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  • Memorial ride will assist family with medical, funeral bills

    The Jaymison Alazander Mariece Ulis Memorial Ride will be Dec. 17.

    The motorcycle ride will assist Jaymison’s family with medical and funeral bills.

    Jaymison, the 2 month old son of Ashley Clairmont and Syd Ulis III, died Nov. 25, 2011, at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville. He was born 12 weeks early and had several medical conditions including trisomy 13, a cleft lip and plate, two holes in his heart, kidneys that grew together and a rocker foot.

  • PHOTO: Claycomb Law Office on Holiday Home Tour

    Bobby Claycomb showed off his new law office, located in the former City Hall on Lincoln Boulevard, to visitors Saturday during the Hodgenville Woman’s Club Holiday Home Tour. Right, cross-stitched Christmas stockings were part of the holiday décor at Jeremy and Beth Williams’ home.

  • Community Calendar - Dec. 7, 2011

    Santa’s Helpers need toys
    Ann “Snookie” Morrison and Santa’s Helpers are collecting toys for children of all ages for Christmas. They are in need of new and used toys and batteries to be given away. For pick up, call Morrison at 270-234-3313 or drop off items at Santa’s Shop at 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville.
    Toys also may be dropped in the Santa’s Helper box at Dollar General Store, Lincoln National Bank, Bank of Buffalo, LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, Hodgenville Grill or Magnolia Mall.

  • Baby boomers join the silver tsunami

    About 40 million Americans are age 65 and over, a number projected to more than double by 2030 due primarily to the baby boomer generation. Baby boomers are the post-World War II babies born worldwide between 1946 and 1964. In America, they represent 29 percent of the population. In 2011, the first of the boom reached the retirement age of 65. This group of adults represents an estimated 1.2 million Kentuckians.

  • Fundraiser Calendar - Dec. 7, 2011

    Bake sale at Middle Creek
    Middle Creek Baptist Church’s Women’s Ministry will hold a bake sale beginning at 8 a.m. Dec. 10 at Hodgenville IGA. For more information, call 737-6174.

    Pancake breakfast
    benefits Mallory Williams’ family

  • PHOTO: Betty Stinson celebrates 70 years

    Five generations met to celebrate Bettie Stinson’s 70th birthday. Front from left, Aven Carter, 2, Bettie Stinson, Flossie Dillon; back, Terry Gardner and Ashley Carter.

  • PHOTO: Five generations of Gardners

    Five generations of the Gardner family met. Front from left, Harper Gardner, 3 months, Bettie Stinson, Flossie Dillon; back, Jarred Gardner, left and Terry Gardner, right.

  • Crowd enjoys Christmas on the Square

    A community-wide Christmas celebration attracted about 150 people to Lincoln Square and Hodgenville’s Civic Center Saturday.
    The event began with caroling downtown with performances by the First Baptist Church children’s choir.
    Following caroling and the reading of “The Christmas Story,” Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse turned on the Christmas tree lights on the square and at Creekfront Park in preparation for Santa’s arrival.

  • Donations down as Santa's Helpers struggle to 'make Christmas'

    A small group of Santa’s Helpers have been busy for several months, collecting toys and clothing, repairing and cleaning gently-used dolls and trucks and brainstorming ways to assist an ever-growing list of needy families.

  • Library has several new DVDs and books

    The LaRue County Public Library has several new items.

    Books

    11/22/63 by Stephen King; Wonder of Your Love by Beth Wisemen; Explosive 18 by Janet Evanovich; and Drop by Michael Connelly.

    DVDs

    Trepass; Dance off the Inches: Hip Hop Party; Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides; Carjacked; Prep and Landing; Sarah's Key; Larry Crowne; Cars 2; and Water for Elephants.

    For more information, contact Librarian Dana Jolly at 358-3851.