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Today's Features

  • Ashley and Billy McDonal of Mount Washington announce the birth of a son, William “Liam” Thompson McDonal V, on April 7, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East. He weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jeannie and Gerald Smith of Elizabethtown; paternal grandparents are Patty Graham of Elizabethtown and Billy and Becky McDonal of Mount Washington. Great-grandparents are Ralph Worley of Elizabethtown and Elaine Clark of Glasgow.

  • When I was younger, before I knew the ins and outs and all the weird, difficult things that went along with parenthood, I always said I wanted four children.

    I wanted to hear all the laughter and the giggling and I wanted to see a passel of children, my children, riding bikes together or kicking a soccer ball or making mud pies. Apparently, in my mind, kids only existed outside.

    My husband, on the other hand, only wanted two kids. We decided to compromise and settled on three.

  • Elizabethtown Police Chief Tracy Schiller was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 17. He gave an update on the police department and discussed the new program to collect unwanted prescription medicines. Pictured from left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley, Chief Schiller and Rotarian Hardin McLane.

  • Sixty-nine years ago, on Feb. 3, 1943, the U.S.A.T. Dorchester was tragically sunk. Of the 902 young men on board, only 230 survived. Many of those survivors owe their lives to the courage and leadership exhibited by the heroic Four Chaplains: a Rabbi, Alexander Goode; Catholic Priest, John Washington; Protestants George Fox and Clark Poling.

  • SMILEY.  Army National Guard Pfc. Ciera M. Smiley has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). A 2008 graduate of Hamilton High School in Ohio, she is the daughter of Gail M. Smiley of Stone Mountain, Ga., and Eddie L. Smiley of Elizabethtown.

  • New Lions Club member Lion Jeff Rafferty was inducted into the Elizabethtown Lions Club during its weekly meeting March 20. IPDG Tony Bishop presided over the installation. Standing in for Lion Rafferty’s sponsor Lion Garrit McEroy, co sponsor Lion Don Brandenburg presented the Lions Club pin. Lion Rafferty is a retired firefighter and paramedic as well as a military retiree and a newcomer to Elizabethtown. He is no stranger to volunteering and enjoys sharing a common goal for the good of the community and its people.

  • Central Hardin High School students Wesley Edwards and Kyle Weiner were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 17.

  • 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.

    Jeremy Hollenberger, 35 Ben Court, Rineyville. Use: basement remodel.

    Melvin Russell Loveday, 415 Bluegrass Road, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    Thomas and Norma Cooper, 1094 Hutcherson Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: storm shelter.

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

    BCC Enterprises and properties Inc. to Floyd T. Morrow, 148 Mandarin Court, Elizabethtown, $279,900.

    Jeda Construction LLC to Christopher and Faith Demarrico, 208 Noah Court, Vine Grove, $182,000.

    Steven R. and Patricia Ann Dile to Homer and Mary L. Bradshaw, 421 Walter Boone Road, Rineyville, $85,000.