Legislative meet and greet
The LaRue County Public Library will host a legislative meet and greet 1-2 p.m. Oct. 3. Light refreshments will be served.
Lincoln Days quilt show
Lincoln Days quilt entries will be taken at Hodgenville Christian Church on Oct. 4. Volunteers are needed to sit with the quilt display on Oct. 5-6. For more information, call Beverly Heath at 358-4820.
The LaRue County Board of Health convened Sept. 10 to discuss the budget that was approved July 23.
Judge/executive Tommy Turner presented the financial statement for 2013-14.
The budget allotted $196,175 in total revenue with $182,690 in estimated expenses, leaving $13,485 to be set aside for future endeavors. In addition, $12,000 carried over from the previous fiscal year budget into the new year’s budget.
The BOH has two reserve accounts in CD funds totaling more than $60,000.
Senior Center bake sale
The LaRue County Senior Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, will have a bake sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 4 at the center; and will sell food (bean soup, cornbread, chili, hotdogs, desserts and drinks) Oct. 5 during Lincoln Days.
Chili supper at Walnut Hill
Walnut Hill Baptist Church, Upton, will have a chili supper and hayride Sat. Oct. 5. Proceeds will go to the church. For more information, or to make a donation, call Kenny Carter Jr. at 270-537-3409.
An addition to Lincoln Days this year will be an indoor stage presenting insiders’ stories about the history and culture of Hodgenville’s annual festival. Based on the Smithsonian Festival’s annual narrative stage—where visitors get up-close experiences with artists from around the world—Lincoln Days will present local festival participants sharing their stories and experiences about their role in the festival. These oral histories will be presented in the Lincoln Museum Community room on Saturday, Oct. 5.
The LaRue County Public Library will host a book signing by Eddie Price, author of Widder’s Landing, on Oct. 10.
Widder’s Landing is a historic novel about frontier life in Kentucky in the early 1800s, and the state’s role in the War of 1812. It centers around a young gunsmith from Pennsylvania who arrives in Kentucky via flatboat. He falls in love with an outlaw’s wife and learns to make whiskey.