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Community News

  • BIRTHDAY: John Gozzard Sr. celebrates with family

     John E. Gozzard Sr. will celebrate his 80th birthday with a family dinner on April 18, 2014.

    He was born in Warren, Ohio, to Edwin Jackson and Beatrice Marie (McGunigal) Gozzard. 

    He retired from RMI Extrusion Co. in 1990.  He and his wife Gail then moved from Ashtabula, Ohio and have resided in Hodgenville since. 

  • PHOTO: First haircut

    Raylee Hart-Preston, the 2-year-old daughter of Vincent and Amanda Hart-Preston, cooperated with stylist LaDona Childress for her first haircut on Saturday. Raylee’s mom, aunt and cousin had their first haircuts at Childress’ salon – and all came to watch Raylee’s milestone.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Patsy Thomas and J.T. Meers III

     The children and grandchildren of Patsy Thomas and J.T. Meers III announce the marriage of their parents and grandparents.

    The ceremony will be 12:30 p.m. April 27, 2014, at Buffalo Baptist Church.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Sullivan - Gomez

     Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Sullivan of Rockfield announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Michelle Sullivan, to Richard David Gomez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricardo Gomez of Hodgenville.

    The bride-to-be attended Warren Central High School and is a 2012 graduate of Campbellsville University. She will graduate in spring 2015 from CU with a master's of art degree in social science in history and sociology.

  • Drink up: Tips on getting enough water

    Everyone knows it is important to stay properly hydrated, but how do you make sure you get enough water? According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, women should consume 91 ounces of water a day, and men need 125 ounces a day; a good deal more than the eight cups (64 ounces) we were always told to get.

  • Community Calendar - April 9, 2014

     Park volunteer training

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will have orientation training for those who wish to volunteer at the park’s visitor information desk noon to 4 p.m. April 10. Class is limited to eight participants. Call the park at 270-358-3137 to make a reservation or more information.

     

    College Earth Fair

  • PHOTO: University of Louisville meet and greet
  • CHAMBER: Golf scramble planned for April 25

     It’s time to play.

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce’s 20th annual golf scramble is Friday, April 25 at the LaRue County Golf Course.

    This year’s golf scramble is sponsored by Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, LaRue Insurance and Lincoln National Bank.

    This is a time for our members and community to enjoy some fun in the sun and support the Chamber in its biggest fundraiser. Players who prepay by April 15 will receive a discount. Entry fees are $60 for individuals and $240 for a team of four. 

  • Several events planned for National Library Week

     National Library Week

    The LaRue County Public Library will celebrate National Library Week April 14-18 with several events.

    Monday, April 14 

    Return library items with no fines. It’s time to dig in your closest and look under your bed for overdue library items. All items overdue one day or several years can be returned with no fines.

    Story Time, 10 a.m.

    Bookalicious, 3:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, April 15

  • COLUMN: Energy saving tips

     Lighting is an easy place to start saving energy. Replacing your five most frequently used light fixtures or the bulbs in them with Energy Star qualified lights can save more than $65 a year in energy costs. Turning off just one 60- watt incandescent bulb that would otherwise burn eight hours a day can save about $15 per year.