More residents in LaRue, Hart and Hardin counties now have access to 4G LTE – the fastest, most-advanced 4G network – on their Bluegrass Cellular wireless Internet devices.
Bluegrass Cellular has expanded its 4G LTE wireless Internet network in and around the Kentucky city of Upton. The expansion provides high-speed Internet along I-65 north and south of Upton, along 31W north and south of Upton, along Highway 224 east of Upton, as well as along Millerstown Road west of Upton. Coverage is also improved along Lone Star Road south of Millerstown Road.
A Bi-weekly Dance will be held from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, June 19, at LaRue Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will be performing. Admission is $4.00 per person. For more information call Jim Walter at 270-737-5655 or 270-766-4437.
Senior Citizens music
The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at email@example.com.
Barbara Howard Davila, of Hodgenville, proudly announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Antonia Leigh Davila, to Chaz Lee Jones, son of Chris Jones, of Bristow, Okla., and Bobbie Mills, of Depew, Okla.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Lura Leigh Thomas, of Hodgenville. She is a graduate of LaRue County High School and Campbellsville University. She is employed with Airgas in Tulsa, Okla.
J.C. and Naomi (Bowen) Ragland will celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary on June 20. They were married on June 20, 1953, in Buffalo, KY, at the home of Rev. E.W. Godbey.
Mrs. Ragland worked at LaRue County Public Schools food service for 29 years at the Hodgenville Elementary School. Mr. Ragland retired from Houchens Industries after 34 years of service in the meat department.
Bettye Jean Thomas was announced as the 2015 LaRue County Fair Mother of the Year.
Thomas lives between Hodgenville and Sonora, and is an active member of the County Homemakers organization, Hodgenville First Baptist Church and the Kentucky Association of Retired Teachers. She also has served on the Hodgenville Cemetery Board.
She had a great impact on many youth in her role as a teacher with the LaRue County Schools for more than 30 years. Three of her children followed in her footsteps and also became teachers.
The 108th LaRue County Fair continues through Sunday.
Monday evening, despite a downpour and less-than-favorable weather conditions, Lacey Graham of Elizabethtown was crowned this year’s Miss LaRue County. Abigail French from Hodgenville was second runner up.
Tuesday night’s events included KOI Drag racing, and the Miss Pre-Teen and Miss Teen pageants. Information on all the the winners will be in next week’s edition of the Herald News.
Today and tonight at the Fair (Wednesday) events include:
It is only fitting and proper that on this the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War on Memorial Day we pay tribute to our Civil War Veterans. This conflict was the costliest conflict ever fought on American soil. Only one third of the deaths contributed to this war were from battle injuries. The majority of deaths were from disease and the unimaginably horrid living conditions of the soldiers. After 4 years of war, a large number of deaths, property destruction, loss of income and family relationships had been destroyed it was time for rebuilding.