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Today's Features

  • The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 Gold Vault Patriots present a certificate of appreciation to Phillip Crady, center, of Modern Welding Company for donating 25 reflective  safety vests for members who work Veterans Way in Elizabethtown. Crady’s donation has made members visible to traffic along the road during litter pickup. Also pictured are Dirk Wright, left, and George Dille, right, presenting the award.

  • State Sen. Rand Paul and State Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Ky., will host a U.S. Service Academy Information Fair Aug. 29, at Carroll Knicely Conference Center, 2355 Nashville Road, Bowling Green. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. EDT and the event begins at 7 p.m. EDT.

    The fair is intended to provide information to high school students and parents regarding the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Merchant Marine, U.S. Military and U.S. Naval academies, as well as the nomination process. Representatives from all five academies will be on hand.

  • Kristen Annette Lee of Shepherdsville and Kyle Thomas Nunn of Louisville were married Aug. 5, 2013, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Savannah, Ga., with Jake Aldrich officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of Mary and Sammy Allen of Shepherdsville and Alan Lee of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Deneen Cooper of Louisville.

    The bride was given in marriage by Alan Lee and Sammy Allen.

  • 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. 

    Hardin County Water District No. 2, 284 Case Loop, county. Use: commercial building.

    John R. Oller, 317 Fernwood Boulevard, Elizabethtown. Use: porch.

    Murrill and Frances Kizer, 1F Charolais Country, county. Use: storage.

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

    Shelia Diana Vessels to William Bradley Fentress, 313 Deepwood Drive, Elizabethtown, $82,000.

    Shawn Edward and Michelle Elliott to Joel and Summer Nicole Howard, 2800 Horn Road, Cecilia, $175,000.

    Federal National Mortgage Association to Roger Ashley, 117 Huntington Drive, Rineyville, $100,000.

    Karen L. and Dennis M. Brown to Michael House, 3191 Patton Road, Boston, Ky., $5,000.

  • Children’s book author Lenora Rodgers will host a book reading and signing 6 p.m. Monday at the Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown.

    Rodgers, who is from Elizabethtown, will read and sign her book “A Fairy Long Night,” which is the first in her Zak and Zeke series. She will be joined at the library event by Upton artist Terry Wise, who illustrated the book.

    In addition to reading and signing, Rodgers will have two free book giveaways. Wise will have two giveaways for color illustrations.

  • Local children get their chance to shine as The Missoula Children’s Theatre presents “Jack and the Beanstalk” at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    MCT is a touring educational children’s theater from Montana It is the 38th year for the international tour project, tour actor and director Kirsten Paisley said.

  • Auditions for the Hardin County Playhouse production of the longest-running play in history are 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

    No preparation is needed for the auditions for “The Mousetrap” at Plum Alley Theater at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Needed for the play are five men and three women of varying ages, HCP artistic director Bo Cecil said. Readings from the script will be provided, he said.

  • H.L. "Hank" and JoAnn Bratcher Beatty of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 31, 2013.

    They were married Aug. 31, 1963, in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    Mr. Beatty retired after 35 years from Fort Knox. He enjoys hunting.

    Mrs. Beatty enjoys crocheting.

    They have four children; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.