• Grayson Countian named to state oversight board


    A Leitchfield man has been named to a state board that oversees a veterans’ program.

    Carl Kaelin was among eight people recently appointed to the board of directors for Kentucky’s Veterans’ Program Trust Fund by Gov. Matt Bevin.

    Kaelin, a veteran, will represent the Veterans of Foreign Wars on the board. His term expires July 2020. He previously served as the VFW National Chief of Staff.

  • Baby Streander

    Sean Ryan and Cynthia Marie Streander would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Catherine Marie Streander. She was born at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12, 2015, and weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces. Her grandparents are Kenny and Glenda Miller of Leitchfield and Richard Streander and Beverly Hite of Louisville.

  • Childress anniversary

    Chester and Martina Ruth Childress marked their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 3, 2015.

    They were joined in matrimony on Feb. 3, 1955, in Leitchfield by the Rev. Coot Meredith.

    They celebrated on Jan. 31 with a surprise dinner at Back Home Restaurant in Elizabethtown with their children, Dale Childress, Jill Meredith, Doug Childress, and Linda Keown; their daughters- and sons-in-law; their grandchildren and their spouses and their great-grandchildren.

  • Hines ‘riding high’ after his graduation

    Alexander Hines, a Leitchfield native, recently graduated from the Orlando campus of Marine Mechanics Institute, a division of Universal Technical Institute that trains boat technicians.

    His graduation comes at an opportune time as manufacturers are in need of skilled technicians. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, by 2022 there will be more than 1.2 million jobs in the collision, automotive, motorcycle and marine industries.

  • New Lion members inducted

    Leitchfield Lions inducted 2 new members Monday night in regular business at Farmer’s Feedmill.  PDG Aaron Witten conducted  the induction of Lions Harold and Becky Miller to the Leitchfield Club. Lion Melanie Manion is their sponsor. Lions in attendance welcomed the Millers to the organization.

  • Fulkerson on Dean’s List

    According to records from the registrar’s office at Murray State University, a number of undergraduate students have earned recognition on the Dean's List for their scholastic achievements during the Fall 2014 semester.

    Students must have a grade point average ranging from 3.5 to a perfect 4.0 to be eligible for Dean’s List status.
    Kelci LeNeé Fulkerson from Leitchfield is one of those recognized. Kelci is majoring in Communication Disorders/Speech Language Pathology. She is the daughter of David and Mona Fulkerson.

  • Fleener-Skaggs

    Cynthia Sipes and Michael Skaggs are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Skaggs to Charlie Fleener, son of Tammy and Harrell Fleener.
    Jessica is the maternal granddaughter of Ross Schweitzer and the late Linda McCrady Towne and the paternal granddaughter of Glanelene Higgs.
    Charlie is the maternal grandson of Jean Dixon and Ronald Armes and the paternal grandson of the late Anna Lou and Lawrence Fleener.
    The wedding will take place on Oct. 11, 2014, in Edmonson County. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Davis-Milliner

    Clarence and Caroline Milliner of St. Paul announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tonya Faye Milliner to Brian Heath Davis, son of Donnie and Vickie Davis of Roundhill.

    The wedding will begin at 4 p.m. Oct. 11, 2014, at the bride’s family farm in St. Paul with a reception to follow.

    Friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Bertram-Decker

    Lacey Decker and Cody Bertram along with their parents, announce their upcoming wedding.

    Lacey is the daughter of Mark and Julie Decker.

    Cody is the son of Donavon and Glenda Bertram.

    The wedding will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Bloomington Baptist Church. All family and friends are invited.

  • Davis-Lucas

    Bethany Lucas and Jonathan Davis, together with their families, announce their upcoming wedding.

    Bethany is the daughter of Brenda Lucas and the late Clifford Lucas. She is the granddaughter of Marvin and Sandra Hack and the late J.C. and Dorothy Lucas.

    Jon is the son of Paul and Gail Davis and the grandson of Robert Davis.

    Bethany is a 2011 graduate of Sullivan College of Technology and Design. Jon is a 2013 graduate of the University of Louisville.