Today's Features

  • Club women from the fourth district attended the General Federation of Women’s Clubs Kentucky Workshop in Lexington on July 13-14. From left, Cora Ellen McKinley, Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown; Anne Aubrey, Radcliff Woman’s Club; Linda Peterson, Leitchfield Woman’s Club; Betty Sue French, Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown; Diane Willis, governor; Joyce Bell and Dot McCall, both of Leitchfield Woman’s Club; Gaye Gardner, Bullitt County Woman’s Club; and Pam Harville, vice governor.

  • Recent guest of the Radcliff Rotary Club was Jo Ann Heppermann, thoroughbred race horse owner and author. She and her husband, Ken, have owned and syndicated thoroughbreds for 11 years during which they have experienced the ups and downs of the racing business. Heppermann has used this experience to write a book titled “Rose Colored Horses.”

    Her talk gave the club a taste of what it is like to watch a “living investment” grow and run for the big money only to watch it come in last place or worse yet, suffer injury and have to retire.

  • 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.

    Thomas Petruska, 417 Arbor Lane, county. Use: storage shed.

    Richard Rudolph, 89 Dawn Ave., Elizabethtown. Use: roof.

    Gary and Regina McDowell, 2784 Lincoln Farm Road, county. Use: commercial building.

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

    Estate of Gideon E. Sizemore to Timothy Sizemore, lot 28 Lincoln Trail Acres, county, no monetary consideration. FMV: $99,400.

    Gordon and Bernett Board to Carl masters, 361 Defew Ave., Rineyville, $10,000.

    American Home Mortgage Servicing Inc. to Jayme Helminick, 59 Marilyn Monroe Court, Cecilia, $96,000.

    KSK Construction LLC to James E. Darcy, 41 Collinbrook Drive, Rineyville, $224,850.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Barton Herrin Sr. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amelia Morgan Herrin, to Joseph Henry Weber, son of Robert Weber and Vonda Miller.

    The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is a music major at Campbellsville University.

    The prospective groom is a 2009 graduate of Western Hills High School in Frankfort and also is a music major at Campbellsville University.

    The wedding is July 21, 2012.

  • The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club takes the opportunity each month to place a flower arrangement in a local community venue. In July, Jan Colgan presented a patriotic wreath to Corey at the Fort Knox Barr Library for display during the month.

    The Potted Few will take a summer break and resume meeting Sept. 19 at the home of Jean Janes in Elizabethtown who will present a class on flower arranging. Those wishing to join the club may call Marilyn Ardisson at 307-8670.

  • Sixteen-year-old Harry Smith is ready to tell a tale of war.

    But it’s not his story. It’s the story of Pvt. William Greathouse, a Kentucky militiaman who fought in the War of 1812.

    As a character with Kentucky Chautauqua, a historical program administered through the Kentucky Humanities Council, Smith provides a glimpse into the life of the young soldier. Smith will be the featured guest Monday when The Hardin County Historical Society holds its quarterly meeting in the Historic State Theater’s First Federal Gallery.

  • Barry Manilow’s Music Project hopes digging out and dusting off an old instrument is worth a couple tickets to see the singer in concert. 

    Bring a new or gently used musical instrument to The Louisville Palace box office in Louisville to receive two free tickets for Manilow’s July 27 concert. The instrument drop off is open between noon and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or two hours prior to any show.

    With hits including “Mandy” and “Copacabana,” Barry Manilow’s career has spanned more than 40 years.

  • More than 90 people attended the Central Kentucky Tea Party meeting on July 3 to hear Minister Michael Johnson speak about the communications gap between different minority groups and how to improve the situation. Johnson mentors inner city teens with the hopes of inspiring them to finish school and create a positive future for themselves.