Today's Features

  • BIRTHDAYS.This week’s birthdays include Becky Smith, Dean Moreland, Rachel Carder, Will Hart, Josh Johnson, Robin Caudill, Jack Hart, Ivan Nall, Marrisa Youravich, Kyle Terry, Kelly Taylor, Charlene Brangers, Cathy Pike, Bradley Chapman, Mary Kay Hearn, Louis Lawson, Sean Irwin, Peggy Lewis, Joshua Davis, Randall Carman, Aaron Nall, Eli Kuhn, Cleo Gibson, Paul Wiseman, Frankie Vertrees, Wayne Hayden, Shanae Thompson and Aaron Miller.

  • This week’s column is a long one, so I am just going to jump right into it. But I do want to thank everyone who has given me information this week.

    ANNIVERSARIES. Happy Anniversary to Kim and Russell Smith on June 30. They will be married 23 years. Also, belated anniversary wishes to Steve and Denise Johnson who were married 42 years on June 19 and to L.H. and Sheri Graham, who were married 37 years on June 18.

  • Bethel Miller and Linda Riggs Miller of Upton will celebrate their 45 th wedding anniversary July 6, 2013, with their children.

    They have two sons, Kerry Miller of Upton and Jason Miller of Leitchfield; and four grandchildren.

  • The Historic State Theater will hold an art show and auction Aug. 17 but submissions to the show are due July 14.

    Select pieces will be auctioned off in the theater. For those pieces, 50 percent of sales go to the artist and 50 percent to the theater.

    Artists can set up a booth with their art for a $55 fee or submit pieces solely for the auction.

    The show features artists from the area in many mediums including sculpture, woodworking, painting, jewelry and photography.

  • The month of May was for Cancer awareness Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown made a commitment to do their part for that cause. Initially, a portion of the Proffit’s donation to the club was donated to the American Cancer Society. The club also decided to have a Pampered Chef party for members and friends with the profits going to the Cancer society. Leanna Milby, president of the Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club and Pampered Chef consultant hosted the party and was a great help to the club in raising money for Cancer awareness.

  • The Fort Knox Pottted Few Garden Club met for their June salad luncheon at the Elizabethtown home of Maritza Johnson with Marilyn Ardisson as co-host. Marcia Orban, from Clarity-Solution’s presented an informational session on the mission of the organization. Clarity-Solution provides complimentary consultation, pregnancy testing, ultrasound exams, STD/STI information and education options to women facing unplanned pregnancies.

  • Private 1st Class J.D. Trevor Hornback graduated from National Guard Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., on May 30. A 2012 graduate of Central Hardin High School, he is the son of Ray and Madeline Hornback of Sonora.

  • JENNINGS.Air Force Airman Johnathon M. Jennings graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. A 2012 graduate of Central Hardin High School, he is the grandson of Diana Blackson of Cecilia.