Today's Features

  • John Skaggs with LG and E was a guest speaker at the Hardin County AM Rotary Club meeting April 20.

  • Girl Scout Troop 1080 participated in an Earth Day celebration April 21 at Gloria Dei entitled “Grace Happens at Gloria Dei in Elizabethtown,” giving out free white pines and packs of flower seeds. The Venture Crew 69 worked with Girl Scouts protecting the 300 white pines by putting them in bags with paper and water for distribution.

  • In “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” a shipload of crazy pirates are on a mission for their captain, aptly named Pirate Captain, to win the Pirate of the Year Award. Along the way they have a hard time acquiring enough treasure for him to win until they meet a conniving scientist, Charles Darwin, who tricks them into thinking they will win treasure.

    Think “The Office” on the high seas and you might have a good idea of this crew.

  • The Youth Theatre of Hardin County will hold auditions for its 41st production, “Anything Goes,” from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    Hardin County residents in grades sixth through 12th are eligible. A $35 membership fee and completed contract are required before the audition.

  • Ironically, sometimes faith and a love of science fiction can go hand and hand.

    C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, two giants of literature and faith, express their faith well in the form of fiction.

  • The guest speaker at a recent Radcliff Rotary Club meeting was Paul Urbahns, local historian. Urbahns discussed current and historical facts about the U.S. Bullion Depository, better known as the Gold Vault at Fort Knox. He said the current inventory consists of 147.3 million ounces of gold in standard 400-ounce bars. The book value is $42.22 per ounce, but a check of the Internet shows gold at $1,643 per ounce. Pictured is club president Mike Enlow and Paul Urbahns.

  • Al Rider inducts John “Jack” Morrison into the Hardin County AM Rotary Club. Also pictured is his sponsor, Bob Wade.

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown members held their annual games day April 19, at the Brown-Pusey House. Approximately 45 members and guests participated.

    Members were treated to a soup and salad lunch compliments of Atria. Club members provided dessert. Following lunch, those attending chose the game of their choice. There were tables of bridge, Rook, Scrabble and other games. After the activities, each member went home with a door prize. The event was planned by Melanie Parker Hibbard, first vice-president.

  • Greek culture was celebrated at the April 9 meeting of the Radcliff Woman’s Club. Refreshments consisted of the Mediterranean diet, fruit, vegetables and heart-healthy sandwiches.

    The program was how to prepare baklava, Greece’s most famous dessert. International chairman Anne Aubrey, Chef Maria Bell, who with the assistance of exchange student, Yucheng Zhan, and occasionally club members pitching in demonstrated the steps in making baklava.