Today's Features

  • Private 1st Class J.D. Trevor Hornback graduated from National Guard Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., on May 30. A 2012 graduate of Central Hardin High School, he is the son of Ray and Madeline Hornback of Sonora.

  • JENNINGS.Air Force Airman Johnathon M. Jennings graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. A 2012 graduate of Central Hardin High School, he is the grandson of Diana Blackson of Cecilia.

  • 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.

    Universal Interiors, 41 Serene Oaks, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Matthew Hall, 260 Carriewood Drive, Cecilia. Use: pole barn.

    Kevin and Laine Zachery, 112 Carroll Ave., Rineyville. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    Federal National Mortgage Association to Mark E. Firth, 508 Rogersville Road, Radcliff, $28,100.

    Michael G. and Annette C. West to Keila R. Davis, 136 Shepherds Way, Rineyville, $282,000.

    Estate of Neal Corine Tarter to Roger and Patsy Mink, 1274 Ford Highway, Elizabethtown, $190,300.

    Estate of Evelyn Thomas to Jason French, 5510 St. John Road, Elizabethtown, $110,000.

  • New York Times best-selling author James Rollins is a guest Monday at Barr Memorial Library at Fort Knox, and 100 uniformed soldiers are offered a free token of their visit.

    The first 100 soldiers in uniform to attend the event, which begins at 11:30 a.m., receive a free copy of Rollins’ latest book, “The Eye of God,” according to a news release from the library.

    Rollins, whose thrillers have been translated into 40 languages, will discuss and sign copies of “The Eye of God,” the latest in his Sigma series.

  • Author and songwriter Mike Norris will tell stories, read from his children’s books and sing songs at 11 a.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Elizabethtown.

    Norris, who lives in Central Kentucky, and award-winning Kentucky folk artist Minnie Adkins worked together to produce two unique children’s books.

    Rather than drawings or photographs of claymation figures, “Bright Blue Rooster” and “Sonny the Monkey” are illustrated with photographs of Adkins’ wood carvings, according to a news release.

  • Flipping through the Christian radio dial today, listeners might be surprised by the variety of music styles found in the genre.

    Along with tamer brands of praise and worship music, there are tunes with rock, pop, hip-hop, country, rap and even heavy metal sounds.

    “I think Christian music is in a much different place than it was 20 years ago,” said Chris Crain, radio personality with 88.5 WJIE in Louisville.

  • Rachel Ritchie held a yard sale in the City of Vine Grove parking lot on June 8 to help raise money for Rachel’s Fun For Everyone playground project. The Vine Grove Jazz Band had their first performance at the event.