Cub Scout Pack 210, sponsored by South Fork Baptist Church, has been involved in several activities. The young men are learning basic scouting skills in preparation for their first campout in May at Sportsman Lake. Being led by
Tim Porter, Ed Lane, Hannah Partridge, Trevor Clopton and Melissa Adams, the Scouts are learning knot tying, casting a line, starting a camp fire, among various activities that are used to achieve the aims of Scouting - citizenship training, character development and personal fitness.
The Campbellsville Singers will present an evening of worship music 6 p.m. April 10 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road. The Campbellsville Singers consist of six female students from Campbellsville University and feature Carmen Drake, a December 2010 graduate from Hodgenville. The event is free and the public is invited.
The recent 2010 Dietary Guidelines recommends eating less sodium. High levels of salt in the diet are associated with high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, particularly among certain vulnerable groups and individuals.
Children at Friendship Baptist Church raised $422 through an art auction Sunday, with all proceeds going to charities chosen by the young artists, including Ashley Long Fund, Humane Society, Oneida Baptist Institute and the Veirs Family Relay for Life team.
Participating artists were Sarah Cooper, Kaleigh Graham, Tyler Foster, Patricia Keys, Catherine Spalding, Jake Skaggs, Hannah Boggs, Christian Veirs, Sally Polin and Peyton Foster.
Artwork was sold to the highest bidder. Auctioneer Jimmie Lee donated his time to the project.
A 1977 LaRue County High School graduate, Dr. Britt Brockman, is leading the search for a new president at the University of Kentucky.
Brockman, whose parents are Russell and Sue Brockman of Hodgenville, is chairman of the university’s Board of Trustees that will choose the person to lead UK after the current president, Lee T. Todd Jr., retires in June.
Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series begins its sixth season at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8.
The concert features former educator Rice, Ron Benningfield, Eddie Black, David Keene, Ricky Puckett, Mike Ash, Camille Turner, Freddy Helm, Tony Cook and Emily Portman.
Kenzi Lewis of Hodgenville, the 15-year-old who appeared in early segments of this season’s American Idol, will perform also.
Many young ladies in Clay County dream of the day they will attend prom. Unfortunately, many do not have the money to afford a prom dress.
God’s Closet, ran by Manchester Baptist Church, has stepped up to help these girls. Donations are brought in and each girl that needs a dress is given a day of pampering by their personal prom consultant. The girls are given the opportunity to pick out a dress, try it on, model it to their families, then pick coordinating shoes, jewelry, purses and makeup.
Mandy Thompson, a Juliette Girl Scout, answered the call when the Heartland Girl Scout Service Center sent out an e-mail asking girls to send expressions of friendship to their sister Scouts in Japan by making origami cranes. The Girl Scouts of Japan made and mailed thousands of cranes to the US after the 9/11 tragedy to express friendship and peace. Thompson folded about 100 cranes.