A pair of antique spinning wheels (used to weave thread) and a yarn spinner (used to store yarn for knitting) has been donated to The Lincoln Museum’s collection. Director Iris LaRue, said the donation is very special, due to the items’ history in LaRue County.
Mae Bright, a 93-year-old native LaRue Countian, gifted the antiques because she didn’t want them to leave the county.
R.B. Smith is in Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, room 2501, with his wife Mary E. Smith. He’s doing fairly well and as he says, “just taking one day at a time.” Ella Lacey Doepp is home from Hardin Memorial Hospital and was at church Sunday morning. She was released last Wednesday. Alice Lee Thomas has returned home and doing well. Rennie Powell has also returned home. Mitzi Smith Moore had surgery Monday at Suburban Hospital, Louisville.
The Historical Preservation and Information Center, located at 306 Center St. in New Haven, has been developing over the past year into a gathering place for the community and a celebration of town history and local military personnel.
In the front room of the building, photographs of New Haven veterans line the walls, and in the office area, Tessie Cecil, director of the center, displays a collection of items and photos of New Haven businesses and landmarks throughout the years.
Santa’s Helpers will hold a bake sale and canned food drive beginning at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at Hometown IGA. Proceeds will be used to buy new toys for children at Christmas. For more information, call Snookie Morrison at 270-234-3313.
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.
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.
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.