Comedienne and author Chonda Pierce will serve as keynote speaker at the 16th annual Kentucky Christian Writers Conference June 22-23 at Grace Heartland Church in Elizabethtown.
A “meet and greet” with conference faculty will be 7-9 p.m. June 21 at the church.
Pierce has authored six books, including her most recent release, Laughing in the Dark. Pierce has ranked among Pollstar’s top-selling live performers and her comedy DVDs are consistently strong sellers, with six certified Gold and three Platinum releases.
The Goodtime Cruisers Automobile Club in Hodgenville funded a one-time scholarship for a LaRue County student majoring in automotive/diesel technology at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Students who enroll in ECTC’s automotive/diesel technology program may earn an Associate in Applied Science degree or a variety of industry certificates and diplomas.
Sunrise Manor Nursing Home residents visited with University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari during his statewide tour with the Wildcats’ eighth NCAA Tournament championship trophy. Calipari, at left, visited Kroger April 16. Residents pictured from left are, Charles Rogers, Lisa Shaheen and Mary Hall.