Today's Features

  • Fred and Jan Rucker celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2013 by taking a Caribbean cruise with their immediate family and in December the couple traveled to South Africa and Botswana.

    They were married Dec. 19, 1963, at University Christian Church in Seattle.

    Mr. Rucker retired from Fort Knox as a librarian.

    Mrs. Rucker retired as a teacher in Hardin County.

    They have two sons, Aaron Rucker of Elizabethtown and Mike Rucker of Louisville; and five grandchildren.

  • PETERS. Army Pvt. Caleb S. Peters has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. Peters is the son of Tracy and Stephen Peters of Elizabethtown and is a 2011 graduate of Hardin County High School.

  • ROBBINS. Air Force Airman Mary C. Robbins graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. Robbins is the daughter of Eileen and Thomas Robbins of Elizabethtown. She is a 2007 graduate of Bradwell Institute in Georgia. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Ga.

  • MCCLENDON-WILLIAMS. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jasmine R. McClendon-Williams graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. McClendon-Williams is the granddaughter of AnneMarie Williams of Radcliff and is a 2010 graduate of North Hardin High School.

  • 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.

    Angel and Howard Brown, property on Jenkins Road, county. Use: single-family dwellings.

    David Taylor, 429 Miller Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    LaRue County Conservation, property on West Main Street, county. Use: storage shed.

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

    Mayme Bland to Mark and Sheila Bland, tract 2 Mayme Bland Farm Survey and Tract Division, county, $80,000.

    May Jane Pendleton to Mary Jane Pendleton, William Cyrus Carter, Othelia Lavone McCoy and Mary Lesa Yates, property in Troyer Subdivision, county, no monetary consideration. FMV: $268,000.

    Larry D. and Linda C. Phillips to Phillips Homes LLC, lot 59 Briarwood Forest Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $45,000.

  • A forthcoming musical, in graphic novel form, provides the basis for the latest release by a band that includes an Elizabethtown musician.

    “The Raven Locks, Act 1,” the first installment in a three-part recording project, is the title of the album released Nov. 19 by Dirt Poor Robins, a band formed by Louisville musicians Neil and Kate DeGraide in 2004. Elizabethtown resident Josh Brown began recording with the band in 2010 and plays brass and other instruments on the latest release.

  • The Vine Grove senior citizens group Yesterday’s Youth celebrate Thanksgiving with a dinner at the center at Vine Grove City Hall. Those in attendance and had a good time. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month for food, games and socializing and a guest speaker. Everyone is welcome. Pizza will be provided for the January meeting and it is suggested that you bring a salad or dessert to share with the group. For information, call Thelma Willow at 270-877-2312.