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.

    Sandy Decker, 1225 Optimist Road, county. Use: accessory building.

    Douglas Milliner, 19915 Salt River Road, county. Use: accessory building.

    Brad and Tracy Smith, 2729 New Glendale Road, county. Use: accessory building.

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

    Estate of Wanda Louise Reynolds to Barbara A. and Alonza J. Dixon, property in West Point, nominal consideration. FMV: $56,100.

    Estate of Wanda Louise Reynolds to Wayne Walker, property in West Point, nominal consideration. FMV: $880.

    Estate of Wanda Louise Reynolds to Wayne Walker, property in West Point, nominal consideration. FMV: $51,700.

  • For one night only, Hardin County Playhouse presents an original production, “Telethon: The Drive to Cure World Boredom,” as its fall fundraiser.

    But it’s not your average telethon.

    To create a production with a talent-show base, playhouse director Bo Cecil came up with the idea of a telethon-centered show.

    He took it to the HCP board, which told him to run with it. Cecil pulled in Ron Blair to write the script, which wasn’t written until they picked what acts would be featured in the show.

  • The Senior Citizens group, Yesterday’s Youth from Vine Grove, took a Toby Tours Bus Trip to Montgomery, Ind., to visit with the Amish. The group learned of their history, way of life and saw their beautiful homes and farms. The group ate in an authentic Amish home and entertainment was provided by a 6-year-old girl playing the harmonica. The group enjoyed their trip and getting to buy fresh vegetables, fruits and mums.

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is celebrating 25 years of their event Let Christmas Shine which uses proceeds to support their scholarship program.

    The event was started 25 years ago by Martha Lawson and June Thornberry-Raine. The event is under way and lights can be purchased from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday until Nov. 29. Individuals, groups or businesses may purchase a light to shine on the hospital’s Christmas tree in memory or honor of someone they love, appreciate or admire.

  • In May, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division cased their colors in preparation to deploy to Afghanistan and serve as Combined Task Force Duke.

    Some soldiers from the unit are expected to begin returning to Fort Knox at the end of this month, said Maj. Taya Grace, Brigade Public Affairs, 3/1.

  • Thirty-nine-year-old Noah Embry is both a healer and a heeler.

    As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Embry applies his medical skills to help patients heal from facial injuries, among other things. As a rodeo hobbyist, Embry applies his cowboy skills to events such as team roping, in which he often serves as heeler — the person roping the hind legs of a steer.

  • I think I have a problem with letting go.

    I was barely getting used to last summer’s passing into fall, no longer wearing linen and dragging my sandaled feet to trade for closed-toed shoes.

    That’s when autumn’s brilliance suddenly dazzled with sunlit yellows, bright oranges and brick reds. And my husband and I took walks around the neighborhood to drink in their beauty.