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Today's Features

  • MARTIN. Army Reserve Pvt. Arthur E. Martin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. A 2010 graduate of Central Hardin High School, he is the son of Amy Martin of Eastview.

  • Dot Wade, right, internationally-trained floral arranger, spoke at the Oct. 4 meeting of The Garden Club of Elizabethtown. Also pictured is one of the several designs she created for members and guests and Andrea McWright, program chair for The Garden Club of Elizabethtown. The Garden Club’s Annual Plant and Yard Sale is Oct. 18 and 19 at the Brown-Pusey House, on the corner of Poplar and Main Streets. For information, call Jackie, 769-3925.

  • Cindy Gibson, president of Hardin County AM Rotary, and Mike Weaver, who spoke to club members at the Oct. 5 meeting.

  • Contrary to what some expect, you’re not likely to be shushed in today’s libraries.

    While still a place to browse books, read and research, libraries often are transforming to have a community center sort of atmosphere.

    “I don’t think anyone whispers in the library anymore,” said Charlotte Bragdon, circulation manager at Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown. Patrons still are respectful of others’ need for quiet, but the atmosphere is much more relaxed than it once was, she added.

  • Two standouts in Christian contemporary music will bring an acoustic show to The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown tonight.

    An Acoustic Evening with Jason Gray and Todd Agnew Tour launched in September, said spokeswoman Janet Bozeman.

    “Not only is it going to be great musically … it is going to be so entertaining,” she said, noting both musicians have a flair for comedy.

  • The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown will offer a family-friendly entertainment option for the Halloween season Friday and Saturday with “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken.”

  • The zombies are coming.

    Really. The zombies are coming.

    As I wrote in a column not long ago, it is getting to be that time of year. You know, autumn and the Halloween season.

    And this Saturday downtown Elizabethtown is being taken over by zombies.

    Dancing zombies, no less.

    OK, so maybe not all the zombies will be dancing, but at least some of them will.

  • Sean Hall's love of soccer dates back to his teen years.

    In 1990, as he graduated with the last class of West Hardin High School, he might have left the sport, after playing three years. But more than two decades later, he's still eyeing goals.

    Hall, 40, has served as president of Elizabethtown Youth Soccer Association since 2009.

    Now both his daughter and son play the sport.

    “Both of them are eat up with soccer,” he said of his children.

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    The September meeting of the Lincoln Trail Area Master Gardeners was held at the Pritchard Community Center with guest speaker Robert Bean from the Kentucky Division of Forestry.Bean discussed how to indentify trees and the pros and cons of certain trees. He said when landscaping, always go native. 

  • By SHONNA SHECKLES

    They can be of any race, ethnicity, religion, educational background or socio-economic status. They can be married, single, divorced, heterosexual, bisexual, homosexual, young or old. I am talking about the deep, dark profile of a domestic violence victim. You see the bumps and bruises. The verbal, mental and sexual abuse can attack anyone.