Today's Features

  • Natalie R. Doogs and Wesley S. Downey were married Oct. 11, 2013, at Lost River Cave in Bowling Green by Al Johnson of Ekron.

    The bride is the daughter of Stephen and Roxy Doogs of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Lisa Sturman of Rineyville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Stephen Doogs.

    Maid of honor was Andrea Doogs of Louisville, sister of the bride; and bridesmaids were Jules Neely and Heather DeHaven, both of Bowling Green.

  • Eddie White and Lori White and Bobby Bow and Rosanna Reeves, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Kelsey Alaine White and Braedon Karl Bow.

    The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of John Hardin High School and a 2013 graduate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington. She works in Crestview Hills.

    The prospective groom is a 2009 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2013 graduate of University of Kentucky. He is a buyer for CarMax in Cincinnati.

  • Dana Hornback and Kerry Smith, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The wedding is at 4 p.m. June 21, 2014, at St. Ignatius Church in White Mills with a reception to follow at 6 p.m. at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

  • As promised, we’re focusing on dishes of a foreign country, Panama. A dear friend of mine, Maritza Johnson, agreed to share three of her favorite Panamanian dishes.

    Maritza was born and raised in Panama City, Panama, the southernmost country in Central America and the first European settlement on the Pacific coast. Maritza met her husband, Mike, while he was stationed in Panama and despite her mother’s warning she dated him.

  • Kenny Rambo presented a discussion on “O My The Generation Gap,” at a recent meeting of Mu Chapter members of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.

    Rambo, of Heartland Communication Consultants, demonstrated differences in the four generations society finds in the workplace.

    The program was arranged by research chair Mary Kay Sanders and introduced by Nora Sweat.

  • The other day I found out Billy Joel, a longtime favorite musician of mine, was going to be in concert in Louisville.

    Since then, I’ve been in a “New York State of Mind.” My thoughts have flowed, unrestrained, like a “River of Dreams” rushing under “The Bridge” between the bittersweet lands of nostalgia and now.

    Why have such ruminations resulted from a concert announcement?


    The 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) hosted an assumption of responsibility ceremony Jan. 10 at Natcher Physical Fitness Center at Fort Knox to mark the change of senior enlisted leadership within the command.

    Soldiers, families and community partners welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Bell as the newest member of the 3rd ESC command team.

  • The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Christopher and Tina Canada, 2183 Yates Chapel Road, Cecilia. Use: pole barn.

    Big E. Inc., 210 Riley Way, Elizabethtown. Use: basement.

    Rite Aid Pharmacy, 508 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. Use: interior alteration.

  • The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    The Farmers Bank to Donna M. and Joshua R. Terry, property in White Mills, $75,224.

    Double L Properties LLC to Leslie Adam Shader, property in Hardin County, $105,000.

    Linda C. and Raymond F. Schulten Sr. to Tina Conder, lot 14 Ambrook Estates, county, $148,500.

    Douglas A. and Margann T. Boyles to Earl Randall Jr. and Stacie Smiley, lot 58 Osborne Trace Estates, county, $280,000.