The Fort Knox Warriors in Transition Association has received a $150,000 donation that will help provide free lodging for families visiting their wounded warriors at Fort Knox.
Warriors in Transition Association Montana members donated the money after meeting members of the local group and hearing about their plans to transform the St. George House at Fort Knox into a guesthouse for family members of Warrior Transition Battalion soldiers.
Ryleigh Ann Merriman would like to announce the arrival of her little brother, Cameron Travis Merriman.
Cameron Travis was born Feb. 7, 2014, at Jewish Hospital, to Travis and Tiffany Merriman of Hodgenville. He weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce and was 20-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Tammy Shoffner of Hodgenville.
Paternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Merriman of Mooresville, Indiana.
PERRYVILLE – With the help of a class from Centre College, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site now has a digital database of more than 5,800 soldiers who died, were wounded or went missing during the largest Civil War battle in Kentucky.
“This is a great resource for anyone doing family or military research,” Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker said in a state news release. “Our thanks go out to Centre College and the students who worked on this project.”
Mary E. Smith was visited by her sons, Tony Smith and John Smith, and husband, R.B. Smith, Sunday (Mother’s Day) at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. They attended services with her. Later that day, another son, Craig Smith, visited her. Her son, Brian Smith, called Sunday evening.
Claire Higginbotham, the 6-year-old daughter of Adam and Amanda Higginbotham of Lexington, donated 11-inches of her hair to Locks of Love. LOL is an organization that provides hair pieces for children who have lost their natural hair to disease. Claire is the granddaughter of Bud and Linda Ireland and great-granddaughter of Marie Parker, all of Hodgenville.
On Friday, May 16, Sunrise Manor residents are going to visit Creekfront Park.
Many residents are looking forward to this outdoor outing. Sunrise Manor Nursing Home is encouraging residents to attend.
About 1:15 p.m., residents will be wheel-chaired on Lincoln Boulevard – with a police escort – from the nursing home to the park by Sunrise Volunteers, activity department employees, off-duty Sunrise employees and family members.
If you haven’t yet signed your child up for 4-H Camp, now is the time to do so. Generally, camp is open to LaRue County youth ages 9 to 14 years old or fourth through eighth grades. New this year, current third-graders may attend.