The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its monthly meeting July 21 at the MOAA Clubhouse, Building 297, on Fort Knox. Following a meal, the membership was treated to a presentation.
At the July meeting of the Ancestral Trails Historical Society, Gary Kempf spoke on John Baptiste Charbonneau and the tools he used as a pioneer in the West. Charbonneau was adopted as a youth by William Clark. At the next meeting on Aug. 6, Charles Hawkins will speak on the local railroads.
Community leaders who have been working for about a year to bring a YMCA to the county learned last week they are not alone in their desire to have a center in the area.
A market research study has been completed for the YMCA that Nannette Johnston, superintendent of Hardin County Schools, and other community leaders have been working to bring to the area. The results show a majority of Hardin Countians support bringing a Y to the area.