Today's Features

  • On May 2, The Garden Club of Elizabethtown set its focus on creativity as members gathered to enjoy Linda Hancock’s presentation, “The Fun of Fairy Gardens.” Best described as whimsical miniature gardens, fairy gardens are a popular favorite among creative gardeners with an eye for detail.


    PETERSON. Col. Erik C. Peterson, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox, became Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson in a ceremony on historic Brooks Field on May 15.

    An Army Aviation officer, Peterson, received his master of science in geography and cartography from the University of Idaho in 1986. He received his commission through the University of Idaho’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program.

  • MACK. Air Force Technical Sgt. Antonio A. Mack has been named Warrior of the Week.

    Mack is a console operations noncommissioned officer-in-charge assigned to the 96th Test Wing/Command Post at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

    The technical sergeant has served in the military for 15 years.

    He is the son of Tony A.J. Mack of Columbia, S.C.

    Mack graduated in 1996 from Fort Knox High School.

  • The Stitchers Quilt Guild held a showcase of mini quilts during the April meeting. Members brought miniature quilts they made for show and tell. The Stitchers also have a mini group that meets every other month and works on a different miniature pattern each time.

    Mini quilts will be on display at the annual Heart of Kentucky Quilt Show on Sept. 20 and 21 at Pritchard Community Center.

  • 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. 

    Brian and April Tribus, 515 Green Crest Drive, Cecilia. Use: swimming pool.

    Anglin Frank Jr., 1600 Harris School Road, Rineyville. Use: deck.

    Brad Kindervater, 4 Split Rail Subdivision, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    Ottis and Patsy D. Tucker to Kerry and Donna S. Silverman, lots 4-8 Dupin Loop Subdivision, county, $79,000.

    John Kapteyn and Amber St. Clair-Kapteyn to Tiffany N. Jones, lot 75 LaVista Estates Subdivision, county, $127,000.

    Secretaryof Housing and Urban Development to Cassandra Clark, 1317 Kentucky Drive, Elizabethtown, $58,000.

  • Unity Baptist Church in Stephensburg will celebrate Bob Hart day at 11 a.m., May 19, by recognizing him as an honorary deacon with a special service and fellowship meal in his honor.

    Hart is being recognized for his faithful service as a member and deacon since 1998. Brother Bob also has been a member of Ovesen Heights Baptist Church in Hodgenville and New Hope Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.

    Hart is a native of Hardin County and is a World War II veteran. He has worked for most of his life in Hardin and LaRue counties.

  • Members of Living Faith Baptist Fellowship in Elizabethtown recently visited Tammy Simpson’s second-grade class at Owsley County Elementary School. They brought a bag of books for summer reading for each of the 22 students in the class, as well as other items for the children’s summer enjoyment.