Today's Features

  • Allegro held its sixth annual fall festival Sept. 28. Despite the weather, we had a great turn out and great fun.

    Residents of Allegro and their families, along with residents of the Elizabethtown area, joined us as we celebrated six years of being a part of the senior living community. Everyone enjoyed the food and entertainment, which included live music, magic tricks and a cake walk.


    A longstanding rule for organizations is that their objectives must be measurable and must have stretch—attainable, but requiring change and effort.

    With that tenet in mind, LaRue County Schools has set as its goal to be in the top 10 percent of Kentucky school districts.

  • 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. 

    Phyllis A. Moreman, 120 Amberwood Drive, county. Use: swimming pool.

    Charles R. and Wilda F. Booth, 144 Booth Station Road, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    Thomas Bauer, 691 Chestnut Grove Road, Elizabethtown. Use: porch.

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

    Kristy and Courtney W. Vernon  to Natalie R. Jevning, 9131 Hardinsburg Road, Cecilia, $114,500.

    Bessie McDaniels to Brian and Tiffany C. Grace, 703 Hackberry Road, Cecilia, $4,500.

    Frisch’s Restaurants Inc. to River Road Restaurants LLC, property in Hardin County, $1,250,000.

    FortKnoxFederal Credit Union to Bradley W. Bickett, 552 Wuandot Court, Radcliff, $52,000.

  • Hardin County Playhouse will hold auditions for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Rock, calypso, country and Broadway-style numbers are included in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on the Bible story of Joseph of Canaan.

    Participants will be asked to sing a short selection of a song from the show. All materials are provided and advance preparation is not required.

  •  HAY. Air Force Airman Patrick O. Hay graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2010 graduate of John Hardin High School, he is the son of Sylvia and Robert Hay of Rineyville.

  • MARTIN. Army Reserve Pvt. Arthur E. Martin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. A 2010 graduate of Central Hardin High School, he is the son of Amy Martin of Eastview.

  • Dot Wade, right, internationally-trained floral arranger, spoke at the Oct. 4 meeting of The Garden Club of Elizabethtown. Also pictured is one of the several designs she created for members and guests and Andrea McWright, program chair for The Garden Club of Elizabethtown. The Garden Club’s Annual Plant and Yard Sale is Oct. 18 and 19 at the Brown-Pusey House, on the corner of Poplar and Main Streets. For information, call Jackie, 769-3925.

  • Cindy Gibson, president of Hardin County AM Rotary, and Mike Weaver, who spoke to club members at the Oct. 5 meeting.

  • Contrary to what some expect, you’re not likely to be shushed in today’s libraries.

    While still a place to browse books, read and research, libraries often are transforming to have a community center sort of atmosphere.

    “I don’t think anyone whispers in the library anymore,” said Charlotte Bragdon, circulation manager at Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown. Patrons still are respectful of others’ need for quiet, but the atmosphere is much more relaxed than it once was, she added.