Today's Features

  • “Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters”
    Rated PG for fantasy action violence, some scary images and mild language.
    Release date: Aug. 7
    Runtime: 106 minutes
    Rating: Not a total waste of time

  • Kathryn Davis, a 2011 graduate of John Hardin High School, recently competed in the Kentucky State Bodybuilding Figure and Bikini Championship/Kentucky Open in Frankfort. The soon to be sophomore at the University of North Texas was home for the summer and working out locally with DPO Fitness. Kathryn competed in the novice bikini division, the single-largest division of the competition. She placed fifth overall and also was honored by the organizer with the guts award for being the first registrant in the competition.

  • Michael Wilson, Sierra Enlow, Executive Director of CASA of the Heartland Sylvia Griendling, Hardin County Property Valuation Administrator Danny Hutcherson, Cecilia Osborne and Kyle King attend the second annual trivia night hosted by Lincoln Trail Young Democrats and Hutcherson. The event raised $1,750 for CASA, which trains and supports volunteers who serve as advocates for abused and neglected children in the family court system.

  • Trailblazers 4-H members Rebecca Beauchamp, Breanna Tucker, Sarah Cleaver and Sami Leroux were part of the Kentucky 4-H Horse Delegation that attended the 2013 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe, La. Upon being the Reserve Senior Champion Hippology Team at the state competition in June, Coach Holly Leroux accepted the invitation for the team to attend the Southern Regional Contest.

  • Optimist Club of Radcliff President Jackie Banks, left, presents Linda Sims, Public Health director of the Lincoln Trail Health Department, with a certificate of appreciation for being a guest speaker and for her time and dedication to helping the community. She spoke to the club about the impact of managed care changes and its influences on the public health system.

  • The Hardin County Republican Women’s Club has had a busy first half of 2013, installing a new slate of officers in January with April Bell as the new club president, awarding the Elizabeth Tori Scholarship, hosting guest speakers and conducting fundraisers.

    The club was honored to present the 2013 winner of the Elizabeth Tori $1,000 academic scholarship to Kayla Rowsey from Fort Knox High School. She plans to attend West Virginia University.

  • From left, Anna Winchell, Becky McGlone and Angela Jenkins were speakers at the quarterly Hardin County Extension Council meeting at Saunders Springs Nature Preserve in Radcliff on July 25. Their subjects were experiences of new Master Gardeners, Winchell and McGlone, and events of an 11-year veteran Master Gardener: the satisfaction of helping others learn the joys of gardening and the new gardeners’ reaction to their first harvest.

  • Residents at Atria Senior Living in Elizabethtown shopped for school supplies and donated them to the Hardin County Schools Family Resource and Youth Service Centers. The residents have made their shopping trip and donation an annual tradition.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Claycomb, left, and President-Elect James Jeffries, right, welcome Lt. Gov. JerryAbramson to the Aug, 6 meeting. Abramson announced his intent not to seek the office of governor in 2015.

  • The Nine Patchers’ Quilt Guild celebrated the 25th anniversary of its founding during the July Guild meeting. Margie Martin, left, one of the original nine quilters, was present for the celebration. In addition, Gwen T. Nelson, right, the national president of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America presented a program that included samples of historical embroidery pieces from the EGA collection. The display included items as large as embroidery on a silk bed covering to a miniature needlework sampler.