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Today's Features

  • Elizabethtown’s National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1050 met Feb 7 at Nolin RECC.  
    The Chapter held their quarterly potluck and 41 members attended. Chapter president Kay Bennett announced that the NARFE State Convention would be April 12-14 at the Clarion in Lexington.  Anyone wishing to be a delegate or attend must notify her no later than March 7. Chapter 1050 will pay the registration fee for those wanting to be delegates.  

  • In a down economy Americans are saving more, but their level of savings may not be enough to help them navigate through an unforeseen financial hardship.
    America Saves Week and Kentucky Saves Week, the state level campaign, were created to encourage people to find ways to save more, whether that’s building a savings account or emergency fund or paying off credit card debt. This year, the week is Feb. 20-27.

  • Opal Dail presented the Richard Burks Award to this year’s recipient, Charles Setters. The award is given annually to a person or organization who acts as an ambassador for LaRue County and the Lincoln legacy.

  • Two of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s faculty have been elected by their peers as officers for the Kentucky Society for Respiratory Care. Rebecca Higdon, ECTC’s Director of Clinical Education in the Respiratory Care Program, was elected president of the organization for 2011, while Pat Fisher, Respiratory Care Program Coordinator, was named treasurer.  
    Both are from Hodgenville.

  • How many of you have noticed the little red dress pins at Walmart and thought they were pretty, but weren’t quite sure what they stood for. These little red dresses symbolize a campaign, Go Red for Women, the American Heart Association kicked off to address the #1 killer of women: heart disease.

  • The Campbellsville Singers will present a concert during Campbellsville University’s weekly chapel service 10 a.m. Feb. 16 in Ransdell Chapel, located at 401 N. Hoskins, Ave., Campbellsville.
    The event is free and open to the public.
    The Campbellsville Singers, directed by Matthew Hodge, instructor in music and fine arts recruiter, will present a series of Christian-oriented songs in the styles of jazz, southern gospel, blues, praise and worship and adult contemporary.
    Hodge serves as director, composer and pianist for the group.

  • She sits in her chair, surrounded by photographs of those who love her.
    Her family has grown quite large over the past century and now stands at dozens of grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren.
    “My family keeps growing,” she says with a laugh.
    Her hands, a bit more frail than last year, are no longer able to make as many crocheted bookmarks as she used to. She’s confined to the room, only moving from her chair to her bed each day.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Dukes, of New Albany, Ind., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Andrew Gavin Dukes.
    He was born on Jan. 11, 2011.
    His grandmother is the former Suzanne Buchanon of Louisville.
    Great-grandparents are Billy and Barbara Buchanon of Louisville.

  • Emogene Gardner, Sunrise Manor Volunteer, wheels resident Katherine Cruse into the facility’s chapel for weekly Rhythm Band gospel singing. Gardner has volunteered for 28 years at the nursing home on Phillips Lane.