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Community News

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings pays off note

  • Kentucky Down Under visits library

     Two major events are in the works for this month at LaRue County Public Library.

    Kentucky Down Under, the organization in Horse Cave, that features native Australian animals, will make its way to the library at 11 a.m. Friday. They will be bringing a kangaroo, reptiles and birds for participants to see.

  • Fundraisers

     Buffalo Baptist yard sale

    Buffalo Baptist Church Youth will have a yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. July 13 and 14 in the church’s fellowship building. All proceeds will benefit the youth ministry. Call 325-3820 for information.

     

    Car and bike show at Wesley Meadows

  • Community Calendar - July 11, 2012

     FREE WORKSHOP: Introduction to ExCel

    A free workshop “Introduction to ExCel” will be 5 p.m. July 12 at the Campbellsville University Brockman Center – Hodgenville. Pre-register at the LaRue County Public Library, call 358-3851 or email info@laruelibrary.org.

     

    Kentucky Down Under at library

  • ANNIVERSARY: Rickie and Sharon Shoffner

     Rickie and Sharon Ogletree Shoffner of Hodgenville will celebrate their 25th anniversary July 11.

    They were married July 11, 1987, at Radcliff First Assembly of God.

    Sharon is self-employed at Just Hair by Sharon O. and works with the Impact ministry at Lakeside Worship Center, Elizabethtown.

    Rickie is retired from Dow Corning and works as a part-time deputy jailer in transport. He is the men’s ministry director at Lakeside Worship Center, Elizabethtown.

  • ENGAGEMENT: LeeAnn Willian and Andrew Cooper

     Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bell and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Cooper announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their children, LeeAnn Willian and Andrew Cooper.

    The ceremony will be 7 p.m. July 20, 2012, at My Old Kentucky Home, 501 East Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown. A reception will follow.

  • PHOTO: Stone House School 1902

  • New at LaRue's library: Blood Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs for loan.

    Books – Danger in Plain Sightby Marta Perry; Between the Linesby Jodi Picoult; Coming Homeby Karen Kingsbury; Summerlandby Elin Hilderbrand; Wicked Businessby Janet Evanovich; Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart and Mickey Gilleyby J.D. Davis; The Pope and Iby Jerzy Kluger; Blood Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys by Lisa Alther; and The Politicianby Andrew Young.

  • COLUMN: AARP offers local driver safety course

     AARP is offering a driver safety program 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 20 at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. The class includes four hours of instruction time and will have a lunch break, on your own. The class is all indoors and doesn’t involve a road test or a written test.

    Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register, call the Extension Office at 358-3401. Payment is requested by check-only at the class, made out to AARP. Please bring your driver’s license and AARP card.

  • PHOTO: Kentucky Sheriffs' Boys & Girls Ranch

     Several girls attended the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys & Girls Ranch July 1-6 in Gilbertsville. From left, Angela Matthews, Elizabeth McIntosh, Tiffany Brown and Alexis Herrington. In back, LaRue County Deputy Brian Smith escorted the girls to the camp. At right is Ranch Head Counselor Kelly Buck.