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Community News

  • Sunrise Manor Volunteer's executive board meets

     President Rita Smith opened the executive board meeting of Sunrise Volunteers on May 1 with prayer.

    Jim Kessler read minutes of the Feb. 7 executive board meeting which were approved as read.

    Treasurer Wanda West reported receipts of $155 in membership dues and memorial donations. As of April 23 the treasury showed a balance of $3,518.55 with no outstanding bills.

    Historian Tickle Ragland reported that the scrapbook is up to date and that she needs pictures of activities in which the volunteers have participated. 

  • Senior Activities - May 9, 2012

     Prime Time Band to perform

    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. May 11 at the LaRue County Senior Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will perform with musicians Jim Walters, Ronnie Priddy, Leroy Sherrard, Larry Seelye, Doug Gary and Joyce Oliver. For more information, call 737-5655 or 270-766-4437.

     

    Kentucky Public Retirees to meet

  • Reunion Calendar - May 9, 2012

     Holbert Wilkins

    The Holbert Wilkins reunion is 11 a.m. May 26 in the Union Christian Church fellowship hall. For more information, contact Ramona Dever at 358-3785.

     

    Rebeleers

    The East Hardin Rebeleer Band reunion is 4-11 p.m. June 16 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. The reunion is open to any member, parent or volunteer who worked with the program. Tickets are $20. To register for the event, call 737-2118 or visit www.rebeleers.com.

  • Relay teams unite in fight against cancer

     Of the 12 LaRue County Relay for Life teams, Buffalo Baptist and First Baptist Hodgenville are the two largest church teams in the area. They began their Relay fundraisers early in the Relay year and continue through this weekend.

  • Coffey, Coffey walk in Oaks Parade

     Ramona Coffey of Hodgenville is one of 138 cancer survivors who walked in the May 4 Survivors Parade on Kentucky Oaks Day.

    Those honored were selected through an online nomination and selection process. Three hundred sixty women from around the country were nominated.

    The Oaks is the Derby’s companion race for 3-year-old fillies. Patrons are encouraged to wear pink, the official color of the Oaks. The event raises funds and awareness for cancer research.

  • Ghostbusters, Cornbread Mafia available at library

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs that may be checked out.

    Books – Come Home by Lisa Scottoline; Following Your Heart by Jery Eicher; Same Sun Here by Silas House; Vanish in Plain Sight by Marta Perry; Cornbread Mafia by James Higdon; House Beautiful: Decorating with Books; Flea Market Finds by Matthew Mead; Strength Training Anatomy Workout 2 by Frederick Delavier; and Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed.

    DVDs – The Conspirator and Ghostbusters.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Katelyn Elizabeth Davila and John Douglas Henderson

    Katelyn Elizabeth Davila of Hodgenville and John Douglas Henderson of Summersville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a 2008 graduate of LaRue County High School and a student at Western Kentucky University where she is majoring in management with a double concentration in business administration and human resources management.

    She is the daughter of Barbara Howard Davila of Hodgenville and Larry Davila of Phenix City, Ala., and the granddaughter of Lura Leigh Thomas of Hodgenville.

  • COLUMN: It's that strawberry time of year

     This time of year we all soon have the opportunity to enjoy locally grown strawberries. The Farmers Market is at the Extension Office parking area at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road 2-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.

    Here’s information on how to make your own strawberry jam or you can follow the manufacturer’s instructions on any type of pectin product such as Sure Jell.

    Uncooked Strawberry Freezer Jam

    1 3/4 cups crushed strawberries (about 1 quart)

    4 cups sugar

    2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • All Veterans Reunion planned for May 18-19 in Lawrenceburg

     The 6th Annual All Veterans Reunion In Kentucky will be held May 18-19 at the American Legion Fairgrounds in Lawrenceburg. A new feature of this year's reunion will be the "Scott Harper Memorial Motorcycle Run and Show."

  • PHOTO: Cornbread Mafia author holds book signing

     James Higdon, author of “The Cornbread Mafia” had a book signing Monday at Lincolns Loft in Hodgenville. Left, Lisa Downs of New Haven asked Higdon to sign her copy. The book deals with the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history.