Today's Features

  • REEDER. Air Force Airman 1st Class John R. Reeder graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2006 graduate of Fort Knox High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in 2010 from Transylvania University. He is the son of Lisa and John Reeder Sr. of Cadiz.

  • COX. Navy Seaman Robert D. Cox, son of Meredith M. Cox of Magnolia and Robert E. Cox of Sample, recently was promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.  Cox received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle. He is a 2012 graduate of Breckinridge County High School.

  • JENNINGS. Johnathon M. Jennings, a 2012 graduate of Central Hardin High School and the son of Fran M. Hampton and grandson of Diana Blackson, graduated from basic training Feb. 14, at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

  • CHANDLER. Army National Guard Pvt. Johannes S. Chandler has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. A 2010 graduate of Westfield Senior High School, he is the brother of David Chandler of Radcliff.

  • Dr. Ric Bessin, UK Entomology professor, presented a program about beneficial insects in the garden at the March 7 meeting of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown. Bessin is welcomed by Deborah Weise, left, co-president, and Andrea McWright, program chairwoman. The next meeting is April 4 and the program is about invasive plants in your yard.

  • Today’s Recipe Roundup has some real winners.

    Fellow members of the Cecilia Homemakers gave me the the Breakfast Cookies and Cherry Dump Cake recipes. A former student, Phylis Taul Pendleton, shared the Breakfast Cookies by way of her mother, JoAnn. And I have a recipe for the most delicious dump cake from Jane Morgan.

    The Easy Fruit Pie is from Rachel Torres of Fort Knox. She is a former owner of a bakery in Louisville and is my new yoga instructor at Energy Sports and Fitness.

  • 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. 

    Timothy Riggs, lot 0 Copelin Road, White Mills. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Brian McDonald, 111 Doris Court, Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

    Michael and Gayle Eades, 57 Green Haven Court, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

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

    Federal National Mortgage Association to Gaffney Custom Homes LLC, lot 37 Rainbow Village Subdivision, county, $71,000.

    Donald W. and Brenda R. Wolfe and Ronald L. and Rita F. Seagraves to Donald W. and Brenda R. Wolfe, lot 1 Seagraves Subdivision, Cecilia, no monetary consideration. FMV: $97,000.

  • A trio of military veterans hopes audiences sound off with laughter when they perform free as stand-up comics at Fort Knox.

    Known as The GIs of Comedy, Thom Tran, Jose Sarduy and Tom Irwin present shows at 7 p.m. today at the Saber & Quill and 9 p.m. Saturday at The Landing Zone.

    A cash bar and limited menu are available at both shows. Those attending must be 18 or older.

    Both shows are open to the public.

  • The Watoto Children’s Choir visits Valley Creek Baptist Church on Thursday for a music and dance performance.

    The group previously performed in churches in Hardin County, including a performance at Valley Creek.

    “We are excited to have the Watoto Children’s Choir at Valley Creek for the second time,” worship pastor Josh Brown said. “They travel through our region every two years, alternating between the eastern and western parts of the United States.”