Today's Features


    South Hardin
    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The cooler temps have been nice. I almost am ready for snow.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Bella Gaudette, Zane Graziano, Glen Dalton, Jody Prather, Brandt Blair, Carsen Roe, Chris Adams, Erica Mabe, Morris Leasor Jr., Donna March, Bev Bishop, Bonnie Hobbs, Ann Kessinger, Roy Patterson, Eric Alvey, Helena Goodman, Mildred Edlin, Joann Sturgeon, Ayleah Goodman, Jackie Ramsey, Charla Piper, Rita Grimes, Bruce Powell, Austin Gibson and me.

  • Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Like it or not, fall is with us. I never can really enjoy the beautifulness of fall, because I know that winter is following quickly “on falls heels.”

    REUNION. Recently the Long family reunion was held at the Cecilia Ruritan building with approximately 50 in attendance. A potluck meal was enjoyed by all, and a lot of enjoyable fellowship with family members.

  • White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    BIRTHDAY WISHES. Happy birthday to Ginny Grimes, Andy Bailey, Roxie Mansfield and Brother Don Flanigan.

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of the Rev. James R. Reed, Norma J. Powell Sadler and Frankie N. Carby.

    ANNIVERSARY WISHES. Happy anniversary to Chris and Natalie Drury and Verlin and Melissa Smith.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Reid Johnson, Steve Yates, Joe Pawley, Betty Brangers, Monica Austin, Austin Pence, Allison Langley, Tamara McPheron, Chris Riney, Clarence Jenkins, Lori Shinault, Mark Hensley, Savannah Taylor, Cameroon Doolin, Lou Ann Carman, Carolyn Burch, Brooke Taylor, Gloria Blake, Claire Riney and Linda Stevens.

  • Donald and Nina Kaelin of Rineyville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a short getaway.

    They were married Sept. 23, 1961.

    Mr. Kaelin is a farmer and avid golfer.

    Mrs. Kaelin is a retired rural letter carrier and a full-time “mamaw.”

    They have five children, Brian Kaelin of Allen, Texas, Bregitte Melvin, Bonita Yates and Brandy Hobbs, all of Rineyville and Bethany McLean of Louisville; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

  • Fletcher and Barbara Beard of Cecilia will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 3 to 7 p.m., Oct. 2, 2011, with a celebration in their honor at Holiday Inn Express.

    They were married Oct. 2, 1951, by the Rev. P.H. Busey.

    Mr. Beard retired after a career in the Army, sold insurance for Modern Woodman of America and is a farmer.

    Mrs. Beard is a homemaker and was an active volunteer for Hardin County Schools.

  • Bobby Joe and Chelsea Rene announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their parents, Darlene Rene Williams and Jeffrey Neal Beard.

    The wedding is at 1 p.m., Oct. 1, 2011, at the Miller farm on Miller Road.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    No formal invitations will be sent.

  • Angela Milburn of Mount Eden and Pete and Donna Milburn of Cox’s Creek announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Shana Milburn of Mount Eden, to Jared Norton of Elizabethtown, son of Bob and Judy Norton of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Corner Stone Christian Academy and a 2010 graduate of Kaplan University; she is employed at the state medical examiner’s office.

    The prospective groom is a 2000 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Budget Car Sales in Muldraugh.

  • Mike and Renee McCullough of Big Clifty and Marty and Bonnie Hunt of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Cassandra McCullough and Andy Hunt, both of Cecilia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School, a 2011 graduate of Kentucky Dental Academy and is employed by Hinton and Hinton Family Dentistry. She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Wanda Martin of Eastview and Avery and Nancy Roy of Cecilia.

  • Elijah and Avery Smith of Cecilia announce the birth of a sister, Kennedy Aubrey Smith, on Aug. 23, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Parents are Amanda and Jamie Smith of Cecilia.

    Grandparents are Emily and Ricky Emery of Eastview, Ronnie and Shari Thomas and Nancy and Joe Conlin, all of Cecilia and Cecil and Lisa Armstrong of Catoosa, Okla.

    Great-grandparents are Audrey and Joe Thomas of Elizabethtown and the late Eddie and Bertha Peters and the late Virginia and Charlie Phillips.