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Today's Features

  • Olive McMillen of Elizabethtown will celebrate her 95th birthday today, Oct. 4, 2013.

    She was born Oct. 4, 1918, in Elizabethtown.

    She has one son, Leo McMillen of Elizabethtown; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

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

    John and Evelyn Thompson, 299 John Ave., Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    Ed Cecil, lot 0 Malmaison Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Timothy C. Royal, 1412 Middle Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    Doris J. Dodt to Camille Miller and Robert E. McCoy, 166 Cozy Acres Drive, Elizabethtown, $111,000.

    Byron A. Perez and Crystal A. Perez to John R. and Janet Thompson, lot 56 Heatherfield Estates Subdivision, Radcliff, $91,000.

    Beatrice Pearl Best to Brian K. Foster, property in Hardin County, $65,000.

  • The Sunday Church school classes at First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown celebrated the culmination of the 2012-13 Heifer Project on Sept. 15.

    Donations were accepted from class members, teachers, the FPC congregation and the Lydia Circle. A check for $690 was sent to Heifer Project International to purchase two water buffalo, a flock of chickens, a flock of ducks, a group of rabbits and tree seedlings. Families in need from around the world will be the recipients of these gifts.

  • New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance will hold a discussion and book signing at noon Tuesday at Fort Knox’s Barr Memorial Library.

    Part of the Authors at Your Library series, Jance is signing “Second Watch,” her newest book, which is part of the J.P. Beaumont series.

    With more than 40 books published and 23 million copies in print, Jance has authored three series in addition to the J.P. Beaumont series. The others are the Joanna Brady, Ali Reynolds and Walker family series.

  • An Elizabethtown author said she wrote her book of poems primarily as a legacy to her family, and the work was some 15 years in the making.

    “Salute — A Military Wife’s Poetic Allegiance to Faith, Family and Friends” contains 54 poems relating to Patti A. Tucker’s life. That life includes almost 34 years as an Army wife, and her writing reflects her memories of friends she made during that time as well as her faith and family.

  • Audiences won’t have to wait “One Day More” to see “Les Misérables.” The beloved musical hits the stage tonight at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    The musical has captivated audiences since 1985. In 2012, it was adapted for the big screen starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Russell Crowe, winning three Academy Awards.

    Local audiences have an opportunity to see a live stage version, as it is the PAC’s 2013 pro-am musical production.

  • Advance tickets are available for “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” showing in late November at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    All tickets are $5 during the three-day run, Nov. 28-30, and can be purchased in advance at www.historicstatetheater.org, said director Emily West.

    Tickets also are available at the box office one hour prior to each showtime, or by calling the State Theater from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 270-234-8258.

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown attended the Fourth District Conference in Shepherdsville on Sept. 21. The Bullitt County Woman’s Club was the host club. This is the annual arts and crafts contest of the clubs in the Fourth District. There were 25 entries from the club with seven first-place winners who will advance to the April 2014 GFWC Kentucky Convention at the Brown Hotel in Louisville

  • The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown held its 20th annual golf scramble Sept. 15, at the Heartland Golf Course. The proceeds will benefit Helping Hand of Hope and the Zonta Scholarship for Women fund.

    Members of the winning team were Ricky Brashear, Mark Roberts, Loy Brashear and Austin Brashear.

    The club will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 24, at Shoneys in Elizabethtown.

    For information about the club, contact Ruth Ellen Stanley at 270-723-7399 or visit www.zonta.org.