Today's Features

  • From April 2 through 5, several members of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club, Dogwood District, attended the 81st Annual Convention of the Garden Clubs of Kentucky Inc. at Barren River Lake State Resort Park in Lucas.

    The theme was “In Touch With Nature,” and was enjoyable and educational. Seventeen clubs from the Dogwood District were represented. Four other districts from the National Garden Clubs Inc. South Atlantic Region also were represented.

  • The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club met March 26 for the monthly meeting. The featured speaker was Shane Young, unopposed Democratic candidate for commonwealth attorney. He spoke of how his experiences in drug enforcement will frame his efforts as the next commonwealth attorney.

    On March 31, club members participated in the Hosparus Tea decorating two tables. The outing was one of their club’s monthly community activities.

  • Approximately 30 members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown attended the Hosparus Tea on March 31 at Severns Valley Baptist Church. Club members were seated at various tables with other club members. Members decorated tables with a Beatrix Potter tea set and Disney story books designed for centerpieces, along with various fairy tale figurines. Eight club members were responsible for decorating eight tables.

  • 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.