Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Howevalley community news


    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