Today's News

  • April 18 Howevalley news


    Mona Holbert, 234-3298

    STUDENT SPOTLIGHT. Autumn Dodd,  a fourth-grade student in Mrs. Gibson’s classroom at Howevalley Elementary School, is the daughter of Christi and William Wright of Cecilia. Autumn is a great student and has been working very hard in the classroom.  Her favorite class is music.  Some of her hobbies include playing kickball, playing with her little sister and playing outside with her animals.  She also is a member of the Howevalley Girl Scout Troop.

  • Stover graduates from One Station Unit Training


    STOVER. Army Reserve Pvt. Markus Stover has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).

    Stover is the son of James and Linda Stover of Elizabethtown.

    The private is a 2008 graduate of Grayson County High School in Leitchfield.


  • Volunteers give back to the community

    Dana Taylor, a regular volunteer at Warm Blessings, and 11-year-old Bailey Farrell, her “Little Sister” through Big Brothers and Big Sisters, fold and straighten clothing donated to Warm Blessings. Several volunteers assist nightly cooking, serving and cleaning at the soup kitchen.

    Putting letters on a sign donated to Warm Blessings by Janet Team Realty Company are Jason Howlett and Josh Braden, volunteers for Warm Blessings. Sign Makers sign company recently donated time, labor and cost to insert permanent letters displaying the name and to mount the sign.

  • Parents announce birth of Addilyn


    Nicholas and Andrea Shrader announce the birth of a daughter, Addilyn Brooke Shrader, on Feb. 6, 2010. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20½ inches long.

    Grandparents are Timothy and Sharon Wilkerson and Jim and Marilyn Shrader.

    Great-grandmother is Lena Wooden.


  • North Hardin HOPE plans telethon
  • Allen-Hollon


    Pauline Haire of Eastview announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her stepdaughter, Earlene Allen, to Virgil L. Hollon of Louisville.

    The bride-to-be is a home health aide.

    The prospective groom is a truck driver for Anchor Oil Co. based in Louisville.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m. April 24, 2010, at Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church, 4695 Hardinsburg Road, Cecilia, with a reception to follow at the church.


  • Greenspace Representatives Visit Women’s Club Members

    The Elizabethtown Women’s Club held its monthly meeting April 2 at the Brown-Pusey House. By special invitation, Greenspace representative Judy Lay spoke about the 35-year-old organization and then led a trail hike on the Wintersmith Trail behind the Justice Center. Women’s club members who attended the hike were Maritza Johnson, Nora Sweat, Jeanne Smith and Japanese guests, Kumi Ito and Yoshiko Matsumoto. Greenspace representatives were Samantha Adams, Judy Lay, Judy Banks and Elanor Brawnor.

  • Focus on finance: Buying points on a mortgage

    Question:  Should I “pay points” on my mortgage? Can you answer that question in a column, and define “points?”

    Answer: Discount points allow you to lower your interest rate. They are essentially prepaid interest; with each point equaling 1 percent of the total loan amount. Generally, for each point paid on a 30-year mortgage, the interest rate is reduced by 1/8 (or .125) of a percentage point.

  • Creed graduates from basic training

    CREED. Cody M. Creed graduated from Air Force basic training in Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio on April 2. He is currently attending Tech School for Security Forces at Lackland AFB for 13 weeks.

    He is the son of Colleen M. Creed of Radcliff and Edward W. Creed Jr. of Baltimore; and the grandson of Retired Maj. and Mrs. Mark J. Kelly of Radcliff and Mr. and Mrs. Edward W Creed Sr., of Baltimore.

    He is a 2009 graduate of Perry Hall High School in Baltimore.


  • American Red Cross offers classes in April

    The following classes will be offered in April at the American Red Cross. Classes will be at the Elizabethtown office at 405 W. Dixie Avenue address unless otherwise indicated. For registration or information, call 765-4979. In honor of those who serve, active duty military discounts are now available, but must be requested at time of payment.

    Adult, child & Infant CPR/AED/First Aid Basics, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 3; $55.