Today's Features

  • On Feb. 16, the seniors at Wesley Hilltop had a Valentine party. They ordered food from Kentucky Fried Chicken and everyone had a wonderful meal and fellowship. Seniors often play different games. Around the table from left, Vera Davenport, June Adams, George Coleman and Mary Lois Smith play Skip-Bo.

  • DUNBAR. Air Force Airman 1st Class Emoni M. Dunbar graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Dunbar earned distinction as an honor graduate. A 2009 graduate of Fort Knox High School, she is the daughter of Lois Dunbar of Louisville and granddaughter of Marie Dunbar of Lewisville, Ark.

  • Military families with kids heading off to college have another funding opportunity if their child wants to attend Webster University. Building on its decades-long record of serving military students, Webster has established the Proud to Serve Scholarship for military dependents. The scholarship is available to qualified full-time freshmen and new transfer students at the university’s home campus in Webster Groves, Mo., who are dependents of active armed forces military personnel and veterans.

  • Central Hardin High School students Meredith Cross and Samuel Kennedy were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Feb. 21.

  • Comic Steve Hofstetter will appear at 9 p.m. Saturday at The Landing Zone. He has appeared on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “Comics Unleashed” and other comic shows.

    Hofstetter is a former columnist for Sports Illustrated and the National Hockey League. He currently is touring to promote a new album available on iTunes.

    To learn more about Hofstetter, go to www.stevehofstetter.com.

    Tickets are $3 and the event is open to anyone 18 and older.

  • The Sampley family once again is a semi-finalist at the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival.

    “Dad the Hero on Vacation” is the fifth of the family’s movies to be a semifinalist, Jamey Sampley said.

    The film is one of six screened at the festival over the weekend. It is in contention with movies including “Courageous” and “Seven Days in Utopia” starring Robert Duvall.

    The grand prize is $101,000.

  • Leona Waddell, 84, can claim something not many people can. Something she made is in the Smithsonian Institution.

    Waddell crafts split white oak baskets and one of her baskets was donated to the Renwick Gallery Smithsonian American Art Museum as a part of a basket collection.

  • An ex-police officer hopes his audience will be arrested with laughter when he appears on stage at 8 p.m. today at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Comedian Mike Armstrong of Crestwood, a former police officer, will headline the night of comedy. Armstrong has been featured on Comedy Central, NBC and National Public Radio, among other outlets.

    Also included in tonight’s show are C.J. Harlow and Chris Crowder.

    Tickets for the show are $10 and can be purchased in advance by calling (270) 234-8258 or at the door beginning at 7 pm.

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

  • 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.

    Frank Farley, 45 Hillcreek Farms, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Bruce Beasley, 359, 379 and 491 Beasley Boulevard, county. Use: basement remodel.