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Today's Features

  • The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown will feature the classic film “Three Coins in the Fountain” (1954) this weekend.

    Staring Clifton Webb and Dorothy McGuire, the story is a romantic comedy about three American women in Italy wishing for their prince charming. The ladies throw coins into the Trevi Fountain in Rome to help their chances.

    The film is the winner of two Academy Awards, Best Cinematography (color) and Best Original Song for Frank Sinatra’s title song. It also was nominated for Best Picture. 

  • The day after his 30th birthday, Hardin County native Shawn Holcomb found himself on stage with his band at a Texas venue playing on a nationally-known rock tour.

    Like Bridges We Burn, a rock band, played Tuesday at Vans Warped Tour in Dallas, as the result of entering Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands 16. After online voting earned them a spot in the top 100 bands for the Dallas area, Like Bridges We Burn and the other 99 bands went before a panel of judges.

    “We were one of four bands picked out of the Dallas area to play,” Holcomb said.

  • The Miss Hardin County Pre-teen Pageant, ages 8 through 12, is at 7:30 p.m. July 14. Miss Hardin County Pre-teen 2011 Kylie Fox will crown this year’s winner. Fourteen young ladies will compete for this year’s title. They include:

    Breanna Burba, 8, daughter of Jeremy and Jennifer Burba of Cecilia.

    Aneisha Cox, 9, daughter of Lora and Ronald Bradford of Radcliff.

    Rachel Cummins, 10, daughter of Douglas and Sherri Cummins of Cecilia.

    Laci Eads, 9, daughter of Leighandra Eads and Josh Eads, both of Upton.

  • Boy Scouts of Troop 24 in Elizabethtown recently attended a week-long Boy Scout resident camp. The scouts camped at Camp Crooked Creek, which is on the 1,000 plus acre Harry S. Frazier Jr. Scout Reservation in Clermont. Scouts were able to participate in shooting sports, high adventure activities, fishing, swimming, sailing and other activities. Troops had the opportunity to earn merit badges and obtain skills and knowledge to make their year-round program safer and more fun. Pictured are scouts and leaders of Troop 24.

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    Radcliff Woman’s Club members catered the Heart of Kentucky Realtors luncheon June 4 at Colvin Community Center.  It was a salad luncheon with 15 different salads. The dessert was Barbara Proffitt’s famous pecan pie and Linda Novak’s sugar-free strawberry torte.

    Catering the meal is one of the many ways the club raises funds for its many community projects.

  • Radcliff Democratic Headquarters’ is closed for the month of July and will re-open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 1. For information, call Jeanette Stephens, 351-8600

  • Seven members of the Rineyville Homemakers Club attended the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Annual Meeting in May at the Hyatt Hotel in Lexington. They participated in meetings, educational workshops and tours. Attending from left, Martha Thomas, Rose Marie Yates, Mary Ellen Williams, Winona Skees, Carol Parrett, Martha Wiseman and Barbara Taylor.

  • Members of the Elizabethtown Police Department, family members, Hardin County Ambulance Personnel, guest Greg Milby from WQXE and Linda Fox and Denise Brown from E’town Swim and Fitness Center recently participated in the annual Torch Run for Special Olympics.

  • A recent report on the cost of raising children dealt a crushing blow to parents.

    Analysis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture showed middle-income families with children born in 2011 can expect to spend $234,900 before inflation over the next 17 years. That should cover food, housing, education and child care and other expenses.

    Middle-income families, for purposes of the report, earn between $59,410 and $102,870. Families earning less spend less; families earning more spend more.

  • Spider-Man is back in web-slinging action with Andrew Garfield (“The Social Network”) donning the mask.

    Socially awkward Peter Parker is bitten by a spider that turns him into the arachnid hero. The film continues the story of a smart, orphaned kid fighting villains, who usually are the product of science experiments gone wrong.