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Today's Features

  • Travis and Tiffany Merriman of Memphis, Ind., announce the birth of their daughter, Ryleigh Ann Merriman.

    Ryleigh was born at 3:52 p.m. Aug. 17, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds 1 ounce and was 19.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Sheriff Bobby Shoffner and Tammy Shoffner of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Merriman of Mooresville, Ind.

  • Jamie and Danette Aubrey Skaggs of Summersville announce the birth of their daughter, Audra Reese Skaggs.

    Audra Reese was born at 6:57 p.m. July 5, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighted 7 pounds 14 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Will and Diana Aubrey of Summersville. Great-grandmother is Audra Walker of Summersville.

  •    What do we do about sin in our lives and the lives of others?  The Apostle John gives four suggestions to help us answer this question (1 John 5:16-21).

  • Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Pullin of Hodgenville wish to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Kristen Dawn Pullin to James “Jim” Edgar Brothers III of Bardstown.

    The prospective groom is the son of Steve and Sandy Fenley of Bardstown and the late James Edgar Brothers Jr.

    A fall wedding is planned. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • The Hosparus Thrift Shoppe recently hosted a Back to School Fashion Show at its Helmwood Plaza location. A dozen models ranging in age from 6 to 17 sported the latest styles. With name brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Guess, these threads were cool enough for the most discerning young wardrobe.  
    Moira Taylor, Thrift Shoppe manager, says the Fashion Show boosted sales to more than $700 for the day.
    “We were thrilled with the turnout, donations and sales that day. Our models had a great time as well.”

  •  Would you like more help in understanding how to select different cuts of meat? Or learn the best ways to prepare meat depending to the type of cut it is? Come to the Meats 101 class at the Extension Office 11 a.m. Aug. 31 at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road.

  • Joyce Lupresto was selected as the Central Kentucky Art Guild Artist of the Month. The theme for July was “Fantasy” and her painting was entitled “New Mexico Fantasy.” The painting is hanging at Cobblers Café in downtown Elizabethtown. The next meeting of the CKAG is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road. Visitors are welcome.

  • LCHS Class of 1981
    The LaRue County High School Class of 1981 will have a reunion beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Sportsman’s Lake, Hodgenville. The cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Send money to Mary Ann Crain, c/o Magnolia Bank, 651 W. Dixie Avenue, Elizabethtown, KY 42702.

    Ireland family reunion
    The Ireland family reunion will be 2 p.m. Sept. 4 at the youth center of Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Mount Sherman. Bring drinks and a covered dish. For more information, call 270-528-7238 or e-mail vb528@hotmail.com.
     

  • Ever since Shari Mabe watched and heard LaRue County’s Grimes family “jamming” to Bluegrass and gospel music at their house in 1998, she has had a desire to learn to play the acoustic guitar.
    Judging from the noted musicians she has been keeping company with lately, the Dangerfield Road resident has learned to pick that six-stringed instrument very well, thank you.

  • When former district judge James Bondurant was a young man, he had two main goals: to marry the prettiest girl on earth and to become a country lawyer.
    That mission has been accomplished on both counts, according to the 81-year-old judge who has spent most of his life as a LaRue County resident. He found the prettiest girl in the former Kaye Keyes of Lexington, whom he married in 1952.  And, before becoming a judge, he practiced law in Hardin and LaRue counties, fulfilling his second goal.