Today's Features

  • The Heartland Music Festival will go out with a bang.

    As is tradition, a fireworks show will begin Saturday at dusk.

    “It’s the finale,” said Rene Bell, Heartland Music Festival chairwoman.

    Bell said the fireworks will begin immediately after the concert by The Monarchs.

    The display, put on by Zambelli Fireworks, will be accompanied by music provided by WAKY. The music will be piped from the bandstand speakers and broadcast on the radio station.

  •  Radcliff City Councilman Edward Palmer has been an advocate for youth from the local levels right up to the national level since his arrival in Kentucky in 1997. Councilman Palmer, while in Washington, D.C. at a Coalition for Juvenile Justice Conference, was able to meet with Congressman Brett Guthrie on Capitol Hill to discuss the budgetary appropriation of funds for the juvenile justice system and other youth-related issues. 

  • The Club meeting was held in the Colvin Community Center in Radcliff on May 23. President Bev Rickey opened the meeting and Takaris Chancellor, grandson of Nancy Cox, led the opening Pledge to the American Flag.

    Shannon Rickey introduced the evening’s featured speaker, Coleman Eldridge, executive vice president Young Democrats of America. Eldridge is the Executive Assistant to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear.

    President Rickey stated that next month the scholarship awardees will present and make the presentations.

  • Friday we can all go down to Dumas Walker, in song anyway, as The Kentucky HeadHunters rock Freeman Lake Park during the Heartland Music Festival.

    The entire festival has been renamed The Heartland Music Festival because of two weekends packed with music starting May 27 with Foreigner.

    Richard Young from the HeadHunters is excited to play Elizabethtown.

  • The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) held its monthly membership meeting on May 17 in its new clubhouse in Building 2377 on Fort Knox.

  • Yvonne Groves, owner of Center Stage Dance Studio, announces that two students were accepted into the Joffery Ballet Summer Intensive Program in New York City. Caroline Cabezas and Sara Obata will participate in studies of ballet, pointe, modern, character, yoga and health classes under the direction of the Joffery faculty including Francesca Corkle, Dorthy Lister, Michael Anderson, Gelsey Kirkland and Louisville’s Wendy Whelan.

  • Members of Grace Church Elizabethtown are pictured after a morning of cleaning floors, walls and shelves at the Warm Blessings “soup kitchen” located at 609 E. Dixie Elizabethtown.  Grace Church along with other local churches participated in the “In As Much As...” project which is rooted in the biblical scripture from the book of Matthew chapter 25 verse 40.  

  • Vine Grove Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, welcomed Pam Harrison to the chapter on May 16 to receive donations for the local animal shelter. This is something dear to the groups’ hearts and they have been glad to work with them for the past three years.

    They have several critters available for adoption to loving homes and can always use assistance with the care of the animals. Visit http://animalrefugecenter.org or call them at 877-6064 for more information. 

  •  Brownie Troop 107 completed their Journey Award by collecting donations of food and toiletries for Helping Hand of Elizabethtown.  

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown has a very lovely tradition of honoring one’s memory at their passing or the memory of an immediate family member such as a spouse or child by giving a book to the Hardin County Public Library. The club lost 11 members and/or spouses this year alone.