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Even before the days of plague in Europe and disease epidemics that devastated entire populations, we, as human beings, have searched for ways to make the world a healthier and safer place to live, while at the same time increasing our lifespan.
Coming this year to the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre in Bardstown are a few familiar faces, as well as some new ones.
The Stephen Foster Drama Association announced the lineup for the 2014 Budweiser Live at the Park Concert Series at a kickoff luncheon Thursday.
The lineup includes a recent winner of NBC’s “The Voice,” a band that is returning for the second straight year and a group whose performance in last year’s concert series was cut short because of rain.
What started out as a conversation about places you would like to go, turned into a reality for Joyce Williams.
Joyce, 81, is an elder at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home who attends some activities, but not outings. One day she mentioned to me, “I’d really like to go to Graceland,” and I responded, “OK, we can go in the spring.”
The third annual Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held last week at First Baptist Church Hodgenville. Abraham Lincoln Elementary School's Jr. Beta was well represented at the dinner as table waiters and servers. Pictured from left to right are Zoe Van Riper, Tristen Locke, Emmi Clline, Biven Turner, Chandler Walters, Tara Goodwin, Dalton Milliken and Brittany Serrano.
The Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series returns to the Hardin County Schools’ Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Friday, April 11.
The concert features former educator Rice, Tiffany Puckett and Ricky Puckett, Clint Sapp and Allie Shae Hash and guests, Grace Farmer, Matthew Dyer and Camryn Reynolds.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities.
Advance tickets cost $15 and are available at Bank of Buffalo, Geneva’s Florist, Glenda’s Korner Kurl, The Lincoln Museum and Rock and Rogers. Tickets are $20 at the door.
With LaRue County’s annual Relay for Life just around the corner, plans by the local County Relay Committee are taking shape. New this year is a Ms. Relay competition featuring many local personalities and political candidates. Already on tap for this event are Ronnie Chelf, Russell McCoy, Larry Howell, and Kyle Williamson with more “beauties” signing up this week with local Relay teams. Each Ms. Relay personality will solicit funds before and during Relay to determine the winner of the coveted title.