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Today's Features

  • Troops of the 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team will case their colors during a ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday at Brooks Field at Fort Knox.

    The ceremony is a tradition that signals the unit’s readiness for its upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • No Ordinary Spouse Day II, consisting of the Engagement Skill Trainer, obstacle course/litter carry and rappelling, is from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday April 12 near Smith Physical Fitness Center. The event is open to all military spouses and Department of Defense spouses of the Fort Knox community. The intent of No Ordinary Spouse Day is developing a day that is motivational and fun and builds esprit de corps.

    Spouses interested in participating should contact their unit’s point of contact for a registration form. Each unit has allocated slots.

  • SNIDER. Private 1st Class Erin Nicole Snider, 18, of Elizabethtown, graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., on March 15.

    While in training Private 1st Class Snider achieved the rifle marksmanship badge. Following 10 days home on leave, she will report to Camp LeJeune in Jacksonville, N.C., for one month of military combat training, then to Military Occupation Specialty school in California.

    Snider is the daughter of Christy R. Snider of Elizabethtown and the late Neil W. Snider.

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

    Big E Inc., 611 Autumn Ridge Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Open Door Assembly, 204 Howell Court, Elizabethtown. Use: interior remodel.

    Communicare, 617 N. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. Use: HVAC relocation.

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

    Brent Lane and Melissa A. Yarger to William Brent and Rebecca L. Huber, lot 16 Farmsdale Subdivision, county, $190,000.
    Billy Nugent to Beverly and Linda Morris, property in Eastview, $4,500.
    Robert e. and Tameka M. Hall to Terence A. and Hawanda Steadman, 314 Vineland Place Drive, Vine Grove, $221,000.
    Richard Beauchamp to Alfredo and Denise Carrizales, property in Hardin County, $50,000.

  • Fifteen Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph are celebrating anniversaries of religious profession this year, including a native of Vine Grove and another who served there.

    Sister Mary Agnes VonderHaar, a native of Vine Grove, is celebrating 60 years. She received her elementary education at St. Brigid School. She served in ministries in the Archdiocese of Louisville and the Diocese of Owensboro. She serves in a ministry of presence at St. Mary of the Woods, McQuady and St. Anthony Parish, Axtel.

  • On Feb. 6, five Mill Creek Baptist Church members flew to Coatepeque, Guatemala, to help a church, hospital, high school and military base. Pastor T.B. Smith, Victor Reyes, Rick Griffith, Daniel Luce and Thomas Skaggs were there for nine days.

  • An exhibit by a Hardinsburg artist opens Saturday at Wild Earth Gallery & Gifts in Elizabethtown.

    “Nature Speaking” features art by Helen Merrick, showcasing her watercolor and bamboo gloss paintings. The gallery opens at 11 a.m., with an opening night reception from 6 to 8 p.m. to meet the artist.

    The watercolor exhibit, which runs through May 31, focuses on settings in the natural world with floral arrangements, landscapes and reflections of spring.