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Community News

  • Community Calendar - Oct. 22, 2014

     Alzheimer’s disease: Legal and financial planning

    A workshop for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia will be 1-3 p.m. Oct. 23 at the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road. The workshop will assist with legal and financial planning. To register, call 270-358-3401, 1-800-272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org. Registration is required. 

     

    ECTC Literary Reading Open Mic

  • Stories Fer Rednecks – Leaving a legacy

    Dan and Nick Thompson have seen crazy things happen. They’ve heard about crazy things that have happened. And they’ve written a book about it.

    The brothers have actually written two books: “Thompson Family History” and “Stories Fer Rednecks.” Both have crazy stories, but just one tells some of the family history.

    “People have been telling us how much they like them,” Nick said.

  • Reunions

    Bussman

    A reunion for all former Bussmann and time plant employees and spouses will be Nov. 1 at Nolin RECC, Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Potluck at noon. Meat, drinks and paper products furnished. For more information, call Georgia Reed at 270-862-3829.

    ALES/BES/MES retired employee dinner

  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Alice Lee Thomas was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last weekend.

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold revival 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with evangelist Billy Curle. Music will be provided by various groups. The Hodgenville Brotherhood will sing Wednesday evening.

  • Legal Aid Clinics planned

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

    Divorce Clinic– 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30; 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 11. Clients will receive assistance from attorneys in filling out all of the necessary paperwork to file for a divorce.

  • Fundrai$ers - Oct. 15, 2014

    Roadblock for Santa Claus

    The Santa’s Helpers will hold a roadblock 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 at Lincoln Plaza and Save-A-Lot shopping center intersections. Funds will be used to purchase toys for local children at Christmas.

     

    Meals served during car show

  • Community Calendar - Oct. 15, 2014

    Fall recycling event

    Fall Recycling Day will be 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 18 at the LaRue County Maintenance Garage across from LaRue County High School. Any metal items, computer parts, cell phones, electronics, motor vehicles or equipment batteries will be accepted. There is a charge for tire disposal. For more information, call Jill Gray at 270-234-6619.

     

    Wellness on Wheels

  • Glendale Crossing Festival is this weekend

    More than 375 booths will welcome thousands of visitors Saturday at the annual Glendale Crossing Festival, according to Sheree Vance, festival chairwoman.

    The day will begin with the parade at 10 a.m. Those interested in participating in the parade are asked to be at the field at East Hardin Middle School before 9:30 a.m. Horses, four wheelers and throwing candy are not permitted.

    This year’s grand marshal is the family of Jonathan French, who died in the line of duty as a member of the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department in August.

  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Glenn Wilkinson passed away Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Hospital, Danville. He’s the father of Rev. Jerry Wilkinson.

    Rev. Jeff Yucom, the associate minister of First Baptist Springfield was the guest speaker at First Baptist. Newly-appointed Bishop Marvin Thomas and Presiding Elder Roy Reid visited Lane Lincoln last Wednesday to meet the members of the church.

  • Locals perform in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

    The Hardin County Playhouse is staging a production of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird this weekend, 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday.

    Two Hodgenville residents have roles in the show, with Gordon Thomas portraying Reverend Sykes and Mitch Curry as Mr. Cunningham.

    General admission tickets are $18.

    For more information and to purchase tickets, call 270-351-0577.