Today's Features

  • Members of the Radcliff Fire Department have a name for personal trainer Mishell Nibert.

    “We call her the ‘devil woman,’” Lt. Jared Boddy of the Radcliff Fire Department joked.

    Boddy said the firefighters tease her a lot about the intense workout she puts them through.

    “But really she’s absolutely amazing,” he said.

  • The theater of war in the South Pacific is the backdrop for “South Pacific” in a theater in Elizabethtown as Hardin County Playhouse presents their production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical.

    The play opens tonight at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater Complex.

    Co-director and actor Bo Cecil said the “cultural memory” of the era adds to the romantic atmosphere of the musical, which is set on a South Pacific island during World War II.

  • Summer gardens soon will bear tasty vegetables that are wonderful on their own but also can make a healthy pasta dish.

    Many of my favorite vegetables now are things I wouldn’t dare eat as a child. The top of that list is fresh zucchini and squash.

    As a kid, my mom used to try to convince me squash was candy to get me to eat it. I only fell for that once and then continued to refuse  it.

  • The General Federation of Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recognized students from Kelly Miller’s fourth-grade class at Heartland Elementary School for participating in the Woman’s Club Student Poetry Contest.

    Each student was presented a certificate of participation for entering the contest. Student entries winning on the local level were then submitted to the district level and winners on that level to the state competition in April. The club recognized the 100 percent competition in this contest.

  • The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10281 Commander Butch Ferrell and Ladies Auxiliary President Carol Hill attended the awards ceremony for the North Hardin High School Junior ROTC.

  • The topic of the May 13 meeting of the Radcliff Woman’s Club was legislation. To get a clear insight about Kentucky legislation and how it affects the local community, the club invited state Sen. Dennis Parrett to serve as the guest speaker.

    Having been a member of 16 Hardin County organizations and a current member of the Central Kentucky Education Foundation, Kentucky FFA Foundation, CORE Committee and the YMCA Steering Committee, he is extremely knowledgeable in the needs of area citizens.

  • Bob Thompson of the American Red Cross accepts from Elizabethtown Lions Club President Morris Bottoms, the club's annual donation. The ACR assists families after house fires, natural disasters and is a part of the First Response Team in Hardin County who assisted in the recent car wreck on I-65 that took six lives.

  • Lori Haycraft and Corey Hafley, along with their children, Clayton, Hunter, Thomas, Jacob and Tanner, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Patty Elmore of Elizabethtown and Phillip and Phyllis Haycraft of Leitchfield.

    The prospective groom is the son of Nancy Hafley of Springfield and Warren and Camilla Hafley of Lebanon.

    The wedding is at 4 p.m. June 22, 2013, at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Greensburg.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Invitations will be sent.

  • Stephensburg

    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello friends. I hope everyone’s three-day weekend went well. I lost a day so I am a day behind. Alex has put out some things in his garden, tomato plants, banana and hot peppers, black lettuce and onions. I will be happy, happy, happy when the tomatoes come on.

    CHURCH NEWS. Stephensburg Methodist Church will have vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 17 through 21. Everyone is welcome to attend.