Today's Features

  • USA Cares if offering financial assistance grants to eligible Kentucky Veterans. Applicants must be an active duty, National Guard or reserve soldier, sailor, airman, Marine or Coast Guardsman or a veteran. Veterans must be enrolled in a Kentucky Community and Technical College. Financial assistance from this fund is restricted to Post 9-11 veterans to secure employment.

    To apply, visit usacares.org/jobs. For information, email jobs@usacares.org.

  • The Garden Club of Elizabethtown celebrated its 40th anniversary Aug. 5 in the ballroom of the Brown-Pusey House. Begun by like-minded men and women who gathered together to form the club in 1972, the group has maintained an active presence in community activities.

  • This month’s “One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks” and Labor Day recipes coincide. Even though today’s column is after Labor Day, there is still plenty of time for camping or cooking out.

    Greg Milby, director of programming for WQXE in Elizabethtown, is this month’s honoree. After doing a radio spot for my “Mama and Me” buffet, I was intrigued by his interest in cooking as he told me about his expertise in grilling and cooking out meals while family and friends camp.

  • Following the tradition of The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown, the book “Natural Companions: The Garden Lover’s Guide to Plant Combinations” was donated to the Hardin County Public Library in memory of Esther Doyle Fuqua, former president of the Woman’s Club in 1976. The book was presented to the Director of the Public Library Rene Hutcheson, right, by member, Mitzi Crowe, chair of the Library Committee.

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

    Franconia Real Estate Services Inc. to Albert E. Nicado, 757 Franklin St., Radcliff, $97,000.

    Kentucky Neighborhood Bank Inc. to John Wesley Dorris Jr., 220 Anniston Way, Elizabethtown, $900,000.

    Kentucky Neighborhood Bank inc. to Demetrice and Napoleon Wise, 223 Jewel Court, Vine Grove, $203,250.

  • 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.

    Thomas W. and Sabine Salo, 4199 Deckard School Road, Radcliff. Use: addition.

    Levena Loyall, 466 Grand Canyon Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    Corey Roberts, 220 Hunt Road, Elizabethtown. Use: pole-barn.

  • Theresa Shelton, an artist from Vine Grove, was selected as an exhibitor in the first Art in the Gardens at Liberty Hall fine arts fair Labor Day weekend in downtown Frankfort.

    Shelton specializes in tranquil scenes from the Midwest and still life paintings from the garden.

    Art has been a part of her life since youth, and she was able to become a full-time artist last year.

  • Starting only earlier this year to perform music gigs, high school student Josh Proctor has already managed to catch the attention of those in the entertainment business.

    Proctor, a senior at John Hardin High School, this year received three nominations from the Tennessee Country and Gospel Music Association. He is nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year, Entertainer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.

    “It was mind-blowing,” Proctor, of Elizabethtown, said of finding out about his nominations.

  • By Nannette Johnston

    A house is only as strong as the foundation upon which it is built. The same is true with us and our education.