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Today's Features

  • Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club members Marilyn Ardisson, left, and Renate Gosser, right, presenting a donation to Kentucky Patriots organizer Donna Betson for the Wreaths Across America program. This contribution will help to purchase 2000 wreaths which will be placed on the burial sites of veterans and their spouses at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central at 10 a.m. Dec. 10.

  • At the Nov. 21 meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild, Mary Lou Hall was selected by the attendees as the Artist of the Month. It was an open theme for November. The winning painting is a watercolor titled “Reflective Pride” and is currently hanging at Cobblers Café in downtown Elizabethtown.

    The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 19, at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road in Elizabethtown. Visitors are always welcome.

  • As I look back on 2011, there are many things to be thankful for.

    Some of them are the usual suspects: health, food, clothing and all the other basics. Some things I am thankful for are silly, like Diet Coke and Italian food. Some are sweet, like another year with my aging Lab, Boo.

    One event in 2011 made saying “I’m thankful” seem almost a trite expression. It was something that made being grateful more than just words expressed. It was a state of being that overwhelmed me to my very core.

  • Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and Animal are back with the whole Muppet crew to entertain the children of the fans who fell in love with them so long ago.

    The story is pretty simple. Gary, played by Jason Segel (“How I Met Your Mother”) and his brother, Walter, played by a Muppet named Walter, set off to Los Angeles to meet the Muppets. Along for the ride is Gary’s longtime girlfriend, Mary, played by Amy Adams (“The Fighter”), who just wants a nice dinner and some alone time on their anniversary.

  • The speaker for the Nov. 14 Radcliff Woman’s Club meeting was Rik Hawkins who spoke about the Veterans Tribute being built in Elizabethtown. Sheila Enyart presented him with $250 for an engraved brick that would be part of the circular walkway to be built surrounding the tribute. Besides the donation for the brick, individual gifts were given were given to Hawkins as well as to Gary Broadway and Donna Broadway, board members of the Veterans Tribute committee.

  • Three members of the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown attended the Zonta International District 5 Conference in Sandusky, Ohio on Lake Huron in October. Members attending were: President Ramona Jeffries, Vice President Ruth Ellen Stanley, and Secretary Lois Pierce. Zonta International District 5 is comprised of 17 Zonta Clubs from Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia with more than 90 Zontians present at the conference.

  • The Optimist Club of Radcliff proclaimed Youth Appreciation Week to be November 7-13. The program began on Nov. 9, with a Youth Recognition Ceremony at Colvin Community Center where 22 students from local schools were chosen by their principals as exemplary students, excelling in either the arts, athletics, academics or community service work.

    On Nov. 12, there was a free skating party at the Hardin County Roller Rink where 238 kids came out to skate making it a record breaking attendance.