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Community News

  • 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. 

  • New Haven Library opening in April

     Patrons of the New Haven Library can expect the new location to open by late April. Challenges presented by the construction have caused a delay in the grand opening and inadvertently gone slightly over budget.

    Librarian Director Sharon Shanks reported to the library board Thursday the unforeseen expenses resulted from complications in the construction of the parking lot for the New Haven Library. Initially bid at  $990,000, the library is currently over by $20,534.84.

  • COLUMN: Chamber plans for golf scramble

     It is finally time to dust off your golf clubs. The temperatures are rising and the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its biggest scramble to date with golfing, networking and having a fun time.

    So why not join us Friday, March 30 for our 18th Annual Golf Scramble at the LaRue County Golf Club, 1175 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville? Lunch will be served starting at 11 a.m. Players will gather at noon for a shotgun start. Prizes will be awarded on each hole. There will be team prizes and other door prizes.

  • WEDDING: Allison Brown and Charlie Hornback

     Allison Brown of Union and Charlie Hornback of Fort Wright were married Oct. 29, 2011 in Lexington.

    The bride is the daughter of Larry and Pam Brown of Union. She earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and MBA from Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Deloitte in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    The groom is the son of Gene and Carol Hornback of Buffalo and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hornback of Hodgenville and Mrs. Lillian Allen of Hodgenville.

  • Legal Aid Clinics - March and April

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in March. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.

  • COLUMN: Manage your taxes, save that refund

     It’s tax time! In 2011, more than half of taxpayers received a refund with an average yield of more than $3,000. For many Americans, this payment may be the largest lump sum received during the year. Although it might be tempting to spend your tax refund on something fun, it is important to develop a plan to use the refund to help meet financial goals for 2012.