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Today's Features

  • Mr. and Mrs. Phil Fulkerson of Sonora and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Howell of Hodgenville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lorann Marie Cruse Howell, to Daniel Scott Wheeler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lanny Wheeler of Sonora.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2008 graduate of Georgetown College with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Louisville in 2011. She is a senior accountant at Churchill Downs Inc.

  • David and Elaine Rogers of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Wesley Carol Rogers, to Bryan Mark Hatfield, son of Billy and Lou Hatfield of Glendale.

    The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Elizabethtown High School. She is a 2006 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education and a 2008 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Master of Arts in elementary education.

  • Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    As I write this on Tuesday afternoon, we are having a beautiful and comfortable day. We will try to enjoy it to the fullest as the weatherman is promising us extremely hot weather for the rest of the week. This hot, dry weather is taking its toll on our gardens, crops and everything. We are greatly in need of a good “root soaking” rain, but I have heard of no prospect of rain soon.

  • Jon and Sarah Engle of Muncie, Ind., were married April 26, 2011, by a Justice of the Peace in Muncie. They celebrated their first anniversary with a public ceremony May 26, 2012, performed by the Rev. Bob Green at Ovid Community Church in Anderson, Ind.

    The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Laura Lindsey of Knightstown, Ind., and the granddaughter of Jerry and Rita Brown and Ruth Lindsey, all of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Tim Engle and Debbie Engle and the grandson of Glenn and June Habegger, all of Anderson.

  • Aaron L. Gibson and Tammy K. Beams of Upton announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of William and Shelia Beams and Jimmy and Della Wood, all of Hodgenville. She is the granddaughter of Genrose Ward of Magnolia and the late Eura Ward and the late Victor and Ova Beams. She is an optical technician at 20/20 Eyecare.

  • South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3228

    It is now July. I cannot believe that summer break is half over. The heat is horrible this year. I hope everyone is enjoying the cool of their air conditioner this week.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Ashley Dixon, Stacy Lyttle, Norma Alvey, Jerry Ramsey, Christine Stuteville, David Ramey, Kim Cardin, Megan Larrison and Alicia Reeves.

  • Russell and Kimberly Mays of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a daughter, Carly Ann Mays, on Dec. 10, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    She has two siblings, Austin Reed Mays and Kelsey Denelle Mays.

    Maternal grandparents are Ronald and Marsha Dowell of Elizabethtown. Paternal grandparents are Royal and Elsie Mays of Elizabethtown.

    Great-grandparents are Robert and Nelle Dowell and Wesley and Cecile Dowell.

  • Aletha Nicole Tharp and Blake Garrison Bault, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cale Tharp of Hodgenville and Melissa Tharp of Greensburg. A 2009 graduate of LaRue County High School, she attends the University of Louisville and is employed at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital.

    The prospective groom is the son of Keith and Diane Bault of Hodgenville. A 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School, he is employed at Bault Oil Company.

  • Pansy Daniel celebrated her 86th birthday July 1, 2012, with her eight children, Bonnie Limer, Janice Fulkerson, Ricky Daniel and Mike Daniel, all of Elizabethtown, Chris Ridley of Auburn, Ala., Ronnie Daniel of Falls Church, Va., Gary Daniel of Westhampton, N.J., and Larry Daniel of Louisville and other family members. Her birthday is July 4. Pictured are five generations from left, Pansy Daniel, Bonnie Limer, Shari Shelton, Jonathan Slinker and Nathaniel Slinker.

  • Ron and Gloria Compton of Elizabethtown celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary June 29, 2012.

    They were married June 29, 1967, in Lebanon, Tenn.

    They have seven children, Ronnie Compton, David Compton, Kim Coates, Kristi Comstock, Matt Compton and Sarah Beth Compton, all of Elizabethtown, and the late Tina Compton; and 11 grandchildren.