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Today's Features

  • Sharon Richardson of Elizabethtown and Eric Puckett of Leitchfield would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla E. Puckett, to Caleb M. Ernst, son of Bob and Sharon Ernst of Buffalo.
    Kayla, a 2007 graduate of Elizabethtown High School, is an English major student at Western Kentucky University. Caleb is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in English.
    The wedding will be June 11. Formal invitations will be sent.

  • Larry and Alice Jenkins Akers of Sonora will celebrate their 50th anniversary April 30, 2011.

    The couple married April 29, 1961 at First Baptist Church of Sonora. They have three children, Ryan Akers, Alicia Reeves and Jay Akers, and five grandchildren.

    The celebration will be 2:4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Sonora, 709 Main St., Sonora.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • Campbellsville University’s School of Music students competed in this year’s National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-South Regional Auditions. The auditions were held April 8-9 with five students competing; two of them advancing to the final round.
    The competition was held at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The Mid-South region includes colleges and universities from Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana.

  • On April 22, 1970, 20 million people celebrated the first Earth Day. Since then our planet has faced many environmental challenges, but has also made great strides in protecting and preserving our natural resources. This year Earth Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 22.
    You can Pick Five for the Environment by taking action today.
    Conserve water:
    · Turn the water off when brushing your teeth or washing your hands or face.
    · When shaving, fill the basin with water and dip your razor in the basin as needed.

  • Sunrise Manor Volunteers’ semi-annual meeting will be 6 p.m. April 26 in the activities room. Mark Henderson, the nursing home’s interim administrator, will be present to answer questions about the new nursing home. The agenda will also include election of officers for two-year terms.

  • Middle Creek egg hunt
    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have an egg hunt 6 p.m. April 20. Children from preschool to sixth grade are invited to participate. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. following a story about Easter. For more information, contact Brenda Buchanan at 358-4947.

    Easter programs at Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian

  • Harvestland Community Church, located at 4761 Lincoln Parkway, will host its annual Single Mom’s Oil Change and Car Wash 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 30.
    Volunteers will change oil and wash cars of single mothers – for free.
    The event includes free brunch and childcare.
    For more information, call Debbie at 270-735-6454 or Sandy at 270-317-4007.
    The church is located across from Commerce Blvd.

  • Heath Seymour is the new executive director of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council.
    Returning to his hometown after a roughly 15-year absence, the soft-spoken Seymour will soon be heading a mammoth effort to revitalize downtown as outlined by Mayor Tim Walker. The task is an expansion on Seymour’s new role as executive director of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council.
    Seymour replaces Dana Beth Lyddan, who left Elizabethtown in December to relocate with her husband to Indiana.

  • The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Fine Arts Committee will present a free concert by the ECTC Concert Band and ECTC Choristers 7-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Morrison Gallery of the College.

    The band, directed by Kevin Shank, will perform marches and classics for a variety of instrumental combinations.

  • The sign of the Christian faith is a rugged and bloody cross. Above all, the Christian faith is a religion of redemption. It has to do with the deliverance of our souls from sin.