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Community News

  • DAR event honors veterans

    The Daughters of the American Revolution Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter hosted a special program on November 17 at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown to honor local Vietnam veterans. Among the more than 100 guests, veterans from LaRue County included: Ron Benningfield, Nicky Durham, Joseph Greenwell, Darryl Helm, Gene Keith, David Peace, Sammy Slayton, Dennis Viers, and James E. Jeffries.

  • Community News - November 22, 2017

    Our deepest sympathy goes to the family of Rex Thompson of Elizabethtown who passed away last Saturday morning. He’s the husband to Mildred Dorsey-Thompson. Visitation was Tuesday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove. The funeral is this Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

  • Hodgenville News - November, 22, 2017

    Thought for the week: Life can never promise you to be happy, but life gets better after you accept things you just can’t change.

    Hope everyone has a blessed Thanksgiving. Congratulations to Samantha Benningfield on being chosen for November employee of month at Nationwide Uniform. Happy 94th birthday wishes goes out to Nancy Raine. Also, happy birthday to David Jackson.

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  • Sunrise Volunteers

    Sunrise Volunteers turned 50 years this year. I am proud to say that my daughter Angela Smith and myself have been volunteering for 21 of those years.

    We started in June 1996 after Angela graduated from high school. We fell in love with residents, we went 8 hours a day, 3 days a week for a year until I switched over to working as Social Service Assistant. We helped out with lots of the activities including bingo, rhythm band and crafts. To see the smile on residents’ faces when they saw us was priceless.

  • Cooking Corner - November 22, 2017

    Cornflake Cookies

    1 cup sugar

    1 cup corn syrup (clear)

    1 1/2 cups peanut butter

    5 cups corn flakes

    Bring to boil sugar and corn syrup. Take off stove and add

    peanut butter. Mix until well blended then pour over corn flakes. Mix well and drop by spoonful onto wax paper.

  • Fundraising Calendar - November, 22, 2017

    RELAY FOR LIFE

    Becky’s Team

    Becky’s Team will be selling Rada Cutlery until December 1. Great for Christmas presents. A percentage goes to Relay for Life. To request a catalog or for more information contact Becky Thompson at 270-765-9310.

    Parkway Peeps

  • Happy Fall Hunting
  • 94th birthday
  • Help needed: ‘Light up CreekFront’

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is requesting the community’s help by asking business owners, community leaders or non-profit organizations to participate in the light display at Creekfront Park for this year’s holiday season.

    Information packets are available at the Chamber office, or you can call Executive Director Sandy Kidd at 270-358-3411 for more information.

    The deadline to sign up is Friday, November 17.