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  • PHOTO:Heartland Baby Contest winner

     Brentley Williams, the 17-month-old grandson of Randy and Janice Williams, and son of Micha and Harley Williams of Elizabethtown, was the winner of the 13-24 month baby contest at the Heartland Baby Contest on Aug. 23. He's held by his grandfather, Randy.

  • Volunteers needed for Foster Care Review Board

     Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in Bullitt, Hart, LaRue, Marion and Washington counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care. Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in foster care because of dependency, neglect or abuse to ensure these children are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. Volunteers are not required to reside in the county where a board meets. 

  • PHOTO: South Fork Mud Sharks

    The South Fork Mud Sharks won the eighth annual Mud Volleyball Tournament held Aug. 22 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. The Sharks were undefeated in the 12-team tourney. Proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. From left, Tyler Howell, Tyler Hornback, Larry Howell, Kayla McDowell, Katie Hornback, Cody Howell, Bethany Akin and Kay Howell.

  • Reunions - Aug. 27, 2014

     Skaggs/Bailey

    The Skaggs/Bailey reunion will be noon on Sept. 1 at Three Forks Bacon Creek Fellowship Hall. Potluck lunch. For more information, contact Imogene Warren at imogene@scrtc.com or 270-324-3725.

     

    Class of 1969

  • PHOTO: Lincoln at Kentucky State Fair
  • Community Calendar - August 27, 2014

     District Court canceled

    LaRue District Court has been canceled for Aug. 27. Any cases scheduled for that date will be continued to Sept. 3.

    Community forum: Quality of Life

  • Fundrai$ers - Aug. 27, 2014

     CAR WASH: Elder vacation to Disney World

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold a car wash 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 29. Cost is $5 for wash and additional $3 for vacuum. Pick up and delivery available by calling 270-358-3105. All proceeds will be used for the elder’s vacation to Disney World.

     

    Yard sale at Family Worship Center

    Family Worship Center will hold a yard sale beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at 80 Phillips Lane, Hodgenville.

     

  • COLUMN: Fall prevention for older adults

     Taking a fall can be scary at any age, but for senior adults a fall can lead to serious and sometimes devastating consequences. Falls are the leading cause of death from unintentional injuries among older adults and the leading cause of traumatic brain injury among Kentucky residents age 65 and older.  

    According to the Center for Disease Control, the death rates from falls among older men and women have risen sharply over the past decade.

  • COLUMN: Tips for caring for aging parents

     As an adult child taking care of an aging parent, it can be a challenge to know when to step in and become more involved in their care. Sometimes it’s easy to identify when the right time is, but usually it is not. Even approaching the topic can be tricky. Emotions will run high and words can be misconstrued. 

  • ANNIVERSARY: Whitlows celebrate 50 years

    James “Jimmy” and Brenda Sidebottom Whitlow of Hodgenville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 23, 2014.

    The couple married on Aug. 23, 1964, in Knoxville, Tennessee, in a ceremony conducted by Rev. Perry Ginn.

    They have four children, Jason (Trista) Whitlow, Judy Shelton, Jamie (Abe) Shelton and Jenny (Eric) Allen; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

    The Whitlows celebrated with a trip and plan to have a gathering with their family.