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Community News

  • Community Calendar - Sept. 19, 2012

     Lincoln Days accepting applications

  • Fundrai$ers - Sept. 19, 2012

     Fish fry at Upton Lodge

  • Community news correspondent Morna Eastridge dies at age 95

     Morna May Eastridge, long-time community news correspondent for The LaRue County Herald News, died Sept. 16 at the age of 95.

  • PHOTO: Silver Angels art reception

      The Sunrise Manor and Friends art exhibit at the Lincoln Museum Community Room showcases local talent. This display shows items exhibited by W.D. Burden, Emogene Gardner, Nancy Sprowles, K. Brey, Silver Angels Day Care, Dolly Marcum, Mary Lou Owen and Evelyn Gibbons. There will be a reception 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The public is invited. 

  • Hosparus patient involved with train hobby

     Many of us think of our “bucket” lists with a wistful eye toward sandy beaches, cruises to ports unknown or helicopter rides. For Joseph Kareth, a 94-year-old Hosparus patient, his dream trip included a much shorter and simpler journey.  He wanted to go to his own basement. With the help of his Hosparus nurse Melissa Griffin and certified nursing assistant Jorge Rosabal, Joseph recently made it down a flight of stairs for the first time in nearly a year. 

  • PHOTOS: Sunrise Manor fall festival
  • UK researcher studies historical re-enactors

     It has been more than 150 years since the first battle of the Civil War, but it is estimated that thousands of individuals spend billions of dollars each year to participate in or attend Civil War reenactments.

    Kim Miller-Spillman, an associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, has spent her career researching historical re-enactors to learn the importance of period clothing in recreating historical events and in their lives.

  • COLUMN: Make a habit of saving with your child

     Each week, set aside a few dollars and put it into a savings account or into a piggy bank at home. Make sure you have one account for yourself and one for your child. As weeks go buy, you and your children can watch your respective savings grow. Be sure to stick with your savings plan and only spend your savings on things you really want. By doing this you will not only start to save yourself, but will also help your child start to save as well.

    Set a goal, make a plan, save automatically, with your children.

  • PHOTO: ALES blood drive

     About 50 people volunteered to donate blood at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s fifth annual blood drive as part of the school’s Pint Size Heroes program. Above, David Fox, grandfather of fourth grade hero Lillyan Beverly, donated blood. He also helped the school promote the event.  

  • Legal Aid Society offers clinics in September and October

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in September and October.

    Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.