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Community News

  • PHOTO: T-shirt winner

     Chaundra Bland-Brooks won a T-shirt from the LaRue County Public Library. Another drawing will be held Feb. 28.

  • Relay for Life sponsors Survivor Dinner

     For the second year, the LaRue County Relay for Life County Committee is sponsoring a dinner to honor those in the community who count themselves as cancer survivors.

    About 100 invitations were mailed this past week to known survivors, but the actual number of survivors is unknown in the county, according to Survivor Chair Kathy Ross.

  • COLUMN: Test your savings knowledge

     Taking the following savings quiz will reveal how much you understand about the realities of saving in America.

    Q. How much loose change is available for Americans to save?

    A. The U.S. Treasury says that Americans hold about $15 billion in loose change.

     

    Q. What is the typical amount of emergency savings that Americans need?

  • WEDDING: Chelsea and John Weber

     Chelsea Logue and John Weber were married Sept. 29, 2012, at St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville.

    The bride is the daughter of Tom and Valarie French Logue. Maternal grandparents are Bradley and Maxine French of Hodgenville.

  • Library: T-shirt winner

     Kevin Brown won a T-shirt from the LaRue County Public Library. Another drawing will be held Feb. 28.

  • Student spending spring break in Guatemala

     Lucas Pepper, a sophomore at Campbellsville University, plans to give up his spring break to serve on a mission trip to Guatemala.

    Pepper, who lives in Hodgenville, is part of a student-staff-faculty team traveling either to Haiti, Guatemala, Florida or New York March 4-8

  • Parker completes Basic Training

     PARKER. Navy Seaman Randi D. Parker, daughter of Janet W. Parker-Brown and Matthew S. Brown, both of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    Parker is a 2006 graduate of Green Run High School in Virginia Beach, Va.

    She is the granddaughter of James E. Wood Sr. of Hodgenville and the late Jane Wood.

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 20, 2013

     Extension Expo Booth Sign-ups

    Booth reservations are being taken for the Extension Expo, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16, in the LaRue County High School gym. Call the LaRue County Extension office at 358-3401 for more information or to sign up for a booth.

     

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board to meet

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the LTADD office, 613 College Street Road, Elizabethtown. U.S. Congressman Ed Whitfield will speak.

  • Fundrai$ers - Feb. 20

     RELAY FOR LIFE: Lee’s Famous Recipe Day

  • ANNIVERSARY: Johnsons celebrate 60 years

     Randell and Shirley Johnson celebrated their 60-year wedding anniversary on Feb. 17, 2013, with their family.

    They have three children, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

    Randell retired from General Electric after more than 35 years of service. He had a 15-year career in real estate.

    Shirley also worked at General Electric.

    They were married on Randell’s birthday by the Rev. Manley Towles in Jonesville.