Today's Features

  • You might recognize the name Cesar Millan as the “Dog Whisperer” who made his name as a trainer of difficult dogs. He had his own television show and wrote several books.

    Millan had a very unfortunate run of events. He was divorced from his wife of 16 years and estranged from his children, his favorite pit bull died, his television show taken away from him and he found out most of the money he earned was no longer his.


    The Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant is at 8 p.m. Monday, on opening night of the Hardin County Fair. Miss Hardin County Fair 2012 and reigning Miss Kentucky County Fair, Jenna Walters, will crown this year’s winner.

    The following 17 young ladies will compete for this year’s title.

    Amber Rene Vincent, 17, daughter of James and Lesley Vincent of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parents and Bangz Salon.

    Dashawna Bird, 20, daughter of Henry and Brenda Divis of Elizabethtown, sponsored by Mark Martin of A-1 Allergy Relief.

  • Stephen and Rebecca Williams Copelin of Clarkson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Kyle Stephen Copelin, to Rachel Renay Miller, daughter of Jimmy and Angie Miller of Sweeden.

    The bride-to-be is employed with the U.S. Postal Service.

    The prospective groom is employed with Chad Haycraft Concrete.

    The wedding is at 6 p.m. CDT July 12, 2013, near their future home, 870 Little Mountain Road, Sweeden.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • White Mills

    Terri Spencer, 862-4604

    Today I got to visit a women’s help center called Nicole’s Place. I was there to help teach children about Jesus, but just watching the work that goes on there was inspiring. The workers there were so caring about their clients. It is a Christian-based organization that touches the lives of many women and their children. It is so wonderful to see women helping each other through Jesus.

  • Marty and Lisa Campbell of Eastview and Gary and Wanda Richardson of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Rachel Gayle Campbell of Eastview and Seth Adam Richardson of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be, a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School, is an administrative assistant at Pepsi.

    The prospective groom graduated from American Intercontinental University with an associate degree in business administration.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Diana Laslie, Jill Monday, Father Dan Lincoln, Elaine Geer, Michelle Russell, Wendy Vanover, Amanda Hillsamer, Becky Thomas, Eddie Booker, Gary Brangers, Danny Pike, Ben Yates, Heather Pike, Paul Gray, Brooke Reed, Les Whelan and Kaylee Vowels.

  • James Reynolds of Eastview and John Wheeler Sr. and Brenda Wheeler of Cox’s Creek announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Cassandra Reynolds and John Wheeler Jr., both of Shepherdsville.

    The bride-to-be, the daughter of Dee Layman of Cecilia, is employed at T-Mobile.

    The prospective groom is employed at Mercer.

    The wedding is at 5 p.m. July 13, 2013, at My Old Kentucky Home State Park with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Ezekiel Walter and Betty Campbell of Radcliff celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary July 1, 2013.

    They have two children; and five grandchildren.

  • Four generations of the Brooks family, Christopher Brooks, far right, Chester Brooks holding his great-granddaughter, Riley Brooks, center, and Ricky Brooks gathered June 9.

  • Daniel and Sheila Drane announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Christi Drane, to Jason Brooks, son of Ricky and Sandy Brooks.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Breckinridge County High School and a 2010 graduate of Murray State University. She is a certified public accountant at Drane & Company, PLLC.

    The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Allied Barton.