• Jeffries speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary Club members

    James Jeffries, general manager of Hardin County Water District No. 2, was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Aug. 9. He discussed the water districts success in delivering quality water and the challenges of planning for future growth. Pictured from the left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley, Jeffries and Lea Ona Sims, also from the water district office.

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Headquarters open

    The grand opening of the Northern Hardin County Democratic Headquarters was Aug. 4 at 663 Dixie Highway in Radcliff.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The gardens really are producing. We have had so many tomatoes we are giving them away, and our watermelons are huge.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Margaret Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    APPRECIATION. Brother Don and Brenda Flanigan appreciate everyone for prayers, cards, calls, food and visitors during the death of their daughter, Jodi Richardson.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    We are having a beautiful day this Tuesday as I write this. I hope it stays like this throughout the week and weekend. By the time you read this, Cecilia Days will have come and gone. I was under such stress last week due to the unforeseen loss of our grandson-in-law, I was unable to get together in my mind all the things I should have mentioned in my column.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Denise Burden, Rick Wiseman, Jo Ellen Scruggs, Ericka Newton, Doloris Swift, Linda Lawson, Kayla Goodman, Whitney Meyers, J. Mack Cecil, Carole Johnson, Chrystal Brigman, Emily Reesor, Brittany Pike, Jacki Van Patton, Osia Hall, Caroline Yates, Shane Crutcher, Camden Eklund, Doug Oller, Kenny Ray, Turner Vaughn, Amanda Thomas, Lin Linder, Betty Nall Ashley Mattingly, Sara Crutcher and Marguerite Allen.

  • Hawks celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Marvin and Jennie Wells Hawk of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 20, 2011, at their home with their children, spouses and grandchildren.

    They were married Aug. 19, 1961, at Bonnieville Baptist Church by the Rev. Noble Cottrell.

    Mr. Hawk graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1961 with a major in accounting. He worked in civil service at Fort Knox for 33 years and retired in 1995 as the director of resource management.

  • Jacksons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Jerry and Glenda Smitson Jackson of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 19, 2011.

    They were married Aug. 19, 1961, in English Christian Church in English, Ind., by the Rev. Virgil Farringer.

    They both are retired and are members of Northside Baptist Church.

    They have two sons, Troy Jackson of Grapevine, Texas, and Dr. Thad Jackson of Elizabethtown; and four grandchildren.

    To celebrate the occasion their sons and families presented them with a cruise to Alaska.

  • Parents welcome Melia Dale


    Michael and Celia Medley of Big Springs announce the birth of a daughter, Melia Dale Medley, on June 29, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ½ ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Mike Hubbard of Guston, Debbie Lindsey of Louisville, and Larry and Elaine Medley of Vine Grove.

    Great-grandparents are Edwin and Faye Hubbard of Guston, Charlie and Peggy Jenkins of Brandenburg and G.D. and Rosie Medley of Vine Grove; and great-great-grandmother is Anna Wathen of Vine Grove.