Today's Features

  • Alice Zagar is a 12-year-old who loves to cook. Her classmates at St. James Middle School appreciate her interest in cooking.

    “I like to cook because I think it’s fun to make stuff and see if my friends like it or not,” Alice said.

    She’s been cooking for about a year and likes to make spaghetti for her family. She’ll spice up the sauce a bit by adding onions and other things.

    Her pumpkin praline cookies she brought for an academic team bake sale were the first to sell out.

  • The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown collected and donated food items to Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen as its February service project. Pictured are Warm Blessings cooks Barbara Tuttle and Keith Thomas Zontian president Ramona Jeffries and Lois Pierce.

  • OK, I’ve got good news and bad news. I’m getting ready to retire, and this will be my last food column. I am so excited about the prospect of getting to spend more time with my grandchildren, but, at the same time, I will miss all of you who I’ve gotten to know through writing a food column and working on the Community News Team here for many, many years.

  • The Acoustic Guitar Masters Concert Series continues its 12th year with a performance from Michael Kelsey at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    Promoter Eddie Mattingly describes Kelsey as a “rhythmic, inspired guitarist” and a performance artists who combines soul, funk and blues into “a guitar festival of organic sound.”

    His style has been called a “progressive-aggressive acoustic guitar.”

    Tickets are $15.

  • As better options present themselves, the once-dominant king of the Web browsers, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, continues to lose users.

    It once was common for people who bought a new computer to just use the browser that came with their system.

    At its peak in the latter half of 2004, the default browser for Windows, Internet Explorer, claimed more than 92 percent of the market.Today, it accounts for less than half.

  • Steve Sherrard is more than a bus driver to the John Hardin High School boys’ basketball team and coaches.

    “The players and coaches look to Steve as part of our staff,” head varsity coach Mark Wells said.

    They jokingly refer to Sherrard as director of basketball operations.

    “He is more than just our bus driver, though he is very skilled and professional about his driving,” Wells said.

    The players often call him Mr. Sherrard.

  • The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Jason Scott Nowicki, 34, and Mary Hollice Wells, 39, both of Elizabethtown. Married six years.

    Aubert Lee Freeman, 49, Shepherdsville, and Patricia Carol Sturgeon, 52, Mount Washington. Married 28 years.

    Mark John Pigg, 47, Prattsville, Ark., and Nancy Parmley, 46, Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.

    Thomas Christopher Lanham, 38, and Shawn Marie Lanham, 42, both of Brandenburg. Married nine years.