The Kentucky Patriots had a September orientation/business meeting where Chairwoman Donna Betson recognized volunteers who attended at least 10 services with a certificate, and certificates and pins to those who attended at least 20. The Fort Knox 16th Cavalry Regiment soldiers received certificates for their support of veterans’ services without family or pall bearers. David Wortham was recognized for attending more than 40 services. Other volunteers received their certificates and pins at the Fort Knox Military Officers’ Association of the Army meeting.
The Hardin County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited would like to thank everyone who participated in our 27th Annual Banquet and Auction on Sept. 12. Your support and generosity greatly contributed to it being a huge success again this year.
Four-year-old Elahna Ra’Jean Thompson was named Tiny Miss E-town Area in the 2010 Little Miss Heartland Pageant on Sept. 26. She is the daughter of Gwen Thompson and Bernard Williams and the granddaughter of Ray Thompson Sr.
The Vine Grove Optimist Club hosted its 2009 Annual Respect for Law Banquet. Awards were presented to from left, Police Officer of the Year Richard Ledford, Junior Firefighter of the Year A. J. Gonzales and Firefighter of the Year Steve Lowery.
Darrell Bird of the “Cat’s Pause” was the speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Sept. 22. He gave a presentation on University of Kentucky football and basketball and provided an update on how the local players are doing with their college teams.