Today's Features

  •  There will be a balloon release 6 p.m. April 5 at Holly Grove Cemetery in Green County in honor of Shalayna Carman Skaggs’ birthday.

    For information or directions, call Vicki Dawley at 270-696-3186.

  •  Kentucky Public Retirees to meet

    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. April 13 at Golden Corral, 1835 North Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Lisa Pullin from Intrepid Home Health will speak. KPR includes members of KERS, CERS, SPRS or their spouses. First year membership is free and annual dues thereafter are $15.


    Senior Citizens music

  •  Relay for Life

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.



    The Freedom’s Angels Relay team will hold a Bunco Night 6:30 p.m. April 3 at Sunrise Manor Adult Day Care on Phillips Lane in Hodgenville.


    Breakfast at Masonic Lodge

  •  Boyhood Home closed

    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.


    Elizabethtown Garden Club to meet

  • April 1 – West Point Bank, Ky. 357, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway

    April 2 – Laugh & Learn, Nationwide Uniform, Dangerfield Road, North L&N, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    April 7 – Rose Circle, Miama Court, Lincoln Village, Cox Lane, Landmark Apartments

    April 8 – LaRue County Senior Center, Taylor Mills Apartments, Morningside Apartments, LaRue Trace Apartments

    April 9 – First Friends, Bullfrogs & Butterflies, The Learning Tree

  •   Go with me to John’s gospel, chapter 20 and verses 11-18 to read once again concerning the resurrection of Jesus. Mary was the first person Jesus spoke to early that resurrection morning. Why didn’t he speak to Pilate or some of the religious leaders?

  • Coloring Easter eggs is one of the favorite holiday activities for children of all ages. You can use natural ingredients to get colorful results. Here’s a list of natural dye sources and the colors they produce.

    · Fresh beets — pinkish red

    · Yellow onion skins — orange

    · Spinach leaves — pale green

    · Red cabbage leaves or canned blueberries — blue

    · Strong brewed coffee — beige to brown

  •  LaRue County High School senior Brian Anderson, middle, won the Elizabethtown sectional speech tournament March 27 while representing the Hodgenville Rotary Club. He will now move on to regional competition. At left is Rotary President Kyle Williamson. Speech Coach Katy Cecil is at right.

  •  (StatePoint) Forget cronuts, cake pops and cupcakes. Whether you’re planning an elegant afternoon tea or seeking an unexpected addition to your next brunch or cocktail party, there’s another chic pastry that deserves its day – the madeleine. These classic seashell-shaped cakes were named after their creator, Madeline Paulmier, by King Louis XV in the 18th century, so the story goes.