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Today's Features

  • I’m sharing several of my favorite chocolate recipes with you today. Believe it or not, I’m not one of those folks who absolutely can’t resist chocolate. The only two chocolate treats I can’t resist are Coca-Cola Cake and Hershey’s Kisses.

  • The Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch is raffling a 2011 Jeep Wrangler to be given away in September. Chances are $10 each and may be purchased from the local sheriff.
    The Boys and Girls ranch is a non-profit organization serving Kentucky’s youth through a summer camping program designed to build their self-esteem while teaching them respect for themselves others and law enforcement professionals. The camp is free to campers, thanks to the dedication and support of sheriffs, members and contributors.

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently made a donation the the Shop with a Cop holiday program. Club President Martha Mengel, left, presents the donation to Elizabethtown Policeman Virgil Willoughby as Regina Lancaster, treasurer of the club, looks on.

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown made a donation to Wesley Hilltop House on July 8. Martha Mengel, president of the club, left, presents the donation to Becky Thompson, representing Wesley Hilltop House.

  • Leanna Milby of Consumer Credit Counseling was the guest speaker at July 26 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. She spoke on how to help people manage their finances and improve their credit. Milby is pictured with Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley.

  • The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown held its monthly meeting at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale on July 28.
    Special guest Lisa Holmes of the SpringHaven Abuse Center was the speaker. She reported on the history, the work, needs and future of the center. Zonta members presented her with donations of paper products for SpringHaven.

  • Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes, Senator Dennis Parrett and his daughter, Kristen Parrett, attended and participated the Race for Education 5k held in Radcliff by Dr. Gail Phoenix.

  • I would like to publicly thank Hardin County Pet Protection Inc., located at Buried Treasure, 326 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, for its recent donation of $10,000 to the 2011-12 Spay/Neuter Program.
    Since 2005, Pet Protection Inc. has donated $169,000 to Hardin County Animal Control that has been used for spay/neuter, veterinarian care and animal housing.

  • The Military Order of the World Wars and the Military Officers Association of America continued to recognize cadet outstanding achievement by participating in the second rotation of the Fort Knox ROTC Leader’s Training Course graduation ceremonies July 16 at Brooks Field at Fort Knox. LTC is conducted only at Fort Knox for students who elect to enter the Senior ROTC program in their junior year.   

  • On July 28, Vine Grove Chapter No. 122, Order of the Eastern Star, continued its tradition of honoring military by packaging approximately 90 dozen homemade cookies and sending them to soldiers stationed overseas.
    This is the group’s way of saying thank you to heroes for their service to the country.
    The chapter also would like to thank the Vine Grove Post Office, those who submitted names and all the members that helped make the cookie shipping happen.