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  • Community Calendar - April 16, 2014

    Chamber luncheon

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce luncheon is at noon on April 16 in the Lincoln Museum Community Room. Sara Jo Best, director of the Lincoln Trail District Health Department, will speak.

     

    FREE CLASS: How to download free ebooks

    The LaRue County Public Library will offer a free class, “How to download free ebooks,” at 2 p.m. April 17. Those attending the class will be entered in a drawing for a $20 gift card.

     

  • Fundrai$ers: April 16, 2014

    Concessions at car cruise-in

    Hodgenville Christian Church CWF will serve food in the church annex beginning at 4 p.m. April 19 during the Goodtime Cruisers Car Show. Hamburgers, hotdogs, chili dogs, pork sandwiches, desserts and drinks available ($5 and $4 dinners). All proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.

     

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Barbecue chicken and auction

  • Andrew Tucker graduates from basic training

     Army Reserve Spec. Andrew T. Tucker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, Tucker studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • Veteran's Salute: Earl Thomas Riggs

     

    Earl Thomas Riggs of Hodgenville served in Vietnam with the U.S. Air Force, reaching the rank of sergeant. He was stationed at Tuy Hoa air base in the 100 fighter squadron in 1967-68.

  • BIRTHDAY: John Gozzard Sr. celebrates with family

     John E. Gozzard Sr. will celebrate his 80th birthday with a family dinner on April 18, 2014.

    He was born in Warren, Ohio, to Edwin Jackson and Beatrice Marie (McGunigal) Gozzard. 

    He retired from RMI Extrusion Co. in 1990.  He and his wife Gail then moved from Ashtabula, Ohio and have resided in Hodgenville since. 

  • PHOTO: First haircut

    Raylee Hart-Preston, the 2-year-old daughter of Vincent and Amanda Hart-Preston, cooperated with stylist LaDona Childress for her first haircut on Saturday. Raylee’s mom, aunt and cousin had their first haircuts at Childress’ salon – and all came to watch Raylee’s milestone.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Patsy Thomas and J.T. Meers III

     The children and grandchildren of Patsy Thomas and J.T. Meers III announce the marriage of their parents and grandparents.

    The ceremony will be 12:30 p.m. April 27, 2014, at Buffalo Baptist Church.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Sullivan - Gomez

     Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Sullivan of Rockfield announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Michelle Sullivan, to Richard David Gomez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricardo Gomez of Hodgenville.

    The bride-to-be attended Warren Central High School and is a 2012 graduate of Campbellsville University. She will graduate in spring 2015 from CU with a master's of art degree in social science in history and sociology.

  • Drink up: Tips on getting enough water

    Everyone knows it is important to stay properly hydrated, but how do you make sure you get enough water? According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, women should consume 91 ounces of water a day, and men need 125 ounces a day; a good deal more than the eight cups (64 ounces) we were always told to get.

  • Community Calendar - April 9, 2014

     Park volunteer training

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will have orientation training for those who wish to volunteer at the park’s visitor information desk noon to 4 p.m. April 10. Class is limited to eight participants. Call the park at 270-358-3137 to make a reservation or more information.

     

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