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Community News

  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    R.B. Smith was transferred to Sunrise Manor Nursing Home Monday afternoon. He’s slowly improving, but has a long way to go.

    Ella Lacey Doepp was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last week. Alice Lee Thomas has returned to her residence after spending time in HMH and Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. She’s doing well.

    Rennie Powell remains a patient at Jewish Hospital, Louisville.

    Rev. Jeff Yocum was the guest speaker at First Baptist Sunday morning in the absence of Rev. Wilkinson.

  • The Oak Ridge Boys to perform at Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will be rocking away once again with The Oak Ridge Boys’ “Christmas Night Out” at 8 p.m. Nov. 24 in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    Known for their hits such as “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue” and “American Made,” The Oak Ridge Boys group is one of the biggest names in country music. The group has scored 12 gold and three platinum albums, one double platinum album, plus one double platinum single, and had more than a dozen national Number One singles and over 30 Top Ten hits.

  • It’s holiday season at the Chamber

    The Holiday Season is in full swing at the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce and we hope you join us in the fun. For details on how you can participate, check our website, www.laruecountychamber.org, follow us on Facebook, or give us a call at 270-358-3411.

  • GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY: Phillip and Shirley Sallee

    Phillip and Shirley Sallee of Cecilia will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Nov. 15, 2014.

    They were married on Nov. 15, 1964, at Needham Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Eastview by Bro. Archie Nottingham.

    They raised five children, Ronnie Sallee, Earl Sallee, Elizabeth Bird, Dwight Sallee and Carlus Sallee. They also have 10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

    A celebration in their honor will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at New Freedom in Hodgenville.

  • BIRTH: Welcome, Shelby Grace

    Emily and Nate Eldridge of Somerset announce the birth of their daughter, Shelby Grace, born Sept. 24, 2014. 

    Shelby Grace weighed 9 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    She was welcomed home by her siblings Natosha, Zachary and Braxton.

    Maternal grandparents are Dianne and Steve Gardner of Hodgenville; paternal grandparents are Bernice and Lonnie Eldridge of Somerset. 

    Great-grandparents are Anita and Jr. Gardner of Hodgenville, and Elsie Fish of Louisville.

  • Community Calendar - Nov. 5, 2014

     

    Santa’s Helpers Toy Drive

    Santa’s Helpers are collecting new and used toys and batteries for the 48th annual Santa Run on Dec. 24. Donations are accepted at Santa’s Workshop, 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville – or a volunteer will pick up the items. For more information or to volunteer, call Ann “Snookie” Morrison at 270-234-3313.

     

    Dance at Senior Center

  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    The First Baptist Missionary Society met at the Embassy Suite, Lexington, on Saturday.

    R.B. Smith was admitted to University of Kentucky Care Center, Lexington, last Tuesday. He’s slowly improving, but has a long way to go. Rennie Powell remains a patient at Jewish Hospital, Louisville.

    Marsha Handley, formerly of Hodgenville passed away last Saturday in Louisville. No funeral arrangements have been made at this time.

  • Fort Duffield plans commemoration

    Union Civil War Fort Duffield will commemorate the beginning of its construction on Nov. 2, 2014. The earthen fortification is located in West Point in northern Hardin County.

    On Sept. 4, 1861, Confederate soldiers, under the command of General Leonidas Polk, occupied Columbus, Kentucky. This action effectively ended Kentucky's neutrality. Two days later U. S. Grant's Federal soldiers took Paducah. The actions of Grant and Polk brought the Civil War into the Commonwealth. 

  • Community Calendar: Oct. 29, 2014

     Santa’s Helpers Toy Drive

    Santa’s Helpers are collecting new and used toys and batteries for the 48th annual Santa Run on Dec. 24. Donations are accepted at Santa’s Workshop, 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville – or a volunteer will pick up the items. For more information or to volunteer, call Ann “Snookie” Morrison at 270-234-3313.

     

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