Today's News

  • Committees working on chamber merger details

    The establishment of a united chamber of commerce moved this month from planning to promotion to voting and back to planning.
    After securing four votes of support from membership, this holiday week includes a meeting to plot a course for completion of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce. Three committees have been established, including one group to oversee the transition and keep plans of the four existing chambers on track.

  • Fitness instructor packages workouts for the web

    Hardin County native Dawn Bland thinks of her new business as an online gym.
    A 1989 West Hardin High School graduate, she began a career in fitness as a group instructor and personal trainer in Elizabethtown  and felt a desire to help people on a more personal level.
    Now living in Hardinsburg, she created an online fitness site, www.dawn
    bland.com, because many past and present clients asked if she could record a workout for them to use in case they missed a class or went on vacation.

  • Celebrating responsibly, in style
  • Slab furniture: From barn to armchair

    Jack Love of Sonora has made an art out of salvaging scrap lumber.
    Whether it’s leftovers from a sawmill in Howevalley or boards from a barn blown over by a storm, Love finds use for unwanted lumber. He turns it into tables, bookcases, hutches, foot stools, gun racks and chairs among other things.
    Love makes what’s known as live-edge slab furniture.
    “I knock the bark off, but I leave the edge on it,” Love said.
    Walnut, oak, cherry and maple are some of the types of wood he uses.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club names their ‘Woman of the Year’

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club honored member Julie Aldridge as the 2010 “Woman of the Year” at the Dec. 13 meeting. The award was given annually to a member who best represents the woman’s club, dedicating time and energy to the organization and setting a positive example to others.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers host December meeting

    The Goldenrod Homemakers Club held its monthly meting on Dec. 14 at Eastview Church. Following the business meeting, the club assembled a food basket, along with Christmas gifts, to give to their adopted Christmas family.
    Fellowship and lunch hour followed with secret pal gifts being exchanged and identities revealed. Members then drew names for 2011 secret pals.
    The next meeting of the club is Jan. 11, hosted by Charlotte Cooper. Donna means will present the lesson entitled “Nuts and Seeds.”

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club Installs 2011 Officers

    The 2011 officers of the North Hardin Democratic Woman’s Club recently were installed by Judge Kimberly Shumate, who reflected on past accomplishments over the club’s 12-year history — from its beginning on a snowy evening on Fort Knox to today, when the club is one of the most active in the state.
    Installed were Beverly Rickey, president, Maria Batistoni, first vice-president, Sherry Barnes, second vice president, Nancy Chancellor-Cox, third vice-president, Susan Dyer, secretary, Carolyn Shelman, treasurer, and Portia Petties, auditor.

  • Joyful Noise Studio presents Christmas concerts


  • Radcliff Woman’s Club installs 2011 officers

    Recognition of past officers and installation of officers for 2011 occurred at the Dec. 13 dinner meeting of the Radcliff Woman’s Club. Outgoing president Kathy Eubanks informally presented past officers, Pat Nuccitelli, Becky Brecht, Yvonne High, Hope Escobedo, Margo Kampe and Barbara Hayes with gifts of appreciation.

  • Wesley Hilltop House Hosts Christmas Dinner

    Wesley Hilltop House held its annual Christmas dinner for the seniors and the board Dec. 23 with approximately 70 people in attendance. Members of the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown were present to help serve the dinner. The Zonta Club presented Wesley Hilltop’s new director, Randy Dystra, with a set of pans to be used for daily meals. From left, Randall Clauson, Pam Kelley, Bill Kelley, Mary Lois Smith, Randy Dykstra, Lois Pierce and Julia Workman.