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Today's Features

  • Today is the best day of the college football season. It is the day of the college football championship game. It is the day that every college football fan anticipates. It is the game which will crown the undisputed national champion of college football.

  • It’s 2012 and many of you might be asking, “Where’s my flying car?”

    A good question indeed.

  • Looking back over the films I reviewed in 2011, there were some good ones and some not so good ones. I’m sure there were some better ones I didn’t view and probably some that were worse, but here is my best and worst list for the year.

    “The Help” stands out as one of the best films I saw last year. The combination of humor and distress woven together created a compelling story of courage and hope. The three standout performances by Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain all have earned Golden Globe nominations.

  • Women With a Purpose made a monetary donation Dec. 16 to Pastor Timothy W. Brown, pastor of Greater Dimensions Community Fellowship, to aid in the organization’s vision of community outreach.
    The organization gives aid to those in the community who are in need, helping with such things as food baskets and toys, hoping to make a positive difference.
    Women with a Purpose has as its goal to make a positive difference in the community.

  • The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club met at the home of club President Anneliese Knoll in mid-December for the annual Christmas dinner meeting.
    Renate Gosser was co-host for the event. Many members brought their spouses, and everyone had a wonderful evening of great company, delicious food and a fun filled exchange of gifts.

  • The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club held its Christmas banquet and in-stallation of officers at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff. More than 60 members and guests were in attendance. Wink’s Smokehouse catered the event. 
    Chef Winkenhofer presented Bev Rickey, club president, with a Kentucky Colonel’s certificate on behalf of Maria Batistoni, who was vacationing with family in Australia.  

  • I was talking to a friend of mine who lives in Georgia, and she said, “Hum. The license plate in front of me says ‘weathly.’ Guess what kind of car it is?”

    Me being me, I said a Mercedes. She said no.

    “A new Jaguar?” No was the reply again.

    Finally I said, “I will guess one more time, and if I don’t get it right you will have to tell me. A Bentley?” No, again. Ugh.

  • Mayor J. J. Duvall, left, awarded the first ever Mayor’s Community Spirit Award to Volunteer Assistant Fire Chief Larry Calvert, right. Asst. Chief Calvert began his volunteer service with Radcliff Fire Department in November of 1979, adding up to 32 years of service.

  • The Golden Tone singers were guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Dec. 20. From left, Larry and Mary Graves, members of the Golden Tones, and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley.

  • Union Christian Church members from left, Barbara Emond, Barbara Finnicum, Mike Finnicum, Ramona Dever, Todd Self and LaDean Self are pictured at Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen after making bowls for the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser on Feb. 11. Church members also volunteer at Warm Blessings, serving meals and cleaning up each second Wednesday of the month.