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Today's Features

  • By NANNETTE JOHNSTON

    We are two days away from the start of another fantastic school year.

    Wednesday is our first day of school. The first day certainly creates a hustle and bustle that is comparable to the holiday season. There is a sense of anxiousness and excitement among our teachers and our students. I look forward to the first day each year.

    Student success is the reason our faculty and staff work so hard to prepare, teach, evaluate and reflect. We’re working to create a better world one child at a time.

  • 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.

    David and Jane Collins, 220 Walnut Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

    Sandra S. Durbin, 348 Wildwood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    Guy Wallace, 623 S. Lincoln Boulevard, county. Use: commercial building.

    Chris Bland, 559 Rodeo Drive, Cecilia. Use: storage shed.

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

    Kevin and Kasey Moreman and Will Harris Homes LLC, lot 1 Providence Place Subdivision, county, $120,000.

    Owen Dale and Karen Crewz to Zack and Angela Thomas, property in Rineyville, $144,108.

    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Gary Houk, 175 Manley Ave., Vine Grove, $91,000.

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Shawn and Nancy Paul, 1668 Walnut Way, Radcliff, $64,000.

  • Mysterious happenings take place at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown this weekend during “The Last Cruise of the SS Minnow” murder mystery dinner theater.

    Fantastical Theatricals, an interactive theater group, conducts the mystery tour as guest try to discover who murdered Captain Jonas “Skipper” Stubing.

    The dinner theater show starts at 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $40 and include a roast beef meal by Back Home Catering.

    For more information, call (270) 234-8258.

  • A road trip through Colorado and Utah provided the name for the band formed last year by Hardin County residents Aaron Fogle and Justin Perez.

    Perez, an Elizabethtown resident, took that road trip and noticed a line of trees on the horizon.

    That image spawned the name Tree Meets Sky.

    “It’s really metaphorical, too,” Perez, a bassist, said, explaining the band name implies growth.

  • A musical based on a work by Charles Dickens makes its way to Horse Cave today.

    The Kentucky Repertory Theatre production of “Oliver!” opens at 7:30 p.m. CDT.

    The play concerns the life of 13-year-old Oliver Twist who escapes from a brutal orphanage and a shyster-undertaker only to find himself alone, wandering the sinister back streets of 1850s London.

  • The Optimist Club of Radcliff welcomes new member Pam Holcomb, center, who was sponsored by Club Secretary Denise Haynes. Holcomb was inducted by Lt. Governor Willie Lee, right, and presented a new member packet by Club President Mae Knight.

  • Locals officials recently hosted the Kentucky Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials summer meeting in Radcliff. Pictured are city of Elizabethtown Councilman Tony Bishop, city Of Radcliff Councilman Edward L. Palmer, Councilman Jack Holland, President of KBC-LEO Mayor Bill Sheckles and city of Radcliff Councilman Stan Holmes.

  • Members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown gathered July 14 on the Square in downtown Elizabethtown to support the Second Saturday events.

    Nora Sweat brought her book, “Mama & Me” to have available for sale.

    Downtown shops were open and children participated in face painting and dental screenings.