Today's Features

  • Hardin County AM Rotary President Jim Sullivan presents the Hardin County AM Rotary Charter to President Elect Cindy Gibson.

  • It seems that not too long ago summertime used to be called summer vacation. Now it’s nothing like a vacation but rather the summer work season.

    Between regular jobs, getting kids to sporting events and the endless list of things to do around the house, we wonder how will we ever get everything done. What shortcuts can be taken? How fast will this lawnmower go?

    But one thing we never want to do is to take shortcuts with safety.

  • Keith and Charlotte Vittitow of New Haven announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Audrey Catherine Vittitow, to Brian Jacob Stinson, son of Jennifer Stinson of Bardstown and Brian Stinson of Sonora.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Nelson County High School and attends the University of Louisville. She is a GIS intern at URS of Lousiville.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Will Hart, Josh Johnson, Robin Caudill, Jack Hart, Ivan Nall, Kyle Terry, Kelly Taylor, Charlene Brangers, Bradley Chapman, Mary Kay Hearn, Sean Irwin, Peggy Lewis, Joshua Davis, Randall Carman, Aaron Nall, Eli Kuhn, Cleo Gibson, Paul Wiseman, Frankie Vertrees, Wayne Hayden, Shanae Thompson, Megan Stephenson, Aaron Miller, Diana Laslie, Jill Monday and Father Dan Lincoln.

    SPECIAL BIRTHDAY. Cathy Pike will celebrate her 40th birthday Tuesday.

  • Stephensburg

    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello, hope everyone is fine and the weather not too hot. My son, Alex, got his first tomatoes out of his garden last week and I know there is more to come.

    STEPHENSBURG DAY. Stephensburg Day has come and gone another year and it was small but a good day for the community. Sometimes more is less and that is what we had this year. Good job Stephensburg community.

  • Melvin and Yvonne Heimann of Breese, Ill., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Beth Marie Heimann, to Gabriel Logan Hensley, son of Pamela Hensley and the late Stanley Hensley.

    The bride-to-be received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in 2005 and a master’s degree in elementary education from Georgetown College in 2011. She is a teacher at Picadome Elementary School in Lexington.

  • Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    HOT. That’s the word for Kentucky weather. It’s hard to believe we are in the month of July. We are in need for some measurable rain and hopefully it will nourish the ground but also cool the temperatures down some.

  • Ezekiel Walter and Betty Campbell will celebrate their 42nd wedding anniversary July 1, 2012.

    They have two children; and five grandchildren.

  • White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    CLASS REUNION. This is a reminder to West Hardin High School Class of 1977 about its 35th class reunion July 28 at American Legion Post 113. Reservations must be received by July 5. Call 769-5535 or 862-4684 for information.

    CIVIC LEAGUE/WHITE MILLS HOMECOMING DAYS. Don’t forget the White Mills Civic League meets at 7 p.m. July 3 to finalize plans for activities for White Mills Homecoming Days 2012 on July 6 and 7. For information, call Dot Graham, 369-8118. Judy Pawley also is collecting auction items.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Phil Fulkerson of Sonora and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Howell of Hodgenville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lorann Marie Cruse Howell, to Daniel Scott Wheeler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lanny Wheeler of Sonora.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2008 graduate of Georgetown College with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Louisville in 2011. She is a senior accountant at Churchill Downs Inc.