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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.

    James E. Welch, 3452 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown. Use: remodel.

    Heather Mauldin, 8973 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Bruce Beasley, 346 Beasley Blvd., county. Use: storage shed.

  • A piece of wall art in the living room of Kenneth Exler’s Vine Grove home at first glance might appear to be a painting of a train depot.

    A closer inspection reveals it is much more than that.

    Created by cutting pieces of wood in shapes of items in the image and carving out spaces in some of those shapes and fitting them together, Exler produces works of intarsia. The art form, which he said usually is done in furniture, attracted the lifelong woodworker many years ago.

  • The Brown-Pusey House display for Christmas in the Park is receiving a facelift.

    Dr. Bob Clagett created the original exhibit and is restoring it. After many years of being put up and taken down, the display was in need of repair.

    Clagett spent three months working on the display, fixing and restoring the original design and has more work to do. Clagett also is creating a few extra pieces to use for hiding spotlights and to go around the sponsorship sign.

  • HardinCounty Circuit Court Clerk Loretta Crady and LaRue County Circuit Court Clerk Larry C. Bell recently participated in the 2013 Circuit Court Clerks Summer College in Frankfort.The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program June 4 and 5 for the state’s circuit court clerks.

  • By Bonnie Jolly
    County Extension Agent for 4-H

    As the daylight hours become shorter and the silver popular leaves are among the first to fall, I come to realize that another summer quickly is coming to an end. While these are just a few of my many change of seasons observations, the one marked for many Hardin County 4-Her’s is the completion of the competitions and activities that are showcased during the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Optimist Club of Radcliff president Jackie Banks, right, presents Roger Biesel of Animals Healing People Therapeutic, Inc. with a certificate of appreciation for being a guest speaker at a club meeting and for his work and dedication to the community.

  • Locust Grove Baptist Church, 1817 Red Mill Road in Elizabethtown announces the consolidation of Boy Scout Troop 151 of Hodgenville with Boy Scout Troop 369, chartered by the church.

    The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

    Boy Scouts are open to boys ages 11 to 18 and meeting are at 7 p.m. Mondays.

    For information, call Robert Bush, 270-734-1019.

  • More than 500 walkers and runners took to the streets of Elizabethtownon Aug. 24 as part of the Bluegrass Cellular 5K event, an annual race that raises money for the Hardin County community. The 5K portion of the event brought in $10,719 this year, which will be donated to local high-school cross country teams. The proceeds from the One-Mile Fun Run/Walk, $790, will be donated to Greenspace Inc., a nonprofit organization that maintains the walking trails in Hardin County.

  • Josh Cooper, left, and Hardin County AM Rotary Club President Daniel Tabb, right, welcome retired Col. Don Appler of the U.S. Army as guest speaker at the Aug. 23 meeting. Appler spoke about the influence of German rocket scientists with the creation of NASA.