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Community News

  • Ross, Myers honored at Extension banquet

     Kathy Ross and Gil Myers received the 2012 Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence at LaRue County Extension Council’s leadership banquet at the Extension office in Hodgenville Jan. 23.

  • COLUMN: Start a successful savings plan, write down your goals

     Many people start the New Year with a financial resolution: to reduce debt, save money, spend money more wisely, increase their retirement savings or something similar. But despite good intentions, New Year’s resolutions often get abandoned. To stay on track, consider the following tips:

  • Community Calendar - Jan. 25, 2012

     Date change for fiscal court

  • Fundraiser Calendar - Jan. 25, 2012

     Middle Creek youth have bake sale

    The Middle Creek Baptist Church youth group will have a bake sale 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 4 at Hodgenville IGA. Proceeds will be used to help the youth go to camp.

  • LaRue library announces new books, DVDs

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new offerings:

    DVDS – Courageous; Abduction; The Ides of March; Mile in His Shoes; Marley & Me: The Puppy Years; and The Lamp.

  • R. Brent Wright, M.D. named to KMA board of trustees

     R. Brent Wright, M.D., formerly of LaRue County, was elected to the Kentucky Medical Association Board of Trustees during the 2011 KMA Annual Meeting in September.

    Wright will represent the KMA 6th District, which includes 11 counties: Adair, Allen, Barren, Butler, Cumberland, Edmonson, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, and Warren.

  • South Fork Area Homemakers Jan. 2012

     The South Fork Area Homemakers met Jan. 17 at the County Extension Office.

    The meeting was called to order by President Billie Shahayda. Present were 13 members Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Exie Elliott, Ann E. Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Mary Lois Hornback, Clovis Johnson, Norma Jean McDonald, Mary Lou Owen, Shahayda, Linda Simmons, Della Thomas and Patsy Thomas.

    Upcoming events were discussed by Theresa Howard. They include:

    • Area Homemaker Council Meeting, 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at Marion County Extension Office.

  • Gaddie completes basic training

     Air Force Airman Breanna L. Gaddie graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    Gaddie completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • WEDDING: Randy and Angela Price

     Randy Price and Angela Harmon were married Jan. 14, 2012.

    The ceremony took place at Union Band Baptist Church in Howardstown and performed by Bro. Ronnie Ramsey. 

  • ANNIVERSARY: Burdens celebrate 50 years

     W.D. and Mae Burden of Hodgenville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 2, 2012.

    They were married Feb. 2, 1962, in Greensburg Baptist Church.

    W.D. retired after 10 years as a teacher and 27 years in social work. Mae retired after 31 years as a teacher.

    They have four children, Andy, Troy, Jayme and Tami; and five grandsons.

    A reception in their honor will be 2-4 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club on Lincoln Square.