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Community News

  • BIRTH: Humphreys welcome Emerson Lee

     Eric and Jessica Humphrey of Mount Washington announce the birth of a baby boy, Emerson Lee, born March 31, 2012. The family posed for a five-generation photo. Front from left, Eric Humphrey and great-great grandmother Marie Stinnett, holding Emerson Lee; back, grandmother Kathy Humphrey of Shepherdsville and great-grandmother Norma Jean Richard of Hodgenville.

  • Legal Aid Clinics – June 2012

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in June. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.
    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.
    n Foreclosure Clinic - 11 a.m. June 12; 4 p.m. June 14; 11 a.m. June 19; 4 p.m. June 21; 11 a.m. June 26; 4 p.m. June 28. Attorneys will be on hand to answer questions about foreclosures and provide advice on alternatives to foreclosure.

  • FUNDRAI$ERS - JUNE 6, 2012

    Car wash, bake sale, raffle
    A car wash, bake sale and raffle will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 9 at Save-A-Lot in Hodgenville. Proceeds will benefit the family of Chad Knox to assist with funeral expenses. Donations appreciated. For more information, call 270-505-6430.

    Garden Club of Elizabethtown garden tour

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR - JUNE 6, 2012

    LaRue County Rabies Clinics
    Rabies shots are available for $5 at LaRue County Animal Clinic, 121 Shepherdsville Road, Hodgenville – 5-6:30 p.m., June 11. For more information, call the LaRue County Environmental Office at 270-358-8665.

    District Facility Plan public hearing

  • Casablanca plays at Free Movie Night

    “Here’s looking at you, kid.”
    An Oscar-winning classic is next in the Free Movie Night lineup.
    On Saturday, June 16, Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid will be shown at the Hodgenville Civic Center.
    The movie begins at 7 p.m. and will be held in conjunction with the Goodtime Cruisers Cruise In on Lincoln Square.

  • Scoby joins staff of The LaRue County Herald News

    You’ll see a new face at The LaRue County Herald News this summer.
    Ashley Scoby will intern as a reporter for 10 weeks, courtesy of a program sponsored by the Kentucky Press Association.
    Scoby, a Glasgow native, is a student at the University of Kentucky, majoring in journalism and marketing.
    She has previous experience working at The Glasgow Daily Times as a sportswriter.

  • Joel Ray's Restaurant celebrates 53rd year

     Joel Ray’s Restaurant in Hodgenville celebrates its 53rd anniversary this weekend.

    Joel Ray Sprowls bought the restaurant June 6, 1959, and for 14 years it operated on a 24-hour, seven days a week schedule. Several superstars have dined here: Faron Young, Tammy Wynette, Bill Monroe, Englebert Humperdink, Johnny Cash Band and many others.

  • Local firefighters collect more than $12,500 for Crusade for Children

    LaRue County’s WHAS Crusade for Children collection totaled about $12,500, according to Hodgenville Fire Chief Wally Sparks.

    LaRue and Hodgenville fire departments staffed check points at intersections with buckets collecting money for the Crusade, which was started in 1954 by WHAS-TV to raise money for agencies, schools and hospitals to assist special needs children.

    Fire departments raise about 60 percent of Crusade’s money.

  • PHOTO: Hobart Wilkins Reunion

     Those attending the Hobart Wilkins reunion are front from left, Ruth Nicholas, Ramona Dever, Gonda McCubbin; back, Kevin McCubbin, Chuck Dever, Billy Dever, Harley Dever, Ricky Wilkins, Mona Bell, Larry Crowe, Betty Hornback, Mike Wilkins, Billy Dunn, Connie Milby, Lisa Pickerell, Brenda Slaughter, Peggy Sprowles, Sue Myer and David Dever.

  • PHOTO: Four generations of Devers

     Four generations of the Dever family are pictured. Front from left, Harley Dever, Ramona Dever; back, Billy Dever and Chuck Dever.