Today's Features

  • Rik Hawkins, center, presents Glendale Lions Club President E. G. Thompson a check for $5,000 from the Veterans Tribute Committee. Also pictured is Dan Tonietti, Glendale Lions Club member, who is in charge of arrangements for the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to be at the Veterans Tribute in Elizabethtown Nature Park over Memorial Day weekend in 2014. Glendale Lions Club is sponsoring the event.

  • Rachel Lachut was honored as the Radcliff Rotary Club Student of the Month in November. Lachut, pictured with club president Fran Rolwing, is a North Hardin High School senior with a 4.0 grade-point average and is the top student in her class. A Governor’s Scholar and National Merit Finalist, she also is a pianist in the concert ensemble. She hopes to attend Centre College and major in music education or English.

  • Jesse Hall, Chairman of Veterans Day Tribute, presents a $200 check from American Legion Hardin Post 113 to Central Hardin High School Band Boosters President Scott Hagen for the band’s participation in the Veterans Day Tribute at Elizabethtown Nature Park.

  • Active and retired military personnel, along with their families, volunteered to honor military veterans during Hardin County Habitat for Humanity’s first veterans build week.

    The submitted names of military men and women were written on the frame of house No. 50.

    “The volunteers helped with repair projects due to weather delays,” said Hardin County Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Scott Turner. “We appreciate all the hours put in to honor veterans and active military.”

  • If you like to cook and bake, Christmas is a time to share that joy with others. One of the staples of this tradition is making Christmas candy.

    This Christmas I wanted to try a couple new things.

  • Well, it is that time of the year again. It seems as if it was just yesterday I was taking down all the Christmas decorations and making way for tax preparation. Where has this year gone? My grandmother always said that. But, really, where has it gone?

    Why am I so in awe that it is December and Christmas is knocking at my door? Does Christmas not arrive at the same time every year? Again, I find myself unprepared.

  • Members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc including Radcliff City Councilmen Stan Holmes, Brown Street Education Center Principal Robert King, Dr. James Baker and Austin Wingate, not pictured, gave baskets to families for Thanksgiving.

  • Many members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown gathered Nov. 19 at the Brown-Pusey House to decorate the house and garden for Christmas, using freshly cut and artificial greenery. 

  • The Potted Few Garden Club recently met at the Elizabethtown home of Martha Mengel with Janet Gebler as co-host.

    The informative program, provided by master gardeners Joe and Ruth Hayden, was about the history of and how to establish community gardens. They shared slides and information. Community gardens started as far back as 1890 and have evolved into neighborhoods, job training sites, environmental education opportunities and sources of fresh food for the hungry.