Today's Features

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

    Shelia Diana Vessels to William Bradley Fentress, 313 Deepwood Drive, Elizabethtown, $82,000.

    Shawn Edward and Michelle Elliott to Joel and Summer Nicole Howard, 2800 Horn Road, Cecilia, $175,000.

    Federal National Mortgage Association to Roger Ashley, 117 Huntington Drive, Rineyville, $100,000.

    Karen L. and Dennis M. Brown to Michael House, 3191 Patton Road, Boston, Ky., $5,000.

  • Children’s book author Lenora Rodgers will host a book reading and signing 6 p.m. Monday at the Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown.

    Rodgers, who is from Elizabethtown, will read and sign her book “A Fairy Long Night,” which is the first in her Zak and Zeke series. She will be joined at the library event by Upton artist Terry Wise, who illustrated the book.

    In addition to reading and signing, Rodgers will have two free book giveaways. Wise will have two giveaways for color illustrations.

  • Local children get their chance to shine as The Missoula Children’s Theatre presents “Jack and the Beanstalk” at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    MCT is a touring educational children’s theater from Montana It is the 38th year for the international tour project, tour actor and director Kirsten Paisley said.

  • Auditions for the Hardin County Playhouse production of the longest-running play in history are 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

    No preparation is needed for the auditions for “The Mousetrap” at Plum Alley Theater at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Needed for the play are five men and three women of varying ages, HCP artistic director Bo Cecil said. Readings from the script will be provided, he said.

  • H.L. "Hank" and JoAnn Bratcher Beatty of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 31, 2013.

    They were married Aug. 31, 1963, in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    Mr. Beatty retired after 35 years from Fort Knox. He enjoys hunting.

    Mrs. Beatty enjoys crocheting.

    They have four children; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

  • Past Kentucky State Commander Military Order of Purple Heart Irvin Lyons Jr. received Region II Purple Heart 2013 Patriot of the Year while attending the National Purple Convention in Rogers, Ark., Aug. 10. He was accompanied by his wife, Gail Lyons.





    Chapter No. 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met Aug. 5 in the conference room at Nolin RECC. The evening potluck meeting was well attended, including several new members and guests.

    Members received National NARFE and legislative issue updates, which affect all active and retired government employees. Members also learned the State Convention will be in Louisville in April, and dues for new members have been reduced to $40 for next year.


    The second annual baby shower for Clarity Solutions for Women was Aug. 4 at First Christian Church in Elizabethtown.

    Baby bottles were handed out in advance by the organizer of the shower, LaAnna Mraz, with instructions to fill the bottles with change. Slightly more than 100 bottles were distributed and returned with more than $1,500 in coins.