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Community News

  • RETIREMENT: Super Safe Day

    Sharon Hornback was honored with a plaque after retiring from Hodgenville’s Dollar General Store Wednesday.

    Hornback, known for her standard greeting, “Have a super-safe one,” worked at the store more than 10 years. She plans to “be available to babysit” her grandchildren.

  • WEDDING: Brittany Lynn Struck and Austin Smith

    Brittany Lynn Struck and Austin Smith were married Dec. 11, 2011, at Lake Tahoe, Nev.

    The bride is the daughter of Davy and Ramona Coffey of Hodgenville and Russel and Sandy Struck of Hardin, Mont. She is a graduate of LaRue County High School.

    The groom is the son of Robert and Patti Smith of Vacaville, Calif. He is a member of the California National Guard 132nd Engineer Company

    The couple have planned a May honeymoon in Hawaii.

    They will reside in Sacramento, Calif.

  • COLUMN: Children can learn to like vegetables

     “Ewww, not broccoli!” or “I’m not eating those carrots!” are common phrases echoed by many children at mealtimes, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Parents can do several things to get children to eat and enjoy a variety of fruits and vegetables. Children develop food preferences at an early age so the earlier and more often children eat vegetables, the better.

  • Cancer survivors nominated to walk in Oaks parade

     Two Hodgenville women have been nominated to march in the Survivors Parade on Kentucky Oaks Day.

    The May 4 Survivors Parade will be made up of 138 cancer survivors (in honor of the 138th Kentucky Oaks) chosen through an online nomination and selection process.

    Three hundred sixty women from around the country have been nominated.

    Linda Allen, a breast cancer survivor, and Ramona Coffey, an ovarian cancer survivor, were each nominated by their daughters.

  • RELAY FOR LIFE: Don't put off your annual exams

     As a part of our community’s preparation for LaRue County’s Relay for Life event on May 11-12 at Hodgenville Elementary School, the local Relay for Life Committee is recognizing individual cancer survivors and their stories. This week, Mary Ann Crain, breast cancer survivor, is featured.

     

  • PHOTO: Amedisys staff makes donation to Warm Blessings

     Employees of Amedisys Home Health volunteered at Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen serving and cleaned up for a recent Thursday meal. Amedisys staff also made a donation of $525 to the program. Front from left, presenting the donation to Warm Blessings Board Chair Linda Funk, are Elizabeth McNeil, Steve Vandorn, Billie Jo Lowrey and back row from left, Pam Littlejohn, Anna Kay Call, Lea McCartney, Linda Funk, Jessica Daugherty, Lisa Pullin and Diana Poynter.

  • Library announces new books, DVDs

    The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs:

    DVDs– Hugo; Puss in Boots; The Way; Tooth Fairy 2; Wyatt Earp's Revenge; Footloose; and Jack and Jill.

    Books– Living Trusts for Everyone by Ronald Farrin Sharp; Eisenhower in War and Peace by Jean Edward Smith; Letters of Ernest Hemingway 1907-1922 by Ernest Hemingway; We Bought a Zoo by Benjamin Mee; Small Business Start Up Kit by Peri H. Pakroo; Catch Me by Lisa Gardner; and Celebrity in Death by J.D. Robb.

  • Food service inspections - February and March, 2012

  • Lorene Noe celebrates 80th birthday

     Family and friends surprised Lorene Noe with a party March 10 honoring her 80th birthday.

    Attending were her children, Arthur Noe, Carolyn Noe, Ruby Stearman, James Noe, Brenda Skaggs, Lou Loyall, Wayne Loyall and Ricky and Sandra Loyall.

    Grandchildren attending with family were Curtis and Christy Noe, Gene Johnson and children, Mark and Hope Noe, Michael and Sissy Stearman, Melisa and Bryon Logsdon, Kenneth and Ginny Bailey, Billy Noe, Megan and Ryan Loyall and Kayla Powers.

  • Campbellsville University hosts nature photo exhibit

     Dr. Robert Doty, a retired Campbellsville University English professor, will be having a nature photo exhibit of birds through March 30 in Campbellsville University's Art Gallery, 205 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The exhibit will feature birds from Florida, Kentucky, Illinois and Ontario. Most of the images are made with a Nikon D 40 with three lenses – Nikkor AF-S 18-55, 55-200 and 70-300.