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Today's News

  • Bells celebrate 50th anniversary

    The Rev. Vaudie Bell Jr. and Mary Bell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 12, 2011.
    They were married Aug. 12, 1961, at the home of the Rev. Earl and Elizabeth Sanders by the Rev. Earl Sanders.
    The Rev. Bell retired from Marley Cooling Towers in Louisville and Mrs. Bell retired from Gates Rubber Company in Elizabethtown.
    The couple are members of Little Flock Missionary Baptist Church in Clarkson. The Rev. Bell pastors at Blue Lick Missionary Church in Brooks.

  • Buckmans celebrate 50th anniversary

    Leslie (Tommy) and Anna Whelan Buckman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 12, 2011, with their family.
    They were married Aug. 12, 1961, at St. Martin of Tours Church in Flaherty by the Rev. Paul Russell.
    Both are retired from civil service at Fort Knox.
    They have two children, Pam McCombs and Mike Buckman; four grandchildren; and one grandson is deceased.

  • Fort Knox commended for energy program

    Secretary of the U.S. Army John McHugh on Thursday said Fort Knox’s energy advancement policies are “light years” ahead of many installations in the country, and the “lessons learned” from Fort Knox’s pioneering example could and should be explored throughout the rest of the Army.

    McHugh, the Army’s top civilian, visited the post to review its energy program and said the military is taking a serious look at curbing energy consumption to save taxpayer money and prove good environmental stewards.

  • Fegley-Bogue

    Trista Marie Fegley and Brock Tyler Bogue announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Richard and Erica Fegley of Radcliff.
    The prospective groom is the son of John and Regina Bogue of Elizabethtown.
    The wedding is at 1 p.m., Aug. 13, 2011, at Glendale Christian Church in Glendale with a reception to follow at Pritchard Community Center.

  • Knox’s new math curriculum highlights real life experiences, games

    Dr. Frank Calvano

  • First Coca-Cola auctions set for September

    Avid Coca-Cola collectors will have their first taste of the Schmidt family collection come mid-September.

    The Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia, which closed in April, hosts the first round of auctions Sept. 17-18 to dispense of a massive collection that has been compiled by the Schmidt family since the 1970s.

  • Local veterans honored in parade

    At 10 a.m. Saturday the Cecilia Days parade will be rolling down Ky. 86.

    “It gets bigger every year,” organizer Greg Lowe said.

    Each year the parade features floats, marching bands, horses, cars and bikes. Pretty much everything but all terrain vehicles, which are not prohibited.

  • Games that reflect a Cecilia lifestyle

    Tractors are a common sight in Cecilia and farmers are a part of the area’s cultural heritage.

    In fact, you can pop into Cecilia Farm Service at any time of day and see a few gathered to talk about farming and life.

    A highlight of every Cecilia Days is the tractor games and tractor display. Longtime Cecilia resident Louis Crosier used to organize the event but the torch was passed to Kyle Ashlock following Crosier’s death.

  • Food a highlight at Cecilia Days

    When some people think of Cecilia Days they immediately think of the food, most famously the chicken dinners. But there are other options for the two-day festivities.

    Friday night starts with a fish fry. From 6 to 8 p.m., diners can dig in to a “delicious white fish” dinner, organizer Debbie Hay said.

    The reason Hay said it tastes so good it the old-fashioned deep-frying method.

    They usually serve about 300 dinners on Friday night.

  • New activities, crowd favorites highlight Cecilia Days

    A couple of new events are on the roster for Cecilia Days on Friday and Saturday, but the festival continues to offer the annual favorites that fill the two days with music, food and fun.

    This is the 42nd year for Cecilia Days, and the success of the event, as far as festival chairman/president Greg Lowe is concerned, has more to do with who than what.

    “The key is probably the people in the community,” Greg Lowe said.