Today's Features

  • The Ladies Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10281 supports an Army Family Readiness Group at the request of a VFW member. The FRG is an officially command-sponsored organization of family members, volunteers and soldiers belonging to a unit that together provide an avenue of mutual support and assistance. It provides a network of communications among the family members, the chain of command and community resources helping to create a climate of mutual support between the unit and community.

  • BREWSTER. Navy Seaman Recruit Akeyla A. Brewster, daughter of Angelica H. Charlton of Radcliff and Harmodio F. Richardson of Brooklyn, N.Y., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Brewster is a 2012 graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn.

  • Army Lt. Col. Loren P. Sommerfield has graduated from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa., and earned a master’s degree in strategic studies. The college is the Army’s senior educational institution.

    The 10-month curriculum of the Army’s senior officer school is designed to prepare and train officers of all the U.S. military branches of service, foreign military officers, as well as senior civilian officials of federal agencies, to serve in top-level command and staff positions with the U.S. Armed Forces worldwide.

  •  Rolling Thunder Inc. Kentucky Chapter Four had its monthly membership meeting July 14 at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

    Members receiving patches were Steve Curry, Richard Lopez, Doug Matthews, Mike Temple and Donald Lamberth. The June 29 Never Forgotten Run was discussed. This year’s run was even bigger and better than in years past. The run itself lasted two hours. The silent and live auction brought in generous donations. Everyone seemed to enjoy the meal and door prizes. 

  • Hardin County AM Rotary Club President Daniel Tabb, right, and Sharon Thompson, left, welcome Retired Col. Dr. Dean R. Giulitto as guest speaker at a recent meeting.

  • 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.

    Debra Jenkins, lot 0 Constantine Road, county. Use: double-wide foundation.

    Ed Cecil, lot 0 Duggin Switch Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Brad and Mandy Pence, lot 0 Majestic Way, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    Accent Homes Inc., to Carla and Barry Walters, 269 Turkey Foot Court, Elizabethtown, $436,588.80.

    B&B Homes LLC to Universal Interiors Inc., lot 81 Serene Oaks Subdivision, county, $20,000.

    Tomoko T. Marconi to Tony and Micha Griffith, property in Hardin County, $34,000.

    B&B Homes LLC to Universal Interiors Inc., lot 41 Serene Oaks Subdivision, $20,000.

  • When artist Nancy Musika needs creative inspiration for her glass paintings it’s as close as her front door.

    On her wooded property in Hodgenville, birds and animals find a friend in Musika, who often provides food for them.

    “I really love nature, and I love wildlife. I have a terrific respect for wildlife,” Musika said.

    That love of wildlife frequently translates to an art project.

    “Really, the process starts with me seeing a bird or something I just love,” she said.

  • Tickets went on sale Monday for Christian recording artist Mandisa in concert at Severns Valley Baptist Church.

    The concert, set for 7 p.m. Oct. 10 and promoted by 88.5 WJIE, also features Brandon Heath.

    “We are very excited to welcome Mandisa and Brandon Heath to Elizabethtown,” WJIE radio personality Chris Crain said. “That community really supports Christian music and we hope they will do that with this show.”  

    Mandisa first become popular on the fifth season of “American Idol.”

  • In October, the Dark Alley Players, sponsored by Bardstown Community Theatre, will present Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show.”

    Auditions are from 2-5 p.m. Sunday and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center at 321 S. Third St. in Bardstown.

    Because of adult themes, the auditions are for adults ages 18 and older. Those auditioning need to prepare a short monologue, vocal performance, a choreographed dance number and readings from the script.