Today's Features

  • In the Radcliff Goodwill store, where used items ranging from clothes to furniture find new life, employee Gladys Reineke is steadfastly making the most of the one she’s lived for 95 years.

    “The big reason is once you sit down, you’re done,” Reineke said of her motive for continuing to work.

    That desire to keep working has continued despite medical issues that included a blood clot in her leg that moved to her lungs a month or so ago and a diagnosis of colon cancer about 26 years ago. Both were successfully treated.

  • Those of you on Facebook might have seen a recent influx of recipes showing up on your timeline.

    For the next few weeks, our adventures will include Facebook finds, recipes that have popped up on the social networking site I decided to try. Some of them have been absolutely delicious.

    I was a little hesitant with the first one I tried because the post insisted it would taste just like a cheeseburger.

  • I hope you survived April Fools’ Day. As I read through several magazines I receive, it is not unusual to see recipes for holidays and special events. This year in my April/ May issue of Taste of Home magazine, there was an article titled “Funny Side Up.” It was a practical joke for April Fools’ Day, so tuck these recipes away for next year.


    It’s impossible to separate our individual health from our community’s health. When it comes to good health, a rising tide lifts all boats. Public health systems work to carefully monitor that tide, pinpointing choppy waters and struggling vessels and taking action to ensure that all boats have an opportunity to sail smoothly to healthier destinations.

  • Getting to know Michael Owsley

    Family: Wife, Kelly; stepdaughter, Isabella, 9; and son, Nolan, 2

    Down time: He and his wife enjoy plays and discovering new restaurants. He enjoys books and currently is reading “Red Country,” by Joe Abercrombie. On television, his favorite shows include “Mad Men,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Voice” and “The Sing-Off.”

  • White Mills

    Terri Spencer, 862-4604

  • Jonathan and Cathy Riggs of Clarkson announce the birth of a daughter, Layna Grace Riggs, on Dec. 26, 2012. She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.

    She has three sisters, Laurel, Leanne and Lila; and a brother, Luke.

    Grandparents are William Roger and Patty Higdon of Mount Washington and Hubert and Janice Riggs of Clarkson.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include my son, Gabe Pike, Josie Pike, Dayna Parrett, Dennis Brangers, Shaleika Gray, Lena Rodriguez, Samantha Prevento, Tiffany Rambo, Troy Wise, Ryan Crewa, David Thompson, Taylor Chapman, Lewis Simpson, Katlyn Geer, Mary Ann Vowels, Frances Wise, Paul Cowherd, Cal Yates, Nolan Thomas, Macy Gibson, Amy Jones, Sierra Hall, David Thomas Jr., Ronald Yates, Alex House, Sam Carrico, Jeanne Crockard, Nancy Peden and Zach Thomas.

  • Stephensburg

    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello friends. As always, I hope all of you are doing well. Once again the weather is something else rain, wind and well that good old snow.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well prayers for Susie Witten, Sara Staples, Alex Pullen and Tracey Butterworth. I hope you get to feeling better soon.

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to David Painter in the loss of his brother, Doug Painter. I know this is a heart breaking loss. May God bless you and all your family.

  • Jeffrey Dowell and Katie “Buffy” Holmes, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Phyllis Slinker of Alabama and the late Herbert Slinker. A 2006 graduate of Central Hardin High School, she is pursuing a degree in psychology for substance abuse at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is employed by Recovery Works of Elizabethtown, formerly Stepworks Addiction Treatment.