Today's Features

  • Nathan Johnson just completed his Eagle Scout service project. Nathan is a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 604. He is an eighth-grader at T.K. Stone Middle School. Nathan’s project was completed at Saunders Springs Nature Preserve in Radcliff on Aug. 24. The project included creating a gravel footbridge and clearing and completing a 1,400 foot section of a mountain biking/hiking trail at Saunders Springs.

  • 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.

    Brian Goodman, 8973 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown. Use: change of use.

    Kayasith Sisoumankhara, 403 Gail Ave., Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    David Ray, 308 Ireland School Road, Radcliff. Use: pole barn.

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

    John R. and Holli H. Largent to William J. Watts, 1440 Deckard School Road, Rineyville, $167,000.

    Bayview Loan Servicing LLC to Judy M. Mason, 1384-1404 S. Wilson Road, Radcliff, $292,000.

    The Estate of Sheran M. Smith to The Sheran M. Smith Revocable Living Trust, property in Hardin County, no monetary consideration. FMV: $122,700.

  • The 2013 National Quartet Convention is Sept. 8-14 in Louisville for its final meeting in the city.

    The convention takes place at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center and features Christian recording artists and noted speakers.

    The highlight at this year’s gathering is Thursday’s Harmony Showcase in Freedom Hall featuring multi-award winning recording artists The Gaither Vocal Band, multi-award winning legendary group The Gatlin Brothers, and award-winning trio The Booth Brothers. The Harmony Showcase begins at 11:30 a.m.

  • Bruce Vickers lives his life like his craft. An environmentalist of sorts, he turns recycled items and other materials found on his land into works of art.

    Vickers has dabbled in many art forms since he retired from teaching 18 years ago. 

    “I piddle around with all kinds of art — painting, wood carving, furniture — but I just seem to like twigs and we’ve got a lot of them,” he said.

  • Privates by Choice, a band made up of Kentucky musicians, performs at 11 am. and 1 p.m. Saturday at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville.

    The free concert, which is at the park’s visitor center patio, offers original musical scores by the band that will highlight the labors of the nation during the Civil War, according to a news release from the park.

    Privates by Choice perform a selection of newly composed acoustic/folk songs to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the war.

  • The Brian Young Band, a Hardin County band that has opened for notable country acts, offers its show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Tickets are $10 for general admission and $15 for preferred seating.

    Having opened for musical acts such as Mark Chesnutt, Mark Wills, John Anderson and Tracy Lawrence, The Brian Young Band performs classic country hits, new country songs and original compositions.