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  • COLUMN: Treat your parents as you would like to be treated

    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.

  • Coloring contest winners: Garrett and Kaylee

    Garrett Dohn and Kaylee Hatcher were the winners of The LaRue County Herald News’ Back-to-School Coloring Contest.

    They received a goodie bag filled with fun school and craft supplies. Their artwork was displayed in the newspaper’s office, along with the other entries.

    Garrett is the son of Joe and Glenda Dohn. Kaylee is the granddaughter of Tommy Hatcher.

    Our thanks to all who entered. 

  • Rutledge: $1,000 scholarship

     Kelsey Rutledge of Hodgenville has been selected for a University of the Aftermarket Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

    She plans to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College to study automotive technology.

    The 2014 LaRue County High School graduate is the daughter of Robert Rutledge and Twala Rutledge.

  • Sandidges celebrate golden anniversary

     Terry and Sue Sandidge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24, 2014.

    They were married Aug. 28, 1964.

    A reception, hosted by their children, will be held 2-4 p.m. at Buffalo Baptist Church’s Christian Life Center.

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     Lila Williams was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last Tuesday. Kristi Breckenridge had surgery last week. She’s doing well and was at church Sunday morning at First Baptist. 

    Courtni Price was involved in automobile accident last Thursday. Everyone was glad she and her friend sustained only minor injuries. 

  • PHOTO: Class of 1954

    The Hodgenville High School Class of 1954 held their 60th reunion in August. Front from left, Kitty Priddy Dixon, Ginger Comer Luzon, Shirley Hazlewood Hornback, Frances Brewer Wheeler, Patsy Perkins Forrest; middle, Rose Marie Middleton Guy, Delores Isbell Salsman, Dorothy Tharp Wheeler, Sue Robinson Smith, Reba Skaggs Duell, Bobby Heady, A.R. “Robbie” Hatcher; back, Carroll Lawson, Dale Morris, Ruth Ann Atherton Brown, Donald Davenport, James (Chico) Nunn, Dean Hunt, Jackie Bradley, Murrell Smith and R.M. Fulkerson.

  • COLUMN: Breastfeeding, a winning goal for life

    The 2014 World Breastfeeding Week theme, “Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life,” acknowledges that when mothers and babies succeed in their breastfeeding plans, they can enjoy a lifetime of benefits.

  • COLUMN: Save $1,000 in 10 months

    Do you have $1,000 set aside for emergencies? If you already do, you could probably use another $1,000 in that account. Experts recommend keeping at least three months expenses in a reliable, liquid account.

    Get started with these four steps.

  • Great Outhouse Blowout is Sept. 13

    It’s off the races again for Penn’s Store’s Great Outhouse Blowout on Sept. 13.

    The Great Outhouse Blowout began in 1992 at the dedication of Penn’s Store’s first outhouse. To this day, the Gravel Switch store still does not have running water, and the annual blowout now serves as its primary fundraiser.