• Northern Hardin County Democratic Women Club members attend convention

    The Northern Hardin County Democratic Women’s Club members recently attended the state convention in Frankfort.

    JoAnn Winkenhofer was elected the state second vice president and was named the recipient of the Anne Shanks Bourne Award for outstanding Democratic leaders who are on par with excellence in pursuits of life and exemplary in their support of the Democratic party, community service and in a wide variety of worthwhile projects.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

     I have been watching the weather channel and they are talking about snow. I am starting to get that hope for the white stuff.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Tiffany Thomas, Glenda Colasanti, Mick Maloney, Jennifer Baker, Lynny Harper, Jennifer Woods, Tim Cantwell, Jennifer Wiseman, Emily Johnson, Kelsey Troutt, Clay Poe, Casey Stickfort, Daryn Luperchio, Gene Straney, Becky Garner, Dawn Stith and Sharon Reed.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Thank God I am feeling much better than I did last week as I wrote this column. I still feel sort of like a zombie with all the medication I am taking, but at least most of the pain has gone from the inflammation of my sciatic nerve.

  • White Mills community news

    The Sunflower Festival was held at Lakewood Elementary in September. Pictured are the winners of the beauty contests.

    White Mills

    Terri Spencer, 862-4604

  • Parents announce birth of Matylda McConnell

    Anna Kerns and Wilbur McConnell of Vine Grove announce the birth of a daughter, Matylda Elizabeth Danae McConnell, on Sept. 4, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    She has a brother, Zero Kerns.

    Maternal grandparents are Debbie Butler of Cecilia and Jim Evrard of Paducah.

    Great-grandparents are Joe and Marie Butler of Tell City, Ind.

  • Dyrdek – Wilkinson

    R.J. and Bev Dyrdek of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Abigail Dyrdek of Cecilia, to Luke Wilkinson of Cecilia, son of John Wilkinson of Portland, Tenn., and Dawn Sharpless of Biloxi, Miss.

    The bride-to-be is pursuing a Masters in Education at the University of Louisville.

    The prospective groom is a mechanical engineer at Remington Arms.

    The wedding is at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 2012, at the Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Stephensburg community news


    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello friends, hope this week has been a good one for all. I hope the children have had a wonderful week off and also the teachers. I know the bus drivers are enjoyed the week off.

  • Lucas – Vaughn

    Angela Renee Lucas and Troy Nathan Vaughn, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Hallie Lucas of Upton.

    The prospective groom is the son of JR and Pam Vaughn of Sonora.

    The wedding is Oct. 13, 2012.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845 

    Aren’t the cooler days pleasant? Hopefully the hot temperatures are behind us. Have you noticed the tree leaves? They are turning more colorful every day.

    CORRECTION: FAMILY REUNION. Descendants of the late Alva and Ruth Yates Goodman are invited to their annual reunionat 2 p.m. today at the Howevalley Vertrees Community Club building. Bring dishes of food, photographs and memories to share. Everyone is welcome.