Community News

  • Single Mom Oil Change planned for Saturday

     Harvestland Community Church, located at 4761 Lincoln Parkway Hodgenville, will host its 8th annual Single Mom Oil Change event on Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

  • ENGAGEMENT: Ashley Sue Morgan and Gerald Payton Thomas

    Donnie and Carolyn Morgan, of Elizabethtown, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Sue Morgan, to Gerald Payton Thomas, the son of Alan and Becky Thomas, of Guston.

    The bride to be is employed at Duke’s Sporting Goods in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is an employee at Altec Industries in Elizabethtown.

    The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. May 25, 2013, at Lincoln Trail Christian Church, 508 Valley View St., Irvington. The Rev. David Buckham will perform the ceremony.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Jillian Brooke Coleman and Joey Anthony Childress

    Guy Coleman of Louisville and Scarlett Coleman of Shepherdsville are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jillian Brooke, to Joey Anthony Childress, son of Mike and Pamela Childress of Hodgenville.

    The bride to be is a 2001 graduate of Valley Traditional High School.

    The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2009 graduate of Elizabethtown Technical College, earning a degree in electrical construction.

  • Elvis heads back to Pigeon Forge

    Although Eddie Miles has aged since his first performance as Elvis at the Memories Theatre at Pigeon Forge, he’s looking forward to making new memories there.

    Eddie Miles, a Nelson County native who has appeared numerous times at the Lincoln Jamboree in Hodgenville, has made a living with his Elvis act for years and headlined at the Memories Theatre in Pigeon Forge in the ’90s as Elvis Presley. Now he said he’s returning to his old stage to headline again.

  • Fundraisers

    RELAY FOR LIFE: LaRue County’s Got Talent postponed

    The LaRue County’s Got Talent program will be postponed until fall. For more information, call Rosetta Lafollette at 270-734-6394


    RELAY FOR LIFE: Barbecue chicken and live auction

  • Fiber Artist Justine Dennis

    Justine Dennis, of New Haven, calls herself a fiber artist, and continues learning about her style of sewing she invented about 20 years ago, called Torsion Sewing.

    “As far as I know, nobody else does the same thing and it’s all done on the sewing machine,” she said.

    She added that many artist and gallery owners have told her that her style is unique and that they’ve never seen anything like it before.

  • NARFE Service Center

    Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met April 1 in the Elizabethtown Nolin RECC conference room. 

    The members brought used books to sell for donations to the NARFE treasury. The leftover books will be available at the NARFE State Convention in Bowling Green later in the month, with donations going to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

    A Spring Expo at Fort Knox on June 6 will showcase and introduce surrounding community organizations and the Chapter hopes to man a table for information and membership options. 

  • Learn before you burn

    Spring-cleaning season has arrived and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. The Kentucky Division for Air Quality reminds you to learn before you burn. Illegal burning could result in fines of up to $25,000 per day per violation.

    Many people may not realize that burning trash is illegal in Kentucky.

  • KHS to host series of cemetery preservation workshops

    The Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Preservation Program will host a series of 10 workshops throughout southern and eastern Kentucky to help Kentuckians preserve their local cemeteries.

  • Senior Activities

    Prime Time Band to perform

    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.


    Senior Citizens music