Today's Features

  • On March 14, the Hardin County AM Rotary Club had two students speak to the club as participants in the Rotary Speech Contest. This contest is statewide and the winners from the county advance to the regional competition. Amelia Tarrence was the first-place finisher at the meet and Elizabeth Neary was the second-place finisher. Both ladies are 11th-grade students with Faith Home School. 

  • 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.

    Jerome Dawson, 2920 S. Dixie Highway, Elizabethtown. Use: detached accessory structure.

    Paul Basham, 2512 Springfield Road, Elizabethtown. Use: detached accessory structure.

    Wesley Peters, 9909 Leitchfield Road, Cecilia. Use: addition.

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

    Magnolia Farms LLC to Tim and Phyllis Aubrey, lot 24 Low Country Court, Elizabethtown, $105,000.

    Steve Redmon Construction Inc. to John A. Baker Jr., 921 Tom Brown Road, Vine Grove, $174,900.

    Linda S. Gregory-Burke and James Burke to Ervin L. Wheeler Sr., 104 Lakeshore Drive, Elizabethtown, $125,000.

    Dexter C. and Laquana V. Drayton to Larry Michael Kruger, 105 Jennings Court, Radcliff, $110,000.

  • What do three bankers and a guy named Banks do in their spare time? Form a band, of course.

    Chris Buchanan, Charles DeRoche, Matt Neel and Pat Banks make up the local band Poor Man’s Grave.

    While their photos resemble those of many folk bands, they started out that way, but morphed into something louder and more electric, according to Buchanan, lead vocalist and acoustic guitar player.

  • A filmmaker/director of a Civil War documentary will be part of a panel discussion following a free public screening of one of the episodes Tuesday night at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Episode five of “Civil War: The Untold Story,” will be shown at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The screening is a sneak preview of the five-part PBS documentary.

  • A college professor who is the author of several books will take the mystery out of writing thrillers when he presents a free workshop Tuesday at Barr Memorial Library at Fort Knox.

    David Bell, a Western Kentucky University professor, will host “Mystery & Suspense Writing 101,” a workshop at 5:30 p.m. at the library. The event is open to the public.

  • Ron Lewis has accepted the position of pastor at Youngers Creek Baptist Church.

    Lewis was ordained as a Southern Baptist minister at Friendship Baptist Church No. 2 in Hodgenville in 1980. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science at the University of Kentucky and a master’s degree in higher education from Morehead University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.