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Today's Features

  • Classic Corvettes Kentucky Club members Bob Schramm, left, and Linda Gregory, right, present a donation to Diane Shoffner of PAWS, Pets Are Worth Saving, Shelter Foundation Inc.

  • Samuel and Ute Spaulding will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary, today, April 24, 2013.

    They were married April 24, 1968, in Aschaffensburg, Germany.

    Mr. Spaulding retired from the Army in 1978 after 22½ years of service and retired from the Elizabethtown Post Office in 1997 after 17 years of service.

    Mrs. Spaulding is retired from St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown.

    They have two children, Laura A. Gomes of Salinas, Calif., and the late Paul D. Spaulding; and three grandchildren.

  • I’ve been contemplating going back to work.

    Well, sort of. I mean, I want to. I do. Kind of. My kids are growing older. My son will start kindergarten in the fall, and my daughter will be old enough to start preschool.

    It seems a good time to start looking. I like the idea of doing something, using my mind for more than worrying about my kids eating enough vegetables, contributing to the household funds, and in turn being able to go out to eat on occasion or buy a dress without feeling that I’m taking money away from my kids’ vegetable fund.

  • Dealing with breast cancer didn’t dampen Theda Meredith’s spirit, her success in banking or her love of life.

    In 1997, Meredith was diagnosed with breast cancer. She found the lump herself and a specialist recommended removing the tumor along with a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery on her right breast. There were 13 malignant lymph nodes.

    She went through chemotherapy and felt fine. The cancer returned in 2000 and again in 2003.

  • After losing a job a few years ago, Fred Cox seized the opportunity to put wheels in motion and start his own business.

    In March 2011, Cox bought a food truck. Not long afterward, Taco Express began popping up around Elizabethtown and around the state.

    “I’ve built a really good crowd travelling around with this,” Cox said of the truck.

  • Sheila Brown and Mark Bland, both of Sonora, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The wedding is at 3 p.m. April 28, 2013, at White Mills Baptist Church with a reception to follow.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Michael T. Gootee of Radcliff and Ashley Rene Riggins of Cecilia were married March 8, 2013. A reception followed at Trino’s in Elizabethtown.

    They are stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Kyra Clenney of Portland, Tenn., and Christian Adam Meade Sharp of Clarkson announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tim and Bobbie Clenney of Portland. A 2009 graduate of Tennessee Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a 2013 graduate of Tennessee State University with a master’s degree in nursing, she is a nurse practitioner at The Medical Center in Bowling Green.

  • South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    This week I would just like to say that thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Boston.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Jason Propes, Deanna Jones, Eric Hamilton, Tyler Filyaw, Janine Washle, Kent Hagan, Larry Wyatt, Laconda Wells, Norman Crain, Andi Guzman, Jim Morrison, Wendy Knight, David Washle, Amanda Gary, Ben Roberts, Mason Polston, Beulah Cardin, James Hodges, Shirley Ramsey and Lucy Logsdon.