• Houser

    Ashley DeRuiter and Luke Houser were married, June 25, 2011, at Mill Creek Baptist Church.

    The bride is the daughter of Michael and Susie DeRuiter.

    The groom is the son of Rachel Houser.

    After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Radcliff.

  • Miss Teen Hardin County Fair contestants announced

    Miss Teen Hardin County Fair 2011 Contestantsinclude:

    Madelyn Michelle Carek, 15-year-old daughter of Randy and Robin Carek of Elizabethtown, sponsored by Randy and Robin Carek.

    Paige E. Cecil, 15-year-old daughter of Mike Haycraft and Tammy Cecil of Elizabethtown, sponsored by Tammy Cecil.

    Lacey Graham, 15-year-old daughter of Michael and Amy Graham of Elizabethtown, sponsored by Amy Graham.

    Kayla Clark-Reed, 13-year-old daughter of Charles and Elisa Reed of Vine Grove,, sponsored by Shelli Kessee at J’ME & Company.

  • 2011 Hardin County Fair Miss Pre-Teen contestants announced

    The Miss Pre-Teen pageant is at 7:30 p.m. July 16 at the Hardin County Community Fairgrounds on U.S. 31W, five miles south of Elizabethtown.  Contestants include:

    Haleigh Marie Beach, daughter of Nicole LeAnne Murray of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parent.

    Shelby Morgan McWhirter, daughter of Darren and Dana Mosley of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parents.

    Whitney Nicole Peters, daughter of Dale and Sheila Peter of Cecilia, sponsored by her parents.

  • Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant contestants announced

    The Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant is at 8 p.m. July 11, opening night of the Hardin County Fair. Miss Hardin County Fair 2010 Kaleigh Campbell will crown this year’s winner. Twenty-three young ladies will compete for this year’s title. They include:

    Katie Carol Newton, 20, daughter of John and Anita Newton of Vine Grove, sponsored by Nancy McKee.

    Brianna Baker, 18, daughter of Jerry and Jamie Baker of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parents.

    Aaliya Dice, 16, daughter of Joe and Veronica Dice of Radcliff, sponsored by Beauty by Grace.

  • Lions Club has installation dinner

  • Walking Horse Show results released

    The following are results from Grayson County Walking Horse Show held June 25 at Grayson County Ag. and Rec. Park in Leitchfield.
    Class 1 — Stick Horse: Michael Dunn, Maggie Dunn, Madison Dunn, Mackenzie Stillwell, Robby Stannard, Riley Shartzer, Jacob Shartzer all received first-place trophies donated by Dr. and Mrs. Victor Duvall.
    Class 2 — Lead Line: first, Mackenzie Sillwell, Elizabethtown.
    Class 4 — Youth Walking Specialty: first, Preston Hicks, Paducah; and second, Emily Graves, Bell Buckle, Tenn.

  • Judge Shumate receives Law Related Education Award

    Hardin County Dis-trict Court Judge Kimberly W. Shumate received a 2011 Law Related Education Award at the annual Law Day ceremony May 2 at the state Capitol in Frankfort.

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club highlights June meeting
  • Lions extend a helping hand

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Brian Dennis, left, presents a check to Helping Hand of Hope Director David Dozer. The Lions appreciate the many services Helping Hand of Hope offers to those in need in the community.

  • Rays celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Virgil Ray and Mary Ellen McCorkle Ray of Rineyville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 20, 2011.

    The Rays were married June 20, 1951 at St. Brigid Catholic Church in Vine Grove by the Rev. Joe Diemert.

    Mr. Ray retired from the carpenters union in 1983 after building many prominent buildings in Louisville. He suffered a massive stroke and resides at North Hardin Nursing and Convalescent Center in Radcliff.

    Mrs. Ray is a stay at home mother and lives in the original home they built in Rineyville.