Today's Features

  • HEFNER. Navy Seaman Recruit Alexandra R. Hefner, daughter of Valerie E. and John R. Hefner of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    Hefner is a 2010 graduate of Richmond Hill High School of Richmond Hill, Ga.

  • The children and staff of Highland Baby Tender would like to thank all the volunteers from United Way for painting the building on its service day. Pictured from left, Patrick Hammons, Taya Druen, Gracelynn Hazelwood, Kara Chavez, Camden Clark, McKenzie Dandridge, Ellie Nemec, Lucy Baldwin, Skyler Shipp, Madison Brock, Alexis Rayle, Rachael Hammons and Noah Bowling. Front row, Alex Chavez, Seth Dandridge and Roselynn Thomas.

  • 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.

    Chris Brangers, 3126 Boone Road, Rineyville. Use: pole barn-storage.

    Chris and Heather Bell, 26 Deforest Court, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    James R. Sampley, 22 Deforest Court, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    James Michael Lile and Angela Gail Lile to The James M. Lile Revocable Living Trust, lot 28 Northridge Drive, Elizabethtown, no monetary consideration. FMV: $125,000.

    Doris Nicholas Marcum to Roger D. and Leslie M. Ewing, property in Hardin County, $130,000.

    Jesse B. Davis Jr. to Don H. Henry II, lot 27 Pin Oaks Subdivision, Radcliff, $375,000.

  • During the week of July 7-12, a group of 18 people from Mill Creek Baptist Church traveled to Huntington, Ind., on a mission trip. The group relieved New Life Baptist Church from their evening meal food ministry, giving the workers a break for the week. They prepared meals and served up to 80 people each evening. Also, they completed various construction projects at New Life Baptist Church. The group ranged from age 8 to almost 80.

  • Union general and Munfordville native Thomas J. Wood is the subject of the third book published by Hardin County author Dan Lee.

    “Thomas J. Wood: A Biography of the Union General in the Civil War” recounts the life of the Kentuckian who was a boyhood friend of Confederate general Simon Bolivar Buckner and later served in the Mexican War on the staff of Gen. Zachary Taylor.

    During the Civil War, Wood commanded a division in the Union Army of the Cumberland.

  • While Heartland Festival in the Park activities include a parade, fun and festive food, Freeman Lake Park also will be filled with music from local artists and Nashville performers.

  • Mary Ann Frye of Leitchfield recently took home the Mrs. Wyndall Smith Quilt Award from the 2012 Kentucky State Fair. The Mrs. Wyndall Smith Quilt Award is given each year to the best handmade quilt. This award honors a first-time quilter. Frye was awarded a rosette and silver tray.

  • Things blow up, bad guys are taken down and cheesy lines are delivered over gunfire.

    That’s the plot of “The Expendables 2” in a nutshell, but what a jampacked shell it is.

    This film is very violent but that shouldn’t surprise anyone. It’s probably the same amount of gunplay and fighting as in any of the stars’ pervious films, just with more blood splatter.