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  • WEDDING: Nance and Burris

    Jack Nance III and Beth Burris were married Feb. 14, 2015, at the LaRue County Senior Center in Hodgenville, surrounded by close friends and family.

    The bride is the daughter of Shelly Ogden of Radcliff and Tim McCorkle of Munfordville. She is a driver for CK Cats in Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of Regina Nance of Elizabethtown and Jack Nance II of Ohio. He is a maintenance tech at Konsei in Hodgenville.

    The couple honeymooned in Louisville due to a snowstorm that was on the way.

  • Best named 123 Air Wing First Sergeant of the Year

    Master Sergeant Steven D. Best distinguished himself as First Sergeant, Logistics Squadron, 123d Mission Support Squadron, Kentucky Air National Guard, Kentucky, in 2014.

    He was named the 123 Air Wing First Sergeant of the Year.

    Sgt. Best assisted the squadron commander and chiefs with highly valued input on management in regards to assigned personnel.

    Best is a 1989 graduate of LaRue County High School and currently resides in Jamestown.

  • Community Calendar: March 4, 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.

     

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings

     Kentucky Public Retirees President Judith Lesher, left, delivered donations to Linda Funk at Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen in Elizabethtown. Members collected personal hygiene items and Styrofoam plates in November and December for the kitchen.


  • PHOTO: Snow fort

     Tyler Foster’s fort, built by his Papaw Ronnie and Uncle William, turned into a snow fort when Winter Storm Octavia passed through LaRue County.


  • Fundraisers - March 4, 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.

     

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig

    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

  • PHOTO: Sweet music
  • PHOTO: KPR donates to Warm Blessings

    Kentucky Public Retirees President Judith Lesher, left, delivered donations to Linda Funk at Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen in Elizabethtown. Members collected personal hygiene items and Styrofoam plates in November and December for the kitchen. Warm Blessings provides 50-to-70 meals to those in need each day.

  • COLUMN: Sunrise Volunteers, March 4, 2015

    The Red Hat Society of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home – a group of residents who raise funds for diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease – held a Valentine’s Day indoor yard sale Feb. 13 at the nursing home.

    The president of the Red Hat Society said the proceeds went to the heart disease foundation. Items were donated by Sunrise employees and volunteers.

    Sunrise Volunteers assisted in set-up and sales.

  • Bookmobile Schedule – March 2015

    March 3 – Rose Circle, Miami Court, Cox Lane, Lincoln Village, Landmark Apartments, Polly Avenue, New Freedom Church

    March 4 – West Point Bank, Maxine Road, Mill Road, New Jackson Highway 

    March 5 – Laugh & Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L&N Turnpike, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    March 9 – Head Start, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road, Salem Lake Road

    March 10 – LaRue County High School, Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, Campbellsville Road