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  • Free admission to Lincoln Museum

    Free admission at Lincoln Museum

    The Lincoln Museum, Hodgenville, is offering free admission – with a ticket – on Sept. 27, in conjunction with the Smithsonian. To download up to two free tickets, visit http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/. Click on the Ticket Information page. Fill out the form and you will be emailed instruction on downloading your ticket.

  • Four named Distinguished Alumni

    Four people have been inducted as LaRue County Schools Distinguished Alumni.

    The LaRue County Board of Education will recognize the former students at a luncheon in their honor on Oct. 3 at the LaRue County Extension office.

    is pleased to announce the 2014 inductees to be named.  Four outstanding Distinguished Alumni for 2014 are Penny McDowell Cecil, Dale Keith, James “Jim” Q. Shaw Jr. and Paula LaRue Varney.

    Penny McDowell Cecil

  • COLUMN: Many sources for vitamin D

    Vitamin D has gotten a lot of media coverage lately as various studies have tied normal levels of vitamin D to certain health benefits and lack of the vitamin to certain diseases. While many of these current studies provide conflicting messages, it is generally understood that vitamin D is needed for optimal health. It helps us absorb calcium and phosphorus, so we can have strong bones and teeth.

  • PHOTO: Mud Sharks strike again
  • WEDDING: Richard and Sarah Gomez

    Sarah Sullivan of Rockfield and Richard Gomez of Hodgenville were married May 3, 2014, at Shaker Village at South Union.

    Bro. Tony Chaudoin officiated at the service.

    The bride is the daughter of L.J. and Jane Sullivan of Rockfield. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Campbellsville University, and will graduate in May 2015 with a master’s degree in social science.

  • BIRTH: Rocks welcome Kase Decker

    Daniel and Stefanie Rock are proud to announce the birth of a son, Kase Decker Rock, born Aug. 8, 2014, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

    Kase weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jack and Bo Decker of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Danny and Shirl Rock of Hodgenville and Randy and Dianna Hart of Elizabethtown.

    Kase was welcomed home by his big brother, Cannon.

  • WEDDING: Meet the Logsdons

    Jacob Logsdon and Kristen Wilkinson were united in marriage Sept. 6, 2014, at South Park Country Club, Fairdale, Kentucky.

    The groom is the son of Gary Logsdon of Hodgenville, and Malinda Logsdon of Magnolia. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Logsdon and Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Ragland of Hodgenville.

    He is employed at KU in Louisville.

    The bride is the daughter of Donny and Caryn Petross of Louisville. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheeler and Donny and Esther Petross.

    She is employed at University of Louisville Hospital.

  • Extension Service plans 'Taste of LaRue'

    Taste of LaRue County & Fall Market Day

     

    Coming this month is a chance to see what local producers have for the fall harvest season. On Thursday, Sept. 25 at the LaRue County Extension office we will have outside vendors for a Fall Market from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stop by and support our local producers who will have fresh produce, locally raised meats, seasonal flowers, and other handmade food items.

  • Community Calendar - Sept. 10, 2014

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park returns to regular hours

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park has returned to regular hours of 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

     

    Friends of the Library

    The Friends of the LaRue County Public Library will not meet in September. The next meeting is Oct. 2. 

     

    Book signing: Raywickians

  • ENGAGEMENT: Megan Elizabeth Culver and Andrew Moore Bell

    Megan Elizabeth Culver of Hodgenville, and Andrew Moore Bell of New Hope, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeff and George Ann Stephens of Hodgenville, and Steve K. Culver of New Haven. She is a financial analyst for Kentucky plant locations of Jim Beam. She graduated with a degree in Accounting from University of Louisville College of Business.