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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Thompson - Lew

    Johnie and Maureen Thompson of New Haven announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Marrisa to Stephen Lew, son of Joe and Jennie Lew of Upton.

    The bride to be is a 2005 graduate of Nelson County High School, and is employed by Bardstown City Schools as an instructional assistant. She is the granddaughter of John and Alene Thompson of Hodgenville, and the late Leo and Margie Ball of New Haven.

    The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. June 8, 2013, at Bardstown Church of God, 3909 Louisville Road, Bardstown.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Mayfield - Stevenson

    Greg Mayfield of Hodgenville and Melanie and Ronnie Read of Magnolia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Renee Mayfield of Bowling Green, to John Matthew Stevenson of Bowling Green, son of Michelle and Leo Stevenson of Bee Spring.

    The bride to be is a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing. She is employed at the Medical Center in Bowling Green and has been accepted into the nurse practitioner program at Western Kentucky University.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Huff - Blair

    Mark and Melissa Blair of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaitlin Blair, to Anthony Huff, son of Boone and the late Lisa Graham of Buffalo and Tony Huff of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is employed by LaRue County Schools as a substitute teacher.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Ruby and Clifford Perkins

    Ruby and Clifford Perkins of Hodgenville will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 8, 2013.

    They were married on July 24, 1943.

    They have nine children, Wanda Baumgarder, Mary Lois Wade, David Perkins, Connie Hunt, Elaine Perkins, Angela Voris, Marty Perkins, Daniel Perkins and Robert Perkins, who died after one day of life; and more than 60 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
     

  • BIRTH: the Bowling's welcome Aidan Tyler

    Andrew and Courtney Bowling are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aidan Tyler Bowling.
    Aidan Tyler was born on April 3, 2013, at University Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Joyce Reynolds of Magnolia.

    Paternal grandparents are John and Lora Bowling of New Haven.

    Aidan’s great-grandmothers are Lillian Reynolds and Marguerite Bowling.

  • BIRTH: the Beards welcome Chad Wayne Ray

    Travis and Becky Beard of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Chad Wayne Ray Beard, on Dec. 6, 2012, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 4 pounds, 9 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Donnie and Elaine Nunn of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Ray and Connie Beard of Elizabethtown.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Donald and Leona Morgan of Elizabethtown and Kenneth and Helen Nunn of Hodgenville. Paternal great-grandparents are Nettie Langley of Elizabethtown and the late Ben Langley and Fletcher and Helen Beard.

  • Holy Carp
  • 4-H Calendar

    Gardening Club
    The 4-H Gardening Club will meet 10 a.m. June 8 at Lee’s Garden Center.

  • Farm News

    Gardener Toolbox classes
    Gardener Toolbox classes will be held at the Hardin County Extension office, 201 Peterson Dr., Elizabethtown. “How to Grow Roses” will be June 4; “Composting in the Home Garden” will be July 23. No charge to attend. Call 765-4121 to register.

    CRP sign-up
    A four-week Conservation Reserve Program general sign-up ends June 14. Producers with expiring contracts or producers with environmentally sensitive land are encouraged to evaluate their options under CRP.

  • New truck and ATV delivered to Bivens' family

    Ryan and Misty Bivens and their children Avery, 2, and Cyrus, 5, watched Monday as a brand new red 2013 GMC Sierra rolled down the long driveway leading to their farm.

    Twenty minutes later, a new Case IH Scout all-terrain vehicle rolled into the drive at Fresh Start Farms.

    The couple won the truck through Kentucky Farm Bureau and ATV through the American Farm Bureau after winning the Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award in January.