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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.

  • Wrecker crew
  • Community Calendar -September 11, 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.

    Elvis and Meatloaf perform

  • Reunions - September 11, 2013

    Culvertown Homecoming
    The Culvertown community will have homecoming at the Culvertown Ball Park 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 15. Pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs or hamburgers with sides will be served for $5 per plate. Harold Hutchins and other local musicians will perform. A horseshoe tournament will be 1 p.m. with sign-ups at noon. For information, contact Troy Benningfield at 502-827-4030.

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  • Jamboree turns 59

    Joel Ray’s Lincoln Jamboree in Hodgenville celebrates its 59th anniversary this weekend.

    The “memories” show includes Charles Durham, Michael Goodman, Andrew Childress, Jeshua Logsdon and the Edmonton Quartet. The Lincoln Jamboree Gang also will perform.

    The three-hour show begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14.

    A free patio show begins at 6 p.m.

  • Dick Frymire dies

    Noted weather prognosticator and folklorist L.H. “Dick” Frymire, 87, of Irvington, died Friday at his home.

    Frymire traveled the country giving speeches on folklore of all types, but particularly was known as a “treeologist.” He developed winter forecasts based on his trees.

    A Japanese maple tree which he used in forecasting died in 2010 and was cut down. That year, he used his records to develop the forecast.

  • Senior Celebration planned at Creek Front Park

    September is National Senior Month.

    This Friday, local seniors will be honored with a celebration at Creek Front Park in Hodgenville.

    “The celebration of the seniors themselves is what this is about most importantly,” said Senior Center Director Karen Elliott. “They have helped make this community what it is. They’ve been down the rough road and I think that they can tell us a lot if we’d just listen to them more.”

  • Benefit planned for McDowell family

    A benefit is being planned for a local couple  facing large medical bills.

    Neal McDowell, who lives near the LaRue-Hardin line with his wife Susan and their children, is battling a serious illness. His former co-workers from Gates are holding a benefit auction and meal to assist with expenses.

    The event will begin at 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at Hodgenville Sportsman’s Lake.

    The clubhouse has been reserved until 5 p.m.

    Lunch will be available.

    A live auction will be held and the group is seeking donations.

  • Senior Center Menu September 11 - 30, 2013

    All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.

    Sept. 11 –Stewed chicken and vegetables, buttered noodles, green beans, banana, whole wheat roll

    Sept. 12 –Pork roast, baked potato with margarine and sour cream, buttered spinach, fruit cup, whole wheat bread

    Sept. 13 –Potluck at Creek Front Park; starts at 11 a.m.

    Sept. 16 –Meatloaf, roasted potatoes and carrots, fruit cup, whole-wheat bread

    Sept. 17 –Layered salad with turkey and peas, crackers, chocolate pudding and raisins

  • Senior Activities -September 11, 2013

    Prime Time Band to perform
    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band with Jim Walters, Leroy Sherrard, David Sherrard and Doug Gary, will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.

    Senior Celebration

    A senior celebration will be Sept. 13 at Creek Front Park. See 5A for details.