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Today's News

  • Christmas Eve-Eve Celebration aims to feed hungry, encourage fellowship

    Food for those in need and toys for children are expected to be offered during the second Christmas Eve-Eve Celebration.

    Organizers are looking for sponsors for this year’s event.

    The celebration was organized last year as a way to encourage area residents to eat, have fun, spend time and listen to music together.

    It also provided dinner to those who might not otherwise receive a holiday meal, and Warm Blessings  provided rides to the event from the soup kitchen.

  • Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Joe and Gloria Borders, 72 Cedar Hill Drive, county. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Tim and Danielle Meal, 67 McMillen Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: barn.

    Edward Marsh, 856 Poplar Trace, Elizabethtown. Use: basement remodel.

  • Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Jason Vogt, 1314 Main St., West Point, $24,799.

    Willie C. Sr. and Patricia A. Cunningham and Franconia Real Estate Services Inc., lot 61 Wooded Acres Subdivision, county, $138,000.

    Franconia Real Estate Services Inc. to Stephanie Seales, 870 Shelby Ave., Radcliff, $129,000.

  • Glendale brings Christmas to the country

    Glendale offers its take on a quaint Christmas this weekend for those recovering from last week’s extended Black Friday blowout.

    Glendale Merchants Association once again will host its the Christmas in the Country event at noon Saturday with events to get children and adults into the holiday spirit.

    The festivities begin at noon with a parade featuring Santa Claus that runs down Main Street, Association President Mike Cummins said.

  • Church to recognize World AIDS Day

    World AIDS Day recognizes those touched by HIV/AIDS across the globe, but an Elizabethtown church will remember those touched by an epidemic that reached its doorstep.

    Metropolitan Community Church in Elizabethtown is hosting a remembrance service 7 p.m. Saturday for World AIDS Day. The church will remember those who have lost their lives in the human immunodeficiency virus/ acquired immunodeficiency syndrome epidemic as well as discuss the current state of HIV/AIDS.

  • Family donating to Hosparus after loved one's death

    Patricia Moore didn’t know everything Hosparus offers until her mother decided to stop battling the cancer with which she had been diagnosed.

    What Moore learned about Hosparus and its staff inspired her family to make a $10,000 donation to the organization.

    Moore and her family moved from Kansas into the Radcliff home of her mother, Pong Son Krouse, in May to spend the remaining two months of life with Krouse.

  • Vine Grove auction supports Christmas for children

    Cakes sell for less than $20 in the grocery bakery section, but bidding started at $100 for a German Chocolate cake Thursday at Vine Grove City Hall.

    Bids quickly climbed to $200, then $300 and up by $100 increments until the offer reached $700.

    The cake was one of the items that started a small bidding war at the annual auction and chili dinner for the Christmas for the Children program.

    The auction goes to help buy toys and clothes for children in the community identified by school resource centers as being in need.

  • Radcliff adopts solid waste agreement

    Radcliff City Council approved an agreement Thursday with Hardin Fiscal Court recognizing a compromise for the county’s five-year update of its area solid waste management plan.

    The resolution’s passage ends a months-long debate over the details of the plan and Radcliff’s perceived role in its development and gives Hardin County government the flexibility to submit the plan to the state before the deadline in mid-December.

  • Concert series to feature Antsy McClain at the PAC

    Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours will perform in concert Saturday as part of Acoustic Guitar Masters Concert Series 13 at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center.

    The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

    McClain is a singer and songwriter who infuses his material with humor and stages his shows from a fictional trailer park called Pine View Heights. He modeled the location after his childhood surroundings and experiences.

  • Introvert Chism uses art to express herself

    Jessica Chism, 32, always has been involved in artistic and creative endeavors, but didn’t put brush to canvas until about five years ago.
    Now, inspired by nature and movies, she uses painting to relieve stress and express herself, which is hard for the self-professed introvert.

    She has sketched since she was a little girl but learned she could paint after helping with a SpongeBob SquarePants mural in her son’s room. After discovering painting, within six months she completed about 30 portraits, she said.