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Today's Features

  • I never will understand people’s obsession with heights or being suspended in high places. I’m OK in a plane, but leaning over a high object looking down toward certain death has no appeal to me.

    If you are as clumsy as I am, you would understand. My mother didn’t name me Grace for a reason.

    This is why I always thought the glass box observation areas on the Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower, in Chicago was a bad idea. The boxes are enclosed but the view is a frightening image of the street thousands of feet below.

  • “Maleficent”
    Rated PG for sequences of fantasy action and violence, including frightening images.
    Release date: May 30
    Runtime: 97 minutes
    Rating: Not an improvement on the original

     

    If you grew up loving the Disney fairy tale movie “Sleeping Beauty,” you know its villain Maleficent always has been considered one of the best animated villains in movie history.

    For fans, anticipation is high for the live action Disney flick “Maleficent.”

  • The following property transfers are listed on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown. FMV means full market value and typically is based upon assessed taxable value.

    Master Commissioner to Wells Fargo Bank N.A., 282 Orene Way, Sonora, $74,334.

    Todd and Cynthia Berger to Maurice Berger and Cindy Smith, 110-111 E. Brown St., Elizabethtown, $70,000.

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Ronnie Chelf, 161 Silver Drive, Sonora, $46,000.

  • Members of the Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club volunteer at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland.

  • By Susan Rider

    With the school year coming to an end, it’s time to plan trips for memory making. After all, if you have children and you want to occupy/entertain this summer, what better way to spend your time than a trip that will be a memory each child will look back on in the future with fondness.

    We are very fortunate in this area because we have tons of things to do that will make memories and perfect staycations.

  • Inspiration: Mother
    Pets: One dog (Pepper) and one cat (Smoky)
    Hobbies: Kayaking and Crusing in her classic car

     

     

    The fire-engine red 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Supersport looked like it just rolled out of a showroom minutes before. Its reflective chrome bumper showed no signs of rust and the hardtop maintained its deep black finish, almost as if it never saw the elements. And it runs just as beautifully as it looks.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club President-Elect James Jeffries, left, welcomes special guest speaker Dr. Jeff Richardson of DermSpecialists in Elizabethtown. Dr. Richardson informed club members on the various forms of skin cancer and how to identify them.

  • Radcliff Police Chief Jeff Cross thanks Korean War Veteran Joe Newton for his service during the Hooray for Heroes 2014 event, which honored military personnel who served during the Korean War.

  • Hardin County Democrat Womans Club members attend the Hosparus Tea at Severns Valley Baptist Church.

  • Along with rest and relaxation during a recent pilgrammage to the beach, one of my favorite things to do is hit local restaurants and discover some new amazing dishes.

    This trip was no exception. I enjoyed all the places I visited, but I’d like to tell you about two.

    The best meal of all the awesome meals was at Cosmo’s Restaurant and Bar. If you are ever in Gulf Shores, Alabama, this is a fun little place that is always packed with people and has amazing food.