The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with Solid Waste Management and Heartland Drug Task Force will sponsor its fifth annual Drug Take Back Day on April 13.
Present at the event will be Jill Gray, LaRue County solid waste coordinator and a deputy from the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting, in the lower parking lot of the LaRue County Courthouse, 209 W. High St., Hodgenville.
LaRue County Schools will honor several retiring personnel at a reception 6:30-7 p.m. April 15 at the LaRue County High School Library Media Center. The reception will precede the regular school board meeting.
Those to be honored include Mike Brown, Gary Canter, Doris Jean Holleran, Connie Shawler, Carol Underwood, Melinda McCubbin, Vicki Devers, Connie Gowen, Judy Hunter and Rodney Montgomery.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Toy Box Theatre will present a children’s play, “Telling Tales Again, Sam?”, at 7 p.m. April 25 in the Science Auditorium on ECTC’s campus. Admission is $2.
Paul and Edna Williams of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 12, 2013.
They were married April 12, 1963, by Rev. C.C. Omer in his home in Hodgenville.
Edna is the daughter of the late Joseph and Louise Essex. She became a homemaker, raising their four children - Teresa Pearsall, Lisa Childress, Tim Williams and Melody Lowther - and caring for their six grandchildren.
Paul is the son of the late Albert and Hallie Williams. He retired in 1999 from Dow Corning, is a longstanding member of Valley
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and Community Action Kentucky have warned consumers who need heating assistance to be wary of scams.
“Many consumers seeking home heating assistance are elderly or vulnerable citizens who are at high risk for scams,” said Conway.
Beware of scam artists soliciting by phone or e-mail, offering assistance for a fee or for your personal information. Do not provide information to them. Do not respond to such offers, as they are scams.
1. Prepaid debit card scams are gaining popularity. In one scam, scam artists are calling consumers, posing as Duke Energy, threatening to turn a customer's power off if a payment is not made within the hour, using a prepaid debit card. The scam artist asks the consumer to purchase a prepaid debit card then instructs the consumer to call back with the card's number and PIN.
The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park will host a “Park Clean-Up Day” 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 27. Those interested in participating are encouraged to register for the event by calling the park’s visitors center at 270-358-3137.