Today's Features

  • 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.

    Charles Sherrard, 1442 Red Mill Road, Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    Kathy Sherrard, 3014 Red Mill Road, Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    Houston and Devon Logsdon, 114 Rochelle Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

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

    Sheila M. McMeel to Thomas J. Gilpin, property in Hillcrest Acres Subdivision, county, $149,000.

    Federal National Mortgage Association to Sophie Routt, property in Elizabethtown, $65,000.

    Blue Ribbon Development LLC to Coy and Pamela Gibson, lot 44 Ashton Park, county, $35,000.

    Donna F. and Kevin A. Engel to Norman W. and Jennifer Ayotte, 148 Sarah Court, Rineyville, $240,000.

  • Wild Earth Gallery will host an art exhibition by Kentucky artist Victor Sweatt. The exhibit runs through Aug. 4 and features a mixed media exhibit titled “Everyday Heroes.”

    A public reception with the artist is from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the gallery at 110 N. Main St. in Elizabethtown.

    Sweatt uses pastel, watercolor and charcoal in his realist art.

    According to his RoGallery profile, Sweatt strives to create “thought-provoking, emotional moments in time.”

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. No. 10281 Commander Butch Ferrell and Ladies Auxiliary President Carol Hill recently presented awards to two JROTC cadets at Central Hardin High School. The commander and president presented a certificate of honor to Cadet of the Year Kortney Hoversholm and presented a scholarship check to Cadet Maj. Samantha Harris.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club President Morris Bottoms, left, presents to Vickie Fischel, assistant service center manager of The Salvation Army, the club’s annual donation in support of services provided in the community. Also pictured are Betty Young White and Craig Johnson.

  • Curves Manager Sandy Woodbury, right, presents a donation to Don Fulford, executive director at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland. Curves Weight Loss Centers in Elizabethtown and Radcliff raised $300 to benefit Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland.

  • Remember when you were a kid and the sweet freedom that came when school was out for summer? A time filled with adventure soon followed.

    Those were the days when you played outside until dark or until you accidentally buried your Yoda action figure in the flower garden and were too sad to play because he was lost. Maybe that was just me.

  • In “After Earth,” the Earth has been abandoned and humans have settled on a new planet. But father and son Cypher and Kitai — played by real life father and son Will (“Men in Black 3”) and Jaden Smith (“The Karate Kid”) — have crashed on Earth, now inhabited by ravaging wildlife and environmental dangers.

    Kitai has to venture into the dangerous wilderness to find a distress beacon to signal for a rescue. Along the way, he must face his fears to defeat a deadly enemy.

  • Wyatt Miller of Boy Scout Troop 244 in White Mills earned his Eagle Scout Award on May 8. Troop 244 is sponsored by White Mills Christian Church.