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Community News

  • Fundaisers

    Yard sale benefits Hosparus
    A yard sale to benefit Hosparus will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8 at Jay Rust Body Shop in New Haven

    Breakfast at Upton Masonic Lodge # 749
    Upton Masonic Lodge #749 will have a breakfast fundraiser 8-11 a.m. June 8 (and on the second Saturday of every month). Cost is $5 per person. For more information, call Lon Zea at 270-369-0592.

    Kosair’s Benefit Run by Chrome Soldiers

  • Civil war veterans receive new gravemarkers

    Seven Civil War veterans, whose gravestones had deteriorated, received new federal markers at Magnolia Cemetery, just in time for Memorial Day.

    The Magnolia Cemetery Committee and Magnolia Lions Club worked together to identify the gravesites, order the markers and decorate with American flags.

    There are now 114 identifiable veterans in the large cemetery outside Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  

  • 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.

    Friends of the Library meet
    Friends of the Library will meet at 5 p.m. June 6.

    Karaoke and dancing

  • ENGAGEMENT: Saltsman - Fields

    Julie Hayden of Bardstown, and Christopher Fields and Michelle Wright of Taylorsville, announce the engagement of their parents, Carolyn Saltsman and Larry Fields, both of Hodgenville.

    They will be married June 22, 2013, at an outdoor ceremony at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Kerfoot in Hodgenville.

    The bride to be is a semi-retired registered nurse with Intrepid Home Health and a tour director with Shockey Tours in Louisville.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Thompson - Lew

    Johnie and Maureen Thompson of New Haven announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Marrisa to Stephen Lew, son of Joe and Jennie Lew of Upton.

    The bride to be is a 2005 graduate of Nelson County High School, and is employed by Bardstown City Schools as an instructional assistant. She is the granddaughter of John and Alene Thompson of Hodgenville, and the late Leo and Margie Ball of New Haven.

    The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. June 8, 2013, at Bardstown Church of God, 3909 Louisville Road, Bardstown.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Mayfield - Stevenson

    Greg Mayfield of Hodgenville and Melanie and Ronnie Read of Magnolia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Renee Mayfield of Bowling Green, to John Matthew Stevenson of Bowling Green, son of Michelle and Leo Stevenson of Bee Spring.

    The bride to be is a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing. She is employed at the Medical Center in Bowling Green and has been accepted into the nurse practitioner program at Western Kentucky University.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Huff - Blair

    Mark and Melissa Blair of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaitlin Blair, to Anthony Huff, son of Boone and the late Lisa Graham of Buffalo and Tony Huff of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is employed by LaRue County Schools as a substitute teacher.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Ruby and Clifford Perkins

    Ruby and Clifford Perkins of Hodgenville will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 8, 2013.

    They were married on July 24, 1943.

    They have nine children, Wanda Baumgarder, Mary Lois Wade, David Perkins, Connie Hunt, Elaine Perkins, Angela Voris, Marty Perkins, Daniel Perkins and Robert Perkins, who died after one day of life; and more than 60 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
     

  • BIRTH: the Bowling's welcome Aidan Tyler

    Andrew and Courtney Bowling are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aidan Tyler Bowling.
    Aidan Tyler was born on April 3, 2013, at University Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Joyce Reynolds of Magnolia.

    Paternal grandparents are John and Lora Bowling of New Haven.

    Aidan’s great-grandmothers are Lillian Reynolds and Marguerite Bowling.

  • BIRTH: the Beards welcome Chad Wayne Ray

    Travis and Becky Beard of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Chad Wayne Ray Beard, on Dec. 6, 2012, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 4 pounds, 9 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Donnie and Elaine Nunn of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Ray and Connie Beard of Elizabethtown.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Donald and Leona Morgan of Elizabethtown and Kenneth and Helen Nunn of Hodgenville. Paternal great-grandparents are Nettie Langley of Elizabethtown and the late Ben Langley and Fletcher and Helen Beard.