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Today's Features

  • Music and the aroma of festival food might fill the air Saturday at Freeman Lake Park, but for a brief time, so will falling humans.

    Visitors to the Heartland Music Festival will look to the sky about 7 p.m. Saturday when skydivers descend on Freeman Lake Park.

    Jim Moore, owner of Skydive Kentucky, said between two and five skydivers from the group will participate in the event.

    Skydive Kentucky has another big event that day, he said.

  • Country ham, eggs, biscuits and gravy, grits, fried apples, coffee and juice. If that sounds like a good way to kick off Saturday morning before Heartland Music Festival events, Pritchard Community Center is the place to be.

    For $7, visitors can grab a freshly made breakfast before watching a parade make its way from downtown Elizabethtown or cheering on a kayak race at Freeman Lake Park.

    “This is our major fundraiser of the year,” said Jim Sullivan, Hardin County AM Rotary Club president.

  •  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.

    Kendra Stewart, 204 N. Black Branch Road, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    HardinMemorial Hospital, 914 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 201, Elizabethtown. Use: tenant finish.

    Skin Group, 914 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 205, Elizabehtown. Use: tenant finish.

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

    Clinton E. and Natasha Clark to Jonathan A. Woodward, 116 Niblick Court, Elizabethtown, $89,000.

    Jeff and Joyce Nott to C.C.I. LLC, property on South Woodland Drive, Radcliff, $17,000.

    Jason Henry and Gary R. and Ingeborg James, 2612 Stonemill Drive, Elizabethtown, $243,000.

    Esse Victoria and Bennie James McRae III to Cartus Corporation, 1807 Oriole Drive, Elizabethtown, $187,250.

  • In all the fun and festivities of the Heartland Music Festival, rides for the kids provide smiles, thrills and a dizzying good time.

    Geno Rides will provide the amusement rides for the festival for the 15th year. Popular rides from the past are returning for this year’s festivities.

    On Friday, there will be limited free rides available for kids while the concert is rockin’ farther down the lake.

  • The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars conducted a Youth Leadership Conference with the Kentucky Bluegrass ChalleNge Academy Cadets on May 21 at the Patton Museum on Fort Knox.
    The MOWW National Commander-in-Chief Retired Col. Clifford Way was visiting the Fort Knox chapter to observe the chapter’s revised structure of the leadership training program. As a result, he was impressed with the approach and will recommend that other chapters consider employing the same version of the instruction.

  • The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club recently met at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff. Featured speakers were Allison Grimes and Elaine Walker candidates for Kentucky Secretary of State.
    For information concerning club meetings, call Bev Rickey at 352-2465.

  • The local Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc host it’s Alpha in White Scholarship Gala which supports local students with money for college. Pictured are Marcus Ray, Carl Millsap, Major Kurt Hinton and Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes.

  • From novice to expert, there’s something for anyone who wants to paddle a canoe Saturday at the Heartland Music Festival.  

    Event organizer Larry Dattilo said the 17 races will vary in length, type and skill level.

    “It’s not very cutthroat but always fun to watch,” Dattilo said.

    The race brings out veterans as well as people who have never been in a canoe.

    “They always have a good time,” he said.