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Today's Features

  • The Crown Jewels met recently for a bling party. They are a group of ladies who were just looking for fun. They have slumber parties, dinner and movies, visit the Bourbon trail, have Italian night, hold Derby parties, visit the Hardin County History Museum and go on the Downtown Historical Walking Tour. Vera Davenport was named Queen for the Day and everyone else had to do anything she asked of them. They take turns as Queen.

  • On June 6 members of the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau and the Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission and guests enjoyed a guided tour of the General George Patton Museum on Fort Knox. The museum is the most visited tourist attraction in Hardin County.

  • Four officers assigned to Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown received honors at the agency’s annual awards ceremony held in Frankfort on May 24. From left, Tprooper first class Norman Chaffins Jr. received a citation for meritorious service; Trooper Brad Riley was named trooper of the year for the post and Detective Jonathan Vaughn was named Detective of the Year for the post; and Trooper Seth Lee received a trooper’s medal award.

  • As a member of 2011 graduating class for Central Hardin High School, 4-H member Alex Skillman was presented a $500 scholarship by Hardin County 4-H Council President, Becky Miller. Alex has participated in the 4-H dog program for many years and has done several community service projects. She enjoys meeting new people and believes that the skills she has developed thru 4-H will continue to help her as she embarks on a new chapter in her life.

  • Meagan Hindman, daughter of Frank and Doris Hindman of Flaherty, has been selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship and Recognition Program to be held on July 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington. Her sponsors include the Lusk Group Inc., G&L properties, Tony Brown Chevrolet and Blazer’s Fun Zone.

  • 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 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.

    Brian Frederick, 157 Brentwood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    Donald McKinley, 66 Hampton Lane, county. Use: roof.

    Terry Mathis, 1044 Tunnel Hill Road, Elizabethtown. Use: swimming pool.

    Brian Kerr, 455 Bacon Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    Eschol E. and Martha A. Martin to Philip Craig Martin, lot 13 and 14 Pleasant View Subdivision, love and affection. FMV: $98,500.

    Universal Interiors Inc. to Abdiel E. and Marverling Fuentes, 537 Beasley Boulevard, Elizabethtown, $287,500.

    Estate of Herbert R. and Mary Ann Robinson to Charles W. Williams, 806 Monroe Drive, Elizabethtown, $123,600.

  • If you have the best cookies on the block or know how to make SPAM into a gourmet feast then there are competitions at the Kentucky State Fair for you. 

    The fair is Aug. 18-28, but the registration deadline is July 1.

    Competitions include Fleischmann’s Yeast Bake for the Cure, Pillsbury Pie Baking Championship, Great American SPAM Championship and the Ghirardelli Chocolate Championship.

  • The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown was represented at the Heartland Festival parade June 4. Past president Diane Willis and President Martha Mengel represented the club in a red corvette.