Today's Features

  • Ricardo Portillo represented all that is good about youth sports. He was a soccer referee in Taylorsville, Utah, until he died May 4, a week after he was injured in a soccer match.

    Portillo had refereed in the Hispanic soccer league outside Salt Lake City for eight years. He was passionate about soccer and believed he was an important contributor to his community by being a soccer referee for young people. He loved the game and the opportunity for young people to be focused on a soccer field.

  • 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.

    Phillips Homes, lot 0 Battle Training Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Roland and Betty Perry, 353 Beckley Woods Drive, county. Use: addition.

    Jason and Shera Bryant, 40 Cecilia Smith Mill Road, Cecilia. Use: modular home.

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

    PNC Bank National Association to Baumgardner & Associates P.S.C., lot 1 PNC Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $875,000.

    Kentucky Land Holdings of Radcliff LLC to H&M Dream Builders LLC, lot 13 Springfield Meadows, county, $14,900.

    Jane K. Thornton to José L. Millian, lot 84 Bentcreek Subdivision, county, $205,000.

  • About a year ago, Vine Grove resident Monica de Leon added a little color to her life.

  • Buddy Greene performs in concert at 7 p.m. today at Elizabethtown Christian Academy.

    Greene, a singer-songwriter and guitarist, has a country, bluegrass, folk, gospel and blues style. He also plays harmonica.

  • The General Federation of Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met May 3 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. Betty Sue French, president, called the meeting to order. A short business meeting was held.

    A moment of silent prayer was held for Claudia Thurman, a Woman’s Club member who recently succumbed to cancer.

    Kathy DeVeau presented the devotional per DVD in her absence.

  • The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America held its monthly meeting at the MOAA Clubhouse on Fort Knox.

  • Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1051, the Gold Vault Patriots spent May Day clearing debris from the roadside to enhance the view along Veterans Way in Elizabethtown.

    Fourteen members, armed with grabbers, walked in pairs staring at both ends of the road and met in the middle, completing the first round of cleanup. The veterans will keep Veterans Way clean on a regular schedule as of May 1. There are signs posted at both ends of the road that designate Chapter 1051, VVA, Gold Vault Patriots as the responsible agents to keep the road clean.