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Community News

  • Sunrise volunteers - May 3, 2017

    How wonderful it is to go to Sunrise Manor and see lingering smiles of our Spring Revival held April 19-21. Our residents were challenged by our speakers, Bro. Mike Williams, Bro. Billy Curle and Bro. Richard Binkley. They were also filled with joy with the messages of truth and love from God’s Word.

    A special thanks to all the family members, visitors and volunteers that came out each evening to encourage and support our residents. May God bless you all.

    Respectfully submitted,

    Obediah Okeson

  • Hodgenville news - May 3, 2017

    Thought for the week: Life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never used - Charles Schulz.

    Prom was this past weekend. I loved seeing all the prom pictures on Facebook. I can’t believe that it is May already and it is time for the Derby. I haven’t picked out a horse yet, but the one I pick out will probably join all my other ones, which are still running.

    May is going to be a busy month for me. It’s my birthday month plus lots of other activities planned

  • Calendars - May 3, 2017

    Community calendar

    MEETINGS

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  • Coy teaches origami during art reception
  • Local DAR recognized, receive several awards

    The Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution met Friday, April 21 at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown. Members from John Hardin, Governor Isaac Shelby, and Louisville Thruston Chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution were welcomed as guests.

    The Central Hardin High School Color Guard presented the colors during the DAR Opening Rituals. LTC Roland Haun spoke about the CHHS JROTC Program. Junior JROTC Student Tabetha Schultz, winner of the DAR Bronze ROTC Medal in 2016, spoke to the group of the benefits of JROTC.

  • Community news - May 3, 2017

    Our deepest sympathy goes to the family of Charles Lee English who passed away last Tuesday. His funeral was last Friday afternoon at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home with Reverend Kenny Carter, Sr. officiating. Burial was at the Hubbard Cemetery. Also, our sympathy goes to the family of Donald Thurman who passed away last Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

  • Junior Ranger Day set for April 22

    As part of National Park Week, the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace in Hodgenville will celebrate Junior Ranger Day on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

    The Junior Ranger program helps kids get involved with the story of Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln, when he was just ‘Little Abe.’ Every child who completes the program will receive one of the park’s unique Junior Ranger badges!

  • Chain Ring Challenge

    Local cycling enthusiast and supporters kicked off a 24 hour indoor cycling fundraiser “Chain Ring Challenge” on March 25 to raise money for a local non-profit Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen of Elizabethtown.

    During this 24 hour period, teams had at least one person cycling at all times and individual participants biked as many hours as they could. Cycling for 24 continuous hours and with the support of sponsors, participants raised $4,000.

  • Community Calendar

    MEETINGS

    LaRue GOP Meeting

    The LaRue County GOP monthly meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on April 24 at Cathy Yarbrough’s home. For directions contact Carl Riggs at 270-358-9513.

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board Meeting

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday April 19 in the Community Building at the Meade County Fairgrounds located at 878 Hillcrest Dr. in Brandenburg. For more information call 270-769-2393.

  • Plowshares to host mediation event

    Plowshares Farm Center for Education and Spirituality will have a meditation event on Sunday, April 23 from 2 to 4 p.m.

    The event is called “Just Imagine!” and it will feature a communal interfaith walking meditation at Plowshares Farm. According to the news release, those in attendance will join each other in a prayerful walk through the farm, stopping occasionally to “stand in silent reverence of the life surrounding us while sharing dreams and visions of a better world and recommitting our lives to such visions.”