Today's Features

  • The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the cities of Elizabethtown and Radcliff Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    W.O. Cecil, 3 Lutz Estates, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    K&R Builders, 110 Alta Vista Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Tyrone and Georgia Sibbie, 157 Rembrandt Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: sunroom and garage.

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

    Arkadar Woods LLC to Nora Margaret Bailey, 2790 Tabbs Hollow Road, Eastview, no monetary consideration. FMV: $178,800.

    Bluegrass Developers of Hardin County LLC to Radcliff Homes Inc., 604 Oak Summit Circle, Elizabethtown, $30,500.

    Ernest C. Burkhead to Kimberly J. and Robert L. Tabb, lot 2 Tabb Springs Estates Subdivision, county, love and affection. FMV: $65,000.

  • Students in sixth through 12th grades who reside in Hardin County can participate Saturday in the Youth Theatre of Hardin County winter workshop.

    The workshop, which is the first of three, is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School. Workshops prepare students for April auditions for the summer musical, “Peter Pan.”

    Additional workshops are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 9.

  • New Horizon Chorus’ primary goal is to exceed expectations through a cappella harmony.

    The 22-member chorus is hoping to grow into a group of more than 100 men and compete internationally, chorus president Randy Roccia said.

    The group chartered with the Barbershop Harmony Society in 2002 and its members range in age from high school students to men in their mid-50s.

  • An Elizabethtown photographer is among 28 Kentucky artists whose works are on display in the Capitol Annex in Frankfort.

    Photography by David Toczko is included in “Kentucky Visions at the Capitol,” an annual exhibit in hallways and conference rooms of the Kentucky Senate and House offices.

    The exhibit, which includes 64 pieces of artwork, is on display through March 26. It is open to the public and coincides each year with the Kentucky General Assembly’s legislative session.

  • The Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club’s fall activities have kept members busy. The EJWC 2nd Annual Charity Cocktail raised $1,200 to support the Addison Jo Blair Foundation and Flaget Cancer Center. Charity attendees enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, music, door prizes and mingling. The silent auction also was a big hit. Club members appreciate everyone who supported the events and for donations from local and surrounding businesses.


    The Elizabethtown Educational Foundation (EEF) is pleased to announce the EIS annual celebration to be held 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 9 at Pritchard Community Center. The event is being billed as “The EVENT 2013 – Feel the Love,” and tickets may be purchased for $35 at any EIS school or the board of education office.

  • Elizabethtown Chapter 1050 of National Active and Retired Federal Employees recently met at Nolin RECC. 

    Guest speaker, Retired Col. Mike Weaver presented information about the World War II barracks renovation project, initiated at Fort Knox to restore one of the last original remaining barracks left standing from the WWII era.

  • Armed with a stack of books in their arms and many wearing Converse Chucks on their feet, eighth-grade students at J.T. Alton Middle School are taking a fresh approach to science and math in the Project Lead the Way Engineering Academy.

    “I love this class so much because we are able to do what we want in a unique experience because we’ve never had anything like this before,” said student Evan Borzotra.

  • On Dec. 3, the Vine Grove Woman’s Club held its annual “Breakfast with Mrs. Claus” in conjunction with Dickens of a Christmas. This is our annual fundraiser for the Vine Grove Woman’s Club scholarship fund that goes to a local student in the northern end of the county.

    The Vine Grove Woman’s Club would like to thank the city of Vine Grove, Hardin County Schools, Mayor Blake Proffitt, Magistrate Garry King, Councilwoman Kathy Cisco, Wilson Muir Bank and Linda Buchanan.