Today's Features

  • THOMPSON. Air Force Airman Ronald J. Thompson II recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2010 graduate of North Hardin Christian School, he is the son of Ronald Thompson Sr. of Radcliff.

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10281 provided funds for one participant to attend Boys’ State, which promotes interest in the political process. Bob Castle from American Legion Post 113 accepts the check from Post Commander Butch Ferrell.

  • Members of VFW Post 10281 and Ladies Auxiliary attended the Memorial Day service at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Guests at the cemetery were offered bottles of water by VFW members Butch Ferrell, Scot VanTassell and Steve Egan, while Ladies Auxiliary members, President Connie Burke and Inge Pope, offered cookies. Other Auxiliary members present but not pictured were Jenina Montgomery, Barbara Gregory and Debbie Ferrell.

  • The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the cities of Radcliff and Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Sammy Peters, 22 Bear Oak Court, Cecilia. Use: roof.

    Silver Land Inc., 2 and 3 Berkshire Ave., county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Dolores Brusco, 189 Blake Drive, Rineyville. Use: deck.

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

    Vista Development Inc. to Vista Homes Inc., lot 244 Vineland Park Subdivision, Vine Grove, $40,000.

    Jeane M. Bennett to Jeanice E. Prather, lot 16 Terri Lynn Estates, county, $120,000.

    Douglas and Hui Sun Clinkenbeard to Harold R. and Deborah J. Murphy, 255 Villa Ray Drive, Radcliff, $465,000.

    The Home Place of Kentucky LLC to Brent T. and Mollie M. Thompson, 507 Richmond Court, Elizabethtown, $319,000.

  • The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown will feature the classic film “Three Coins in the Fountain” (1954) this weekend.

    Staring Clifton Webb and Dorothy McGuire, the story is a romantic comedy about three American women in Italy wishing for their prince charming. The ladies throw coins into the Trevi Fountain in Rome to help their chances.

    The film is the winner of two Academy Awards, Best Cinematography (color) and Best Original Song for Frank Sinatra’s title song. It also was nominated for Best Picture. 

  • The day after his 30th birthday, Hardin County native Shawn Holcomb found himself on stage with his band at a Texas venue playing on a nationally-known rock tour.

    Like Bridges We Burn, a rock band, played Tuesday at Vans Warped Tour in Dallas, as the result of entering Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands 16. After online voting earned them a spot in the top 100 bands for the Dallas area, Like Bridges We Burn and the other 99 bands went before a panel of judges.

    “We were one of four bands picked out of the Dallas area to play,” Holcomb said.

  • The Miss Hardin County Pre-teen Pageant, ages 8 through 12, is at 7:30 p.m. July 14. Miss Hardin County Pre-teen 2011 Kylie Fox will crown this year’s winner. Fourteen young ladies will compete for this year’s title. They include:

    Breanna Burba, 8, daughter of Jeremy and Jennifer Burba of Cecilia.

    Aneisha Cox, 9, daughter of Lora and Ronald Bradford of Radcliff.

    Rachel Cummins, 10, daughter of Douglas and Sherri Cummins of Cecilia.

    Laci Eads, 9, daughter of Leighandra Eads and Josh Eads, both of Upton.

  • Boy Scouts of Troop 24 in Elizabethtown recently attended a week-long Boy Scout resident camp. The scouts camped at Camp Crooked Creek, which is on the 1,000 plus acre Harry S. Frazier Jr. Scout Reservation in Clermont. Scouts were able to participate in shooting sports, high adventure activities, fishing, swimming, sailing and other activities. Troops had the opportunity to earn merit badges and obtain skills and knowledge to make their year-round program safer and more fun. Pictured are scouts and leaders of Troop 24.