Today's Features

  • NATHAN. Army Reserve Private 1st Class Lloyd M. Nathan Jr. has graduated from the Chaplain Assistant Advanced Individual Training course at the Chaplain School at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    Nathan is the son of Cassandra and Lloyd Nathan Sr. of Fort Knox.

    He is a 2012 graduate of Fort Knox High School.

  • 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.

    White Mills Christian Camp, 154 Old Kentucky 84, White Mills. Use: accessory building.

    Robert Hedrick, 1093 Sportsman lake Road, county. Use: addition.

    Terry and Kathryn Spalding, 132 Botto Ave., county. Use: alteration.

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

    Magnolia Farms LLC to Ben and Kelli Yates, lot 36 Charleston Way, Elizabethtown, $80,500.

    Thomas Lee and Lana Kathryn Brandenburg to Marvin and Karen Tharpe and Jerry and Donna Tharpe, 526 Diecks Drive, Elizabethtown, $50,000.

    Donna P. Ghaderi to Marilyn Nelson Smith, 737 W. Bryan Road, Elizabethtown, $305,000.

  • Dusty June Finch of Elizabethtown plays with dolls, but they’re not your average Barbies.

    Finch, 37, specializes in what is known as dark art, creating macabre dolls that are particularly fitting during the Halloween season. She calls them dead dolls or sometimes refers to them as zombie dolls and sells them at area shops through her page on Facebook, Skeletons in My Closet.

  • Hardin County Playhouse is seeking adults and children to take part in “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”

    The story, based on a book, follows the production of a church Christmas pageant with the added struggle of keeping the six members of the Herdman family in line.

    Auditions are at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater complex.

    Director Bo Cecil is casting the naughty Herdman kids and many others in the large cast of young performers.

  • Members of the Gold Vault Chapter 1051, Vietnam Veterans of America meet once a month to plan activities in support of the community. Activities during the month include picking up litter along Veterans Way in Elizabethtown, helping Warm Blessings stock supplies for those in need, advise veterans filing claims, working with the Wounded Warrior Program and more.

    Veteran organizations team up with each other to organize events for the public. They participate in parades, ceremonies and set up booths for veterans and the public for organized events.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary President Val Ousey Claycomb, left, and President-Elect James Jeffries, right, welcome Michael Veach, Bourbon Historian for The Filson Historical Society of Louisville, who spoke to club members of the early days of bourbon distilling in Kentucky. Veach also is the author of “Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage.”

  • The Kentucky Public Retirees is a non-profit organization of retired Kentucky government employees whose mission is to have input into protecting their retirement future.The Lincoln Trail Chapter traveled to Cave City on Oct. 14 and had a lunch meeting at Watermill Restaurant.

    State Rep. Jimmie Lee spoke about redistricting and the Affordable Care Act and the Sept. 9 club meeting at Ryans.

    The Lincoln Trail Chapter of KPR meets at 11:30 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Ryans.

  • Hardin County Jailer Danny Allen conducts the Haycraft Family Association’s 27th annual benefit auction Oct. 12 at Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.