Today's News

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    FALL BACK. Did you remember to change your clock back one hour? It means shorter daylight hours.

    NOVEMBER. The new month has brought us some beautiful weather so far. The cooler temperatures are nice. Have you done your fall yard work yet? Leaves are falling more and more. Time to get it done and put away the lawn mower.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Hilary Skees, Kassie Smith, Ron VanBlijenburgh, Ryan Strickland, Gary Carman, Rodney Taylor, Jeffrey Bewley, Jessica Burnett, Jessica Wilson, Paul Froedge, Deloise Priddy, Travis Renfro, Clayton Scherer, Mason Troutt, Kristen Moreland, Brenda Nesslrodt, Sarah Pike, Pam Dockery, Doug Pate, Jimmy Matthews, Shirley Hazelett, Donna Ashley, Josh Greenwell, Adam McCombs and Hargan Carr.

    SPECIAL BIRTHDAY. Happy 21st birthday to my nephew, Jarred Duvall, on Tuesday.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    SCHOOL NEWS. Just a reminder school will be dismissed in the county on Monday and Tuesday.

    Lakewood Elementary School will have makeup school pictures Nov. 10.

    Also, don’t forget that Nov. 15 is Zaxby’s night for Lakewood. The school will get 10 percent of the profits taken in at Zaxby’s from 5 to 8 p.m.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well wishes to Saundra Powers, Donna Pearson, David Johnson, Steve Booker, Richard Haslar, Edna Akers and all others who are ill.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Winter has arrived, though at this writing we still are having beautiful weather. Our last tomatoes got frozen over last weekend, which is a record here, to have ripe tomatoes on the vine until the last of October.

    I made the molasses cookies I was planning on trying the recipe for, and they are delicious. I will be happy to share the recipe with anyone wishing to try them.

  • Burnses celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    William F. “Bill” and Mildred “Mickey” Begley Burns of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today, Nov. 6, 2011.

    The couple, originally from Springfield, were married Nov. 6, 1951 in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    Mr. Burns is retired from the Army after 27  years and from civil service after 17 years.

  • VanMeter

    Aaron Joel VanMeter of Leitchfield and Kaytlin Michele Edwards of Elizabethtown were married Nov. 5, 2011, at the Centre on Main in Leitchfield.

    The bride is the daughter of Krista K. Edwards.

    The groom is the son of Sharon and Michael VanMeter.

  • Schram

    Dr. Kellianne Eriksen and Dr. Nicklaus Schram were married April 30, 2011, at St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Cathedral in Louisville.

    The bride is the daughter of Dr. William and Sarah Eriksen of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Dr. Galin and Roberta Schram of Freeport, Ill.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Dr. William Eriksen.

  • Steen-Smith

    Valette Ray Steen and Gregory Dean Smith, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the Rev. Bill and Charlene Ray of Elizabethtown and the mother of Will and Nick Steen of Elizabethtown.  She is employed at iPay Technologies LLC.

    The prospective groom is the son of Raydean and Margie Smith of Columbia and the father of Jordan Stickell and Emily and Ricki Smith. He is retired from the U.S. Army and is employed as a contractor at Fort Knox.

  • Ross-Benham

    The children of Peggy W. Ross and Gary L. Benham announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of William and Faye Wilson.

    The prospective groom is the son of the late Paul and Louella Benham.

    The wedding is at 7 p.m. Nov. 11, 2011, at Valley Creek Baptist Church, 4685 Springfield Road in Elizabethtown.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    No formal invitations will be sent.

  • Silk Hair Salon has official ribbon cutting

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting/grand opening of one of their newest members— Silk Hair Salon on Oct. 14. They are located at 100 W.A. Jenkins Road in Elizabethtown and can be contacted at 982-1199. Pictured at the ribbon cutting are Jennifer Stewart and Robin Vittitow-co-owners, Brad Richardson-Chamber President/CEO, Tom Hewlett-chamber Board chairman, family, friends and chamber ambassadors.