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Today's News

  • South Hardin news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223
        The weather still is beautiful. I can’t wait until the pools open. At this rate it won’t be a long wait either.

  • Howevalley community news

    Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    MARCH WEATHER. The month has given us lots of rain, thunderstorms and on March 15 we had lots of hail. It hailed so much at my home, it covered the ground and lasted on the ground for several hours as the temperatures got cooler.

    As I write this column, the temperature is in the 80s. It’s nice, but there is rain in the forecast. Dare I say that winter is behind us?

  • Rineyville news

    Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Joe Greenwell, Lindsay Miller, Angela Pike, Jim Hall, McKenna Langley, Chyann Rigsby, Brooks Dowdell, Kasey Bewley, April Adams, Corbett Baker, Kyle Thomas, Kay Farmer, Tom Kasey, Contessa Jones, Saundra Salvia, Kelli Yates, David Hart, Devon Minter, Laura Cottrell, Ryan Cecil, Sam Banks, Dennis Brangers, Dayna Parrett, Shaleika Gray, Ashley Carter and Josie Pike.

  • O’Brien

     

    Amber Rhea Fulkerson and Charles Allen O’Brien, both of Portland, Texas, were married Feb. 14, 2012, on the Celestial Terrace at the Jade Mountain Resort in Soufriere, St. Lucia.

    The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Debbie Fulkerson of White Mills.

    The groom is the son of Zoren and Joan O’Brien of Lake Charles, La.

    After a wedding trip in St. Lucia, the couple reside in Portland, Texas.

  • Cecilia

    Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    I simply am overwhelmed at this weather, so many trees in full blossom that don’t normally bloom until late April or May. They are so beautiful.  We have a lilac bush that already has buds on it. Red Buds in full bloom and Dogwood blossoms beginning to open. Oh, so very beautiful.

  • Screenings draw visitors to HMH health expo

    Brandon Hall, an eighth-grader at East Hardin Middle School, ended up at the Hardin Memorial Health Expo 2012 Saturday because his mother made him go.

    He thought the expo was “OK” and returned to the booth where his mother was reviewing the results of various screenings he had taken as he meandered around the perimeter of the hospital auditorium where the event took place.

  • Round two of Coke memorabilia auction under way

    Another large portion of the Schmidt family’s Coca-Cola collection is being auctioned this weekend to collectors, including the Coca-Cola Co.

    The Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia continues its second auction of the iconic soft drink-themed items today, after starting Saturday at the museum. The Schmidt family is looking to sell 700 items with an estimated value of more than $1 million.

  • Mild winter triggers spring suffering

    Debbie Veirs of Elizabethtown was dismayed when she began sneezing and getting watery eyes as the weather warmed this month.

    She knew what that meant for her allergies to mold and pollen.

    “It’s going to be a rough season and a long one,” she said. “There’s nothing really you can do. You just have to go out there and tough it out.”

  • Focus on Finance: Tips for selling or keeping long-held stocks

    Question: My wife and I purchased stock more than 20 years ago. What’s the best way to get the most money from long-held stock?

    Answer: Many individuals own stock they bought decades ago—but they’re reluctant to sell it because of the capital gains taxes that will be due. What’s the best way to get the most money from long-held stock?

  • Heartland Festival 2012 decision looms

    Although faced with two July events on the immediate horizon, one of the first decisions facing Elizabethtown’s newly named events coordinator deals with the Heartland Festival.

    Will the event occur on its traditional date on the fourth weekend in August or will Elizabethtown’s signature event skip 2012?