We all want beautiful and healthy skin, but some of us tend to equate beautiful, vibrant skin with tanned skin. Tanning is actually your body’s reaction to skin damage from ultraviolet rays.
Both the sun and tanning equipment release two types of ultraviolet rays. UVB rays reach the top of the skin and are the likely cause of many types of sunburn. UVA rays penetrate deeper into the skin. When your body is unprotected against UVA rays, it releases melanin, a pigment that darkens the skin.
In addition to serving hot meals weeknights to patrons who are struggling due to lost jobs, illness, and other issues relating to poverty, Warm Blessings has been delivering meals on Mondays and Thursdays for the past six months to seniors who are shut-in and frail due to age and illness and can't prepare their meals.
The sign at the post office read, “Your country needs you.”
The U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps was established by Congress on June 15, 1943 (the Bolton Act) as an emergency to provide an adequate supply of nurses at home and the military during World War II.
Hilda Morrison Harned of Hodgenville was one of the 95,000 women to answer that call.
Karaoke and dancing
There will be karaoke and dancing 7-11 p.m. March 29 – and each following Friday night – at the old square dance building, 1524 Hodgenville Road, Elizabethtown. All ages welcome. Door prizes and 50/50 drawing. No alcohol. Admission is $3 to go toward building’s rental fee. For information, call Steve and Linda Vincent at 735-5077.
The second annual Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held Thursday at First Baptist Church Hodgenville. About 90 people attended, including 40 survivors equaling nearly 420 years of cancer survival.
The meal was blessed by David Stillwell, caregiver and husband of recent cancer survivor, Mary Jane Stillwell. Sister Rita Jerrell, a Hero of Hope, gave the group some challenging words to live by as well as sharing her personal cancer story.
The Lincoln Museum will kick off its 25th anniversary events with LaRue County Week during spring break, April 1-7. Admission is free to any LaRue County resident.
Children and adults can follow Lincoln’s footsteps and participate in a scavenger hunt during their visit. Every 25th visitor will receive a small gift. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
The Lincoln Museum is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 270-358-3163.
Now that we are into spring, storms are a good likelihood and Kentucky Utilities Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company provide simple ways for customers to plan for severe weather. KU takes steps year-round to prepare for the effects of inclement weather and offer customers the following tips and suggestions to plan ahead and also prepare, so they can be safe during storm events: