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Today's Features

  • Lyndsay Taylor is waiting, but she is not idle.

    The 34-year-old singer and songwriter of Elizabethtown has released her third CD of Christian music, “Who We are While We Wait.”

    The CD’s theme, which has grown through the years, is setting your heart on the same path as God’s heart.

    “It’s who I am while I wait as a person who is daily pursing my relationship with God,” she said.

  • Works by Elizabethtown photographer David Toczko have been selected to be showcased in two exhibits in Kentucky.

    The Kentucky Arts Council selected Toxkzo’s photography for inclusion in the Governor’s Derby Exhibition in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. The exhibit will include Toczko’s photos “Land Between the Lakes Sunset,” “Balloon Glow” and “West Point Bridge,” which were chosen for the theme “Kentucky Landscapes.”

  • An Elizabethtown native has made it into the spotlight by being nominated for a Tony Award.

    Darron West, an alumni of Youth Theater of Hardin County and supporter of the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, received a nomination for Best Sound Design of a Play. The nomination comes for his work on the play “Peter and the Starcatcher.”

    “Peter and the Starcatcher” tells the story of how Peter Pan became “the boy who would not grow up.” The play is nominated for nine Tony Awards.

  • Hardin County Fair Pageants registrationis from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 29, at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.

    Contestants must reside in Hardin County and will need to provide a copy of their birth certificate at time of registration. Pageants are July 9-14 during the fair.

    For information, call  Miss, ages 16-21, Linda Thomas, 735-6054; Miss Teen, ages 13-15, Michelle Tonietti-Goodman, 369-6194; Miss Pre-Teen, ages 8-12, Carol Jaggers, 369-6098; and Little Miss and Mister, ages 5-7, Alane Preston, 735-6429.

  • HOWELL. Army Pvt. Gilberto E. Howell has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. A 2009 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, he is the son of Sandy and Gilberto Howell Sr. of Radcliff.

  • In the month of March, Wesley Hilltop took 30 seniors out to eat at Chedddars Restaurant. Those attending were Joe Warren, Shirley Curry, Joyce Givan, Gladys Givan, Jesse Mudd, Laura Mae Cox, Evelyn Jones, Naomi Romans, Lois Goodman, Olivia Kizinkiewicz, Vera Davenport, Lucille Harper, Roy Harper, David Means, Iva L. Staltsman, Bill Saltsman, Etta Hicks, Isla Bickers, Betty Snook, Etta Hamons, Mary Hillard, Mary Lois Smith, Joe Nagel, Virginia Nagel, Gertrude White, Judy Sandfer, Carrie Logsdon, Emma Campbell, Randal Clauson and Becky Thompson, director.

  • The residents, staff and families of the Life Guidance Community at Atria Senior Living donated much needed supplies to the Hardin County Animal Shelter. These senior adults also bake fresh dog biscuits on a regular basis to donate to the shelter as well.

  • On April 21,  the Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter of the DAR held its meeting at the historic Duncan Tavern, Kentucky State Headquarters for the Daughters of the American Revolution in Paris, Ky. After a brief meeting and lunch, members were treated to a tour of the tavern. The next meeting is at 11 a.m. May 18, at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. Meetings are open to any female older than 18 interested in becoming a member of the DAR. For information, contact Sharon Williams at sharon5701@gmail.comor 307-6976.