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Community News

  • Free hearing screenings offered in May

     May is Better Speech and Hearing Month across America and in the spirit of awareness and hearing health, the National Hearing Test (www.nationalhearingtest.org) is offering free hearing screenings during the entire month.

  • COLUMN: What's the law on free credit reports?

     Information in credit reports is used not only by car dealers, but also in buying a house, obtaining credit and debit cards, and opening bank accounts. Potential landlords may deny you an apartment based on your credit report, insurance companies often base the amount you must pay in premiums on your creditworthiness and even possible employers use information in your credit report when making hiring decisions. It’s best to know what is in your report.

  • Guesthouse for families of Warriors in Transition gets $150,000 donation

     The Fort Knox Warriors in Transition Association has received a $150,000 donation that will help provide free lodging for families visiting their wounded warriors at Fort Knox.

    Warriors in Transition Association Montana members donated the money after meeting members of the local group and hearing about their plans to transform the St. George House at Fort Knox into a guesthouse for family members of Warrior Transition Battalion soldiers.

  • PHOTO: Walk with Ease
  • Fundrai$ers - May 14, 2014

     Relay for Life

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin 6 p.m. May 16 at Hodgenville Elementary School.

     

    PROJECT GRADUATION: Poker Run

    The American Legion is sponsoring a poker run May 17 to benefit LaRue County High School Project Graduation. Registration begins at 10 a.m.

     

    Concessions at car cruise-in

  • BIRTH: Merrimans welcome Cameron Travis

    Ryleigh Ann Merriman would like to announce the arrival of her little brother, Cameron Travis Merriman.
    Cameron Travis was born Feb. 7, 2014, at Jewish Hospital, to Travis and Tiffany Merriman of Hodgenville. He weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce and was 20-inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Tammy Shoffner of Hodgenville.
    Paternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Merriman of Mooresville, Indiana.

  • Database contains listing of soldiers at Battle of Perryville

    PERRYVILLE – With the help of a class from Centre College, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site now has a digital database of more than 5,800 soldiers who died, were wounded or went missing during the largest Civil War battle in Kentucky.

    “This is a great resource for anyone doing family or military research,” Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker said in a state news release. “Our thanks go out to Centre College and the students who worked on this project.”

  • PHOTO: Smith family

    Mary E. Smith was visited by her sons, Tony Smith and John Smith, and husband, R.B. Smith, Sunday (Mother’s Day) at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. They attended services with her. Later that day, another son, Craig Smith, visited her. Her son, Brian Smith, called Sunday evening.

  • PHOTO: Claire's hair

    Claire Higginbotham, the 6-year-old daughter of Adam and Amanda Higginbotham of Lexington, donated 11-inches of her hair to Locks of Love. LOL is an organization that provides hair pieces for children who have lost their natural hair to disease. Claire is the granddaughter of Bud and Linda Ireland  and great-granddaughter of Marie Parker, all of Hodgenville.

  • BIRTH: Welcome, Tate Brisco

     Joe and Fawn Stults of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Tate Brisco Stults, on March 28, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Truman and Mary Lou Strader and Charles and Mechel Stults, all of Sonora.

    Great-grandparents are Virgie Tedder and Emogene Gardner, both of Hodgenville.