Today's Features

  • The 2013 Spring youth piano recital for students of Sheila Jolly was June 9 at Atria Assisted Living in Elizabethtown. Participating students pictured from bottom from left, Amy Bunn, daughter of Lt. Col. Greg and Sheryl Bunn; Elizabeth Thomson and John Thomson, children of Col. Darin and Kelly Thomson; Leah Bunn, daughter of Lt. Col. Greg and Sheryl Bunn; and Ashton Bailey, daughter of Dr. Chad and Shalene Bailey; and top row, Braden McPeek, Hunter McPeek and Madison McPeek, children of Tony and Meghan McPeek.

  • Stanley Monroe and Clara Dorleen Duncan Greer of Cecilia will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 28, 2013.

    They were married June 28, 1963, at Falls of Rough Methodist Church by the Rev. Finley Hardison. Attendants were Ella Mae Duncan and Shorty Duncan.

    They met while Mrs. Duncan worked at The Knob Coffee Shop. Mr. Greer would giggle while placing an order at the window and Mrs. Greer loved his laugh.

  • When Dana Taylor divorced and became a single mother, she began a new chapter in her life. She filled the pages of that chapter with volunteer service.

    The 27-year-old’s resume now includes a stint as president of the Rotaract Club of Hardin County, a service organization, and founder of a nonprofit organization called Hands Filled With Heart, which serves as a volunteer resource. She recently was named branch chairwoman of the Hardin County branch of USA Cares, a national nonprofit organization that helps post-9/11 military and their families.

  • I try to live my life avoiding gender stereotypes as much as possible. Obviously that’s not something that can be completely done away with, but I do try to teach my kids it’s OK to be who they are, it’s OK to go against the grain of what society feels is normal.

    If my son wants to play with dolls, then I’m all for it. If he wants to watch “girl” cartoons, then by all means, blast that “My Little Pony” show.

  • Allison and Ronnie Miller of Vine Grove announce the birth of a daughter, Alexis Ann Miller, on June 3, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6.5 pounds and was 18 inches long.

    She has two sisters, Rosetta Miller and Annabelle Miller, both of Vine Grove.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary Clark and Michael Hancock, both of Vine Grove; and paternal grandparents are Retta and Ronald Miller Sr. of Vine Grove.

  • The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a ribbon cutting for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, 2491 S. Dixie Boulevard in Radcliff on May 22, celebrating its grand opening at the new location. Pictured at the Ribbon Cutting are Jeri Swinton-CEO Big Brother Big Sister of Kentuckiana; Kevin Clark-local director; State Sen. Dennis Parrett; Philip Tabb-chamber ambassador president; Brian Smith, State Rep. Brett Guthrie’s office; and chamber ambassadors, staff and friends.

  • Radcliff/Vine Grove Guardians of the Ribbon, from left, Sam Pearson, Radcliff Fire Chief Jamie Henderson, Bob Mahanna, John Vandermolen, Larry Calvert, Shawn Seymour and Vine Grove Fire Chief Steven New present 50 $25 gas cards to Ray Poston, center, director of Hardin Memorial Health Cancer Care Center. These cards will be given to patients who do not have transportation to the hospital for their treatments.

  • On May 30, Hardin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary held it’s annual awards banquet at Pritchard Community Center.

    The auxiliary donated $89,040 from April 2012 through March 2013 for everything from vehicles to yarn for baby hats.

    Fifty auxiliary members received awards for their hours, which ranged from 100 hours to 16,000 hours of service. Ruby Parker received the highest award for her service.

    Vice-President Carrico installed the new officers and explained their duties.

  • Through the University of Kentucky Agricultural Extension Office in Hardin County, Whitney Antique was voted by state officers as Homemaker of the Year for Hardin County. Extension director Teran Ransom presents the award at the annual homemakers meeting.