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Today's Features

  • By BRITTANY CONDER

    Imagine for a moment a young woman who has overcome so many obstacles, accomplished so many feats and has a very bright future ahead of her. Imagine Skylar Jeffries.

    As a young girl, Jeffries' father passed away. Several years ago, she lost her mother to cancer. Although it is still difficult to maintain as hard a working drive as Jeffries', she is still very ambitious to reach her goals. In memory of her mother, she has been a Relay for Life team captain for two years.

  • Members of the Hardin County Homemakers worked at Safety Day for fourth graders at the Hardin County Fairgrounds on Sept. 29. Front row, from left, Byrle Thomas, Hardin County Homemaker president; Martha Thomas and Carol Parett; back row, Rennie Phillips, Paula Greenwell, Doris Crews, Judith Cartwright, Martha Wiseman and Barbara Taylor.

  • The Historic State Theater is expecting an event Saturday will cast a spell on its audience.

    Hocus pocus will be the focus when Grand Illusions, a magic show touted as the largest of its kind in the central U.S., takes the stage at 7 p.m.

    The show requires five people more than four hours to set up the more than five tons of equipment.

    Grand Illusions is suitable for the whole family.

    Tickets for the event are $10 for adults and $7 for children under 12.

    For tickets or more information call (270) 234-8258.

  • Elizabethtown painters Cynthia Kelly Overall and Betty Campbell are displaying new oil paintings in “Landscape Paintings,” on exhibit at B. Deemer Gallery in Louisville until Nov. 5.

    Overall’s latest body of work depicts scenes of rural landscapes and farms. Her paintings have a luminosity and technical application learned from her studies in Europe and further developed over the years working in her studio, according to an announcement by the gallery.

  • 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.

    Scott Kindervater, 600 Edgewater Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    James WIlbanks, 412 Turnberry Way, Elizabethtown. Use: utility building.

    Jeff and Bobbi Lewis, 617 Cherrywood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: basement finish.

  • The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Brian Scott Coffman, 34, and Julia Ann Bowman, 32, both of Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.

    Anthony Wayne Whitmer, 28, Elizabethtown, and Audrey Camille Underwood, 28, Louisville. Married five years.

    Rene G. Viray, 40, Killeen, Texas, and Carolyn Elledge Viray, 37, Vine Grove. married 12 years.

    Robert Luther Trowbridge III, 35, and Margaret E. Tinnell, 32, both of Elizabethtown. Married 11 years.

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

    Deutsche Bank Trust Company to Roy B. and Angela Y. Washington, 255 Park Ave., Radcliff, $37,500.

    Gregory H. and Colleen M. Hubble to David C. and January Dunbar, 412 Rolling Heights Boulevard, Rineyville, $255,000.

    Cliff Newton to Rafael E. and Obedsai Collet, 103 Tiverton Way, Elizabethtown, $158,000.

    Universal Interiors Inc. to Cliff Newton, 4991 S. Woodland Drive, Radcliff, $187,500.

  • Many people know they can recycle plastic, aluminum and paper, but they might not be aware they can recycle their blue jeans. Hardin County 4-H teens now are collecting used jeans for the UK denim drive sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture and School of Human Environmental Sciences .
    The UK denim drive is conducted in conjunction with Cotton, Incorporated’s Cotton. From Blue to Green denim recycling program. Cotton, Inc. takes used jeans and converts them into natural, cotton fiber insulation to use in building homes for Habitat for Humanity.

  • By Caleb Moore

    Ahh, fall. The time of the year when leaves begin to change, the air begins to cool, and holidays seem to come nonstop. But for some students from Hardin and surrounding counties, autumn means more than breaking out the jackets and sipping warm beverages.

    More than 40 teenagers from the surrounding area will be taking part in Chrysalis for the first time. Chrysalis is a Christian retreat that has been a biannual event for more than 20 years, with this fall’s event marking the 48th retreat.