The LaRue County Public Library will host a book signing by Eddie Price, author of Widder’s Landing, on Oct. 10.
Widder’s Landing is a historic novel about frontier life in Kentucky in the early 1800s, and the state’s role in the War of 1812. It centers around a young gunsmith from Pennsylvania who arrives in Kentucky via flatboat. He falls in love with an outlaw’s wife and learns to make whiskey.
Santa Helper Project roadblock
A roadblock to benefit the Santa Helper Project will be 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Lincoln Parkway/Hardee’s intersection and Shawnee Drive/Lincoln Boulevard intersection. Proceeds will be used to purchase new toys for Christmas for those in need.
Yard sale and fish fry at Lane Lincoln CME
Prime Time Band to perform
A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band with Jim Walters, Leroy Sherrard, David Sherrard and Doug Gary, will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.
Looking to dig up your family roots, search your ancestors or just looking for some history on LaRue County?
Why not come by the LaRue County Public Library and check out our genealogy collection? We have issues of The LaRue County Herald News, dating from 1885 to 2008, census records, tax records, marriage records, wills and index deeds on microfilm. We also have many things in book form.
September is National Preparedness Month. It is a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for emergencies and disasters.
If you’ve seen the news recently, you know that emergencies can happen unexpectedly in communities just like yours, to people like you. We’ve seen tornado outbreaks, river floods and flash floods, historic earthquakes, tsunamis, and even water main breaks and power outages in U.S. cities affecting millions of people for days at a time.
LCHS Class of 1978
The LaRue County High School Class of 1978 will have a 35-year reunion Oct. 5 at Sportsman’s Lake in Hodgenville. Cost is $30 per person; $55 per couple. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LCHS Class of 2003
The LaRue County High School Class of 2003 will hold a 10-year reunion 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 5 at Holiday Inn Express in Elizabethtown. Individuals, $35; with a guest, $50. For information, call Allen Hornback at 270-723-1303 or Michael Wilson at 270-766-8654.
FREE CLASS: Thrifty Gift Ideas
A free class, “Thrifty Gift Ideas” class will be 1:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the LaRue County Extension office. Learn how to take a budget store item and make it into an enhanced gift item. This class, sponsored by the County Homemakers, will focus on budgeting for special occasions.