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Community News

  • PLAY: Yankee vampire flaps into Bardstown

     The Bardstown Community Theatre has a new take on the Dracula legend.

    “The Count Will Rise Again or Dracula in Dixie” will be performed at the Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center.

    The comedy horror spoof revamps the classic tale by introducing the villainous Count Dracula as a Yankee vampire from Pennsylvania.

    The action takes place on the plantation of Doc Stewart, a proper Southern gentleman physician who runs a kind of halfway house of “recovering politicians and other emotionally disturbed persons.” 

  • COLUMN: Reduce grocery costs and environmental waste

     In 2010, the single largest component of municipal solid waste sent to landfills was not paper or plastic, aluminum cans or glass, but food waste. Food waste includes uneaten food and food preparation scraps.

    It’s estimated that a family of four throws out nearly $600 worth of food each year. Food waste is not only hard on our pocket books, but also our environment.

  • Campbellsville University orchestra plans free concert

     The Campbellsville University Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, professor of music, and Wansoo Cho, instructor in music, will present a concert featuring Campbellsville University faculty, staff, students and community members at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 in the Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

  • WEDDING: Ashley Nicole Lee and Brandon Kyle Scott

     Ashley Nicole Lee and Brandon Kyle Scott were united in marriage June 23, 2012, at Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Gleanings. Dr. Dewayne Howell officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Scotty and Robin Lee of Hodgenville; and the granddaughter of Billy and Joyce Lee of Hodgenville and Louis and the late George Hay of Eastview.

    The groom is the son of George and Ruth Scott of Raywick; and the grandson of Mary and the late Harold Dowell of Ekron and the late James and Mina Scott of Gleanings.

  • Relay for Life Fundraisers

     Bake sale 

  • PHOTO: Democratic Women

     Officers of the new LaRue County Democratic Woman's Club were installed at a recent meeting by Jo-Ann Winkenhofer, Elizabethtown, District Director, right. Officers are, from left, President Celia McDonald; Vice President Mary Lowe Jackson, Secretary Heather McDonald, Treasurer Peggy Hawkins. The club received its charter from the statewide organization Sept. 29 at a convention in Lexington. 

  • Community Calendar - Oct. 3, 2012

     Button Bracelet Class

  • Fundrai$ers - Oct. 3, 2012

     Clean up crew needed for Lincoln Days

  • Reunions - Oct. 3, 2012

     Class of 1987

  • WEDDING: Tammy Beams and Aaron Gibson

     Tammy Beams and Aaron Gibson of Upton were married July 14, 2012, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., at My Smoky Wedding Chapel.

    The bride is the daughter of William and Shelia Beams of Hodgenville and Jimmie and Della Wood of Hodgenville. She is the granddaughter of Genrose Ward and the late Eura Ward of Magnolia and the late Victor and Ova Beams of Hudgens.

    The groom is the son of Lewis Gibson of Clarkson and Jimmy and Joyce Waddle of Munfordville. He is the grandson of Maxwell and Doris Gibson of Clarkson and Joy Priddy and the late Lonnie Priddy of Bonnieville.