The County Committee for LaRue County's Relay for Life has set the dates of May 11-12 for the annual event at Hodgenville Elementary School. The relay will return to a 7 p.m. start time on Friday and an ending time of noon on Saturday. Survivor registration will begin one hour earlier.
To date, eight teams have pre-registered and collected $1,314.00 toward the county goal of $49,500. New or returning teams have until Jan. 24 to pay the $50 fee and register at www.relayforlife.org/larue. After this date, the registration rate increases to $100.
Sunrise Manor Nursing Home residents moved to the new facility Sept. 28.
Wednesday, they celebrated their first major holiday since the move with a Thanksgiving parade.
In Sunrise tradition, residents, adult daycare clients, staff, volunteers and family members joined in the fun with small floats, costumes and seasonal decorations. The parade’s grand marshal Claudine McCugh smiled and waved at other residents as the procession made its way around the first floor. The group took the festivities to the second floor by elevator.
At the end of the month we often find ourselves asking: Where did all of my money go?
A 2009 survey by the United States Department of Labor answered that question. The average consumer unit or household in the United States is made up of 2.5 people earning a total of $63,091 before taxes. The household’s annual expenditures are $49,638. But just where does all of that money go?
The Perkins Brothers AKA Elvis and Meatloaf will be in concert beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 at the Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown.
Tickets are $10 in advance; $20 at the door. Senior and children discounts available.
For advance tickets, call 765-5672.
Silent auction and door prizes available.
Candis Carpenter, staff writer for The LaRue County Herald News, graduated Nov. 22 from the Citizen’s Police Academy sponsored by Kentucky State Police Post 4.
She received training in traffic stops, criminal and drug investigations, as well as demonstrations from the KSP K-9.
She learned about Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, the KSP lab and how evidence is handled.
A local child is being featured in a photo documentary at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft in Louisville.
Ashley Long, the 9-year-old daughter of Todd and Linda Long of Hodgenville, was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia in November 2009.
She and her family were interviewed for the photo project “Redefining Normal” almost a year ago. Fifteen other children from Kentucky and southern Indiana are featured.
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