During her life, Mary Lois Smith spent some 30 years as an educator, was one of the first three women officers with the Elizabethtown Police Department, saw the integration of schools, survived cancer and made a lot of friends.
“I like meeting people,” the 87-year-old Elizabethtown woman said.
For Susan McCrobie, delving into history is like solving a mystery.
“It’s almost like detective work,” she said.
She has served on the boards for the Hardin County History Museum and Hardin County Historical Society and has been an officer for a variety of historical organizations at the local, state and national level.