• Grandparents welcome Madeline Nicole

    Dennis and Anita Cowley of Radcliff announce the birth of a granddaughter, Madeline Nicole Cowley, on May 24, 2011, at Medical Center of Lewisville. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18¼ inches long.

    Parents are Sheldon and Natalie Cowley of Lewisville, Texas.

    Additional grandparents are Brenda Lee Mills of Corbin and the late Edward Mills.

  • Yates-Larkin

    David and Clarissa Yates of Cecilia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lori Ann Yates, to Jacob Lee Larkin.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management.

  • Miller-Prestia

    Larry and Joyce Miller of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Miller, to Lindsey Prestia, son of F. Michael Prestia of Prairie Village, Kan., and the late Marilyn Prestia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri St. Louis and the Pierre Laclede Honors College with a bachelor’s degree in communication. She is the marketing director for Project Control of Texas and PC Sports in San Antonio.

  • Four generations of the Wilson family gather

    Tony Lee Wilson graduated from North Hardin Christian School on May 27, bringing four generations of the Wilson family together. From left, Tony Lee Wilson; his father, Wendell Lee Wilson; his paternal grandmother, Brenda Smallwood Wilson; and his paternal great-grandmother, Doris M. Smallwood.

  • Mercers celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Carl and Joyce Mercer will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 16, 2011.

    They were married June 16, 1951, in Ada, Ohio.

    They owned and operated Mercer Dry Cleaners in Vine Grove for 33 years. They are both member of the Church of Christ in Elizabethtown.

    They have two children, David Mercer of Peoria, Ill., and Renee Stamp of Elizabethtown; and three grandchildren.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The heat has been unbelievable. Our family took a day trip to Beech Bend Park on one of the hottest days. I enjoy the summer but Mother Nature is hitting us hard.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard, 735-7544

    HOT DAYS. Is it summer yet? Sure feels like it with the high temperatures this past week. A reminder to always check on your outside pets and make sure they have shade and fresh water. Also, when you do outside activities such as swimming, gardening or just plain walking, don’t forget the sunscreen.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    CHURCH NEWS. Today, June 12, Center Point Baptist Church will have its homecoming beginning at 10:30 a.m. Special singing by the Coffey Family. The meal will be potluck after the service. The church will provide paper plates, bread, drinks and the meat. Brother Robert Jewell is the church pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend the service and the meal.

    A revival will begin at Center Point Baptist Church at 7 p.m. June 20. Brother Tommy Moldon will be the evangelist. Visitors are welcome.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Summer has arrived with a lot of record temperatures, but even though it may be more dangerous for those out working, possibly causing heat exhaustion or stroke, if one isn’t very careful. Floyd has been watering our small garden plot, so the seeds we planted would come up instead of sprouting then perishing.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Nick Holeman, Lisa Thomas, Becky Yates, Lisa Smith, Andrew Pence, Todd Brangers, Ernie Pyzocha, George Clark, Verland Hatmaker, Brandon Yates, Sandy Jones, Norm Copp, Gary Harper, Wendell Smith, Herb Condon, Dana Gaines, Kylee Brown, Jacob Geer, Jacob Atcher, Zachary Atcher, Ronnie Foushee, Todd Jones, Troy Jones, Nick Newton, Zacary Morgan, Gavin Nall, Will Tomes, Blake Ryan and Richard Aaron Yates.