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Today's Features

  • 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.

    George Coalson, 10208 Leitchfield Road, Stephensburg. Use: sunroom.

    Frank Hayden, 364 Ridgeway Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: sunroom.

    Richard Davis, lot 0 Timercrest Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    Danny Dean and Belinda Picket to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Hardin County, $1,000.

    Albert and Lori Ponce to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Hardin County, $10,650.

    Clifton D. and Patricia A. Samuels to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Hardin County, $68,700.

  • Hardin County Habitat for Humanity is partnering with the city of Elizabethtown to build a pavilion for the community in the Haycraft area.  This is a part of an effort to revitalize the neighborhood. 
    Recently, volunteers came to prepare the ground, set poles and install joists that will hold the roof of the 24” x 30” structure.  It will give the community a place to hold picnics and children a place to play out of the rain and the heat of the sun. 

  • The 34th annual Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive is Sept. 24 in Elizabethtown.
    Knights will hand out Tootsie Roll candy in shopping centers and retail areas accepting contributions that will benefit mentally handicapped  residents in Hardin County.
    Tootsie Roll funds, with state and federal matching grants, are distributed through the Knights of Columbus State Association for Mentally Disabled Inc. In 2010 the Knights collected contributions totaling $6,500 in Elizabethtown. The statewide collection totaled $130,000.

  • Robert Lynch of Vine Grove, an area pilot, now has given more than 200 young people a free demonstration airplane ride as part of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program, which is introducing a new generation to the world of flight.

  • On Sept. 6, the Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission donated $1,000 to the 9/11 memorial at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.  Pictured are Margo Kampe, president of Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission, and Charles Heater, director of Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central.

  • James and Evelyn Foster of Elizabethtown celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary Sept. 14, 2011.
    They were married Sept. 14, 1966, at First Baptist Church in Mascoutah, Ill.
    They have three children, Pamela Brey, Gail Murphy and James Foster Jr.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

  • I’ve got to admit that I’ve never been fully in the Facebook camp.

    Yes, I had a college student friend show me how to set up my page, ostensibly as a way to keep up with members of my Sunday school class — I’ve taught that age group for a number of years.

  • Today you get two really fantastic recipes that I would have to rank in my top five all-time favorite dessert recipes. One is easy and quick to make, and one is really time consuming, but I love them both, partly because they feature macadamia nuts.

  • An unknown virus finds itself spreading throughout the globe with many lives entangling to find its source and cure.

    This basic plotline of “Contagion” might sound like films you’ve seen before but this one is different. It’s not like “Outbreak,” which was an action-adventure piece that disguised itself as medical thriller.