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Today's Features

  • Donnie and Sharon Walters of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Pam Walters of Owensboro, to Steven Kidd of Owensboro, son of Paul and Arvetta Kidd of Morehead.

    The wedding is at 6:30 p.m. March 31, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Directorate of Human Resources

    The Installation Memorialization and Naming Approval Board will convene in June. The Directorate of Human Resources is requesting nominations for memorialization, and naming of facilities or

    streets.

    Commands, activities or organizations with a permanent presence on Fort Knox may submit recommendations or nominations. An individual may also submit recommendations through a command, activity, or organization that has a permanent presence on Fort Knox.

  • Fort Knox’s General George Patton Museum of Leadership is hosting a “Hollywood Goes to War” movie night the third Thursday of each month.
    Films will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the museum’s newly renovated Abrams Auditorium, which features digital projection and a state-of-the-art surround sound system. Following each film will be a short discussion led by the museum’s curator, Nate Jones.
    Patrons may bring food and drink, but alcoholic beverages are not permitted. The event is free and open to the public.

  • The 3/1 Brigade Combat Team will host the Fort Knox observance in honor of Women’s History Month “Women’s Education - Women’s Empowerment” March 20 at 11:30 a.m. at the Abrams Auditorium in the Patton Museum. The keynote speaker for this event will be Dr. Youlanda Washington, principal of Macdonald Intermediate School. The event is free and open to the public.

    There will be a cake-cutting ceremony at the conclusion of the observance.

  • Dante Elcock, Renee Watts and Omar Banihani were participants in the Elizabethtown Rotary Club speech contest on Feb. 28. Omar won first place. Pictured from the left are Dante Elcock, Renee Watts and Omar Banihani.

  • Author Stephen Van Zant will have a book signing from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Elizabethtown.

    Van Zant is a local attorney with Bell, Hess and Van Zant Attorneys at Law in Elizabethtown.

    His book, “Far from Good,” focuses on 13-year-old Sam Cray, who comes of age in the summer of 1975 in a fictitious Kidron County, Ky.

  • “The Ugly Duckling” will grace the stage this weekend at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Based on the Hans Christian Anderson tale, actors follow a swan as he grows up ugly in a family of ducks before recognizing his full potential. Audiences learn the lesson of overcoming adversity and understanding each other’s differences.

  • She choreographed “AVATAR,” prompted a revision of a computer system and is coming to Elizabethtown.

    Lula Washington, who founded Lula Washington Dance Theatre for which she is artistic director and choreographer, will bring her dance company to Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center on Sunday.

    Erwin Washington, Lula’s husband and executive director/co-founder, said when James Cameron was looking for a choreographer for “AVATAR,” he asked around for suggestions.

  • Artist Alan Vance’s paintings will be on display through March 9 in Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Morrison Gallery.

    The exhibit, “Disconnected: Paintings by Alan Vance,” can be seen 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the gallery.

    Vance enjoys working with abstracted figures to create images that have an allegorical presence with a hint of melancholy.

    A reception takes place from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the gallery.

  • 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.

    William Cassidy, 216 W. Warfield St., Elizabethtown. Use: utility building.

    Chris Strothoff, 913 Winchester Blvd., Elizabethtown. Use: basement finish.

    Kent and Lori Williams, 235 Apple Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: basement remodel.