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Neighbors

  • JOOI guest speaker raises awareness

    At its recent monthly meeting, the Junior Optimist Octagon International Club of Elizabethtown invited Christy Red of Warm Blessings to speak to members of the club. Red raised awareness of poverty in Hardin County and encouraged members of JOOI to volunteer at Warm Blessings. JOOI is a club comprised of middle and high school students dedicated to bettering the community. For more information, contact President Caleb Moore at 300-6342.

  • Parks speaks to AM Rotary

    Emma Parks - Miss Heartland’s Outstanding Teen 2011 was the guest speaker at the Hardin County AM Rotary meeting on April 15. She spoke on platform of bully prevention, especially in elementary schools. She is pictured with Club President Jim Sullivan.

    The Hardin County AM Rotary meets at 7 a.m., every Friday at the Historic State Theater.

  • Garden Club has April meeting

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown met April 8 at the Brown-Pusey House. Hostesses were MC Meserve and Jana Gore. Lacy Thomas, accompanied by his wife, Brenda, presented a program on attracting birds and other wildlife, which especially benefit gardens. He brought samples of birdhouses that are both functional and artistic.

  • Horse enthusiasts attend clinic

    District 5 4-H horse enthusiasts Stephanie Meredith, Brian Williams, Christy Gollmier, Briann Williams and Orry Williams (Hardin County) along with Dawn Cummings and Caitie Carman (Breckinridge County) recently attended a two-day Basic Horsemanship Clinic at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center in Lexington and Asbury College Equine Center in Wilmore.

  • Hardin County youth meet new friends at summer camp

    With the school year almost over, Hardin County youth will be heading for West KY 4-H Camp in Dawson Springs the week of June 21 through 24. 
    With this year’s theme “Win it in a 4-H Minute” Hardin County youth will join others from Breckinridge, Caldwell, Lyon and Trigg counties for some of the best days of their entire summer. 

  • Cockriel celebrates 75th birthday

    Virginia Cockriel of Elizabethtown will celebrate her 75th birthday, today, April 27, 2011.

    She was born on April 27, 1936, in Petersburg, Ind.

    She raised her children with her husband of nearly 60 years, Hubert Cockriel, in Hardin County. 

    She has six children, Gary Cockriel of Elizabethtown, Sharon Vertrees and Brenda Hannas, both of Louisville, Debbie Vance of Elizabethtown and Cathy Morgan and Lynn Butler, both of Rineyville; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

  • Cockriel celebrates 75th birthday

     

    Virginia Cockriel of Elizabethtown will celebrate her 75th birthday, today, April 27, 2011.

    She was born on April 27, 1936, in Petersburg, Ind.

    She raised her children with her husband of nearly 60 years, Hubert Cockriel, in Hardin County. 

    She has six children, Gary Cockriel of Elizabethtown, Sharon Vertrees and Brenda Hannas, both of Louisville, Debbie Vance of Elizabethtown and Cathy Morgan and Lynn Butler, both of Rineyville; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

  • 4-H Target Master member competes

    Target Master 4-H Club member Jared Givan recently finished the last leg of the indoor season with the National Field Archery Association by winning first place for the state of Kentucky for the third consecutive year. He also received first place for the first time in the Southeast Sectionals and a fifth place at the National on March 26 and 27 in Louisville.

  • Hollings graduates basic training

    HOLLINGS. Army Pfc. Latisha S. Hollings has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. A 2009 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, she is the daughter of Louis and Christine Hollings of Radcliff.

  • Puckett-Ernst

    Sharon Richardson of Elizabethtown and Eric Puckett of Leitchfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla E. Puckett, to Caleb M. Ernst, son of Bob and Sharon Ernst of Buffalo.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Elizabethtown High School. She is an English major at Western Kentucky University.

    The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in English.

    The wedding is June 11, 2011.