Today's Features

  • The Elizabethtown High School Class of 1957 held its 55th class reunion the weekend of Oct. 12. On Friday afternoon, a potluck, hosted by Cliff and Carolyn Horn, was held at a pavilion at Sportsman Lake. On Saturday, lunch was at Back Home and some classmates attended the showing of a Don Knotts movie at the State Theater. Saturday evening, dinner was at Stone Hearth and afterward classmates spent time reminiscing. Sunday morning, several attended a farewell breakfast at Panera. Approximately 20 classmates, along with spouses or friends, attended some or all of the events.

  • At the October meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild, two local artists were named Artist of the Month. In the professional category, Martha Jean Hollenbeck was selected for her watercolor and acrylic painting, “Clouds”. In the intermediate category, Elsie Hall won for her pastel painting, “Look to the Clouds”. Hall’s painting will hang at Cobbler’s Café in Elizabethtown. For  information on the art guild, visit centralkyartguild.com.

  • Noel and Margaret Galloway will celebrate their 80th birthdays from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27, 2012, at Tunnell Hill Baptist Church, 734 Tunnel Hill Church Road, Elizabethtwon.

    All friends and relatives are invited for fellowship and refreshments. Please, no gifts.

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its 48th annual harvest breakfast Oct. 20 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Cora Ellen Mckinley, first vice president, served as overall chair with Jo Griffith as chair of kitchen operations. Nora Sweat and Marie Deaton served as co-chairs of the country store.

    There was a good turnout and many people bought goods after their breakfast. Members served as hostesses, cashier and servers for both dining in-house or for carry outs.

  • The St. James Forever Young Club held its annual picnic Sept. 11 at Freeman Lake Park.Tables were decorated in honor of the 9/11 anniversary and members wore red, white and blue.

    Father Stan Osborne brought his eight-track tape player to play a Kate Smith tape “God Bless America” and Sarah Fellows demonstrated Zumba.

    The club voted to donate to the Feeding America Back Pack Program.

  • Guilt. If I’m perfectly honest, that’s how my adventure in coaching started. But despite somewhat ugly beginnings, some things do turn out beautifully.

    This summer, my 4-year-old son was wild about playing soccer. With gusto, we registered with a local youth league, but it turned out more volunteer coaches were needed. To be turned away would have broken his heart — true for most young athletes, I’m sure.

  • If you go: Halloween themed movies play throughout the weekend and on Halloween at the Historic State Theater.
    "Little Shop of Horrors" (1960) - 7 p.m. Thursday, admission is free
    “Night of the Living Dead” – 8 p.m. Friday, admission $3
    “The Goonies” – 2 p.m. Saturday, admission $3
    “Ghostbusters” – 6:45 p.m. Saturday, admission $3
    “Halloween” – 9:15 p.m. Saturday, admission $3

  • Former Councilwoman Jeannette Stephens receives her nominee certificate from John J. Johnson, executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights at the 2012 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Oct. 17 at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington. Among guests who attended were Congressman Ben Chandler, Dr. Rev. Kevin Cosby, president of Simmons College, and Mistress of Ceremonies Reporter and Associate Producer Renee Shaw of “Connections with Renee Shaw’ on KET2.