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Today's Features

  • By Eleanor Jones Sharp

    Once Dr. Tom Jerry Smith told me, “Keep on writing!” He knew I was excited to write about bits and pieces about Drennon Springs.
    When some teenagers at Drennon Springs decided how fun time begins, we chose to have some hilarious fun. It was snowing, in all probability about three inches had fallen. It was enough to go sleigh riding.
    We were ready to go for a gigantic one-horse, or rather one-mule, sleigh ride on a two-horse sled we had.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Thomas Biven of Cox’s Creek, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 24, 2014. They were married on Nov. 24, 1964 in Jeffersonville, Ind.
    Mr. Biven retired from Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville, Ind. in 2007. Mrs. Biven, the former Jessie Grace Smith from Henry and Shelby Counties, was a homemaker.
    They have two daughters, Kim Nalley, Bardstown and Robin Casey, Cox’s Creek; three grandsons; a granddaughter; two step-granddaughters; a great-grandson, a step-great-grandson and three step-great-granddaughters.

  • While visiting family over the holidays from Pittsburgh, Rose Benedict wanted to remember their reunion by taking two five-generations photos with her father and mother. In one, her father John W. Ellis joins Benedict, Benita M. Netherton, Destiney M. Cook and Tymprynce M. Neal, going oldest to youngest from the right. In the second, Benedict’s mother, Arlis M. Ellis, steps in. The Ellises live in Campbellsburg. The family got together at the Best Western in La Grange Dec. 24.

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    Bonnie and Wayne Ethington were married January 2, 1965, in Campbellsburg by the Reverend Harry Fegan, pastor of the Campbellsburg Methodist Church.

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    As Mother Nature continues to give us more snow and ice there will be plenty of opportunity for falls.  

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    According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 75 percent of people older than 65 have more than one chronic health problem. So, at this stage of life, it’s common to take many different drugs. 

  • James T. and Eileen M. Prewitt, Shelbyville, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.  A renewal of vows followed by a reception in their honor will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Pillars Assisted Living Community of the Masonic Home of Shelbyville in Shelbyville.
    The couple was married at the historic Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg, West Virginia on November 4, 1944.  They have one son, Charles, married to Patricia Trumbo Prewitt, and two grand-daughters, Lee and Elizabeth.

  • Joe Durbin, director of the Henry County Help Center, presented the Volunteer of the Quarter Award to Debra Fisher (center) recently, as Rev. Jean Hawxhurst, the Frankfort district superintendent for the Methodist churches, looks on.