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Today's Features

  • Stephen and Samantha Brown are proud to announce the birth of a son, Raylan Elijah Brown, born July 30, 2014, at Twentynine Palms Naval Hospital, Twentynine Palms, California.

    Raylan Elijah weighed 9 pounds 14 ounces and was 22.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Tim and Teresa Robertson of Hodgenville; paternal grandparents are Israel and Rhonda Brown.

  • The children of Mark Koenig and Stephanie West would like to announce the forthcoming marriage of their parents on Sept. 13, 2014.

    Their children are Brook Koenig, Mark Koenig Jr., Bryson Boergett and Madison West.

    The union will take place at 2 p.m. at Hodgenville Christian Church.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Wanda West and the late Harold “Mel” West.

  • Next door to the old Sunrise Manor Nursing Home is a building that is still being used by Sunrise Manor. This building is the daycare center. Elderly persons stay there while their sons and daughters or guardians work in the daytime.

    I’ll bet you didn’t know that every Wednesday from 11 a.m. until noon, Sunrise Volunteers visit the elderly at the facility.

    Volunteers sing songs, tell jokes and stories and read articles. Volunteers and day time residents enjoy each other’s company and fun is had by all.

  • When you accept the grace of God by faith, trusting in the finished work of Christ on the cross for your sin, you become a child of God.

    Paul says in 2 Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature … all things have become new.”

    For the new Christian a metamorphose takes place like the caterpillar being transformed into a butterfly. Spiritually, we are a new person in Christ.

  •  Brentley Williams, the 17-month-old grandson of Randy and Janice Williams, and son of Micha and Harley Williams of Elizabethtown, was the winner of the 13-24 month baby contest at the Heartland Baby Contest on Aug. 23. He's held by his grandfather, Randy.

  •  Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in Bullitt, Hart, LaRue, Marion and Washington counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care. Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in foster care because of dependency, neglect or abuse to ensure these children are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. Volunteers are not required to reside in the county where a board meets. 

  • The South Fork Mud Sharks won the eighth annual Mud Volleyball Tournament held Aug. 22 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. The Sharks were undefeated in the 12-team tourney. Proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. From left, Tyler Howell, Tyler Hornback, Larry Howell, Kayla McDowell, Katie Hornback, Cody Howell, Bethany Akin and Kay Howell.