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Community News

  • PHOTO: Ice cream with grandpa

    Doug Sherrard and his grandson, Brennan, enjoyed ice cream Friday at The Sweet Shoppe in Hodgenville.

  • Descendants honored at Fort Boonesborough

    Fort Boonesborough State Park is planning a special weekend in June dedicated to descendants of the settlers who lived at the fort in the late 1700s.

    “A Gathering of Descendants” will be June 13-14 and is open to the public. The park plans to have historical organizations on hand to help guests with genealogical research to see if they had family members at the fort.

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings receive cookies

    Kyleigh Elmore of Girl Scout Troop 1945 donated boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to the Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen. Kyleigh, who attends Elizabethtown Christian Academy, was moved to give the cookies after a lesson at school about giving and doing what you can to help others. Receiving the donation is Linda Funk, Warm Blessings executive director. 

  • BIRTH: Pipers welcome Kinze Mae

    Bo and Brandi Piper of Sonora announce the birth of a daughter, Kinze Mae Piper.

    Kinze Mae was born at 7:46 a.m. Jan. 22, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Pat and Donetta Eastridge of Sonora.

    Paternal grandparents are George and Kathy Piper of Sonora.

    Paternal great-grandmother is Virginia Pence.

  • Community Calendar - April 15, 2015

    Boyhood Home closed
    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    Fair stockholders to meet
    The LaRue County Fair stockholders will have a special called meeting 7 p.m. April 15 at the fairgrounds on Greensburg Street.

    Wildflower Walk at Fort Duffield

  • Fundrai$ers - April 15, 2015

    Relay for Life
    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    Blakeman Art Sale and Exhibit

  • Forty-five participate in fundraiser run

    The Relay for Life 5K hosted by Living Strong’s Team was held Saturday.

    About 45 runners and walkers participated regardless of spring break commitments and promised to return next year with more runners and walkers.

    All runner and walker fees were donated to Relay for Life LaRue County, thanks to the sponsors and supporters.

  • Class of '75 plans reunion

    LCHS Class of 1975 Reunion

    LaRue County High School Class of 1975 is planning a 40th reunion. All class members are invited to the planning session at 3 p.m. April 19 at LaRue County Middle School.

  • Cathy LaFollette turns 85

    Cathy LaFollette celebrated her 85th birthday with family and friends on April 11, 2015. Those attending were two sons, Danny and Dale, daughter Candy Vincent, good friend Arthur Allen, two daughters-in-law, Judy and Yvonne, three-of-seven grandchildren, Josh, Angela and Brittany, and youngest great-granddaughter, Addalynn.

  • National Park invites you to 'find your park'

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage people to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. 

    Find Your Park is the theme of National Park Week 2015, and a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the milestone centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 and setting the stage for its second century of service.