Sunrise Manor yard sale and backpack program
Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, 717 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.-noon Friday, July 26, to raise funds for the resident vacation program. Volunteers are collecting school supplies and backpacks for children at Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln Elementary Schools.
Hodgenville United Methodist Church is hosting a health and wellness fair 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24.
The fair, in its third year, is open to the community.
“Last year there were between 120 and 130 people to show up – not including agency representatives (from local health and wellness centers or businesses). This year we have planned for a turnout of 200,” said Susan Phelps, coordinator of the event.
Phelps said 60 percent of those who attend the event are 65-and-older and on a limited income.
The second half of a “split fair” or “Agriculture Day” will be held Saturday, Aug. 3.
4-Hers will display horticulture and crop exhibits 10 a.m.-noon at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. The 4-H poultry show is at 11 a.m. There are divisions for standard, bantam, waterfowl and other (turkey, guinea, geese).
Anyone from the community who would like to “show off their vegetables or canned goods” also can participate, according to Ann “Snookie” Morrison of the LaRue County Fair Board.
The LaRue County Farm Bureau is hosting an AGstravaganza event on Saturday, Aug. 10. The event is being held in conjunction with the local farm bureau’s annual meeting and is open and free to the public.
There will be farm tour stops across LaRue County. Visitors can experience the sights and sounds of LaRue agriculture being offered through this unique experience.
Dr. Joshua Ryan Johnson of Lexington, completed his medical training in the sports medicine field at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.
Johnson graduated from LaRue County High School in May 2000 and earned his bachelor of science degree in agricultural biotechnology from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2008. He then served a four-year residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Louisville. He has now completed a one-year sports medicine fellowship at the University of Kentucky.