Today's Features

  • Beginning Saturday visitors to the Frankfort office of Kentucky’s first lady will have the opportunity to view work by an Elizabethtown photographer.

    The Kentucky Arts Council selected David Toczko’s piece titled “Thoroughbred Sunset” for inclusion in the “Kentucky Treasures” exhibit.

    Toczko’s work was chosen from a pool of more than 200 juried artists. He is a juried/ fellowship artist with the Kentucky Arts Council.

  • Local musicians will band together Saturday at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown to bring awareness to the missing in Kentucky and support the owners and their dogs who search for missing people.

    The concert, Song for the Missing 2, begins at noon Saturday and features 10 bands performing throughout the day.

    Toni Goodman, event organizer and vice president of the Hardin County-based Kentucky Bloodhound Search and Rescue, said the event is to bring attention to the people who are missing in Kentucky.

  • Three area teens received recognition for Kentucky’s Second District in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.

    Upton teen Jacob Walters was chosen as the first place overall winner, earning his work a place at the U.S. Capitol Building for display for a year. Walters also won, among other prizes, two tickets to Washington, D.C., a certificate and a ribbon.

    Winners of the contest were announced earlier this month.

  • Members of the Rineyville Homemaker’s Club back row from left, Paula Greenwell, Martha Wiseman, RoseMarie Yates, Winona Skees, Barbara Taylor and Mary Ellen Williams; and front row, Renie Phillips, Carol Parrett and Martha Thomas attend the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association annual meeting in May in Lexington.

  • Members of the White Mills Homemakers from left, Bettye Mae Raymer, Suzanne Meredith, Jane Link and Marjorie Riggs attend the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association annual meeting in May in Lexington.

  • The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club recently met at the Elizabethtown home of Bonnie Gunter with Ria Malito as cohost. After a brunch and the business meeting, club members took a field trip to tour the Elizabethtown spring wildflower garden and woods of Doug and Janet Gebler.

  • Campbellsville University honored 160 teachers from 59 school districts throughout Kentucky by receiving the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award on May 11 at Winters Dining Hall in the E. Bruce Heilman Student Center Complex on the CU campus.

    The Excellence in Teaching Award recipients include the following with their superintendent listed first:

  • Atria Elizabethtown residents front row from left, Doris Pile, Barbara McDaniel, Mayo Emke, Adele Andrissen, Janyce Stout and James Norris; and back row, Brenda Thompson, Mac McDaniel, Ann Young, Cara Perry and William Smith volunteered for two hours at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland and filled more than 500 bags for the backpack program.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club President Morris Bottoms presents the club's annual donation to Helping Hand of Hope Case Manager Debbie Morris.

  • Members of the Radcliff Woman’s Club make an effort to be beacons of hope in the community. Recently, the club shared its light on Helping Hand of Hope and the work the organization does to help those in need in the community.

    Helping Hand of Hope, which has offices in Radcliff and Elizabethtown, provides assistance to qualifying locals in need by helping with rent, utilities, clothes, food, medicine and emergency services issues.