• Jackson announces birth of sister, Harper Grace

    Jackson Bickett of Elizabethtown announces the birth of a sister, Harper Grace Bickett, on Nov. 11, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Carissa and Luke Bickett of Elizabethtown.

    Grandparents are Dave and Violet Knoop of Rineyville, Monica Bickett of Corydon, Ind., and Jery Bickett of Elizabethtown.

  • Gibson — Payton

    Douglas and Kimberly Gibson of Glendale and Ronnie and Annetta Payton of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Bethany Aleece Gibson of Glendale and Kevin Dewayne Payton of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2011 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College. She is pursuing a graduate degree in counseling and human development at Lindsey Wilson College and is employed by Lindsey Wilson College and SpringHaven Domestic Violence Center.

  • Stephensburg community news


    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello friends and neighbors. I am sorry I have not had a column for the past few weeks, however I have been feeling a bit under the weather. I am sorry I have no news to report, but I do have a little story I would like to share.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Leann Blair, Maddie Cecil, Nell Mattingly, Mary Ann Brangers, Linda Thomas, Diane Carr, Ralph Tucker, Sarah Bunnell, Debbie Whelan, Gary Prather, Connie Hayse, Lila Fay Caver, Molly Burba, Shauna Powell, Michaela Brangers, George Brangers, Emily Crewz, Hayley Peters, Brandy Swift, Sheila Wilkinson and Hayden Hobbs.

  • Parents welcome Lucas Alexander

    Michael and Eileen Williams announce the birth of a son, Lucas Alexander, on March 4 in Nashville, Tenn. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Big sister is Layla.

    Grandparents are Ronnie and Julie Williams of Elizabethtown and Walter and Catherine Donnelly of Lakeville, Conn. Great-grandmothers are Patricia Williams of Elizabethtown and Mathilda McDonough of Rolling Meadows, Ill.

  • Summers — Pike

    Amber Summers of Elizabethtown and Ronnie Pike of Rineyville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Beth and Roy Davis of Cecilia and Tim Aulman of Lancaster.

    The prospective groom is the son of David Pike of Rineyville and Rebecca Yates of Elizabethtown.

    The wedding is at 4:30 p.m. April 21, 2012, at Glendale Christian Church with a reception to follow at the American Legion Post 113 in Elizabethtown.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    Happy Easter. I hope everyone has a joyous day with family and friends. I am sure there will be many kids out there hunting Easter eggs and eating chocolate bunnies.

    BIRTHAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Brent Miller, Eric Simpson, Carmen Bennett, Lois Wright, Jeannie Butler, Jesse Miller, Carol Ferguson, Kristen Cardin, Michele Bryan, Kayla Butler, Mattie Patterson and Ronald Ramsey.

  • 4H, FFA promote the Kentucky farm license plate voluntary donation campaign
  • North Middle JLC Junior Optimist Club members are inducted

  • Master Sgt. Privitera recognized by AUSA

    Fort Knox Chapter AUSA President Gene Gudenkauf, right, presents an award of appreciation to Master Sgt. Andrew Privitera, outgoing president of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, in recognition of his service and outstanding contributions to AUSA, Fort Knox and the Hardin County community.