Today's News

  • Gordon

    Timothy David Gordon and Kathryn Ruth Ward were married Aug. 20, 2011, in an outdoor ceremony at the V3 Ranch overlooking the Ten Mile mountain range and the town of Breckenridge, Colo.

    The bride is the daughter of Mike and Janet Ward of Camdenton, Mo.

    The groom is the son of Dennis and Patricia Gordon of Union, formerly of Elizabethtown.

    The couple resides in Columbia, Mo., and plan to honeymoon this May in Cancun, Mexico, when the current academic year concludes.

  • Schlosser – Thompson

    Mr. and Mrs. Vern Schlosser announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Briana Diane Schlosser, to Mark Evan Thompson, son of Carla Decker and Mark Thompson.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Wayne’s Tire Center in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom also is a 2006 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Charter Communications in Louisville.

    The wedding is May 12, 2012, at Bethesda Ministries in Elizabethtown.

  • Owsley to celebrate 80th birthday

    Martha Jean Owsley will celebrate her 80th birthday with a reception from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Fellowship Hall of Cecilia Baptist Church in Cecilia.

    All friends and family members are invited. Bring a card; no gifts, please.

  • McCamishes celebrate 25th anniversary

    Vince and Monica McCamish of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Feb. 14, 2012.

    They were married Feb. 14, 1987, at Needham Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Eastview by the Rev. Thomas Powell.

    Mr. McCamish is the son of Paul and Lucille McCamish of Elizabethtown. Mrs. McCamish is the daughter of the late Charles and Bonnie Givan. They attend Younger’s Creek Baptist Church.

    They have a daughter, Nicole “Nikki” McCamish.

  • Johnsons celebrate 50th anniversary

    David and Joyce Johnson of Cecilia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 20, 2011, with a celebration dinner with friends and family. They also celebrated the event with a renewing of their vows by the Rev. Don Sexton at Stephensburg United Methodist Church.

    They have two children, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

  • Sherwoods celebrate 50th anniversary

    Jerry and Maria Sherwood of Radcliff will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 13, 2012.

    They were married in Ludwigsburg, Germany, where Mr. Sherwood was stationed with the Army.

    Mr. Sherwood is retired from the Army and from Fort Knox Schools. Mrs. Sherwood also retired from Fort Knox Schools. They are both members of St. Christopher Catholic Church and are avid supporters of North Hardin High School.

    They have two children, Janette Stein of Elizabethtown and Steven Sherwood of Lexington; and two grandchildren.

  • Stiths celebrate 45th anniversary

    Ervin and Violet Stith of White Mills celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary Feb. 4, 2012.

    They were married Feb. 4, 1967, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Cecilia by the late Father Earl J. Rausch.

    Mr. Stith is retired from General Electric, and Mrs. Stith is postmaster of White Mills Post Office. They attend St. Ignatius Catholic Church in White Mills.

  • Southalls celebrate 50th anniversary

    Ronald R. and Monika Southall of Elizabethtown are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, Feb. 12, 2012. They were married Feb. 12, 1962, in Erlangen, Germany.

    They have two daughters, Ann Hodges Southall of Lexington and Caroll Perkins of Elizabethtown. They also have four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

  • Millers to celebrate 25th anniversary

    Stephen D. and Patricia L. Hatfield Miller of Eastview will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception at 3 p.m. Feb. 18, 2012, at Open Valley Fellowship Hall.

    They were married Feb. 13, 1987, in Elizabethtown by R.R. Thomas.

    Mr. Miller is employed by Wehr Constructors and is in a gospel quartet The Southern Tributes. Mrs. Miller is employed at Communicare. They both are members of Hardin County First United Baptist Church.

  • Focus on Finance: Taking advantage of long-term care tax benefits

    Question: Are long-term care benefits tax deductible?

    Answer: Congress passed HIPPA as an incentive for people to take financial responsibility for long-term care. It generally provides for deductibility of qualified long-term care expenses, and excludes qualified long-term care benefits from taxable income. Higher deduction limits for LTC premiums are geared to help seniors make payments. Let’s see what this means.