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Today's Features

  • A fundraising event Saturday at The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown offers samples of Guatemalan food and entertainment by an award-winning contemporary barbershop chorus.

    The event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. in the First Federal Gallery with A Taste of Guatemala and is followed by a performance by Kentucky Vocal Union at 7:30 p.m.

    Money raised goes to the Living Waters Guatemala Project. Sponsored by Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club and the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethtown, the project provides clean water to residents of Guatemala.

  • An event Saturday to raise awareness of the missing in Kentucky and support the dogs and owners who search for them returns for an afternoon of music at Freeman Lake Park.

    Song for the Missing Two is a benefit show for the Kentucky Bloodhound Search & Rescue Team and features a number of musical acts. The free event begins at noon and continues through 6 p.m. at the Freeman Lake bandstand.

    Scheduled to appear are Luie Brangers, Aaron Fogle, The Blue Soul Gypsys, 3 on the Floor, Tiffany Tucker, Redwood, Chaos & Reason and The Buckaroos.

  • Hardin County youth are invited to share an evening of faith and inspiration this weekend.

    Impact, a Christian concert and worship event, is at 4 p.m. Saturday at City Park North Amphitheater in Radcliff. The event was created by Carol Gillenwater Baker, worship minister and coordinator of ConnectingU2Christ Student Ministries at New River Worship Center. This year, the event’s second, youth ministers at other area churches have joined in coordinating the event and spreading the word about its mission.

  • The Swedish Nightingale, Jenny Lind, returns Saturday to the Brown-Pusey House but this time as a part of a murder mystery.

    The first time Lind visited Elizabethtown was in 1851. Documents from the Hardin County History Museum say she was under contract with P.T. Barnum to tour the United States. She performed a concert in Nashville and stopped in Elizabethtown while traveling by stagecoach on the way to Louisville. When people learned she was there they begged her to sing so she stood on the stone steps in front of the house. She sang several songs.

  • From left, Department of Kentucky Service Officer Randall Fischer, Department of Kentucky Commander Robert Bryant, Department of Kentucky Auxiliary President Patricia Reynolds and Elizabethtown Hardin Post No. 113 Commander Al Maruszewski gather at the 2013 Homecoming for the state of Kentucky on Sept. 7. Hardin Post No. 113 of Elizabethtown, the largest American Legion Post in the state of Kentucky, was honored to host the homecoming.

  • Marilyn Bickett, Donna Petry and Nancy Schramm represent St. Vincent de Paul in the Heart Chase at Hardin Memorial Hospital. They finished eighth out of 20 teams.

  • Brownie Girl Scout Troop 1558, third-graders from St. James Catholic Regional School, was joined by Samuel Haycraft and Gen. George Custer for a history lesson of Elizabethtown and took a mini-tour of downtown’s landmarks. 

  • Radcliff Rotary Club President Fran Rolwing, right, welcomes Rotarian Janelle Cornell, who continues the “Know your Rotarian” series using a unique Bingo approach to her life story, which has included many twists and turns. She is a mother of three, a business woman, active in her children’s’ activities, a fishing enthusiast, boater and finds time for fantasy football. Cornell is manager of Duplicator Sales and Service Inc. in Elizabethtown.

  • State Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, asks a question about the Kentucky State Police’s operating budget during the September meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection.