• South Hardin news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The rain finally has arrived. The gardens really needed it. Although I enjoy the sunny weather, I also enjoy ripe tomatoes and other garden veggies.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Darlene Grubbs, Hunter Reynolds, Alice Akers, Haley Skees, Andreya Crewz, Charles Wootten, Valerie Wootten, Heather Raiser and Jessica Reed.

    ANNIVERSARY. A happy 20th anniversary wish goes to Joni and Kerray Wooton on Thursday.

  • Coxes celebrate 50th anniversary

    Thomas Courtland and Danna Poe Cox will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 3, 2012.

    They were married June 3, 1962, at First Christian Church of Elizabethtown.

    They have remained active members of First Christian Church.

    They have two daughters, Beth Towell and Karen Henson, both of Elizabethtown; and four grandchildren.

  • Adamses celebrate 50th anniversary

    Charles I. and Dorothy M. Adams of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 30, 2012.

    They were married by Rev. Chauncey V Farrell.

    Mr. Adams is retired from Local 576 Louisville and Mrs. Adams is retired from civil service at Fort Knox.

    They have four children, Debbie Horn and Angela Menendez, both of Elizabethtown, Charles Adams of Denver and Regina Isbell of DeRitter, La.; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    BENEFIT. Don’t forget there will be benefit supper and auction for Eddie Booker at 5 p.m. June 9 in the Blueball Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Eddie has been off work since the last of February because of health problems. The benefit supper and auction will help cover medical expenses and loss of work.

  • Powells celebrate 50th anniversary

    Margie and Sam Powell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 1, 2012.

    A reception is from 2 to 4 p.m. June 9, in the fireside room at First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road, hosted by Sandra Braden, Betty and Don Vance, Helen Gressel and Kathryn Corbin.

    All friends and relatives are invited. The couple requests no gifts.

  • Grays celebrate 60th anniversary

    Dennis and Rita Henderson Gray of Vine Grove will mark their 60th wedding anniversary June 6.

    The ceremony was performed June 6, 1952, at Vine Grove Christian Church by Brother Henry Harned. 

    The couple’s seven children are Steve Gray of Vine Grove, Dan Gray of Frankfort, Jeanne Sheroan of Elizabethtown, Tina Gray of Vine Grove, Lori Anderson of Charlotte, N.C., Ruth Wix of Bowling Green and Kirstie Towner of Radcliff. They also have 11 grandchildren;and four great-grandchildren.

    A family celebration is planned June 10.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Hope everyone had a nice Memorial Day weekend and got to pay your respects to your loved ones, who have gone on. We visited the cemeteries where family members were laid to rest. On Friday afternoon, my daughter-in-law Marcia Barnes, who is interested in genealogy, and I visited the Needham Cemetery in Solway, where many of my relatives on my fathers’ side of the family were buried. I made pictures of many of the monuments, getting dates of births and deaths, which I didn’t have.

  • Knight – Kennedy

    Katrina Marie Knight and Kevin Michael Kennedy, both of Cecilia, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late David L. and Janet Marie Knight. She is a graduate of Central Hardin High School, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Western Kentucky University with a degree in broadcasting television production. She is pursuing a Master’s in Elementary Education. She is a substitute teacher in the Hardin County Schools.

  • Stephensburg community news


    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello everyone, sorry that I did not have a column for you last week I was in the hospital and was not able to write. Now that summer is here please watch the heat and stay in the shade when you can. I hope everyone’s gardens are doing well. My son, Alex, has a small one and it’s his first one and everything is growing so well. He has worked hard to take care of it and so far he has done well.

  • Kopp – Johnson

    Mr. and Mrs. Larry Kopp of Caneyville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haleigh Brooke Kopp, to Kendall Hayward Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Johnson of Big Clifty.

    The bride-to-be is pursuing a degree in pharmacy technology at Daymar College.

    The prospective groom is in the U.S. Air Force. He is stationed at Charleston AFB in South Carolina.

    The wedding is June 16, 2012, in Destin, Fla. A reception is at 6 p.m. CDT June 22 at the Center on Main in Leitchfield.