• Whole family volunteers at Warm Blessings

    Six-year-old Emma Fellows, center, is joined by her grandmother, left, Brenda Bush and her mother, Sarah Fellows as she volunteers wrapping silverware for the Warm Blessings meal program. Emma who is too young to do some task at the Kitchen, has been volunteering faithfully each week the past year to have the silverware in order for each meal.

    To inquire about volunteering call Linda at 737-2929. 

  • Ballard graduates from basic training

    BALLARD. Air Force Airman Kristofer K. Ballard recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    He is a 2010 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown. He is the son of Sheri Ballard and Russ Ballard; brother to Bryce Ballard; and grandson to Jerry and Rosie Scott of Elizabethtown. 

  • Garden Club of Elizabethtown has special speaker

    Dr. Tom Barnes, University of Kentucky’s well-known author and nature authority, spoke to an enthusiastic group at the June 2 meeting of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown, held at the Brown-Pusey House.  He gave a slide show presentation with advice on nature photography.   

    A major upcoming club event is the Annual Garden Tour & Tea , from 1 to 5 p.m., June 12.  Tickets are $10. Call 737-8082 for details. 

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard, 735-7544

    WARMER DAYS. Last weekend was very warm with temperatures reaching in the 90s. Many farmers are cutting hay and getting it ready to bale. Thankfully the heavy rains have subsided.

    COMMUNITY YARD SALE. A yard sale will be held June 18 at the Howevalley Vertrees Community Club building. Booth set ups will cost $10. For information, call 734-1539. Proceeds go back into the club to fund special needs of the community. Everyone is welcome.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Matthew Dockery, Ashley Jones, Miles Godwin, Jim Reed, Trent Miller, Paul Crutcher, Pam Sheroan, Colleen Hubble, Cooper Crutcher, Manuela Carter, Lydia Shaw, Ed Cecil, Brian Froedge, Kaitlyn Perry, Kim Johns, Mattie Pike, Elizabeth Hogue, Kassidy Jent, Alyson Cecil, Darlene Basham, Keith Reesor, Madison Colasanti, David E. Thomas Sr., Beth Greenwell, Chelsea VanderMolen and Debbye Blair.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Hope everyone had an enjoyable Memorial Day weekend, also hope each one took time to remember to give thanks for our fallen heroes for the ultimate sacrifices they made that we might enjoy the many freedoms we take for granted. I have received this quote several times in my email. “Only two sacrificed their all: Jesus Christ for our salvation, and the soldier for our freedom.”

  • Parents welcome Kyleigh Marie

    Robert and Laura Selman of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Kyleigh Marie Selman, on April 12, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 17 ½ inches long.

    She has a brother, Noah M. Selman.

    Maternal grandparents are William and Connie Wilson; and paternal grandparents are Robert and VV Selman. 

  • Halberg-Swords

    Nolan Halberg and Payton Swords announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Christin Halberg and Timothy Swords.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Fred and Rose Halberg of Elizabethtown. She is a 2005 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's in education. She is employed with Hardin County Schools.

  • Schmoranzes celebrate 60th anniversary

    Leland and Wilma Schmoranz will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 5, 2011.

    They were married June 5, 1951, in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    Mr. Schmoranz is retired from civil service at Fort Knox, and Mrs. Schmoranz is retired from Elizabethtown Independent Schools and preschool at First Christian Church. Both are members of First Christian Church in Elizabethtown.

    They have one daughter, Monica; and two grandchildren.