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Community News

  • LaRue County collects more than $19,000 for Crusade for Children

     Collection efforts for the annual WHAS Crusade for Children brought in a total of $6,001,342. LaRue County contributed $19,967.37.

  • Courthouse Cat takes two-week vacation

    Local feline celebrity, Miss Kitty, “The Courthouse Cat” caused quite a stir when she disappeared from her home at the courthouse for almost two weeks.

  • Freedom celebration features artwork, Antwan Beckham

     Juneteenth – the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. – will be celebrated for the first time in LaRue County on June 16.

  • Physician sought for Magnolia Clinic

     Changes are in store at the Family Care Center in Magnolia – usually called the Magnolia Clinic.

  • Teddy Bear Picnic

     Despite the chance for rainy weather, last week’s LaRue County Library’s Teddy Bear Picnic was a success. The library staff and several volunteers coordinated the program at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park picnic grounds.

  • 5 generations of Sherrards
  • Community Calendar

    Fair pageant
    applications

    Applications for LaRue County Fair beauty pageants can be picked up at these Hodgenville locations: The LaRue County Herald News, 40 Shawnee Dr.; the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old E’town Road; and Vanity Hair, 111 West Main St. For more information, call the Fair office at 234-3313 or Sandy Bell at 358-8166. The Fair begins June 14.

    Karaoke and dancing

  • Bowen completes firefighter training

    Andrew Bowen of Magnolia recently graduated from the Glasgow Fire Department training course.

    Bowen began the 12-week training process in March. During the training, he learned skills in the prevention, suppression and repelling of fires.

    Following in his father’s footsteps, Bowen began pursuing a career as a firefighter three years ago by applying for different departments. His hiring process for Glasgow Fire Department began in July 2012.

    A swearing-in ceremony for new recruits was held on May 24 with Glasgow Mayor Rhonda Trautman officiating.

  • ANNIVERSARY: 50th anniversary for Cradys

    Edward and Gloria Adcock Crady of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 2-4 p.m. June 15, 2013, at Severns Valley Baptist Church.

    They were married June 15, 1963, at Severns Valley Baptist Church.

    Mrs. Crady worked for Elizabethtown Independent Schools and retired from LaRue County Schools. She is an active member of Severns Valley Baptist Church.

    Mr. Crady retired from Transport America Trucking Company and still is employed with Elizabethtown Independent Schools. He also is an active member of Severns Valley Baptist Church.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Gibsons celebrate 62 years

    Kenneth and Rita Gibson of Magnolia will celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary on June 16, 2013.

    They were married June 16, 1951, at St. Ann’s Church in Howardstown.

    They have six children, Kenny Ray Gibson, Eugenia Butler, Dorman Gibson, Joey Gibson, Venita Hawkins and Viola Hawkins; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two on the way.