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Today's Features

  • Rineyville’s Boy Scout Troop No. 600 completed a physically and mentally challenging 20-mile hike at Bernhiem Forest on Sept. 16. This event completed the last of the Eagle Scout requirements for the hiking merit badge. The troop began its training for the badge after visiting Washington, D.C., where they averaged several hikes of more than 12 miles per day. The planning and preparation for the trek is intensive; classroom experiences and opportunities shared at the 2011 summer camp made the completion of the hike memorable.

  • Sharing recipes for “Recipe Roundup” is fairly easy this month. I have three recipes mentioned in the September “One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks” column featuring Greg Milby. They are the Teriyaki Chicken, the Fried Biscuits and the Ice Cream recipe.

    The fourth recipe is one I found in a magazine and I can’t wait for an occasion to try it.

  • A few people have expressed to me their frustrations over their difficulty in making biscuits. Being a fan of the biscuit, I’ve tried to make several recipes and a few haven’t been too complicated.

    In fact, biscuits are so amazing you probably should have a purpose for them before making them or you’ll be tempted to eat the entire pan. I hope that’s not just me.

  • Stephensburg

    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello, hope you all are doing well. Not much going on this week. School is out for fall break beginning Sept. 28 and I am so thankful for being out. I just do not know how we serviced all those years without the breaks we have now. Everyone enjoy your time off.

    ANNIVERSARY WISH. Happy anniversary to Tony and Brenda Bradley Sept. 27, from Doug and Regina.

    BIRTHDAY WISH. Happy birthday to my son, Alex Pullen. He is 28 this year. Happy birthday and many more.

  • Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    I do believe that the summer weather is behind us and soon we will be complaining about the cold weather. It seems we never can be satisfied; it is too hot, too cold, too rainy or too dry. I agree the drought we had this summer has hurt the pocket books of many who had so much invested in planting crops, only to get little yield in return. Everything we buy this winter that requires corn or wheat to produce will be costly, because of the shortage.

  • South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The weather finally has turned cooler. Fall is here and I am so glad to see it. I am ready for pumpkins and hayrides and all that comes with this season.

  • Tammy Beams and Aaron Gibson of Upton were married July 14, 2012, at My Smoky Wedding Chapel in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter of William and Shelia Beams and Jimmie and Della Wood, all of Hodgenville. She is the granddaughter of Genrose Ward of Magnolia and the late Eura Ward and the late Victor and Ova Beams.

    The groom is the son of Lewis Gibson of Clarkson and Jimmy and Joyce Waddle of Munfordville. He is the grandson of Maxwell and Doris Gibson of Clarkson and Joy Priddy of Bonnieville and the late Lonnie Priddy.

  • Janet Marie Rodgers and Rodney Paul Fights III (Trey), both of Elizabethtown, were married June 9, 2012, at Short’s Farm in Elizabethtown by the Rev. Michael Rodgers, uncle of the bride.

    The bride is the daughter of Charlie and Lenora Rodgers of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Barbara Potter of Elizabethtown and the late Rodney Paul Fights Jr.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845


       It’s so nice to be outside to enjoy the cooler weather. Hopefully the hot temperatures are behind us. If you notice, there are some trees beginning to change color in their leaves. Fall is a beautiful season.

  • Alden J. and Earnestine Stokes of Vine Grove celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2012.

    They were married Sept. 21, 1962, in Gloucester, Va.

    Mrs. Stokes is a nurse who retired from Ireland Army Hospital at Fort Knox. She is a member of Stithton Baptist Church in Radcliff.

    Mr. Stokes is an Army veteran and retired from civil service at Fort Knox. He also is a member of Stithton Baptist Church.

    They have two children, Karen Stokes of Radcliff and Keith Stokes of Bowling Green; and one granddaughter.