• Legion Auxiliary packs boxes for soldiers

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 113 Chairman Patty Heath, with the help of LG&E employees, packed and sent 150 holiday boxes to soldiers overseas. Boxes consisted of candy, personal supplies, gifts and requested items by those in harms way.

  • Atterberry celebrates 80th birthday

    Beulah Atterberry of Elizabethtown celebrated her 80th birthday with 80 friends and relatives on Feb. 19, 2011, at Bethesda Ministries.
    She was born Feb. 23, 1931, in Vine Grove. She was a faithful worker in her local church, teaching Sunday school. In her younger years she taught youth. She was married for 56 years to the late Frank Atterberry.
    She has six children, Annetta Payton, Sharon Atterberry, Debbie Schlosser, Tim Atterberry, Steve Atterberry and Anna Hargis, all of Elizabethtown; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

  • Vine Grove Knights of Columbus make donations

    The Vine Grove Knights of Columbus recently presented donations to Hardin County Special Olympics and Hardin County Association for Adult Development Disabilities. The funds were from the Knights’ Annual Tootsie Roll Drive.

  • Embry speaks to AM Rotary Club

    The guest speaker on Feb. 11 at the Hardin County AM Rotary Club meeting was Joshua Embry. Embry is the Medical Base supervisor and Flight nurse for Air Methods Kentucky Six. Air Methods Kentucky six is the largest emergency medical service in the nation. They are located at Addington Field in Elizabethtown.

    To learn more about Air Methods Kentucky visit www.airmethodsky.com . To learn more about Hardin County AM Rotary Club, visit www.hardincountyrotary.org.

  • Parents welcome William Edwin

    James and Jamie DeVore of Louisville announce the birth of a son, William Edwin DeVore, on Dec. 22, 2010, at Norton Suburban Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Bill and Elaine Gentry of Radcliff; and paternal grandparents are Susie and Eddie DeVore of Russell Springs.

    Great-grandmothers are Dorothy Gentry and Violet DeVore.

  • Parents welcome Aiden James

    Steven and Heather Stanek of Fort Knox announce the birth of a son, Aiden James Stanek, on Feb. 1, 2011, at Ireland Army Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Greg Coyle of Brandenburg and Trish Coyle of Grundy, Va.; and paternal grandparents are Maria Stafford and Peter Stanek of Tucson, Ariz.

    Great-grandparents are Butch and Margaret Coyle and Bruce and Brenda Eubanks.

  • Pitts celebrate 55th anniversary

    Carl and Hilda Pitts of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary today, Feb. 20, 2011, at their home.

    They were married Feb. 20, 1956, in Hazard. They are retired.

    They have three children, Carl J. Pitts Jr. of Hodgenville, Garry R. Pitts of Douglasville, Ga., and Kimberly Ann Basham of Vine Grove; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

    Phone calls from friends and relatives are welcome at 765-7047.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    Well the snow seems to be over, at least for now. I will admit even I am a little tired of the white stuff this year. Spring needs to arrive if the snow is gone though.

  • Howevalley community news




    Andrea Sherrard, 737-2193

    VALENTINE’S DAY. I had a very special Valentine’s Day. My boyfriend, Cory Gilpin, proposed to me and I accepted.

  • Cecilia community news



    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Wow. I have been enjoying the wonderful sunshine and warmer temperatures the past week. It won’t be long until spring. As Floyd overheard someone say recently, “I am looking forward to spring, and getting spring fever.” It was a new expression to him.