy Jones, Sierra Hall, David Thomas Jr., Ronald Yates, Alex House, Sam Carrico, Nancy Peden Zach Thomas, Sidney Brigman, Jared Blaise and Dominic Paluomo.

    30TH BIRTHDAY. My son, Gabe Pike, will celebrate his 30th birthday Friday.

  • Mr. and Mrs. David V. Sawyer of Franklin, Tenn., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anne Elisabeth Sawyer, to Matthew Lee Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Allen of Cecilia.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Dr. Mary Frances Sawyer of Spring Hill, Tenn., and the late Dr. James D. Sawyer and the late Mr. and Mrs. Grover C. Holderfield. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University’s Potter School of Communications and is a marketing specialist at Commonwealth Health Corporation in Bowling Green.

  • Gary and Debra Lewis of Cecilia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Holly Christen, to Brent Allen Hillard, son of Michael and Becky Hillard of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Bellarmine University with a bachelor’s degree in English. She is a high school English teacher with Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville.