What started as a whisper of hope ended in a shout of joy in 1865 when freedom came, and that same enthusiasm swept LaRue County on Sunday, June 16, when celebrants gathered to remember that blessed news once again. And what better place to recall the original announcement of freedom than the “Cradle of Emancipation” where the noble ideas of freedom were born along with the noble man who would suffer martyrdom to achieve them.
LCHS Class of 1993
LaRue County High School Class of 1993 will have a 20-year class reunion at Sportsman Lake in Hodgenville on Aug. 10. Family day is Aug. 11 at Hinton’s Orchard. More information can be found on Facebook lchsclassninetythree Hawks or by contacting Tammy Jeffries Chatman at 270-401-3679, Angela Lewis Miller at 270-268-3163 or Terri Emberton Buck or Judy Whitlow Shelton. If you have not been contacted by facebook, call/text or message for more information.
Madison “Mac” Mather’s will celebrate his 99th birthday is Dec. 11. The incorrect date was given in last week’s story. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the error.
“Miss Ann” Flanders taught second-grade at Magnolia Elementary School when she began her career. It was incorrectly stated last week that she taught first-grade. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the error.
Car and Bike Show at Wesley Meadows
The Sweet Chariot Car and Bike Show will be hosted by Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church, at 4341 Campbellsville Road, on Aug. 10. Registration is at 10 a.m. There is a $10 entry fee. Trophies will be awarded. There will be a silent auction, door prizes, live music and home cooked concessions. Rain date is Aug. 24. For more information, call Tom Pitt at 270-723-1247 or Bro. Wallace Votaw at 502-322-5075, or visit the church page on Facebook.
Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series continues its eighth season at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center.
The concert is themed “The Legends are Back” with songs from the Beatles and George Jones.
It will feature Rice, Christy Miller, Roger Conley, Pat Portman, Allen Hilbert and Amber Martin and Brooke Thornsberry; and The Musical Concert Series Band, Freddy Helm, Tony Cook, Ron Benningfield, Mike Ash, Camille Turner, Eddie Black, Rick Durham and David Keene.