Today's Features

  • 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.

    Heartland Homes Inc., 92 Grace Court, county. Use: basement remodel.

    Brian Henry, 858 Hillcreek Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    Daniel Ray and Peggy Phelps, 104 Snowflake Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: footer foundation.

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

    Jason Lee and Emily Hyde to Bethany M. and Gilherme Diniz, 620 Memory Lane, Elizabethtown, $212,000.

    The Ray-Harris Company LLC to Will Harris Homes LLC, lot 110 Ranch Hollywood, Cecilia, $20,000.

    The Ray-Harris Company LLC to Jennifer A. and Stephen D. Roy, lot 36 Covington Ridge Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $249,500.

  • As Elizabethtown celebrates its roots at Founders’ Day on July 4, guests will be treated to a blast from the more recent past.

    Musician John Parr, an England native best known for his ’80s hits “Naughty Naughty” and “St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion),” headlines a concert at the event.

    “I am honored to be a part of this very national but personal event,” Parr said.

  • An Elizabethtown man has earned international recognition for his black and white photography.

    David Tockzo was among those nominated by an international jury for the seventh annual Black and White Spider Awards held June 9.

    Tockzo’s entry was titled “I Know Thy Grief” and captured a mourner at the funeral for Sgt. Matthew Deckard, an Elizabethtown soldier who died in 2005 while serving in Iraq. The photo was a nominee in the category Photojournalism/Professional.

  • Vine Grove Chapter No. 122, Order of the Eastern Star recently collected items from several chapter members for the SpringHaven Domestic Violence Shelter in Elizabethtown. Members met some of staff who serve the vital need in the community. Its mission is to educate communities, be agents for social change and empower victims of domestic violence to become survivors by providing shelter, advocacy and education.

  • It seems every time you are back on track weight-wise, a family reunion or a holiday gathering or a night out on the town happens and your efforts to eat healthier are sabotaged.

    The Fourth of July, whether you celebrate Wednesday or this weekend, can be healthier by choosing menu items that are delicious but lighter. The menu I will suggest includes Grilled Chicken with Rosemary, Potato and Cheese Packets, Grilled Green Beans and Red, White and Blue Trifle.

  • Marty Hollenbach was chosen as Artist of the Month at the June meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild. Her watercolor collage is titled, “ The Sea Party.” It will be displayed in Cobbler’s Café in Elizabethtown for a month. The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m. July 16 at the Nolin RECC building, 411 Ring Road in Elizabethtown. Visitors always are welcome at the meeting and program.