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  • Rebeleers reunion planned by East Hardin grads

    Some people might feel a tinge of nostalgia when they hear the phrase, “Rebeleers, sound off!” It’s the cheer for the East Hardin High School band. Angela Carter wants to hear from those who remember.
    Carter, a 1975 graduate of East Hardin High School, is planning a reunion of the East Hardin Rebeleer Band from 4 to 11 p.m. June 16 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. The reunion is open to any member, parent or volunteer who worked with the program. Carter hopes many Rebeleers with fond memories will want to catch up.

  • Senior Activities updated 3-14-12

    Prime Time Band to perform
    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. March 16 at the LaRue County Senior Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will perform with musicians Jim Walters, Ronnie Priddy, Leroy Sherrard, Larry Seelye, Doug Gary and Joyce Oliver. For more information, call 737-5655 or 270-766-4437.

    EHLRTA to meet

  • March is National Nutrition Month and more

    The American Dietetic Association, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, officially changed its name to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Jan. 1. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in existence since 1917 as the American Dietetic Association, after working to feed the troops healthfully during World War I, continues its nearly 100 year mission of commitment to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

  • Community Calendar - March 14, 2012

    Parkinson’s Support Group
    The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet 4 p.m. March 15 at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown. The topic is Pharmacology and Parkinson’s Disease. For more information, call Marcie Britain at 769-3100, Ext. 357.

    LaRue County Diabetes Support Group
    The LaRue County Diabetes Support Group will meet 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 15 in the rear meeting room of the LaRue County Extension Office.

  • Willman, Pepper earn Eagle Scout badges

     Lucas Pepper and Steven Willman, two members of local Boy Scout Troop 151, received their Eagle Scout badges, the highest rank attainable in scouting, Feb. 26 at a ceremony at Harvestland Community Church near Hodgenville.

  • Glen Rice concert is April 20

     Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert will be 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

    Besides Rice, performers include Ron Benningfield, Eddie Black, Glenn Williams, Rick Durham, Mike Ash, Camille Turner, Freddy Helm and Tony Cooke.

    Guests are Ryne Brashear, Mike Boughey, Pat Portman, Allie Shae Hash and Harold Hutchins.

    Performers in the “Future Stars” segment are Josh Proctor, Lena Aldridge, Joseph Williams, Kristi Brady and Nick Cambron.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Warrens celebrate 50 years

     James and Edith Warren of Buffalo will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 17.

    They were married March 17, 1962, by Rev. S.C. Johnson.

    They have three children, Kristy Stillwell, Wesley Warren and Jason Warren; and five grandchildren.

    There will be a celebration in their honor on March 18 following service at Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church.

  • PHOTO: Sunrise Daycare has pound party

     Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare had a pound party on Friday. Tickle Ragland provided old time fun songs which the daycare group really enjoyed. Each client was asked to bring in a pound of a nonperishable food item. The food collected will be donated to a local food bank. Daycare members participating were from left, Lois Henning, Betty Nevins, Kathleen Seymour, Kathy LaFollette, Angela Smith, Lou Floyd, Flossie Dillion and in the background, Margaret Dumolt.

  • PHOTO: Deaton speaks with NARFE

    The membership of Elizabethtown Chapter 1050 of The National Active and Retired Federal Employees met March 5 at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown. The guest speaker was Glen Deaton from Petroleum Helicopters, Incorporated. Deaton, above with NARFE program chair Mary Tom Haun, flies STAT Flights for PHI to transfer patients to and from hospitals, including from accident scenes. Deaton attended Warrant Officer School with the Army and learned to fly at Fort Rucker. He has been flying more than 15 years and his home base is in Greenville.

  • COLUMN: Estate planning is something to discuss with your family

     Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions? What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner? What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated? 

    No one likes to think about these questions. However, the answers are very important to your surviving family members. Taking the time to answer those questions can provide peace of mind. It also can mean that your wishes for asset distribution following death will be followed.