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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.

    Hardin Homes, 1200 Ranch Road, county. Use: retaining wall.

    Brad Kuster, property on Burns Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    TDA Properties Inc., 2309 Ring Road, Suite 106 and 114 and 2413 Ring Road, Suite 122, Elizabethtown. Use: medical offices.

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

    AGI Polymatrix LLC to Addington Properties LLC, 1200 W. Park Road, Elizabethtown, $214,727.50.

    Lucy J. Kerrick to Addington Properties LLC, 604 N. Main St., Elizabethtown, $57,200

    Magnolia Farms LLC to Dana and Roger Jared McCurry, lot 39 Charleston Way, Elizabethtown, $115,000.

    ArlingtonParkPartners LLC to Larry J. and Linda L. Parks, 108-1B Arlingwood Court, Elizabethtown, $188,000.

  • Ruby Gardner will celebrate her 90th birthday Nov. 30, 2013.

    She was born Nov. 30, 1923, in Leitchfield.

  • A Radcliff resident, disabled veteran and graduate of what was then Elizabethtown Community College has published a book of poetry.

    Sandra M. Sutherland, 63, is the author of “A Journey Through My Mind,” which was released in August.

    The poems span a variety of subjects and represent the writing Sutherland has done most of her life.

    “I had started as a child,” she said.

  • Area art teachers said an upcoming exhibit is providing them an opportunity to grow as artists and set an example for their students outside the classroom.

    Art teachers will display their creations in Paedagogus, an exhibit at Wild Earth Gallery Dec. 7-Jan. 31. Paedagogus is Latin for teacher, said gallery owner LaDonna Bird.

  • By BECCA OWSLEY

    The News-Enterprise

    The first impression people get of your home is often the front door. Christmastime is no exception and the wreath you place on the door affects the overall look of the home.  

    “Your door is basically your Christmas card to the world,” Beth White of Elizabethtown Florist said.

    What you put on your door can make a statement about you to the outside world, she said.

    Most people tend to pick things they like and don’t have criteria on how to use those choices, she said.

  • By BECCA OWSLEY

    The News-Enterprise

    Gone are the days when Johnny wants a pair of skates and Susie a sled. A child’s Christmas list has become more complex.

    With so many toy options out there it’s sometimes hard to decide what to give the kids on your list each year. Not to mention, if you are not familiar with today’s toys you might need an interpreter.

    Here’s a look at what The Toy Insider named hot toys this season and some advice from local children who have compiled their own Christmas lists.

  • By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    The News-Enterprise

    Black Friday brings a lot of sales and deals for the consumer willing to brave the early hours and boisterous crowds, and taking heed of a few tips can make the trek more productive.

  • By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    The News-Enterprise

    If finding that special gift is causing headaches this holiday season, consider the gift of learning.

    Music, art, crafts and other classes can be just the thing for that hard-to-buy-for person on your gift list.

    Giving a gift certificate to an art, craft or music class or offering to pay for a class of the recipient’s choice is an option some should consider exploring.

    Hardin County provides a number of opportunities for giving such gifts.

  • By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    The News-Enterprise

    A traditional Christmas song lists turtle doves, swans and geese among the gifts given by the songwriter, but those considering giving live gifts this holiday season should give careful consideration to the idea.

    A quick online search reveals many, if not most, animal groups and other organizations advise against giving animals as gifts, suggesting such pets often end up unwanted and discarded at shelters.