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Today's News

  • Fincher

    Amy Melissa Yates and Aaron Thomas Fincher were married by the Revs. Dan Lincoln and Stanley Osborne on July 23, 2011 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

    The bride is the daughter of Cathy Yates of Rineyville and Butch Yates of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Kimberly Fincher of Elizabethtown. 

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • Sipes speaks to Ancestral Trails

    Ancestral Trails had Ann Sipes as their September guest speaker. She spoke on brick walls that genealogists experience and how they might overcome them. Each guest was asked to give a brick wall they had in their research for an ancestor or family member. Some offered suggestions for overcoming their walls.

    The next Ancestral Trails Historical Society is at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 7, at the Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown with Melvin Gregory presenting a program on “Extending Family Tree with DNA Testing.” For more information call 862-3209.

  • Fort Knox Federal organizes KOSS drive

    Students at the Larue County Middle School collected more than 700 pairs of flip-flop sandals to donate to U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The flip-flop drive is part of the Keep Our Soldiers Safe (KOSS) program organized by Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. The KOSS program supports the troops with useful items from home. 

  • Howevalley community news

    Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    It was so nice to receive rain last week. Fall decorations are showing up in yards. Cooler temperatures are a welcome change.

  • Faces and Places: Fiddlin' around
  • BOYS' PREP GOLF: Garris gets first win to lead Meade County to team title at North Invite (09/25)

    The Chase is on for the Boys’ 5th Region Golf Tournament individual title and the play of a particular Meade County senior seems to be peaking just as the postseason is about to start.

    Although he felt he could have and should have gone lower, Chase Garris shot an even-par-72 for a three-stroke win in Saturday’s regular season-ending North Hardin Invitational at the 6,575-yard Lincoln Trail Country Club in Vine Grove.

  • Photos: Mutts strut their stuff
  • Photos: Rockin' in Rineyville
  • Down on the farm

    Area residents had a chance to get down on the farm this weekend.

    A free local farm tour was held Saturday giving participants an inside glimpse into live farming through the eyes of real Kentucky farm women.

    The event was sponsored by the Kentucky Livestock Coalition, the Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s Club, and CommonGround, an agency that speaks to women leaders, mothers and grocery shoppers about the advancement of techniques and technologies on farms to produce fresh and safe food.

  • Bluegrass Festival strums a popular tune

    Autumn Stonebraker is accustomed to being around bluegrass music, but the concept of a bluegrass festival is not widespread near her home in Texas.

    Because of that, she believes Vine Grove may be on to something.

    Stonebraker was one of many who congregated at Vine Grove Optimist Park this weekend to bask in the lilting tones of banjos, fiddles, mandolins, and earthy vocals worn by time and experience.