Community News

  • Public input sought for disadvantaged business enterprise involvement

    There will be a public input session on May 17 at 634 E Dixie Hwy, Elizabethtown, KY 42702, regarding the proposed goals for increasing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise  involvement in highway projects.

    The Office of Civil Rights and Small Business Development will accept input on methodology and goals for the 2014 federal fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.

    This information will be included online at http://transportation.ky.gov/Civils-Rights-and-Small-Business-Development from May 26 to June 25.

  • Fundraisers

    Double Buck Burger Eating Contest
    There will be a Double Buck Burger Eating Contest 6:30 p.m. May 17 at Bucksnort Cafe, Sonora. There is a $10 entry fee. All proceeds benefit the Sonora Veterans Memorial Park. For more information, contact Gale Hornback at 270-734-2483.

    Charity Softball Tournament for Ashley Long

  • Senior Activities - May 15

    EHLRTA to meet
    The Elizabethtown, Hardin, LaRue Retired Teachers’ Association will have the last meeting of the 2012-13 year at 11:30 a.m. May 16, in the atrium of Severns Valley Baptist Church, 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Lunch is $10. The program will feature end-of-year activities, installation of 2013-14 officers and recognitions. The community service project is peanut butter. For more information, call 270-737-8063.

  • Community Calendar

    Lincoln Trail Board of Directors meet
    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet 1:30 p.m. May 15 at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown. Hal B. Goode from the Kentucky Association of Economic Development will speak.

    Free Seminar: Smart Start – Business Basics

  • FFA Forever
  • ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Lorene Wilhoit and Craig Williamson Jr.

    Stephanie Lorene Wilhoit and Craig Williamson Jr., both of Campbellsville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a homemaker and 2012 graduate of Taylor County High School. She is the daughter of Doug and Connie Wilhoit and granddaughter of Odell and Sue Warren of Mount Sherman, Mary Rose Murphy of Campbellsville and Darrison Bowling of Buffalo.

    The prospective groom is a kitchen aid at Golden Living Nursing Home. He is the son of George and Maria Prebee.

  • Chamber presents four community awards

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce recognized several community leaders May 9 at its annual dinner at First Baptist Church of Hodgenville.
    Outstanding Citizen
     Donnie Propes was named the 2013 Outstanding Citizen of the Year and received a standing ovation from the packed room.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Laura Stewart and Craig Bell

    Laura Stewart and Craig Bell would like to announce their upcoming marriage on May 31, 2013, at Pleasant Valley United Baptist Church in Millwood.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Carol Jr., and Lola Stewart of Millwood. She is a certified surgical technologist/first assistant at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is the son of Tommy and Frankie Bell of Hodgenville and is the owner of Craig Bell Electric in Hodgenville.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Talina Lee Patterson and Tommy Gordon Tedder

    The children of Talina Lee Patterson and Tommy Gordon Tedder, both of Buffalo, wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents.

    The ceremony will be 4 p.m. June 1, 2013, behind Tedder’s barn with a reception to follow in the backyard of the home of Allison and Keith Blair.

    All friends and relatives are invited. No invitations will be mailed. RSVP at 270-734-6552 or 270-765-9305.

  • Benefit concert held by Benningfields

    The Benningfields‚ Ashley, Brittany and Ron‚ will perform in concert at 2 p.m. June 2 at Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church.

    Brittany, Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at the University of Kentucky and 2003 alumnus from LaRue County High School, has been invited to perform the role of “Alice” in Verdi’s opera “Falstaff” at the prestigious Bay View Music Festival in Petoskey, Michigan, this summer.