Today's Features

  • 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.

  • A Louisville museum exhibition focusing on some whiskey business got a double shot of help from an Elizabethtown artist who used a unique approach in creating her porcelain shot glasses.

    “I had this idea of making a shot glass out of clay and then shooting it,” Verna McLaughlin said, explaining the idea came from taking the term “shot glass” literally.

  • One word describes how J.J. Abrams translates his love of the science fiction genre into the images on the screen: Genius.

    Abrams has made a diehard “Star Wars” fan not only appreciate “Star Trek” but love his vision of the famous franchise.

    “Star Trek Into Darkness” takes a clever blend of the old beloved series and twists it into his new version of the “Star Trek” timeline flawlessly.

    There even is a Tribble. 

  • RachelRitchie, a third-grader at Vine Grove Elementary School, accepts checks for $100 from Snappy Tomato, $50 from Once New thrift store and $500 from American Legion Post No. 113 to go toward the Fun for Everyone project. The effort is meant to fund a playground to be used by all children, including those with disabilities.

  • Ed Cardiff, treasurer of the Optimist Club of Radcliff, presents guest speaker Lori Jury with a certificate of appreciation. Jury, the recreation director for the city of Radcliff, spoke to the club about activities available to youth in the community, to include swim lessons, upcoming lifeguard training, the ball parks, Saunders Springs Nature preserve and more.

  • Registrations for this year’s Hardin County Fair Pageants are from 6 to 7 p.m. May 28, at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.

    Contestants must reside in Hardin County and will need to provide a copy of their birth certificate at time of registration. The pageants are July 8 through 13 during the fair.