Today's Features

  • On Aug. 30, the POW/MIA Flag Guard raised a flag at Quality Inn and Suites in Elizabethtown. Jeffrey Wilson, general manager, said “This flag represents everyone who has shed their blood for us so that we can enjoy our freedom and equality on a daily basis. I am thankful to be an American and am thankful to be a part of the American spirit. Our fighting soldiers and our POW/MIA soldiers are part of the foundation that makes our country great. God bless our soldiers. God bless America.

  • ZAMBIANCO. Army Cadet Christina M. Zambianco has graduated from the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox. She is the daughter of Anna Anderson of Radcliff and a student at the University of Louisville.

  • Optimist Club of Radcliff members Frances Lee, board director, left, and Jackie Banks, president takethe stage for recognition at the Optimist International Convention in Cincinnati for bringing in five plus new members to the local club. Also recognized was Willie Lee, who was introduced on stage as the 2013—14 international vice president for the mid-atlantic region of Optimist International.

  • Eugene and Angie Miller of Irvington and Donnie and Hester Fulkerson of Sonora announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Alexandria Nicole Miller and Joseph Dale Fulkerson, both of Rineyville.

    The wedding is at 4 p.m. Sept. 14, 2013, at Freedom’s Way Church in Cecilia with a reception to follow at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • 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.

    James E. Welch, 3452 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown. Use: remodel.

    Heather Mauldin, 8973 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Bruce Beasley, 346 Beasley Blvd., county. Use: storage shed.

  • A piece of wall art in the living room of Kenneth Exler’s Vine Grove home at first glance might appear to be a painting of a train depot.

    A closer inspection reveals it is much more than that.

    Created by cutting pieces of wood in shapes of items in the image and carving out spaces in some of those shapes and fitting them together, Exler produces works of intarsia. The art form, which he said usually is done in furniture, attracted the lifelong woodworker many years ago.

  • The Brown-Pusey House display for Christmas in the Park is receiving a facelift.

    Dr. Bob Clagett created the original exhibit and is restoring it. After many years of being put up and taken down, the display was in need of repair.

    Clagett spent three months working on the display, fixing and restoring the original design and has more work to do. Clagett also is creating a few extra pieces to use for hiding spotlights and to go around the sponsorship sign.

  • HardinCounty Circuit Court Clerk Loretta Crady and LaRue County Circuit Court Clerk Larry C. Bell recently participated in the 2013 Circuit Court Clerks Summer College in Frankfort.The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program June 4 and 5 for the state’s circuit court clerks.

  • By Bonnie Jolly
    County Extension Agent for 4-H

    As the daylight hours become shorter and the silver popular leaves are among the first to fall, I come to realize that another summer quickly is coming to an end. While these are just a few of my many change of seasons observations, the one marked for many Hardin County 4-Her’s is the completion of the competitions and activities that are showcased during the Kentucky State Fair.