Today's Features


    The Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center announces that 124 Roads Scholars and 120 Road Masters have completed the 2013 Kentucky Roads Scholars/Road Masters Training Program.

    To honor their outstanding efforts and commitment to quality roads in Kentucky, graduates were honored Nov. 26at Morehead Conference Center in Morehead; Dec. 11 at Rough River Dam State Resort Park in Falls of Rough; and Dec. 12at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park in Jamestown.

  • The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club held its annual officer installation dinner Dec. 16, at Colvin Community Center.

    A club member is selected each year to receive the Tangie Crusott Award, named in honor of the first president of the club who died from cancer in 2006. The recipient for the 2013 award is Dorothy Phillips, who is a dedicated member of the Hospitality Committee.

  • Members of Cub Scout Pack 24 and Boy Scout Troop 24 display food collected during the 2013 Scouting for Food campaign. They food was donated to a local food pantry at its charter organization, Longview Methodist Church in Elizabethtown.

  • On Dec. 16, Cub Scout Pack No. 130 and Boy Scout Troop No. 233, chartered by Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, completed a service project for the American Red Cross “Holiday Mail for Heroes” Christmas card program focused on providing Christmas cards to U.S service members deployed, injured or in need throughout the world. In the spirit of the holidays, both units completed 139 Christmas cards while fulfilling scouting requirements for belt loops, rank advancements, and merit badges in relating to service to our community.

  • Each year about this time, people begin thinking about resolutions they will make for the New Year.

    I’m not one of them.

    Sure, I’ve written a column or two about making resolutions, but the gist of those columns generally has been that I’m unsuccessful at keeping New Year’s resolutions.

  • “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”
    Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, drug use, language and comic violence.
    Release date: Dec. 18
    Runtime: 119 minutes
    Rating: Slightly funny

  • Modern Woodmen of America Summit Chapter No. 18026 of Elizabethtown met Dec. 12 at Golden Corral in Elizabethtown to recognize Carolyn Wimp of Cecilia as its 2013 Hometown Hero. 

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its annual Christmas tea Dec. 14 at Pritchard Community Center. A large crowd attended this yearly fundraiser. Seventeen tables were decorated in seasonal dinnerware with centerpieces. The teas, savories and sweets were served by students from the Elizabethtown High School Spanish Club and Central Hardin High School FCCLA.

    Guests at the tea were entertained by the Severens Strings, consisting of Rosemary Peace, Mary Tom Haun and Ruth Hayden.

  • The residents of Atria Elizabethtown made a difference this holiday season. The residents collected toys, baked Christmas cookies and made hats for people in need. They delivered the cookies to the Wounded Warriors at Fort Knox and toys to SpringHaven Domestic Violence Shelter. The residents agreed that the joy of giving makes Christmas special. The hats found new homes on a local oncology ward.