• Parents welcome Madeline Kay

    Bobby and Amber Nakanelua of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a daughter, Madeline Kay Nakanelua, on July 8, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Siblings include a brother, Aiden Nakanelua of Elizabethtown.

    Maternal grandmother is Deborah Guffey of Elizabethtown, paternal grandmother is the late Donna Hays, maternal grandfather is Tom Swaner of Texas and paternal grandfather is Garrison Nakanelua Sr., of San Diego.

  • Parents welcome Carli Elizabeth Peters

    Derrick and Amy Peters of Cecilia announce the birth of a daughter, Carli Elizabeth Peters, on June 5, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed at 8 pounds, 4.5 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Marion and Gail Ray of Flaherty, Stephen and Carol Peters of Elizabethtown and Lisa and Tom Vittitow of Brandenburg.

    Great-grandparents are Judie Francis of Garrett, Francis Dunn of Cecilia and Linda Skees of Stephensburg; and great-great-grandparents are Thelma Dunn of Elizabethtown and Robert and Lola Fairchild of Farmer City, Ill.

  • Parents welcome Cale Chase

    Amanda and Chase Conrads of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Cale Chase Conrads, on April 28, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Donnie and Janet Logsdon and Phillip and Julie Conrads, all of Elizabethtown.

    Great-grandparents are Herbert and Levorn Graham of Elizabethtown; and great-great-grandparents are Josh and Elizabeth Graham of Elizabethtown.

  • Parents welcome Maxwell Ezra

    Christa Danielle Ball and Joshua Doyle McKenzie, both of Elizabethtown, announce the birth of a son, Maxwell Ezra McKenzie, on July 2, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 10 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Sibling is Madeline Grace McKenzie, age 4.

    Paternal grandparents are Larry and Judy McKenzie of Elizabethtown. Maternal grandparents are Danny Ball and Andrea Belcher of Eastview and Sherry Christopher Ball of Elizabethtown.

  • Crum graduates basic training

    CRUM.Air Force Airman 1st Class Aaron K. Crum graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2009 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, he is the son of Steve Crum of Radcliff and Karen Sheets of Midland, Ga.

  • Blair retiring from Air Force

    BLAIR. Senior Master Sgt. Stephen R. Blair, 1976 Graduate of North Hardin High School, retired from the United States Air force after 26 years of distinguished service at Randolph Air Force base in Texas on July 29.

  • Staples graduates as instrumentalist

    STAPLES. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dayana Staples, daughter of Nancy M. and Ricardo E. Guerra of Vine Grove, recently graduated as an instrumentalist from the Music Basic Course at the School of Music in Virginia Beach, Va.

    Staples is a 2006 graduate of Meade County High School in Brandenburg and joined the Marine Corps in December 2010. She is a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green with a bachelor’s degree.

  • Local groups gather to discuss the upcoming event

    Members of The Elizabethtown Woman’s Club and the League of Women Voters met with Akebono representatives on July 18 to discuss the upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection event to be held on Sept. 10. Betty Hilliard and Maritza Johnson represented the Woman’s Club, and Martha Hannifan represented the League of Women Voters. Others attending were James Roberts, deputy judge executive; Robert Hall, Hardin County Fiscal Court; Dave Pedigo, Akebono senior environmental engineer, and David Senigas, Veolia Environmental Services representative.

  • Club members visit Brian’s Botannicals

    Members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown recently visited Brian’s Botannicals in Louisville. 
    Owner Brian Williams conducted a tour of his nursery, which specializes in rare and unusual plants, hardy tropicals and terrarium plants. He discussed how he creates plant walls and  also discussed his interest and methodology in the development of new varieties of plants. 
    Following the nursery tours, members lunched at the Hawks View Gallery and enjoyed viewing the many beautiful handblown glass creations designed by the gallery's artists.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    School is back in session, so do be careful and watchful for those school buses with their precious cargo. I certainly feel for those riding them in this hot weather.