• Mayor Walker is guest speaker at Lions Club meeting


  • Scouts honored at first class banquet

    Eighteen First Class Scouts were honored at the Lincoln Trail District First Class Banquet on Oct. 27. Tony Rose, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon, was the guest speaker.
    Eighty Scouts, parents and guests attended the banquet at the White Mills Christian Camp dining hall. Souvenir pocket knives were presented to the Scouts who had achieved first class rank since Sept. 1, 2010. Troops with First Class Scouts present included troops 134, 155, 233, 244, 600 and 829.

  • Auxiliary raises money for Wreaths Across America

    The Ladies Auxiliary of Ritchie-Trent American Legion Post No. 148 in West Point wanted to help raise money for Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization dedicated to placement of live evergreen wreaths on the tombstones of veterans throughout America.

  • Gregory speaks to Ancestral Trails Historical Society on DNA

    At the November meeting of Ancestral Trails Historical Society, Melvin Gregory explained how DNA could be used in genealogy to break down brick walls that a genealogist may have. He used a PowerPoint presentation to explain the DNA program he used, explain-ing how it helped him discover new relatives, some from Great Britain.
    The next meeting of Ancestral Trails is at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown. There will be election of officers for the coming year, followed by the annual potluck Christmas party.

  • Students honored at the Music Studio of Terry Strange

    The Music Studio of Terry Strange recently honored two students for outstanding work on their music studies.
    Owen Cranmer was given a Star Student Award for his hard work on learning guitar as a newer student, and Carson Ching was given the Young Student of the Month Award for his accomplishments and hard work in his guitar classes.

  • Lions Club members welcome Natalie Smith

  • McMillens celebrate 70th anniversary

    Earl Jr. and Eileen McMillen of Elizabethtown celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Nov. 28, 2011.
    They were married Nov. 28, 1941, in Jeffersonville, Ind.
    They have three children, Susie Woosley, Spike McMillen and Mark McMillen, all of Elizabethtown; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

  • Hildebrandts celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Hans U. Hildebrandt and Margrit Steer Hildebrandt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Las Vegas.

    They were married Dec. 2, 1961.

    Mr. Hildebrandt is retired.

    Mrs. Hildebrandt is a homemaker.

    They have three children, Robert Hildebrandt of Austin, Texas, Christine Park of Heidelberg, Germany and Thomas Hildebrandt of Radcliff; and three grandchildren.

  • Rowletts celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    James “Ed” and Barbara Rowlett of Radcliff recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at their home with their family.

    They were married Oct. 6, 1951, in Rossville, Ga.

    Mr. Rowlett is retired from the Army and civil service.

    Mrs. Rowlett is retired from Coldwell Banker Cato Realty.

  • Middleton

    Amy Skaggs of Rineyville and Matthew Middleton of Cecilia were married Nov. 12, 2011, at the Great Escape in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., by the Rev. Charles “Buddy” Kamner.

    The bride is the daughter of Wayne and Debbie Skaggs of Rineyville.

    The groom is the son of Margie Jenkins of Cecilia.

    Maid of honor was Jessica Middleton of Elizabethtown, sister of the groom.

    The couple reside in Rineyville.