Barbara and Douglas Bennett of Hodgenville will celebrate their 50th anniversary over the Memorial Day weekend.
The Bennetts were married June 19, 1962, in Decatur, Ala.
They moved from northwest Indiana eight years ago to LaRue County. They raised three daughters, Julie Law of Louisville, Donna Bennett of Indianapolis, Ind., and Rebecca Belt of Portage, Ind. They have four grandsons.
They plan to celebrate with immediate family on the Kentucky Dinner Train.
Catholic Charities of Louisville, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, and Nelson County are sponsoring a recycling drive with 2trg, a certified electronics recycler, to accept unwanted electronic waste (e-waste) at St. Joseph Elementary School in Bardstown 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 2.
The school is located at 320 West Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004. A convenient drive-through drop-off station will be available in the school parking lot.
An hour of volunteering was worth $21.79 in 2011. This estimate by Independent Sector is based on the average hourly earnings of all production and non-supervisory works on private non-farm payrolls, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Independent Sector increases that number by 12 percent to estimate for fringe benefits.
The Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition will meet 6 p.m. June 5 at the LaRue County Extension Office, Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. It is open to anyone with interest in early diagnosis, reduction of complications, prevention and elimination of diabetes. For more information or to register for classes, contact Melissa Conder at 769-1601, Ext. 1035.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are working together to make military veterans aware of new job training benefits available to them.
Last November Congress passed the VOW to Hire Heroes Act, which includes the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program for unemployed veterans age 35-60. Scheduled to start July 1, VRAP offers training assistance in high-demand occupations to 99,000 unemployed veterans over two years-45,000 from July 1-Sept. 30, and 54,000 next year.
Campbellsville University students are serving across Kentucky and across the globe during summer break. Students are serving at various church camps, interning in a church, serving on ministry teams and serving overseas.
Caleb Phelps, a senior of Hodgenville, will serve as association pastor at South Fork Baptist Church in LaRue County.
Chris Mills, a freshman of Magnolia, will serve with KY Changers - NYC.
Charles E. Upton Jr., son of Charles and Linda Kay Upton of Hodgenville, was awarded a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy at the university-wide Commencement held May 8.
The UK College of Pharmacy honored 148 students at the 2012 Graduation Recognition Ceremony May 4 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.
Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Larimore of Horse Cave are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Dawn Larimore, to Nicholas Dylan Short, son of Don Short of Libby, Mont., and Timmy and Sherry Lee of Hodgenville.
The bride to be is the granddaughter of Alice Larimore and the late William Haywood Larimore of Horse Cave, Bob and Vermalee Martz of Advance, N.C., and Don and Carolyn Wafford of Franklin.