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  • Stephensburg community news

    Stephensburg

    Betty Pullen, 270-862-4844

    Hello friends, as always I hope you all are doing fine. Remember the upcoming event on April 26, the 26-mile long yard sale that begins in Cecilia and goes all the way down to Highway 60. That’s always a lot of fun.

    Then there is the benefit for Timmy Peters at the White Mills Christian Church they are having food beginning at 4 p.m. and the singing with Jackie Dixon. The auction begins at 6 p.m. Come out and helps this young man out.

  • Joyce celebrates 80th birthday

    Charles Joyce of Leitchfield will celebrate his 80th birthday April 27, 2014.

    Mr. Joyce owned and operated a bulldozer for more than 30 years in and around the Grayson County area. He resides with his wife, Ilah.

    He has one daughter, Brenda Smith; one son, Joe Joyce; two stepsons, Kevin and Kenton Deibel; nine grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren.

    Cards can be mailed to 1562 Stoner Chapel Road, Leitchfield, KY 42754.

  • Sherrard – Pollard

    Kelsi Dayle Sherrard and Corey Andrew Pollard, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Pamela and Phillip Sherrard of Cecilia. She is a banker.

    The prospective groom is the son of Lisa and Ron Burgin of Elizabethtown. He is a loan officer.

    The wedding is at 3:30 p.m. April 26, 2014, at Glendale Christian Church with a reception to follow in the Oak Room.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Quarry rezoning appeal set for Tuesday

    Homeowners opposed to a rock quarry expansion in Hardin County will have a chance to make their case Tuesday before Hardin Fiscal Court.

    The court is holding a public hearing at 3:30 p.m. in its chambers in the H.B. Fife Courthouse after nearby homeowners appealed a decision by the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission. It approved a rezoning request for 26.8 acres of land from single-family residential to heavy industrial for the quarry’s expansion.

  • Sprucing up the woodlands

    While some children were spending their Saturday playing soccer or sleeping in, students from Woodland Elementary School in Radcliff gathered to help spruce up a nature preserve.

    Each spring, students, parents and faculty volunteer their time to get the facility, including an outdoor classroom, ready for spring as part of the Spruce Up the Woodlands event for Earth Day.

    “It was much needed after winter,” said Sonja Beardsley, president of the school’s parent teacher association.

  • Auction discovery possesses rare value

    On a cold Friday night before spring arrived, my sister attended an indoor auction — more for entertainment than acquisition.

    Attending auctions can be fun. A good auctioneer puts on a great show from the melodic chant of the sale to the comedic banter between offerings.

  • FACES & PLACES: Hardin County Hang-outs: Double L Grocery

    Double L Grocery stocks a little bit of everything. Customers can purchase a loaf of bread, hardware and hunting supplies at the western Hardin County store. The store also fills a role in the community as a live-music venue.

    Musicians filled the store with the sounds of bluegrass and gospel on a Saturday evening in mid-April for Lucy’s Saturday Night Jam.

    The weekly jam began as an outdoor event last year as a result of conversations between the Lucas family and local musician Jackie Dixon and his family, store co-owner Lucy Lucas said.

  • Four Hardin County residents arrested on manufacturing meth charges

    Four Hardin County residents were arrested on manufacturing methamphetamine charges in two separate cases Thursday night into Friday morning.

    John Andrew Grimes, 35, of the 400 block of Wonderland Cavern Road in Cecilia, and Michael Eugene Jewell, 34, of the 6000 block of South Dixie Highway in Glendale, were taken into custody after Hardin County sheriff’s deputies stopped the vehicle Jewell was driving.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Central Hardin stuns No. 1 McCracken County in 4-0 weekend (4/20)

    The sixth-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins went 4-0 in the Greenwood Border Battle over the weekend, including an upset of top-ranked McCracken County.

    Central Hardin (15-2-1) beat McCracken County, 3-2 and Muhlenberg County, 7-3 on Saturday. The Lady Bruins beat Barren County, 10-0 and Calloway County, 10-0 in six innings Friday.

    * Senior Jessica Nall (7-0) struck out seven and gave up seven hits and two runs to lead Central Hardin over McCracken County, which had won 15 straight.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: North rolls past Lady Bulldogs (04/18)

    In what’s been one of his most trying seasons as a head coach, North Hardin’s Donnie Baker hopes Thursday is a sign of good things to come for the Trojans.

    Freshman Kara Bailey hit a grand slam and the visiting Trojans pounded out 20 hits as they rolled past 17th District foe John Hardin, 14-3 in five innings.

    Bailey’s slam was part of a seven-run third inning that helped North Hardin (3-13, 1-2 district) break the game open after falling behind 2-1 in the first.