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  • Fundraisers July 31, 2013

    Ice cream supper at Stovall UMC in Radcliff
    Stovall United Methodist Church, 949 Rogersville Road, Radcliff, will have an ice cream supper 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 2. Plate dinners are $5 with barbecue chicken sandwich or hotdogs, cole slaw, baked beans and potato chips. Homemade ice cream, pies and cakes sold separately. Gospel music by Testify. For more information, call the parsonage at 270-351-3215 or visit www.stovallumc.org.

    Breakfast at B.R. Young Masonic Lodge

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  • Community Calendar -July 31, 2013

    Bluegrass Pipeline meeting
    An informational open house about the “Bluegrass Pipeline” will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville.

    Trivia Night

  • Former pastor dies after being struck by rock

    He was a man of God, statistics and hunting.

    Friends and family gathered on Friday and Saturday to say goodbye to Paul Dameron, who had worked at Campbellsville University for 30 years.

    Last Wednesday, Dameron died while driving home from his job.

    According to Campbellsville Police, Dameron was traveling south on KY 55 at 3:40 p.m. Witnesses told police they saw Dameron’s vehicle begin to slow, drift into the other lane of traffic and up an embankment, where it came to rest.

  • 4-H Day, agriculture exhibits, back seat drivers and yard sale combine for ‘split fair’

    The second half of the LaRue County Fair will be Saturday, Aug. 3.

    The “split fair” format allows 4-Hers to exhibit crops prior to the Kentucky State Fair, according to Ann “Snookie” Morrison of the LaRue County Fair Board.

    4-H exhibits will be shown 10 a.m.-noon. The poultry show is at 11 a.m.

    Community crop exhibits are welcome, said Morrison.

    Vegetables and canned goods can be entered between 10 a.m. and noon. They will be shown 1-4 p.m. at the Bobby Morrison-Jim Phelps building (the air conditioned building).

  • Jeopardy viewing party is tonight
  • Second 'Super Cat' found

    A local mystery has been solved.

    Bill Thomas, a firefighter in Louisville, came across a “Super Cat” comic in a thrift store. It was in a package with a visor and three basketball cards. He paid $1.99 each and thinks he made a deal.

    Thomas was searching the Internet for clues about the find when he hit on William Gowen’s photo showing off his own “Super Cat” comic on the The LaRue County Herald News website.

    Gowen brought the comic book to the newspaper office in hopes of finding out more about it.

  • Senior Activities -July 31, 2013

    Prime Time Band to perform
    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will perform. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.

    Kentucky Public Retirees to meet
    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at Ryan’s Family Steak House, 1034 Executive Drive, Elizabethtown. Stephanie Heller from Humana Insurance Company will be the guest speaker.

  • WEDDING: Serey

    Angelina Suzann McCoy of Bellevue, and Claudio Andres Toro Serey of Fort Thomas were married July 13, 2013, at Georgetown Baptist Church, Georgetown.

    The bride is the daughter of W.L. and Suzann McCoy of Hodgenville and the granddaughter of Frances Chelf McCoy of Elizabethtown. She is a graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2010 graduate of Georgetown College with a B.A. degree in art. She is a visitor services assistant at the Cincinnati Art Museum and will be a teaching assistant at the University of Cincinnati in the Art History Graduate Program in the fall.

  • Photo contest deadline is Friday, Aug. 2

    The deadline to enter the annual photo contest sponsored by The LaRue County Herald News is noon, Friday, Aug. 2.

    Only digital photos are being accepted. They can be emailed to laruephotocontest@hot-mail.com or brought to our office on a camera card, CD or memory stick. Our office is located at 40 Shawnee Drive, Hodgenville.

    There is no charge to enter and the judges’ favorite photos will be published in a special section in August.