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  • COLUMN: Organize paperwork before a crisis occurs

     An estate plan is a plan for the disposition of resources and property after death or during crisis. A will is one component of an estate plan. Although necessary to direct the distribution of assets after death, almost 70 percent of U.S. adults do not have wills. Dying without a will is called dying “intestate” and means that state and federal regulations will determine the distribution of assets. A carefully written legal will, however, provides for family and others in a manner consistent with a person's desires.

  • PHOTO: A wreath for Abe

     The Lincoln Museum and Lincoln Days Celebration, Inc. placed a wreath in front of the seated Lincoln statue in commemoration of the 204th birthday of Abraham Lincoln.

  • Glen Rice receives Mary Brooks Howard Award

     Iris LaRue, right, presented Glen Rice of Buffalo with the Mary Brooks Howard Award at the Feb. 12 Lincoln Luncheon. Rice, a retired educator, is now a professional singer. He has emceed the Lincoln Days Parade for more than 30 years.

  • Veterans Salute: Ernest Vance

     Ernest T. Vance of Magnolia served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He earned the Asiatic Pacific Medal, two Battle Stars for New Guinea and a Purple Heart. He was wounded in action on Leyte in 1944.

    He received an honorable discharge on Sept. 15, 1945.

    He was born Jan. 13, 1919 in Linwood.

    His daughter is Betty Rucker.

  • Local students are part of Campbellsville play

     “Much Ado about Nothing,” a comedy by William Shakespeare, will be performed by the Campbellsville University Theater department 7 p.m. Feb. 21-23 and 3 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Russ Mobley Theater of the Alumni Building, 114 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    Taylor Campbell and Sarah Mortensen, both freshmen from Hodgenville, are part of the production. Campbell is an actress. Mortensen works on set construction.

  • On target with 4-H camp

    Kentucky 4-H members will learn about safety during the 22nd annual Shooting Sports Camp April 3-6 at Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp. Statewide, 120 members may sign up to participate, along with more than 80 adult and teen instructors and adult volunteers. 

    Shooting Sports Camp is for youth ages 9 to 13. Camp falls during the school’s spring break. 

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 13, 2013

    Internet for Beginners class

    The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, will host a free workshop “Internet for Beginners” 5 p.m. Feb. 14. Register at the library, call 358-3851 or e-mail info@larue-library.org.

     

    Chamber of Commerce closed

  • 'Fur-ever' valentines provide plenty of love

     LaRue County’s stray dogs are taken to Taylor County Animal Shelter. 

  • Reception held for new Eagle Scout

     An Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Jason Willman will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at First Baptist Church of Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville. Refreshments will follow in the ceremony in the church gym.

  • FOR YOUR HEALTH: Know the fat you're dealing with

     Certain types of fat are essential for good health, while others can raise blood cholesterol and have negative effects on cardiovascular health. Fat should not be taken out of a diet completely, but choosing the right fat can be difficult.  It is important to understand the differences in order to make heart healthy decisions.