Today's Features

  • Military families face unique challenges and struggles. As a way to help military families bond and reconnect when they return from a deployment, the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is hosting two free military family camps this summer. The Deployment Support Camps were made possible by a grant UK Family and Consumer Sciences Extension received from the Department of Defense.

  • The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the cities of Radcliff and Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Kevin and Laine Zachery, 96 Carroll Ave., Rineyville. Use: attached accessory structure.

    Doug Leasor, 231 Thompson Road, Rineyville. Use: addition.

    Normaline Skees, 671 Nolin Road, Sonora. Use: addition.

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

    Kondaur Capital Corporation to Robert and Sarah Chandler, 508 Savannah Ave., Elizabethtown, $85,000.

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Marion S. Wiggins, 101 Freeman Green Drive, Elizabethtown, $75,000.

    Larry Earl Goff to William Jarrod and Mary Elizabeth Goff, property in Hardin County, love and affection. FMV: $19,402.

  • Local artist Betty Campbell’s memories of Holland will be on exhibit at B. Deemer Gallery in Louisville.

    The exhibit, called “Remembering Holland,” will include about 14 paintings drawn from reflections from a trip that left a great impression on Campbell.

    “I cannot express to you the dignity, quietness and beauty of this country,” she said. “I was absolutely in awe.”

    The paintings are landscapes of the countryside filled with sheep, openness and windmills.

  • Francis Simpson, left, and Hardin County AM Rotary President Daniel Tabb, right, welcome Trooper Jeff Gregory, who serves as the public relations officer for Kentucky State Police Post 4, to the club meeting Feb. 21. He spoke to club members about the current crime rate, the alarming increase of heroine in our region and the fact that traffic fatalities for 2013 in Kentucky were the lowest since the late 1940s.

  • Boy Scouts from Troop 221, Austin Williams, Brandon Life, Greyson Kirkman, David Goldsmith, Brayden Berving and Benjamin West participate in the annual Merit Badge University in Shepherdsville. Scouts attended all day classes and completed requirements for 12 merit badges. Troop 221 is chartered at College Heights United Methodist Church and meet at 7 p.m. Mondays.

  • Nolin RECC offers its members a unique program that allows them to voluntarily contribute to a special account earmarked to help worthy causes in the community. The program is appropriately called Operation Round-Up because it rounds up electric bills to the next highest dollar. The extra change in the form of quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies goes into the ORU account. Member participation is voluntary and is open throughout the year.