• Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    HOWEVALLEY VERTREES DAY. The community festival is Friday and Saturday behind Howevalley Elementary School on Hwy. 86.

    Friday activities include the baby contest, 6 to 8 p.m, POC: Betty Pullen 862-4844; corn hole tournament, 7 p.m, POC: Trevor Mathers 268-6229; refreshments will be available.

  • Mudds celebrate 50th anniversary

    Mary Jo and Frank Mudd of Flaherty will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 8, 2012.

    They were married Sept. 8, 1962, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Flaherty.

    Mrs. Mudd is a homemaker and enjoys reading, crafts and spending time with family.

    Mr. Mudd is retired from Fort Knox. He enjoys gardening, in particular growing giant pumpkins and watermelons. He holds the state record for the largest watermelon at 274.5 pounds.

  • Goodmans welcome Parker Shane

    Darrin and Melissa Goodman of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Parker Shane Goodman, on Aug. 8, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gerald and Sheila Murphy of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Ronnie and Carolyn Goodman of Cecilia.

    Great-grandparent is Ival Rainey.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Though we still are having summer temperatures, fall is almost here, as badly as I hate to think about it. The fall colors are beautiful, but the beauty is dampened for me, because I know it won’t be long until winter.

  • Fort Knox MOWW recognizes Chaffin Blair


    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars participated in the Eagle Scout Court of Honor recognizing Eagle Scout Chaffin Blair on Aug. 5 at Stovall United Methodist Church.

  • Cross graduates from Protocol Officer Training

    Joseph Cross, deputy director of the executive services division, Fort Knox, recently was trained and certified as a protocol officer by The Protocol School of Washington. The training was held at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.

  • VFW sponsors coed softball team

  • Hefner graduates from Navy basic training

    HEFNER. Navy Seaman Recruit Alexandra R. Hefner, daughter of Valerie E. and John R. Hefner of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Hefner is a 2010 graduate of Richmond Hill High School in Richmond Hill, Ga.

  • Cosgrove graduates from Marine recruit training

    COSGROVE. Marine Corps Pvt. Ryan A. Cosgrove, son of Liela S. and Michael A. Cosgrove of Vine Grove, graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S. C. Cosgrove is a 2006 graduate of Meade County High School.

  • USA Cares offers grants to veterans

    USA Cares if offering financial assistance grants to eligible Kentucky Veterans. Applicants must be an active duty, National Guard or reserve soldier, sailor, airman, Marine or Coast Guardsman or a veteran. Veterans must be enrolled in a Kentucky Community and Technical College. Financial assistance from this fund is restricted to Post 9-11 veterans to secure employment.

    To apply, visit usacares.org/jobs. For information, email jobs@usacares.org.