Today's Features

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

    Billy Gene and Rebecca Diane Edwards to Derek L. Dunkelberger, lot 41 St. Johns Estates Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $123,500.

    William J. and Rosemarie Cochran to mark A. and Judy E.O. Cochran, property in Rineyville, no monetary consideration. FMV: $120,000.

    Leo Thomas and Kimberly Jean Sweet to Bernard Rod and Ashley Nichole Gardner, 236 St. Clare Ave., Lebanon Junction, $1. FMV: $31,000.

  • Pandaruella Productions is not your run-of-the-mill operation.
    For one thing, it is not one thing.

    “Pandaruella can be anything,” said Jacob Langley, chief executive officer. “If I can slap Pandaruella on a car tire, I will.”

    That eye toward diversification is part of the plan for the production company that serves as a recording and production studio for musicians and artists. Representation, recording and marketing are just some of the work the company does.

  • Taylor Cecil, graduate of John Hardin High School, received a $500 grant in aid from the Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Taylor will enter Northern Kentucky University in the fall to major in elementary education. She is the daughter of Paul and April Cecil. The chair of the Professional Affairs Committee presented the certificate to Taylor. She is pictured with Angie Isaacs.

  • Chapter 1050 members enjoy lunch at Ryan’s Steak House after the meeting.

    Elizabethtown Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met May 7 at the Nolin RECC building in Elizabethtown.

  • A tornado ripped through Henryville, Ind., recently, but the Cathedral Gardens survived. Eleven members of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club held their May monthly meeting at the gardens.

    After touring via golf carts, members enjoyed a picnic lunch provided by Bonnie Gunter and Ria Malito. During the business meeting, Club President Anneliese Knoll received Jan Colgan’s treasurer’s report and committee reports.

  • On May 17, Kitty DuPlessis piano students held a spring recital at First Christian Church in Elizabethtown.

  • The SpringHaven staff would like to thank the following individuals, city and county staff and businesses for their help during our shelter evacuation as we worked on safe access to our facility.

    The people of Elizabethtown got behind SpringHaven and made things happen so quickly as SpringHaven staff worked night and day to keep the shelter phone lines going and to make sure the clients still were receiving the services they needed.

  • On May 7, outstanding volunteers and donors gathered to celebrate United Way of Central Kentucky’s record-breaking 2011 campaign. This thank you event recognized the inspirational volunteers and leadership donors from its five-county region who provide the backbone for United Way of Central Kentucky’s success.

    Marilyn Ford, president and COO of First Citizens Bank, won the Nelson Kelly Volunteer of the Year Award. Ford embodies the essence of United Way, with an unyielding commitment to advancing Education, Income and Health.

  • I found myself at Muldraugh Elementary School.

    It was just more than two weeks ago that I attended a ceremony for the closing of the school. When I originally had heard the school was going to close, I had planned to make a last visit there somehow. The next day I got a Facebook invite to the event I hadn’t known was going to take place.

  • Multiple storyline comedies with big casts rarely work well. There are exceptions such as “Love Actually” and films by the crew behind “Best in Show.” But most of the time, they fall flat.

    The latest ensemble comedy is “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.”

    The film follows five couples as they prepare to bring babies into their lives, chronicling their unique experiences, from the joys to the heartbreaks.