Today's Features

  • The News-Enterprise

    The Kentucky State Fair is calling all creative cooks.

    Registration is open for three ingredient-specific recipe contests.

    In the Ghirardelli Chocolate Championship, contestants are to create any dessert they like using a Ghirardelli premium baking product. The dishes will be judged on flavor, creativity and how easy it is to follow the recipe. Judges also want to know the tale behind the treat, inviting contestant to share their thoughts and memories.

  • FEEMSTER. Navy Seaman Marcus L. Feemster, son of Anita J. and Jackie L. Feemster of Vine Grove, Ky., was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    Feemster received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle.  Feemster is a 2009 graduate of Meade County High School in Brandenburg.

  • Brownie Troop No. 107 collected 205 boxes of cookies for deployed soldiers. A unit with the 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan happily received the cookies. Troop members are Keyonah, Alexis, Harley, Taylor, Nasha, Kiechelle, Morgan and Shelbie.

  • Lucas Grove Baptist Church recently devoted a Sunday morning service to the ministry of Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen.Guest speaker during the service was Warm Blessings volunteer, Linda Funk.Following the service the WMU ladies provided a spaghetti lunch as a mission project for Warm Blessings and collected $574,00 in support of the program.Presenting the check to Funk is church Treasurer Nancy Patterson.

  • 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.

    H. Wayne and Carolyn A. Couvault, 160 Autumn Way, Elizabethtown. Use: remodel.

    Charles and Imogene Bush, 733 Bacon Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: double-wide.

    Samuel and Michelle Rodriguez, 424 Beckley Woods Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: swimming pool.

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

    Estate of Lennie Jo Roberts to Benjamin J. and Susan C. Humphries, lot 28 Morningside Manor, county, $220,000.

    Pamela and Michael McIntyre to Aaron P. and Andrea D. Houser, 812 Edgebrook Drive, Vine Grove, $7,000.

    Tommy and Vonda Dennis to Mike and Pam Riddick, property in Hardin Springs, $3,500.

  • Millie Erline Priddy Cain and Garland Ray Shines, both of Upton, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Willis King and Nina Mae Priddy.

    The prospective groom is the son of the late Granvil and Dema Shines.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m. EST Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Lucas Grove Baptist Church, 3915 Millerstown Road, Upton.

    All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Listening to a song on the radio can instantly transport you to a summer of your youth. The windows immediately come down in the car and your hair blows in the wind as you drive. It’s that kind of song.

    Throughout music history, songs released in the summer create memories that last a lifetime. There’s something about a goodtime summer song.

    Just like DJ Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince crooned, it’s “summer, summer, summertime; time to sit back and unwind.”

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four months ago, two African-American pastors stood in a hallway of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Nashville headquarters looking at a row of white faces.

  • “Prometheus,” Ridley Scott’s long-awaited prequel to the “Alien” franchise, is, in a word, disappointing.

    This film has as much to do with “Alien” as a slice of bacon has to do with a cow.

    For a successful prequel, it must explain long-asked questions and set a new foundation for the original films that shine light into established plotlines.