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Today's Features

  • Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    I hope everyone had a great holiday and enjoyed all the fireworks etc. I hope each one remembered to pray for those serving our country, wholeheartedly, even with their lives that we might maintain freedom that our military has fought and died to maintain down through the centuries, which has made the USA the greatest country of all in which to live. “God Bless America.”

  • Michael and Terri Bradfield and Rhonda and Bobby Ray, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, CheyAnne Bradfield of New Orleans to Doug Keese of New Orleans.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree and double major in photojournalism and sociology. She is the owner of Bradfield Photography.

  • Andy and Debbie Straight and Bob and Judy Hubbard, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Chancy Brooke Straight of Elizabethtown to Steven Robert Hubbard of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is a store manager at McDonald’s.

    The prospective groom also is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at AGC Automotive America.

  • Butch Yates of Elizabethtown and Cathy Yates of Rineyville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Melissa Yates, to Aaron Fincher, son of Kimberly Fincher of Elizabethtown and the late Jay Fincher.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of John Hardin High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Psychology. She is pursuing a master’s degree at Campbellsville University in counseling. She is employed at Communicare in Elizabethtown.

  • David and Cindy Gibson of Glendale announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Allison Courtney, to Brian Patrick Howard of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2011 summa cum laude graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education. She is employed by Hardin County Schools as a teacher at Rineyville Elementary School.

  • A.J. and Jo Etta Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration given by their children and grandchildren from 2 to 5 p.m. CST July 17, 2011 at South Edmonson Elementary School, 1058 Chalybeate School Road, Smiths Grove.

    High school sweethearts, they eloped after graduation and were married July 12, 1961 in Springfield, Tenn.

    Mr. Johnson is a veteran of the Air Force and a retired school principal. He worked for Hardin County Schools for 20 years before retiring.

  • Ashley DeRuiter and Luke Houser were married, June 25, 2011, at Mill Creek Baptist Church.

    The bride is the daughter of Michael and Susie DeRuiter.

    The groom is the son of Rachel Houser.

    After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Radcliff.

  • Miss Teen Hardin County Fair 2011 Contestantsinclude:

    Madelyn Michelle Carek, 15-year-old daughter of Randy and Robin Carek of Elizabethtown, sponsored by Randy and Robin Carek.

    Paige E. Cecil, 15-year-old daughter of Mike Haycraft and Tammy Cecil of Elizabethtown, sponsored by Tammy Cecil.

    Lacey Graham, 15-year-old daughter of Michael and Amy Graham of Elizabethtown, sponsored by Amy Graham.

    Kayla Clark-Reed, 13-year-old daughter of Charles and Elisa Reed of Vine Grove,, sponsored by Shelli Kessee at J’ME & Company.

  • The Miss Pre-Teen pageant is at 7:30 p.m. July 16 at the Hardin County Community Fairgrounds on U.S. 31W, five miles south of Elizabethtown.  Contestants include:

    Haleigh Marie Beach, daughter of Nicole LeAnne Murray of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parent.

    Shelby Morgan McWhirter, daughter of Darren and Dana Mosley of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parents.

    Whitney Nicole Peters, daughter of Dale and Sheila Peter of Cecilia, sponsored by her parents.

  • The Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant is at 8 p.m. July 11, opening night of the Hardin County Fair. Miss Hardin County Fair 2010 Kaleigh Campbell will crown this year’s winner. Twenty-three young ladies will compete for this year’s title. They include:

    Katie Carol Newton, 20, daughter of John and Anita Newton of Vine Grove, sponsored by Nancy McKee.

    Brianna Baker, 18, daughter of Jerry and Jamie Baker of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parents.

    Aaliya Dice, 16, daughter of Joe and Veronica Dice of Radcliff, sponsored by Beauty by Grace.