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Today's Features

  • The sun will come out for the Allegro Dance Theatre as it presents “Annie Jr.” Friday night at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    The original authors and lyricists created the junior version for schools, Allegro director Carol Zagar said. It is used to help students learn literature and be able to produce and perform the musical for their schools, she said.

    The 60-minute version has all the original songs except the title song, “Annie,” Zagar said.

  • The Blue Soul Gypsys return to the Historic State Theater stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

    Aaron McDowell, Justin Perz and Jeffery Scott make up the band with a sound that mixes progressive, classic, southern, blues and rock music. They met at Pandaruella Productions, a local studio headed by Jacob and Samantha Langley.

  • Growing up in a family in which most everyone played an instrument or sang was bound to have an influence on Travis Puryear.

    “Music is a huge impact in my life,” he said.

    The 21-year-old Elizabethtown resident has been playing guitar since he was 12. Originally from Grayson County, Puryear played in the orchestra beginning in middle school and has learned to play other instruments.

    Puryear also can play violin and bass guitar, though he admits he’s “not so great” on drums.

  • Residents of Helmwood Healthcare sorted and packed 30 bags of personal care items with help from Joan Dale, Warm Blessing dining room coordinator, and Marvin Dale, Warm Blessings board member. The bags will be given to patrons of Warm Blessings on an as needed bases.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Claycomb, left, and President-Elect James Jeffries, right, welcome special guest speaker Steve Vest, editor in chief of Kentucky Monthly Magazine. Kentucky Monthly is focused on the stories of everyday Kentuckians and the connections we have world-wide.

  • I can’t believe it’s been a year since I began with the Fun For Everyone Project. I’ve met some amazing people and have done some amazing things.

    But I’m not done yet. We have a lot of things planned for 2014 like Party in the Park on Aug. 16 at Optimist Park in Vine Grove and a 5k. We also have a variety of fundraisers planned at local restaurants.

    We also are 501(c)(3) certified. We have raised about $35,000 so far. I would like to thank all the people in Vine Grove and in Hardin County who have been supporting me along the way.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club Lion Al Mathers presents the Elizabethtown High School Student of the Month plaque to Daniel Crain. Crain holds a 3.7 grade-point average and is the captain of the EHS tennis team, a member of Beta Club, FCA, pep and Spanish clubs. He is a member of Memorial Methodist Church and is serving with its youth group. He plans to attend the University of Kentucky to major in biology with the goal of becoming a pediatrician. Accompanying Crain were his parents, David and Penny Crain.

  • Several members of the Radcliff Woman’s Club recently turned their attention to art.

    Members Sheila Enyart, Becky Brecht, Yvonne High, Pat Lewis, Moira Meyer, Vada Johnson, Patricia Crosby, Pat Nuccitelli, Mary Dea McCrory and Carlo Triplett attended the Kentucky Federation of Women’s Clubs Fourth District conference March 1 in Elizabethtown. The event was hosted by the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown.

  • Elizabethtown Mayor Edna Berger and Alpha Salon & Spa owner Pat Hatcher attend the farewell dinner for Gen. Jeff Smith.

  • The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America held its monthly meeting Feb. 19 at the MOAA Clubhouse on Fort Knox.

    The Chapter held its annual White Elephant Auction where someone’s junk is someone else’s treasure. The auction is one of several fund raisers conducted by the chapter each year. The results of the auction add to the scholarship funds where the chapter, this spring, will award 12 scholarships, valued at nearly $10,000 dollars, to local graduating high school seniors.