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Today's News

  • Wesley Hilltop Seniors elects officers

    On Jan. 19, members of the Wesley Hilltop Seniors Club elected its officers for the new year. They enjoyed a potluck meal and played games. Pictured from left, Judy Sandfer, treasurer; Dorothy Nunn, vice-president; Lucille Harper, president; Shirley Curry, secretary; and Bill Saltsman, devotional leader.

  • Ancestral Trails members get update on Patton Museum

  • Hitting the right notes:Duda named KMEA Elementary Teacher of the Year

    Debby Duda is retiring from G.C. Burkhead Elementary School on a high note.

    Duda, music teacher at G.C. Burkhead, was named Elementary School Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Music Educators Association at its awards presentation last week. Duda received $500 with the award to be used for materials for her classroom.

    The award comes during Duda’s last year before she retires from her 29-year teaching career, all spent at G.C. Burkhead.

    Duda learned she had won the award a few months ago, after receiving an email from the organization at home.

  • February Student Editor

    Alexis Piscatello is this month's student editor.

    Alexis is a 17-year-old senior who is homeschooled. She is involved in choir, dance and JOOI club.  She also volunteers by playing the piano for Helmwood Healthcare church services.

    She enjoys singing, needlecraft, creative writing and piano. Alexis hopes to someday have a career in journalism, vocal performance or musician.

  • Jessica Ryan wins Amelia Earhart Essay Contest

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown offers a $500 scholarship for the winning entry of the Amelia Earhart Essay Contest each year in honor of former Zontian Amelia Earhart. This year’s winner is Jessica Ryan, a senior from Central Hardin High School. After graduation, Jessica will attend the nursing program at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Pictured from left, Ramona Jeffries, president of the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown, Jessica Ryan and Lois Pierce, club secretary.

  • Point/Counterpoint TOMS vs. Sperry Top-Sider: TOMS

    By Autumn Sandlin

     

    Oscar Wilde once said, “fashion is merely a form of ugliness so unbearable that we are compelled to alter it every six months.”

    Many fashion trends come and go and come back and fly back into oblivion again. If you walk through just about any place with a congregation of teenagers you’re most likely going to catch one of them wearing TOMS. 
     

  • The Blurb

    Rising Voices' take on everything entertainment

  • Involvment in government clubs

    By Savanna Bolin 

    Negative assumptions are commonly made about the careless agendas of today’s teenagers. However, many local teens are taking advantage of opportunities to prove those judgments wrong.

  • “The Heartbeat” entertains Bluegrass Assisted Living residents

    Musical group, “The Heartbeat” recently entertained residents at Bluegrass Assisted Living. The band included Debby Lunsford on the dulcimer, David VonderMolen on the guitar and Betty Grusy on the dulcimer. They played and sang folk songs and gospel music. The residents enjoyed it so much, they sang along and clapped their hands to the beat.

    Activities Director Robin Jones arranged the event.

  • UK Alumni Association has gamewatch party

    Recently, the UK Alumni Association Hardin County Club held a gamewatch party at Caroline’s Alpine Haus, in which UK won a close game as 75 Alumni Association members and friends watched and cheered on the Wildcats.