Today's Features

  • Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    I have heard the saying all my life “It rained cats and dogs,” where it came from I have no idea. But I think the rain we had this past week measured up to that. Tuesday morning our rain gauge showed we had at least 3½ inches of rain. But we lucked out again and had no severe weather otherwise, as was the case in many places.

  • Michael Riggs and Shelby Kinslow were married March 26, 2011, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter Rodney and Glenda Kinslow of Hardyville.

    The groom is the son of Robin and Martha Riggs of Upton.

    A reception is at 7 p.m. EST, April 22, 2011, at Upton Community Center.

    No invitations will be sent, all friends and relatives are invited to attend.


    Michael and Brenda Wiggington of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a daughter, Addison Beth Wiggington, on Feb. 10, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6½ ounces and was 19¾ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are William and Betty Burnett of Elizabethtown and paternal grandparents are Anna Collins of Shelbyville and Spark and Jenise Wiggington of New Albany, Ind.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Mark McGuffin, Kelly Sipes, Landon Elmore, Kathy Nelson, Leona Cowden, Eli Cecil, Eddy Skaggs, Tom Fohl, Jake Stith, Rita Vessels, Ben Curtis, Will Cowden, Shea Youravich, Jimmy Ray, Steve Jones, Tony Jones, Martha Baughman, Dino Meyers, Aaron Vance, Lilly Padgett, Larry Marcum, Tom Riney, Brittany Wise and Esta Pigg.

  • Three members of the Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution attended the state conference from March 25-27 in Lexington. The theme was “Patriotism Endures.”

    The Hardin County Veterans Tribute was on the program for Friday evening. The Army Soldier was unveiled at the banquet.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club President Brian Dennis welcomed guest speakers Barbara Underwood, Carla D’Alessio and Bob Hack to the club’s March 29 meeting. The guests spoke of the upcoming Relay for Life, May 13, Central Hardin High School. Survivors sign-up is at 5 p.m., opening ceremony at 6 p.m., walk starts from 6:45 p.m., to 6 a.m. the following day.

  • Pictured are members of the Hardin County Democrat Executive Committee and other interested Democrats who recently met to discuss the upcoming election, current issues and plan future activities. Les Dawson is the chairperson of the local Executive Committee.

  • KARCZEWSKI.  Army Spec. Paul R. Karczewski has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.  Karczewski received a bachelor’s degree in 2003 from University of Maryland, College Park and is the son of Ela and Richard Karczewska of Elizabethtown.

  • The Garden Club of Elizabethtown Board of Directors recently met to plan activities for the 2011-12 year. Co-presidents Deborah Weise and Joyce Effinger announced dates for meetings, programs and field trips and asked committee chairs to provide preliminary information about events. The group also generated ideas for new activities and membership growth. Shown at a work session after the meeting are members Rene Bauer, Clara Myers and Jana Gore.

  • John Hardin High School students Allison Anderson and Matthew Colonna were student guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 12.