Today's Features


    Chris Wilborn, Brian Kerr and Marilyn Ford gave an update on the United Way and the recent campaign at a recent Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting. Pictured from the left are Brian Kerr, Chris Wilborn, Marilyn Ford and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley.

  • Recently, I was accused of having Anglophilia. Now before anyone gets their knickers in a knot, that simply means an admiration of England and all things English.

    I thought about it a while and maybe I am a bit enamored with England as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

    Don’t get me wrong, I love America, am proud to be a citizen. And let’s face it, basketball and football beat soccer and cricket any day. But there’s something about the homeland of my ancestors.

  • Vying for several Oscars, “The Descendants” finally made its way to local theaters. Among its nominations are Best Picture, Actor, Director and Adapted Screenplay.

    It’s the story of Matt King, played by George Clooney (“Ides of March”). King suffers hit after hit after hit in his life as his world collapses around him. But with a family decision looming and two daughters to care for, life must go on.

    That’s really what the core of this story is about. It’s about life.

  • As the Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club is gearing up for an exciting year, officers and some committee members recently met to plan programs and activities for the year. Several current elected officials and potential candidates will be speakers at the upcoming meetings.

    The first meeting of the year is at 6 p.m. Feb. 6, at the Nolin RECC meeting room. The speaker will be Hardin County Circuit Clerk Loretta Crady.

    For information, contact President Debbie Donnelly at 765-5613.

  • Pictured from left, Mary Cooper Young, Mae Knight, president of the Optimist Club of Radcliff, Richard Shufelt and Anthony Conder, programs chair for the Optimist Club of Radcliff. Young and Shufelt spoke to the club about the Youth Theatre of Hardin County. Youth Theatre of Hardin County is the oldest youth theater program in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, continually operating for 41 years. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education in the performing arts for middle and high school students around Hardin County.

  • John Hardin High School students Catherine Greenwell and Brenden Ott were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Jan. 24.

  • The most popular request for a topic from Speakers With Spark speakers last year was stress management. Maybe it’s a sign of the times, maybe it’s the economy. Whatever it is, below are five tips to help you reduce stress in your life and insert more joy.

    The symptoms of stress include insomnia, tiredness, headaches, poor skin, short temper and inclination to cry, just to name a few. Stress can affect you physically, emotionally and will eventually make you sick. Therefore, it’s very important to get stress under control.

  • As guests arrived at the home of the superintendent of Elizabethtown Independent Schools, April Jackson helped set up for a meeting that had been in the making since September 2010.

    It was just part of her passion for volunteer work.

    “This is where my heart is,” Jackson said, specifically of her work in education.