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Today's Features

  • Tire Pros of Radcliff donated new 20-inch wheels and tires for Radcliff Police Department’s public relations pick-up truck. Pictured are Radcliff Police Officer Bryce Shumate and Owner Nic McGill. Tire Pros is located at 1863 S. Dixie Hwy. in Radcliff.

  • Rolling Thunder Chapter 4 Kentucky monthly membership and business meeting was Feb. 5 in the Lebanon Junction Community Center. The Kentucky State Director A.R. Boots Edwards was present and gave a progress report on Chapter 4. A section of the constitution was read by Education Chairman Marisa Lee. Patches were awarded to Delores Green and Missie Hill. 

  • Wayne and Rose Creighton of Vine Grove will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 24, 2012.

    They were married at St. Jeromes Catholic Church in Maryland.

    They have two children; four grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

  • The weekend before Valentine’s Day had one romantic offering in theaters, “The Vow.” Poor Channing Tatum (“Dear John”) has lady problems again, much like every romantic drama he’s in.

    This time around he’s madly in love with his wife, Paige (Rachel McAdams, “Midnight in Paris”), who doesn’t remember him after suffering a brain injury in a car accident. Instead, her memory goes back to a time before she met him and a life she had abandoned years before but can’t remember why.

  • The music world was saddened this week with the news of Whitney Houston’s death. A life of amazing musical talent tainted by addiction and regret ended early at age 48.

    Since then, there have been musical tributes, fellow pop artists interviewed on TV and analyst picking through every aspect of her life.

    She’s a picture of how it can all go so well and then spiral into tragic wrong. Houston is yet another lesson that money and fame do not bring happiness.

  • Fans of live music and friends of Kori Skaggs can catch four local bands Friday at 3 Putt Willie’s in Elizabethtown.

    After an acoustic show at 6 p.m., bands Vinal, Diamondback, Resin8 and Stone the Crow plays until midnight, providing a mix of country and old and new rock ’n’ roll music, said Bill Ridge, of 3 Putt Willie’s. Skaggs’ favorite genre was country, he said, and the bands will play a lot of her favorite songs.

    Skaggs, an Elizabethtown resident, died Feb. 2. She was 27.

  • Armed with a KitchenAid mixer and an iPhone, Mallory Simon, 15, likes to bake.

    Donning a brown and pink polka dot apron that matched her outfit, the Elizabethtown High School freshman whipped up a batch of snickerdoodle cookies while explaining her love for baking one afternoon after school.

    Most of the time she searches through the family recipe box before baking but this time she went to the web and pulled up the recipe on her iPhone.

    She often goes to the web for a recipe when she’s bored and looking for something new.

  • As you know, for the past several months I’ve been featuring “The Best” recipes – those recipes that really are my favorites. Today, I want to feature “The Best” cook and friend – Polly Shaw of Elizabethtown.

  • Knowing only that she wanted to work in an office some day, Loretta Crady took a job at Burger Queen in Elizabethtown during her junior year at East Hardin High School.

    Today, Crady is the Hardin County circuit court clerk, leading an office charged with record-keeping for the county’s trial courts.

    “If you told me in 1973 when I graduated I’d be working here I wouldn’t believe it,” Crady said.

  • Six.

    That’s how many times my oldest son and his wife have moved in four years of marriage.

    The first was to Bloomington, Ind., as she joined him where he was working on a master’s degree at Indiana University.

    Nine months later, after he graduated, they moved to an apartment in Lexington across Nicholasville Road from Fayette Mall.