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Today's Features

  • The following marriage licenses were issued in Hardin County:

    Jill Marie Parham, 46, Louisville, and Mark Andrew Smith, 53, Owensboro.

    Cheryl Jean Davis, 58, Cecilia, and Samuel Taylor Pearson, 65, Vine Grove.

    Corinna Marie Blanchard, 47, and Lonny Joe Dyer, 55, both of Radcliff.

    Pamela Michelle Myers, 24, and John Michael Shuman, 23, both of Vine Grove.

    Gwendolyn Thompson, 45, Radcliff, and Timothy Ray Brashear, 53, Elizabethtown.

  • A few weekends ago, I boldly went where so many other nerds had gone before: comic con. It wasn’t the big one held in San Diego each year, but it still had some big-name guest and lots of excitement.

    I didn’t cosplay — dress up like a character — but did spend several days deciding which sci-fi T-shirt to wear. I finally picked one featuring Marvel character Loki, mainly because I have a slight crush on the actor who plays him, Tom Hiddleston. The friend who went with me wore a TARDIS dress.

  • The summer movie season kicked off early this year with the opening of Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” last weekend.

    It could be said the season will belong to Marvel. “Captain America” opens and “Guardians of the Galaxy” closes out the season in August and there are a couple of other Marvel offerings in-between. Marvel Studios and Disney are producing these two most-anticipated superhero offerings.

  • Joyce Lupresto, who was voted Artist of the Month at the March meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild, stands with her pastel painting, “Cabin in Brown County.”

  • Even away from her career as a pediatrician, Anne Stevenson is using her skills to help kids.

    After taking a leave of absence from her practice to stay home with her own children, Stevenson became involved as a grant writer with Court Appointed Special Advocates — a group of trained volunteers who act on behalf of children caught up in the justice system because of family matters.

  • By the time this column is read, my niece, McKenzie, will be Mrs. Loyd. I had forgotten in a short two-year span how the wedding-planning game works. I must say it still is the same. I have tried to be a help to my sister in the planning and dragging of wedding materials.

    McKenzie is the quiet storm of the four grandchildren in our family. She is the one you never know what she is thinking unless you ask. So when she announced she had met the man of her dreams, we were shocked and happy. Then the icing was put on the cake when he asked her to be his bride.

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

    Charles and Lois D. Heater to Kenneth E. and Carrie L. Abruzzini, 920 Hickory Drive, Vine Grove, $164,000.

    Michael W. and Cathy T. Barnes to Corey M. Barnes, two-thirds interest in 207 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $59,365.58.

    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to John W. Adcock III and Nathan Adcock, 132 Shelton Road, Radcliff, $64,000.

  • 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.

    Cyrus Buster, 135 Twin Oak Drive, Radcliff. Use: detached accessory structure.

    Jon Edwards, 1570 Hutcherson Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: detached accessory structure.

    William and Rebecca Miller, 120 Watson Lane, Cecilia. Use: detached accessory structure.

  • On March 19, Hardin County Farm Bureau hosted its annual media luncheon in appreciation for the interest in representing the needs and concerns of farmers. Several representatives of local newspapers and radio stations were in attendance, along with agriculture lenders from local lending institutions. Guest speaker, Dr. Roy Burris, Extension Beef Specialist at the UK Research and Education Center, gave an informative and interesting address to “Animal Welfare or Animal Rights”.