The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch summer camping program is in its 37th year. In attendance from LaRue County, Toby Ashley, Derrick Robinson, Charles Benningfield and James Brown. Also pictured are LaRue County Deputy Brian Smith and Constable Joe Allen, who transported the campers, and Head Counselor Kelly Buck.
Nolin RECC and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have once again joined with the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network to sponsor an Honor Flight on Saturday, Oct. 6 for veterans from Kentucky who served during World War II.
The veterans will visit the World War II Memorial, the Iwo Jima Monument and the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and will return to Louisville that evening. While in Washington, the veterans will be transported around the city on chartered buses.
Two websites that help Americans make informed choices about hospitals and nursing homes have been redesigned and will make more information available to the public, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Vanity Hair, Hodgenville’s newest hair and nails salon, held an open house Friday. Members of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new business.
Master stylist and owner Daniel Skaggs hopes to offer “a fresh but classic style” to LaRue County and surrounding areas.
Skaggs has seven years of professional styling experience and is optimistic about Vanity Hair’s future. One day he hopes to include a spa aspect to the salon.
The Community Health Clinic of Hardin & LaRue Counties is holding its annual fundraiser “A Taste of the Heartland.”The charity dinner/art auction begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown. The Clinic provides volunteer-based basic healthcare services to low-income, uninsured, chronically ill residents. Tickets are available at http://www.thecommunityhealthclinic.com.
The Hodgenville High School Class of 1954 will have a reunion Aug. 4 at Hodgenville Methodist Church. Food will be prepared and served at noon by the ladies of the church. Plan to come early to visit. For more information, contact Donald Davenport at 270-358-3372 or Ginger Luzon at 502-459-4577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A free class “Cooking with Tomatoes” will be 2-4 p.m. July 27 at the LaRue County Extension Office in conjunction with the farmers market. Pre-register by contacting Abby Tate at 358-3401 or email@example.com.
James Wise participated in the watermelon seed-spitting contest at the Silver Angels Daycare at Sunrise Manor. Staff member Lisa Harris and Lou Floyd looked on. The daycare group is enjoying a number of fair activities this month.