Today's Features

  • In the fall of 1970, I was a beginning home economics teacher at West Hardin High School. It wasn’t until the fall of 1971 that I seriously started thinking about marriage. This shy young man from Lebanon Junction didn’t have an earthly idea I had my eye on him.

    His college friend and fellow math teacher wanted to start a wrestling program and convinced this gentleman to assist him in what, at the time, was a non-paying job. He also convinced me to take on the non-paying job of sponsoring the girls who would support the wrestling team.

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

    James Christian Adams, 77 Beckley Woods, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Clayton Humphrey, 253 Hillcreek Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    Ronald Stephens, 330 Pleasant Colony Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: roof.

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

    Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Company to Jack T. Hargis, 77 Prairie View Drive, Vine Grove, $145,000.

    Brenda C. Mullins to Ray Hagan, 1219 Kelly Drive, Elizabethtown, $127,000.

    Olivia W. Clopton and Carolyn C. and Clifford E. Horn to Janet Smith, 315 Woods Road, Elizabethtown, $33,000.

    Robert and Linda Tanguay to Harold J. Charlier Jr., lot 36 Plainview Estates, Vine Grove, $149,500.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Glackin of Radcliff announce the engagement and

    forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Elizabeth, to Christopher Jeff

    Patterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Patterson of Greensburg.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of North Hardin High School, attended Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and is a 2010 graduate of Empire Beauty School. She is a cosmetologist and manager of Smart Style Hair Salon in Columbia. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Mahanna of Radcliff and the late Mr. and Mrs. Martin Glackin.

  • Auditions for the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center Pro-Am production of “Les Misérables” are 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday.

    Students in first through 12th grades can audition Sunday. Men can audition Monday and women can audition Tuesday.

    All auditions are at the PAC at John Hardin High School.

    Those who cannot audition on the day of their gender or age can attend one of the other auditions, but will not be seen until the end of the evening, according to a news release.

  • Some actors on stage and screen have to undergo physical transformations to play their part. Like Anne Hathaway in “Les Misérables,” Kendra Ball learned sometimes transformation means you have to cut off 14 inches of hair.

    Ball, who always had long hair, made the decision to forgo a wig in her performance in the lead role in “Peter Pan,” a part written for and traditionally played by a woman in the musical.

  • Mark Kopp, associate superintendent of Hardin County Schools in charge of instructions, was the guest speaker at the June 10 meeting of the Radcliff Woman’s Club.

    Kopp surprised the ladies when he said that a crucial year for education was in 1647. It was the year that public education was created and he added that the country was the first land in the world to offer free education.