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Today's Features

  • Mike Marvin doesn’t just like oldies music. He knows everything there is to know about it.

    A disc jockey for WAKY 103.5, he’s earned the nickname “Mr. Oldies.”

    He spins oldies in the evening time slot at WAKY and also is the go-to guy for any question about rock ‘n’ roll history.

    Station general manager Rene Bell never has worked with anyone with a “vast warehouse of knowledge” like Marvin’s, she said.

  • The 2012 Summer Olympics are in session, and the pressures have begun. This competition brings out the best and worst of world class athletes.

    You might remember one of the devastating images of the 2008 Games. The event was the women’s 100-meter hurdles. U.S. hurdler Lolo Jones had a commanding lead but clipped the ninth hurdle, stumbled, fell on the track and finished seventh. It was a devastating turn of events. Her Olympic dreams came crashing down. Later, Jones would say she was thinking too much about technique as the race drew to a close.

  • For the life of transition that Claire Seifert has lived, music has been a common thread running through every new place she’s called home.

    The 13-year-old, who started piano lessons as a first-grader, has been taking classes from Patti Benningfield for about nine months. In a military family, finding a piano teacher is just one of many things to do after settling into a new place. Benningfield is Claire's seventh piano teacher.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Gibson of Glendale announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Keri Gibson, to Aaron Howard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Howard of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in exercise science. She attends Bellarmine University pursuing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

  • Rogerlyn Biggs of Elizabethtown and Frank William Shaw of Spring Hill, Fla., were married May 19, 2012, in a patio wedding at the home of the bride by Pastor Brenda Nelson.

    The bride is the daughter of Louise Fred of Elizabethtown and the late Roger Fred.

    The groom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold Shaw.

    The bride was given in marriage by her grandson, Blake Thorn of Berea.

  • Brad and Sonia Hornback Miller of Elizabethtown celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary July 25, 2012.

    They were married July 25, 1987 at Barren Run Baptist Church.

    Mrs. Miller is a graduate of LaRue County High School and is a member of Elizabethtown Baptist Church. She attends nursing school and is a medical transcriptionist for Kindred Healthcare.

  • Greg and Karen Lane of Louisville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Jeannine Lane, to Ryan Herbert Peace, son of Tim and Belinda Peace of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2012 graduate of the University of Louisville. She has a Bachelor of Science in nursing and is a registered nurse at University Hospital.

    The prospective groom is a 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky University. He has a Bachelor of Science in biology and is entering his final year at U of L School of Dentistry.

  • Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    The heat is back with us. If working out, do be careful you don’t get overheated. Be sure to drink plenty of water and take frequent breaks. We had an appointment in Elizabethtown Monday afternoon, and the heat was practically unbearable going to and from the car, to where we needed to go. At one of the grocery stores, there were some men on a platform working on the sunny side of this brick building. I hardly can understand how they stood it. I know we sort of get adjusted to things, but that seems beyond adjusting to.

  • Stephensburg

    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello friends, I hope the weather has been good for all.

  • Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    JULY. The rain came, but storms came along with it. The lightning has been really bad causing fires, one in particular to Summitt United Methodist Church. Never stay outdoors when storms occur.