Today's Features

  • Patrick and Megan Stevens of Nashville, Tenn., announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Elise, on  April 11, 2012, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are James and Elizabeth Skorupa of Walnut Creek, Calif.; and paternal grandparents are Lawson and Patricia Stevens of Elizabethtown.

  • Rich Griendling was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 24. He gave an update on the new Veterans Tribute. Pictured are Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley and Rich Griendling.

  • Allegro Dance Theatre recently produced the Disney classic musical, Beauty and the Beast, Jr. to audiences of more than 4,500 at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center. The musical was produced by the Allegro Dance Theatre Musical Theatre Ensemble and was directed by Carol E. Zagar and Eric Pope.

    In the lead role of the Beast was Clay Franklin. Franklin now is a freshman at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, where he has continued his theatre experience and is performing with Katrina Eicher’s acting troupe.

  • Saturday, May 5, is the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby, which many sports enthusiasts refer to as “the greatest two minutes in sports.” The race, which began in 1875, is 1.25 miles long and is for 3-year-olds. But for as much history and tradition there is about the horses and Churchill Downs, there is as much tradition about the food and drinks served at the race track on the first Saturday of May.

  • ROGERS. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Phillip A. Rogers, son of Laurice and John Rogers of Hodgenville, recently completed Naval Nuclear Power Training Pipeline. He is a 2004 graduate of Waggener High School in Louisville.

  • Commander Bob Pack of VFW Post 10281 of Vine Grove recently attended a ceremony for the 11th Aviation Commands Fallen Soldiers Memorial and Celebration Ceremony on Fort Knox and presented Kevin Costner with a necklace from the Vietnam Era.

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

    Relationship Property Investments LLC to Heartland Contracting LLC, lot 61 Four Seasons Estates, Elizabethtown, $39,900.

    Dan and Hazel McGlothlin to Jared W. McGlothlin, 98 Grassland Ave., Rineyville, $71,000.

    James Nevelle and Robyn Skaggs to St. Matthews Properties Group Inc., property in Hardin County, $795,000.

  • 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 T. and Charlotte Cooper, 2469 Bethlehem Academy Road, Cecilia. Use: storage shed.

    Big E Inc., 74 Grace Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Heartland Homes Inc., 82 Grace Court, county. Use: single-family dwellings.