Today's Features

  • Aaniyah Burnett, daughter of Ashley Burnett and Dewayne McDaniel, has earned the title of 2013 National American Miss Kentucky at the stage pageant June 2.

    She will attend the national pageant at Disneyland in Anaheim Calif., during Thanksgiving week, representing Kentucky, where she can win a share of more than $500,000 in cash and prizes.

    Aaniyah’s activities include being involved in the Cardinal Reading Club, swimming, riding her bike, playing dress up and playing with her sister, Makeyab.

  • Elizabethtown Tourism Chairman Patrick Clark, presents two checks to Emily West, director of the Historic State Theater at the June 5 Elizabethtown Tourism Convention Bureau board meeting. One donation of $1,000 was granted to the Theater for advertising The Van-Dells Concert and $1,500 was for advertising the Song-Writing Legends Concert. 


    On May 25, Cub Scout Pack No. 130, chartered by Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, placed 137 flags for American Legion Post No. 113 at veterans memorial stones at St. James and Hardin Memorial cemeteries honoring fallen veterans of Hardin County.

  • Two members of the Radcliff Woman’s Club represented the organization at the North Hardin High School Night of the Arts event May 16.

    Florence Mason and Sheila Enyart, who is the club’s arts chairman, attended the event, where empty bowls filled their hearts with empathy and talented students filled their hearts with pride.

    During the arts showcase, Mason and Enyart took part in the Empty Bowl Project, where participants purchased a $5 dinner with proceeds benefiting Warm Blessings. The meal was prepared by the school’s culinary students.

  • Steve Rice and Cindy Gibson welcome David Dozer of Helping Hand of Hope, the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Hardin County AM Rotary.

  • Members of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, George Hollins, Stan Holmes, Willie Little and Anthony Henderson attend a celebration for retiring member Harold Tucker, center, after 27 years in education with Hardin County Schools.

  • It’s been 35 years since Christopher Reeve stepped out in blue spandex and into our hearts as the iconic Superman. DC Comics has had a hard time recreating that magic in modern renditions and tried once again in “Man of Steel.”

    They tried and failed.

    Everything that made Superman, well, Superman, is missing from this movie.

    Filmmakers wanted to distinguish this attempt from previous tries so much that it is hardly recognizable.

  • Focus eludes me. I’ve got strings tied to every finger and lists all over. But it’s all yapping at me, refusing to be categorized and conquered.

    Mostly, family logistics is what makes me crazy.

  • Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith and Col. Bruce Jenkins present Greg Milby, Hollie Sexton and Gene and Erika Gudenkauf with this year's Fort Knox Gold Neighbor awards at the 2013 Fort Knox Community Relations Dinner at the Saber & Quill's Verandah on June 4.