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Today's Features

  • A Ferris wheel turns near spinning tea cups and a duck hunt carnival game while skaters glide across a frozen pond in front of the Holiday Diner located near Bowlarama and Graceland.

    Stepping into the Elizabethtown home of Juanita Powell is like being transported to a special world, one where rustic fishing villages co-exist with a ‘50s community, where a Swiss chalet is nestled amid barn dances.

    The Christmas village display takes up about half her living room.

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    The Jacob Van Meter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Dec. 14 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown with Regent Margaret Martin presiding.

  • Rolling Thunder Inc Kentucky Chapter Four held its monthly membership meeting Dec. 2. Two new members joined,Rick Wright and Jeff Auberry. Suzanne Wright and Angie Auberry were guests. Visiting from another chapter was Richard Lopez. Local visitors Lanny and Larry King spoke of their gratitude to Rolling Thunder for its role in the community and how it has helped individuals and veterans. Junior member Shelby Justice received a patch from her grandfather and club President Jim Justice.

  • Whether for Santa, as gifts for friends or just to eat yourself, ’tis the season for making cookies.

    Each year I do a massive amount of Christmas baking for friends and coworkers, and a few for Santa, too.

    This year, I used a recipe I’ve had since I graduated high school 20 years ago. The other is a new recipe from a new cookbook that might become a favorite.

  • We are one week away from Christmas and most of you who are entertaining at home have your menu planned.
    Most years, it includes the same types of entrees, but the sides are the one thing that might differ. I have to admit the Sweat household has favorites and most of the time the menu does not change. Today, I have for you some of our family’s favorite side dishes for holiday meals.

  • t won’t be long before youngsters will tear into those delicately wrapped Christmas gifts around a tree.

    As a kid, I was guilty of this. I might as well also confess that every year from about 5 years of age through 18, I would tear part of the gift wrapping on a present to see what it was covering up, and then sneak the gift to the back of the tree so mom and dad wouldn’t notice.

    A few times they did.

  • God called him to the ministry at age 18, but the Rev. William Curle of Hodgenville ran from his call for many years until God “loved him back” to where he needed to be, he said.

    He didn’t really do anything devastating as he ran. He remained active in church but it took him a long time to surrender to his call, he said.

    As his calling unfolded, he’s worn many hats, working at Dow Corning in Elizabethtown until 2006, farming and a preaching ministry that began in 1992.

  • Don and Vicki Stevenson of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary today, Dec. 16, 2012.

    They were married Dec. 16, 1972, in Spokane, Wash.

    Mr. Stevenson was raised in Spokane and retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Army. Mrs. Stevenson was raised in Seattle and is employed at Seasons of Elegance.

    They have three children, Stacy Stevenson Nichols, Capt. Todd Stevenson and Jessica Stevenson; and seven grandchildren.

  • South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

     Hmmm....still waiting on some snow.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Abbey Sorrells, Mary Fritz, Pam Leasor, Gary Coffey, Meghan McGuffin, Teri Goodman, Dylan Beger, Mason Martin, Linda Wade, Mary Ann Ball, Kelly Kean, Tara Graziano, Andy Brawner, Brett Gregory, Becky Burgess, Mark Ramsey and Steve Ash.

    ANNIVERSARIES. Happy anniversary wishes goes to Larry and Betty Jaggers today; Tim and Angie Issacs on Wednesday; Shirley and Mike Harmon on Friday; and Bill and Ginny Kean on Saturday.