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Today's Features

  • Flipping through the Christian radio dial today, listeners might be surprised by the variety of music styles found in the genre.

    Along with tamer brands of praise and worship music, there are tunes with rock, pop, hip-hop, country, rap and even heavy metal sounds.

    “I think Christian music is in a much different place than it was 20 years ago,” said Chris Crain, radio personality with 88.5 WJIE in Louisville.

  • Rachel Ritchie held a yard sale in the City of Vine Grove parking lot on June 8 to help raise money for Rachel’s Fun For Everyone playground project. The Vine Grove Jazz Band had their first performance at the event.

  • Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met in June for the first of three evening programs this summer.

  • The June meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild was held and the selected Artist of the Month was Elizabeth Parks. Her acrylic painting “Morning Coffee” was in the self-portrait category. The program was a still life exercise and next month members are encouraged to return with their art for a discussion and critique session. The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m. July 15 at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown.

  • The 2013 Spring youth piano recital for students of Sheila Jolly was June 9 at Atria Assisted Living in Elizabethtown. Participating students pictured from bottom from left, Amy Bunn, daughter of Lt. Col. Greg and Sheryl Bunn; Elizabeth Thomson and John Thomson, children of Col. Darin and Kelly Thomson; Leah Bunn, daughter of Lt. Col. Greg and Sheryl Bunn; and Ashton Bailey, daughter of Dr. Chad and Shalene Bailey; and top row, Braden McPeek, Hunter McPeek and Madison McPeek, children of Tony and Meghan McPeek.

  • Stanley Monroe and Clara Dorleen Duncan Greer of Cecilia will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 28, 2013.

    They were married June 28, 1963, at Falls of Rough Methodist Church by the Rev. Finley Hardison. Attendants were Ella Mae Duncan and Shorty Duncan.

    They met while Mrs. Duncan worked at The Knob Coffee Shop. Mr. Greer would giggle while placing an order at the window and Mrs. Greer loved his laugh.

  • When Dana Taylor divorced and became a single mother, she began a new chapter in her life. She filled the pages of that chapter with volunteer service.

    The 27-year-old’s resume now includes a stint as president of the Rotaract Club of Hardin County, a service organization, and founder of a nonprofit organization called Hands Filled With Heart, which serves as a volunteer resource. She recently was named branch chairwoman of the Hardin County branch of USA Cares, a national nonprofit organization that helps post-9/11 military and their families.

  • I try to live my life avoiding gender stereotypes as much as possible. Obviously that’s not something that can be completely done away with, but I do try to teach my kids it’s OK to be who they are, it’s OK to go against the grain of what society feels is normal.

    If my son wants to play with dolls, then I’m all for it. If he wants to watch “girl” cartoons, then by all means, blast that “My Little Pony” show.

  • Allison and Ronnie Miller of Vine Grove announce the birth of a daughter, Alexis Ann Miller, on June 3, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6.5 pounds and was 18 inches long.

    She has two sisters, Rosetta Miller and Annabelle Miller, both of Vine Grove.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary Clark and Michael Hancock, both of Vine Grove; and paternal grandparents are Retta and Ronald Miller Sr. of Vine Grove.