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Today's Features

  • Mid-Kentucky Chorus will perform a special cantata as part of the Lincoln Days Celebration and Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit, New Harmonies, on Saturday at St. James Church in Elizabethtown.

    The performance at 7:30 p.m. will honor President Abraham Lincoln and early American music heritage.

    Under the direction of Teresa Tedder, the Mid-Kentucky Chorus will perform the cantata, which includes parts of Lincoln’s famous speeches and key moments in his life as president.

  • Chris Bauer recalls his parents teaching him that whatever he does should be done right and he should leave things a little better than when he arrived.

    The Central Hardin High School assistant principal and athletic director takes that philosophy seriously and tries to instill that attitude in his students.

    “I want the spirit of ‘We need to thank and give back to the community that has done so much for us,’” said Bauer, 42.

  • Like adults, children have a wide range of preferences when it comes to books. But also like adults, a book or book series sometimes becomes a craze.

    Kids’ picks range from the classics to hit series. In between are books feeding specific interests, from princesses and trucks to vampires and athletes, area library staffers said.

    Movies often bump a book to the top of the must-read list.

  • South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    This week is Fall break for the Hardin County kids. I am looking forward to some fun times with my children. The weather is finally cool enough to get outside and enjoy it.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Bev Bishop, Bonnie Hobbs, Sue Brawner, Lesley Curry, Kiki Akers, Ayleah Goodman, Jackie Ramsey, Crystal Logsdon, Emily Petty, Noah Chitwood, Callie Copelin, Stanley Basham and Jean Butler.

  • Bob and Yuki Warford will celebrate their 57th wedding anniversary Oct. 3, 2012, at Stone Hearth Restaurant, hosted by their daughters, Caroline Caves and Janet Perkins.

    They were married Oct. 3, 1955, in Tokyo, Japan, followed by a traditional Japanese wedding at the home of Mrs. Warford’s parents.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul Greenwell of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Susan Greenwell, to Ian Christopher Blaiklock, son of Steven and Karen Blaiklock of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a 2012 graduate of Transylvania University, where she received a degree in biology. She is employed by Ideal Image in Louisville.

  • Stephensburg

    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello, this week we are on fall break. I hope everyone is fine and having a good week off. There is not much going on and not much to write about.

    FALL. Fall is here and the weather is coming on and setting in for winter. The leaves are changing and the wind is getting that little bite of a chill in it. When I was a little girl, my mother always would say she could breathe better in cold weather. Now that I am getting older, I understand what she was talking about.

  • Ashley Dominique McAtee of Elizabethtown and Thomas Jonathan Litafik of Pikeville were married Aug. 24, 2012, at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown by Dr. Fred Klatka of the Fords Branch Church of Christ in Pikeville.

    The bride is the daughter of Anna Dennis of Frankfort and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Clark of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Dema Ann Runyon Litafik and Mr. and Mrs. Michael R. Litafik, all of Pikeville.

  • Terry and Edna Piscatello of Rineyville recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with a family dinner at Vincenzo’s in Louisville and also with a paddleboat cruise on the Mississippi River.

    They were married Sept. 8, 1962, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Canadensis, Pa., by the Rev. William Cusick.

    Mr. Piscatello retired as a corporate inspector from Best Foods in Bayshore, N.Y., and as senior pastor of Parkway Christian Church in Davie, Fla. He now volunteers at Helmwood Healthcare. 

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973