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Today's Features

  • The Heartland Festival in the Park’s Baby Contest is Aug. 23 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Baby contests are open to boys and girls ages birth to not yet 5 years old.

    Additional information and registration forms are available at www.heartlandfestivalinthepark.com, Republic Bank, 1690 Ring Road, Suite 5 in Elizabethtown and Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., in Elizabethtown.

  • On July 6, the Hardin County AM Rotary Club and the Rotaract Club of Greater Hardin County volunteered at Mission Hope for Kids in Elizabethtown to design and create a new learning center classroom that will be used by children in kindergarten through 12th grade. The service clubs donated its time and money to paint, clean and organize the room, as well as purchased school supplies such as posters, books, bean bag chairs and other resources for the classroom. David Gibson of Gibson’s Painting volunteered his time and effort to assist with the service project.

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

    Chet Lovall, 1389 Bacon Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    Harvey C. and Mary Ellen Mink, 2946 Battle Training Road, Elizabethtown. Use: state jurisdiction.

    Jacob W. Pike, 149 Beasley Boulevard, Elizabethtown. Use: basement remodel.

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

  • Calvary Assembly of God Pastor Jeff and Gina Schexneider and the congregation of Calvary Assembly of God in Elizabethtown recently welcomed their new Student Ministries pastors, Colton and Emily Vance.

    Pastor Colton and Emily are both graduates of Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, N.D. Mr. Vance was born and raised in North Dakota and his wife is from Ruston, La. They both come to Calvary with a strong music background and have stepped into leading the congregation in praise and worship.

  • Two local artists will be featured in “Earthwork,” a folk art exhibit that begins Saturday at Wild Earth Gallery in Elizabethtown.

    An opening night reception for the free exhibit is 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, during downtown’s Second Saturday event. The exhibit runs through Oct. 4.

    Vine Grove artist Kenneth Exler exhibits a sculptural form of wood craft known as wood intarsia. Exler creates detailed figures and scenes by carving, shaping, painting and piecing together wood.

  • If I had access to a time machine I would set the date for Monday, Aug. 4, 1958. Location: MGM Studios in Culver City, Calif. That was when the shooting began for the historic, timeless and ever classic movie, “Some Like It Hot.”

    There is director Billy Wilder always in perpetual motion, never still, pacing back and forth with the ever present cigarette perched between his thin lips. Jack Lemmon is patient, waiting for his cue. Tony Curtis is laughing about his next scene. And there is the radiant, stunning Marilyn Monroe.

  • The generation that grew up on Saturday afternoon matinees is retiring and ready to relax at the movies, but some don’t like what they see.

    Locals seniors, age 60 and older, voiced their opinion on what kind of movies Hollywood should be making for their demographic. And that demographic is large.

  • Helping Hand of Hope Executive Director David Dozer accepts a significant donation to the new building fund from Mr. & Mrs. Bob Cooper, who have pledged their continued support. The Coopers have been supporters for more than 23 years. Mr. Cooper was head of the finance committee for North Hardin Hope when it raised funds to build its existing building in Radcliff. He served on the board of directors for North Hardin Hope and remains supportive of the mission. To donate, contact David Dozer, 270-769-3092.

  • By Jordan Bramblett and Marla Stillwell