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Community News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Ashley Nicole Lee and Brandon Kyle Scott

     Scotty and Robin Lee of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Ashley Nicole Lee to Brandon Kyle Scott, son of George and Ruth Scott of Raywick.

    The bride to be is the granddaughter of Billy and Joyce Lee of Hodgenville and Lois Hay and the late George Hay of Eastview. She is a graduate of LaRue County High School and the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College respiratory therapy program. She is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital as a registered respiratory therapist.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Lewises celebrate 40 years

     Dale and Jan Lewis of Buffalo will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 17, 2012.

    They were married June 17, 1972 by Judge Earl Scott at the LaRue County Courthouse.

    They have one son, Christopher Dale Lewis and two grandchildren.

    They will enjoy their day with family.

  • PHOTO: Sunset

     The sun set Friday over the LaRue County Maintenance Building and EMS on Lincoln Boulevard.

  • Lincoln Museum plans fundraiser

     The Lincoln Museum will have a fundraiser beginning at 5 p.m. June 23 at Crossroad Country Inn and School House, 1906 McCubbins Road, Hodgenville. The event opens with appetizers by Claudia’s Tea Room and Friends of the Museum and art exhibit by Phyllis Blakeman in the Crossroads School House.

    A ribeye dinner will be served at 6 p.m. on the grounds of Crossroads Country Inn followed by desserts by Paula’s Hot Biscuit, Ray’s Hodgenville Grill, Sugar Fashion Cakes and Friends of the Museum.

  • PHOTO: Trooper Island

  • PHOTO: LaRue County Public Library staff at Teddy Bear Picnic

     The LaRue County Public Library staff wore matching T-shirts in honor of the return of the popular Teddy Bear Picnic. From left, Liz Whitlock, Lisa Williams, Virginia Napier, Katie Wheatley, Dana Jolly, Sarah Graff, Kim Strange with grandaughter Bella and in back, retired bookmobile librarian Martha Stephens. Not pictured: Cathy Luttrell.

  • Hosparus needs volunteers

     Hosparus needs volunteers to provide patient and family support and to work at the Hosparus Thrift Shoppe, 105 Diecks Dr., Elizabethtown. Training is available for the thrift shop 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 12. Pre-register by July 10.

    Training is available for patient and family support 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 26; lunch is provided. Pre-register by July 24

    To pre-register, contact Annette Jones at 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.org.  Those unable to attend are encouraged to contact Jones about future training dates.

  • COLUMN: Are you eating your fruits and veggies?

     The USDA advises us to choose vegetables from all of the following groups each week:

    • Dark green (kale, lettuce, mustard greens and Swiss chard)

    • Orange (carrots, pumpkin, sweet potatoes and winter squash)

    • Legumes (dried beans, lentils and peas)

    • Starchy (corn, green peas and potatoes)

    • Other (such as cabbage, cucumbers and onions)

    As we head into summer when fresh fruits and vegetables are more readily available, here are a few suggestions for boosting your daily intake:

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: June's Hot Topics

     1. Beware of the Microsoft Scam. Local consumers tell BBB they are getting calls from people who say they are with Microsoft. These scammers are telling consumers they could be hacked then they offer extra security for a fee. That’s when they steal the victim’s personal information.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Gibsons celebrate 61 years

     Kenneth and Rita Gibson will celebrate their 61st anniversary on June 16, 2012.

    They plan a trip to Tennessee to celebrate.

    Kenneth retired from Crucible Steel in 1992. Rita is a housewife.

    They were married June 16, 1951, at St. Ann’s Church in Howardstown.

    They have six children, Joseph Kenny Ray Gibson, Eugenia Butler, Dorman Gibson, Joey Gibson, Venita Hawkins and Viola Hawkins; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren with one on the way.