Today's Features

  • South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

     Well, tomatoes are planted and beans will be planted this week. I am so ready for fresh food from the garden. I hope everyone has success in their planting this year.

  • John and Krista Westfall of Owasso, Okla., announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Lynn Westfall, on April 12, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Larry and Veronica Rogers of Elizabethtown; and paternal grandparents are James and Maureen Westfall of Johnsburg, Ill.

    Great-grandparents are Robert and LaVerne Thomas, Lelia Rogers and Patricia Riley.

  • The following misdemeanor cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Susan Elizabeth French (1967). Theft by deception. Total $210.

    Ellen G. Hornback (1987). Theft by deception. Total $210.

    Faye Gilda Kepple (1957). Theft by deception (two counts). Total $155.

    Zachary Tyler Murphy (1989). Alcohol intoxication in a public place; disorderly conduct. Total $335.

  • By Nannette Johnston

    Our students only have seven days of school left after today. Seven days. I’m in my 29th year working in Hardin County Schools and I can’t ever remember going through a whole school year without a snow day or a make-up day. I know our students will enjoy the extra weeks of vacation. The first day of class for the 2012-13 school year is Aug. 8.

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

    Keith and Ida Cobb, lot 13 New Glendale Road, Elizabethtown. Use: basement remodel.

    Anthony and Carol Weathers, 361 Blake Drive, Rineyville. Use: addition.

    Donald and Dionne Hannah, 893 Thompson Road, Rineyville. Use: sunroom.

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

    Hershell and Sue A. Nugent to Joseph B. and Elizabeth Joan Vance, parcel D Vanvin Subdivision, county, $4,000.

    Bucky L. Bradshaw and Bonnie Eby to William J. Miller, lot 22 Rolling Heights Subdivision, Rineyville, $110,000.

    The Earl L. and Opal J. Shaw Revocable Living Trust to Christopher M. and Miriam N. Nichols, 229 N. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff, $105,000.

  • Lyndsay Taylor is waiting, but she is not idle.

    The 34-year-old singer and songwriter of Elizabethtown has released her third CD of Christian music, “Who We are While We Wait.”

    The CD’s theme, which has grown through the years, is setting your heart on the same path as God’s heart.

    “It’s who I am while I wait as a person who is daily pursing my relationship with God,” she said.

  • Works by Elizabethtown photographer David Toczko have been selected to be showcased in two exhibits in Kentucky.

    The Kentucky Arts Council selected Toxkzo’s photography for inclusion in the Governor’s Derby Exhibition in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. The exhibit will include Toczko’s photos “Land Between the Lakes Sunset,” “Balloon Glow” and “West Point Bridge,” which were chosen for the theme “Kentucky Landscapes.”

  • An Elizabethtown native has made it into the spotlight by being nominated for a Tony Award.

    Darron West, an alumni of Youth Theater of Hardin County and supporter of the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, received a nomination for Best Sound Design of a Play. The nomination comes for his work on the play “Peter and the Starcatcher.”

    “Peter and the Starcatcher” tells the story of how Peter Pan became “the boy who would not grow up.” The play is nominated for nine Tony Awards.