• Workmans celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Jimmie and Julia Workman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house given by their daughter, Lee Ann Thomas, and grandchildren, Brooke Hudspeth and Brandon Hicks, from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 27, 2011, at Immanuel Baptist Church.

    They were married, Dec. 15, 1961 by Brother O’Ray Weeks at his home in Louisa.

    Mr. Workman retired from Raytheon Corporation where he was an iron worker.

    Mrs. Workman retired from PNC Bank, formerly First Hardin National Bank, and Kentuckiana Girl Scouts.

  • Goblirsch-Campbell

    Tim and Laurie Goblirsch announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth Goblirsch, to Matthew John Campbell.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a 2008 graduate of Bellarmine University. She received her Master of Science in genetic counseling at Northwestern University and is employed at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

  • Peterses celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Louie and Muriel Peters will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 7 p.m. Nov. 25, 2011, at Open Valley Missionary Baptist Church.

    They were married Nov. 30, 1961 by the Rev. Chelf at Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    No formal invitations will be sent.

  • Thompsons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Charles E. “Eddie” and Geraldine “Deanie” Bryant Thompson of Cecilia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 18, 2011.

    They were married Nov. 18, 1961 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Cecilia.

    Mr. Thompson is retired from civil service, a retired farmer and is a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church.

    Mrs. Thompson is a homemaker and member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church.

  • Riggs celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

    Robin Dale and Martha Ann Gibson Riggs celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Nov. 14, 2011.

    They have five children, Michael Dale Riggs, Matthew Scott Riggs, Thomas Wayne Riggs, Robert Andrew Riggs and Maria Ann Riggs; and two grandchildren.

  • Lee and Walker make bowls for Warm Blessings

    Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen is preparing for a fundraiser and awareness benefit on Feb. 11 called Empty Bowls. People attending will have a nice soup meal and will receive a handmade ceramic bowl to remind them that some people’s bowls are “empty.” Many volunteers have been making bowls for the event. Bowls made by community leaders will be sold in a silent auction as an added fundraising effort. 

  • Greer serves as first lady of Milligan College

    Edwina Young Greer, a native of Elizabethtown, now serves as the first lady of Milligan College, a Christian liberal arts college located in Northeast Tennessee. Her husband, Dr. Bill Greer, was inaugurated as Milligan’s 15th president on Oct. 28. Edwina Greer presented her husband with the presidential robe during the formal installation service. Their sons, Logan and Jeremy, both Milligan students, carried the college’s banners during the inauguration.

  • Cecilia Homemakers get lesson on healthy holiday foods

    The Cecilia Homemakers Lesson “Healthy Holiday Foods - A Matter of Choice” was presented by Brenda Lowe, Julia McKinley and Sharon Bush on Nov. 15 at the Cecilia Community Ruritan Building. There were 22 members present.

    The next meeting is Dec. 6 in the Fellowship Hall of Cecilia Baptist Church. The meal will be catered with each member paying for their own meal. Those present at the Nov. meeting were asked to pay in advance. Secret pals will be revealed, gifts exchanged and the group will be drawing for next years secret pals.

  • Greenspace and ECTC students help protect wildlife habitat

    Students from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Introductory Biology courses participated in a service-learning project where they assisted Greenspace with trail restoration at Buffalo Lake on Nov. 12. The group spent several hours removing invasive species from the habitat and strategically placing downed trees to slow erosion around the stream. The project was supervised by Greenspace board members David Lutz, Lori Timbers and Tiffany McFalls. A native species planting, scheduled for Earth Day weekend, will follow in the spring.

  • Blue Ball Church helps out at Warm Blessings