Today's Features

  • The guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting May 15 was David Toczko, a professional photographer, who produced a book illustrating the Shaker Village. Pictured from the left, Eizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley, David Toczko and Rotarian Rich Griendling.

  • Boy Scout Troop 24 of Elizabethtown enjoyed America’s favorite past time by taking in a Louisville Bats baseball game. Prior to the start of the game, Scouts marched in a parade around the field. Following the game, they set up tents and camped on the infield. The night ended with Scouts being treated to a movie on the big screen.

  • Chris Carter of Boy Scout Troop 604 received his Eagle Scout award Feb. 18 at Younger’s Creek Baptist Church. He is the son of Todd and Rhonda Carter of Elizabethtown; and the grandson of Shirley Wethington of Elizabethtown and Jay Wethington of Brandenburg. He is pictured with Louis Goodin.

  • Hardin County Commonwealth Attorney Chris Shaw was the guest speaker at the April 24 meeting of the Elizabethtown Lions Club. Shaw addressed three major topics in his presentation.

    Information about KASPER (Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Eletronic Reporting Program. KASPER is a prescription monitoring program administered by the Drug Enforcement and Professional Practices Branch of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family. KASPER has become a tool in tracking various drug abuses and criminal activity.

  • Several members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown participated in the recent Garden Club of Kentucky annual meetings and workshops at the annual State Meeting of Kentucky Garden Clubs. The club also co-hosted the ways and means table.

     If you are interested in joining the Garden Club, call Deborah at 766-1073. Guests always are welcome at the meetings at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of each month in the ballroom of the Brown-Pusey House.

  • The May meeting of the Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club was held in the Nolin RECC building. President Debbie Donnelly presided over the meeting and recognized elected officials and dignitaries. Martha Thomas led the club in the pledge to the flag and Lou Ann Allen led the Democratic Creed. Martha Thomas also gave the devotion for the evening and the blessing of the food, prepared by the officers and committee members.

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently made several donations to community organizations and groups. Two groups pictured are Habitat for Humanity and Wesley Hilltop House. Other groups include Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, Hardin County Educational Television, Kentucky Education Television, Greenspace, Hardin County History Museum, Youth Theatre of Hardin County, Hardin/Larue Medical Clinic, and Helping Hands of Hope.

  • The Hardin County Republican Women’s Club Bunco fundraiser for the Senator Elizabeth Tori Scholarship Fund was an overwhelming success, raising more than $1,000 in just two hours. Fifteen teams with 60 ladies filled the community meeting room at Nolin RECC for the fun-filled event.

  • “Men in Black 3”
    Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content
    Runtime: 106 minutes
    Release date: May 25
    Rating: Josh Brolin is great, the film is ok 

    Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith are back in black and policing aliens in “Men in Black 3.”

    This time around Agent J (Smith) jumps back in time to save Agent K (Jones) and the world in the process.

  •  In 1952, Queen Elizabeth II inherited the throne of England.

    Some might wonder who would care about her reign. The answer: lots of people, even here in Hardin County.

    In fact, a gentleman recently stopped by the office with a memento from the queen’s coronation, which took place in 1953. It was a photo book celebrating the occasion. It belonged to his grandmother and had been passed down to him.