Today's Features

  • Joseph Cross, deputy director of the executive services division, Fort Knox, recently was trained and certified as a protocol officer by The Protocol School of Washington. The training was held at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.

  • HEFNER. Navy Seaman Recruit Alexandra R. Hefner, daughter of Valerie E. and John R. Hefner of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Hefner is a 2010 graduate of Richmond Hill High School in Richmond Hill, Ga.

  • COSGROVE. Marine Corps Pvt. Ryan A. Cosgrove, son of Liela S. and Michael A. Cosgrove of Vine Grove, graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S. C. Cosgrove is a 2006 graduate of Meade County High School.

  • USA Cares if offering financial assistance grants to eligible Kentucky Veterans. Applicants must be an active duty, National Guard or reserve soldier, sailor, airman, Marine or Coast Guardsman or a veteran. Veterans must be enrolled in a Kentucky Community and Technical College. Financial assistance from this fund is restricted to Post 9-11 veterans to secure employment.

    To apply, visit usacares.org/jobs. For information, email jobs@usacares.org.

  • The Garden Club of Elizabethtown celebrated its 40th anniversary Aug. 5 in the ballroom of the Brown-Pusey House. Begun by like-minded men and women who gathered together to form the club in 1972, the group has maintained an active presence in community activities.

  • This month’s “One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks” and Labor Day recipes coincide. Even though today’s column is after Labor Day, there is still plenty of time for camping or cooking out.

    Greg Milby, director of programming for WQXE in Elizabethtown, is this month’s honoree. After doing a radio spot for my “Mama and Me” buffet, I was intrigued by his interest in cooking as he told me about his expertise in grilling and cooking out meals while family and friends camp.

  • Following the tradition of The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown, the book “Natural Companions: The Garden Lover’s Guide to Plant Combinations” was donated to the Hardin County Public Library in memory of Esther Doyle Fuqua, former president of the Woman’s Club in 1976. The book was presented to the Director of the Public Library Rene Hutcheson, right, by member, Mitzi Crowe, chair of the Library Committee.

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

    Franconia Real Estate Services Inc. to Albert E. Nicado, 757 Franklin St., Radcliff, $97,000.

    Kentucky Neighborhood Bank Inc. to John Wesley Dorris Jr., 220 Anniston Way, Elizabethtown, $900,000.

    Kentucky Neighborhood Bank inc. to Demetrice and Napoleon Wise, 223 Jewel Court, Vine Grove, $203,250.

  • 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.

    Thomas W. and Sabine Salo, 4199 Deckard School Road, Radcliff. Use: addition.

    Levena Loyall, 466 Grand Canyon Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    Corey Roberts, 220 Hunt Road, Elizabethtown. Use: pole-barn.