Today's Features

  •  Many households experienced a 2 percent decline in take-home pay in January as the employee portion of Social Security taxes returned to 2010 levels. Combined with fluctuating prices for different goods and services, this reduction in take-home pay might have you feeling more stretched at the end of the month than usual. Spending plans are a key tool to help families balance their income and expenses on a monthly basis.

  •  Dr. C. Everett Koop, former surgeon general under President Ronald Reagan, died recently. The president of the National Christian Medical and Dental Association paid tribute to Dr. Koop’s Christian life and ministry in a newsletter to fellow physicians. 

    In his article he quoted a poem that meant much in Dr. Koop’s life:

  •  In the time we are living, many of us are choked by anxieties.

    Our lives are characterized by feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, dread, concern, tension, restlessness and worry. Our brains record specific memories and emotions that are stored and can be replayed today in as vivid a form as when they occurred. We are reacting not only to the current day stresses, but also to the repressed emotions of childhood. 

  •  The Lincoln Trail Young Democrats were awarded chapter of the year at the state convention. The areas covered are LaRue, Hardin and Hart. From left, Liles Taylor, KYD; Michael Wilson, LTYD president, vice president programming KYD; Sierra Enlow, vice president LTYD; and David Williams, secretary, LTYD.

  •  The Legal Aid Society will offer a free tax clinic for veterans at 10 a.m. March 28 at the Legal Aid offices, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., 3rd Floor, Louisville.

    Attorneys and trained volunteers will be on hand to help veterans and their families prepare current and past year tax returns. Clients who are determined to owe past year taxes will also have the opportunity to speak to an attorney about resolving their delinquent taxes and may qualify for representation in obtaining a resolution.

  •  The Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection’s bi-monthly luncheon was March 11.

    About 50 women from Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Hodgenville, Vine Grove, Cecilia and Leitchfield attended. 

  •  Free books at library


  •  Faithful Citizenship luncheon