Today's Features

  • WAHLER. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ryan M. Wahler has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. ahler is a medic assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for 15 years. A 1997 graduate of Fort Knox High School, he is the son of Kelly and Marc Wahler Sr. of Salem, Ala.

  • STADER. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Evan M. Stader graduated from the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C. A 2010 graduate of Fishers High School in Indiana, he is the son of  David Stader of Fishers, Ind., and Katrina Reeves of Vine Grove.

  • The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1051, Gold Vault Patriots monthly membership meeting was Nov. 25. New members welcomed into the chapter were Douglas Clark, Robert Hedrick and Fred Clem Jr. Each received a VVA coin from President Leon Faulk. Vice President Percy Goodloe introduced again the chapter’s service officer, James Smith. 

    Meeting dates for 2013 were discussed and future meetings are at 2 p.m. the third Sunday of the month.

  • 94.3 The Wolf teamed up with Waddell’s Auto Recycling to present 20 bicycles Dec. 18 to Helping Hand of Hope for children in its Christmas program. From left, Kaelin Waddell, Hank Waddell, Trisha Caudill, 94.3 The Wolf, Cale Tharp, 94.3 The Wolf, David Dozer, director of helping Hand of Hope, and Larry Waddell.

  • 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.

    W.R. Cecil, lot 2 Burns Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Ed Cecil Construction, lot 6 Burns Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Scott Kindervater, 72 Raintree Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    Roger and Leslie Ewing to Andrew and Luz Maribel Newbrough, 2390 Locust Grove Road, Elizabethtown, $26,500.

    Estate of Anna Marie McElyea to Gerald McElyea, 115 Lavon Ave., Vine Grove, no monetary consideration. FMV: $84,900.

    Cheryl L. and Vincent Alonso to V&C Housing LLC, lot 65 Lincoln Trail Acres, Radcliff, no monetary consideration. FMV: $147,200.

  • As a certified engraver, Christopher Grunch of Rineyville has done work for the likes of Nordstrom, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Ralph Lauren and Four Roses Bourbon.

    The nature of the business, he said, requires him to be part of some special moments, such as when he engraves bottles of wine for anniversaries.

    “I’ve had people cry on me and want to hug me,” Grunch said. “That’s fine. They can hug me.”

    Sometimes, though, the special moments are unexpected.

  • The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown shows two Christmas classics as families prepare to celebrate.

    “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) shows at 7 p.m. tonight. This popular holiday movie features a mysterious old man who appears during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and claims to be Santa Claus. A young girl, and most of the city, struggles to decide if they believe him. 

    Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn and a young Natalie Wood star in this classic.

  • Piano students of Sheila Jolly gave a Christmas concert at Allegro Assisted Living on Dec. 16. From left, Braden McPeek, Madison McPeek, John Thomson, Hunter McPeek, Ashton Bailey, Katelynn Leonard and Elizabeth Thomson.