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Community News

  • Faces of Cancer exhibit ends Thursday

    Cancer has claimed the lives of millions.

    However, with technological innovations, advancements in the medical field and extensive research, cancer has become a more treatable illness – claiming fewer lives and creating more stories of survival.

    The Kentucky Cancer Program and the Lincoln Trail District Cancer Council are two organizations that spread the word about cancer research.

  • Community Calendar -September 18, 2013

    Boy Scouts consolidate
    Locust Grove Baptist Church, 1817 Red Mill Road, Elizabethtown, is hosting Boy Scout Troop meetings at 7 p.m. on Monday nights. Troop 151 of Hodgenville has consolidated with Troop 369, chartered by the church. Boy Scouts are ages 11 to 18. For more information, call Robert Bush at 270-734-1019.

    Upton Days
    Upton Days festival is Sept. 20-22.

    Republicans meet

  • Upton Days is this weekend

    The Upton Days Festival, sponsored by the Upton Civic Club, begins Saturday morning at 9 with free breakfast at West Point Bank.

    All events and booth set-ups will be in the Community Center at 377 College St.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Zaborowski – Carter

    Nikki Zaborowski of Union and Justin Carter of Hodgenville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of David and Connie Dowers of Union. A 2012 graduate of Ryle High School, she is a 4.0 student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College studying elementary education.

    The prospective groom is the son of Ricky Carter of Hodgenville and LeAnna Miller of Elizabethtown. A 2010 graduate of LaRue County High School, he is a welder at Altec.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Curry – LaFollette

    Tim and Becky Curry of Buffalo announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Beth Curry, to David Shane LaFollette of Hodgenville.

    The bride to be is employed at Dow Corning and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership at Western Kentucky University.

    The prospective groom is the son of David LaFollette of Roanoke and Rhonda Copley of Hodgenville. He is employed at Copley’s Garage. He holds an associate’s degree in automotive technology at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Miller – Fulkerson

    Alexandria Nicole Miller and Joseph Dale Fulkerson, both of Rineyville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Eugene and Angie Miller of Irvington.

    The prospective groom is the son of Donnie and Hester Fulkerson of Sonora.

    The wedding is at 4 p.m. Sept. 14, 2013, at Freedom Way Church, 1190 Tabb Road, Cecilia. A reception will follow the ceremony at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.    
     

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  • Candlelight service to honor fallen officer

    Hodgenville Police Department will hold a candlelight service Monday to honor Officer Mark Taulbee who died Sept. 16, 2012.

    Taulbee lost control of his cruiser while in pursuit of a subject. He died of injuries sustained in the crash.

    Police Chief Steve Johnson has been working with Supporting Heroes to organize the service.

    Supporting Heroes is an organization that aids families of police, firefighters and EMS workers killed in the line of duty. It coordinated Officer Taulbee’s funeral a year ago.

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