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Today's Features

  • After spending the school year seeing their new teacher on a computer screen, one little kindergartener let Andrea Meyer know he was glad to meet her “in real life person,” she recalled, chuckling. And Meyer is glad to finally to know them in “real life person” as well.

    Lt. Col. Meyer started her first day back at Lincoln Trail Elementary School on Nov. 1 after being deployed to Kuwait for 400 days. She deployed in Sept. 2011.

  • Members of the Faith Bible Study group at Rineyville Baptist Church volunteer at Warm Blessings each Wednesday afternoon helping roll silverware and refill soup and paper dispensers. Pictured from left, Bea Cooghan, Chuck Gahagon, Sally Dixon, Pauline Bristowe and Louise Maggard.

  • The Brown-Pusey House is dressing up for the holidays.

    The front exterior and most of the interior will feature Christmas décor at an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

    “We have created holiday décor for each of the different rooms and will be showcasing what’s old and what’s new,” said Beth White of E’town Florist, which partnered with the Brown-Pusey House for the event.

  • Archery, fly fishing, and target shooting were just three of the numerous outdoor activities more than7,000 youth and their families experienced at a recent Boy Scouts of America Patriot Games featuring the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation’s Trailblazer Adventure Program.

  • President Ramona Jeffries and Secretary Lois Pierce represented the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown at the Zonta International Annual District 5 Conference in Marietta, Ohio, Oct. 18 through 20. At this meeting, they participated in assembling birthing kits from items sent by all 17 clubs in the district. More than 1,000 kits will be delivered to Cambodia and Haiti.

    Pierce officially was installed as the Area 2 director. Area 2 consists of five clubs, the Zonta Clubs of Louisville, Paducah and Elizabethtown and Cincinnati and Springfield, Ohio.

  • Farm values, a love of family and a positive outlook are the driving forces in Cindy Gibson’s life.

    She was raised on a farm in southern Hardin County, one of 16 children. Gibson and her twin sister are numbers 13 and 14 and among the youngest in the family.

    “I’m really proud to be raised in that family,” she said.

    All of her siblings are still living and 12 live in Hardin County.

  • Each month a member of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club places a flower design or arrangement in a public venue in the Fort Knox, Radcliff or Elizabethtown area. Member Renate Gosser presents an October arrangement to Radcliff Branch Hardin County Librarian Tara Lewis-Tidwell.

  • Several members of the Optimist Club of Radcliff attended the first district meeting for the 2012-13 Optimist Year of the Kentucky/West Virginia Optimist District in Georgetown. Training was held for incoming presidents and their secretary/treasurers. Pictured from left, Mae Knight, past president; Marvin Logsdon, past board director; Jessie Lee, board director; Denise Haynes, secretary; Jackie Banks, president; and Corwin Lewis.

     

  •  By Bonnie Jolly
    4-H Extension Agent

  • Potted Few Garden Club members met in late September after a summer hiatus at the Elizabethtown home of Jean Janes with Jane Tabacchi as cohost.

    After a brunch, social hour and business meeting, hostess Jean Janes presented a program on “How to Create a Floral Design” using simple containers, inexpensive fresh flowers and natural materials.

    The club meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month. Everyone is welcome to attend. For information, call Anneliese Knoll at 723-4801.