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Today's Features

  • Lana Mitchell of Rineyville and Barry Honaker of Big Clifty announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be, the daughter of William and Gloria Prater of Georgetown, is a teacher at New Highland Elementary School.

    The prospective groom, the son of Mable Honaker of White Mills and the late Larry Honaker, is employed by Hardin County Water District No. 2.

    The wedding is at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 2012, at White Mills Christian Church in White Mills with a reception to follow in the Christian life center.

  • The 29th annual Hardin County Charity Law Enforcement Golf Scramble to benefit the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch Aug. 20, with Hardin County Sheriff Charlie Williams hosting the event, was a huge success.

    We send our sincere thanks to Sheriff Williams, as well as to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office and to all those donating gifts, sponsoring holes and helping out. Your support and help of this event ensures we continue to reach Kentucky’s youth in a positive manner.

  • From left, Maritza Johnson, Betty McQuown and Diane Willis decorate one of several tables for the style show and luncheon, which was Aug. 11 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Atria Senior Living provided the lunch menu. Diane Willis was chairperson with Maritza Johnson and Betty McQuown responsible for table decorations.

  • Andre Beaugrand’s life reads like novel.

    At age 90, he looked back on his life and said, “It’s been a good one.”

    “A lot of things happened,” he said. “It’s almost one century.”

    He began his life in France. His mother was a part of a Brie cheese making tradition of more than 360 years.

    At age 19, Beaugrand fought Germans in the French underground during World War II. He and his brother snuck out of the house to join the underground and one of their friends was killed that night.

  • I think it’s something about the light. The bright white sunlight has somehow lost some of its radiance, coloring the day with a dimmer spectrum.

    Or maybe it’s the cool, crisp air in the morning. Or the leaves just beginning to show their true colors, sloughing off the green they’ve been wearing all summer.

  • Quilter Hannah Myers, 30, has found a way to turn a craft she enjoys into a profession she loves.

    She’s made about 40 quilts for herself but has stitched together thousands for others. Quilters in the area bring her the top layer of the quilt and she stitches it together for them with her long arm quilting machine.

    Her passion for quilting came from her mother and grandmother. Myers began with sewing clothes but didn’t like it very much. She’s tall and the patterns for clothes weren’t always made for tall people.

  • Members of the Stitcher’s Quilt Guild are finishing up quilts to be displayed at this year’s Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show Friday and Saturday at Pritchard Community Center. There will be nearly 300 quilts on display, vendors, door prizes, demonstrations and food available. Admission is $5. Pictured are Doneta Faulkner-Elmore with an antique dresden plate quilt and Debbie Owens with a log cabin quilt.

  • Cub Scout Pack 24 of Elizabethtown recently held its annual Rain Gutter Regatta, the first event for the 2012-13 school year. Doubling in size from last year, Pack 24 had more than 30 scouts participate in the boat races. Pictured are two Tiger Cubs facing off in one of the heats. To join, email pack24etown@gmail.com.

  • More than 350 people attended the Flaherty High School reunion Sept. 8 in the newly remodeled and air-conditioned gym.