Today's Features

  • Shayne Aaron Hoffie and Caleb Joseph Hoffie announce the birth of a sister, Michelle Elizabeth Hoffie, on April 13, 2013. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Parents are Jerome and Carla Michelle Hoffie.

    Maternal grandparents are Joe and Glenda Dohn. Paternal grandparents are Bob and Patty Hoffie.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Dixie Pearman and the late John “J.T.” Peraman and Fred and Nan Dohn. Paternal great-grandparents are Ken and Betty Hoffie and the late Elaine Linstead Hoffie and the late Gervis and Cora Keel.

  • Kenneth and Connie Merritt of Eastview announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alyssa Ann Merritt, to Jordan Craig Sanders, son of Doug and Gloria Sanders of Glendale.

    The bride-to-be is a 2012 graduate of Brown Mackie College. She is employed as a certified occupational therapist assistant.

    The prospective groom is a 2013 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in environmental health science. He is employed by Veolia Water.

  • Jack and Karen McCracken Hart of Radcliff, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. May 25, 2013, at Radcliff United Methodist Church.

    They were married May 25, 1963, at Radcliff United Methodist Church.

    Mrs. Hart is a charter member of Radcliff United Methodist Church.

    Mr. Hart is owner of Jack Hart’s Body Shop and is a member Radcliff United Methodist Church.

    They have three children, Steve Hart and Kaye Nunn, both of Elizabethtown, and Buddy Hart of Rineyville; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

  • Anthony John Gaeschke and Veronica Choon-ja Kwan Gaeschke of Cincinnati, formerly of Radcliff, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 11:30 a.m. May 12, 2013, at Camp Carlson Campgrounds.

    They were married in 1963 in Seoul, Korea.

    Mr. Gaeschke is a longtime member of St. Christopher Catholic Church, served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1980 and worked for civil service from 1981 to 2010, where he retired in 2010.

    Mrs. Gaeschke also is a longtime member of St. Christopher Catholic Church and was employed at Fort Knox for many years.

  • White Mills

    Terri Spencer, 862-4604

    I am so sorry about not having a column last week. My Internet went down. Isn’t it amazing how we have become so dependent on technology?

  • William and Hiroko Armer of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 40th anniversary May 12, 2013, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    They were married May 12, 1973, in Carson City, Nev.

    Mr. Armer is retired from the U.S. Army and the Department of Juvenile Justice.

    Mrs. Armer is retired from Big Lots in Elizabethtown.

    They have one daughter, Annette Marie Armer of Louisville.

  • Howard and Lucille Bailey Skaggs of Upton will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children from 2 to 5 p.m. EDT May 19, 2013, at Three Forks Bacon Creek Fellowship Hall in Hammonsville.

    They were married on May 22, 1943.

    They have five children, Jim Skaggs, lmogene Warren, Gerald Skaggs, Eloise Phillips and Mellony Skaggs; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to join in the celebration. Please, no gifts.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

  • Howevalley

    Andrea Gilpin, 735-7845

  • Stephensburg

    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello friends. I have enjoyed the weather this week. It’s been warm with a little rain, but we need it for the gardens and the flowers. You know the old saying, “April showers bring May flowers.”

    APPRECIATION. Michell Grimes appreciates everyone who came out to the old school building to share in his birthday celebration.