Today's Features

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

    The Farmers Bank to Donna M. and Joshua R. Terry, property in White Mills, $75,224.

    Double L Properties LLC to Leslie Adam Shader, property in Hardin County, $105,000.

    Linda C. and Raymond F. Schulten Sr. to Tina Conder, lot 14 Ambrook Estates, county, $148,500.

    Douglas A. and Margann T. Boyles to Earl Randall Jr. and Stacie Smiley, lot 58 Osborne Trace Estates, county, $280,000.

  • Family life — and life in general — has been a big influence on rapper Berran Lee Evans, who goes by the stage name B-Lee and is signed with a Radcliff production studio.

    A mostly absent father, the end of a long-term relationship and stints staying with other family members, among other things, provided Evans material and inspiration. The result has been recordings such as “Letter to My Father” and “The Confession.”

  • Cats and Cards fans can head to the Historic State Theater in their team colors Friday night to see “Red v. Blue,” a documentary about the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville basketball rivalry.

    The documentary features interviews with former coaches Denny Crum and Joe B. Hall as well as news conference footage with Rick Pitino and John Calipari.

  • Author Youlanda Washington will sign her latest book “The Destiny of a Shepherd, the Dynasty of a King, Overcome by His Love” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Mystery Books and More at 200 Sycamore St. in Elizabethtown.

    Washington is the oldest of four children and holds a doctorate in school administration. While she currently resides in Indiana, she is a graduate of Fort Knox High School and taught for Fort Knox Community Schools for many years.

  • The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park will hold volunteer orientation training days for those wishing to volunteer at the park’s visitor center information desk. Each class is limited to eight participants. Those wishing to participate are asked to call the park’s visitor center to make a reservation. The required training class is free and spots will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Training is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 10, March 13 and April 10.

  • Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland named Basmatie Baldeo as Volunteer of the Month for January. Baldeo has been a dedicated volunteer for just more than a year. She always brings a lot of enthusiasm and a bright smile with her to the Volunteer Center. 

  • On Jan. 13, Cub Scout Pack No. 130, chartered by Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, completed a “Go-See-it” at Elizabethtown Police Department focusing on community policing and public safety education. 

    Hosted by Sgt. Tim Cleary with EPD, Pack 130 members learned about the history of the police, equipment and vehicles used by police officers on duty and community safety while fulfilling scouting requirements for rank advancements and personal growth. 

  • The Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection’s bi-monthly luncheon was Jan. 13. Approximately 50 ladies from Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Hodgenville, Vine Grove, Cecilia and Leitchfield attended.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Claycomb, left, and Programming Chairman James Jeffries, right, welcome special guest speaker Chris Tobe, author of the book, “Kentucky Fried Pensions.” Tobe updated club members on the growing pension liabilities in the State of Kentucky and the lack of funding to keep pace with these liabilities.