Today's News

  • Kaelins celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    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.

  • Beards celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    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.

  • Williams-Beard

    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.

  • Milburn-Norton

    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.

  • McCullough-Hunt

    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.

  • Siblings welcome Kennedy Aubrey

    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.

  • Parents welcome Danny O’Shea “Tripp”

    O’Shea and Brooke Hudspeth of Lexington announce the birth of a son, Danny O’Shea “Tripp” Hudspeth III, on Aug. 9, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

    Sister is Laila Hudspeth.

    Maternal grandparents are Lee Ann and Tony Thomas of Elizabethtown; paternal grandparents are Regina and Danny Hudspeth of Murray.

  • 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.