Officers of the new LaRue County Democratic Woman's Club were installed at a recent meeting by Jo-Ann Winkenhofer, Elizabethtown, District Director, right. Officers are, from left, President Celia McDonald; Vice President Mary Lowe Jackson, Secretary Heather McDonald, Treasurer Peggy Hawkins. The club received its charter from the statewide organization Sept. 29 at a convention in Lexington.
Tammy Beams and Aaron Gibson of Upton were married July 14, 2012, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., at My Smoky Wedding Chapel.
The bride is the daughter of William and Shelia Beams of Hodgenville and Jimmie and Della Wood of Hodgenville. She is the granddaughter of Genrose Ward and the late Eura Ward of Magnolia and the late Victor and Ova Beams of Hudgens.
The groom is the son of Lewis Gibson of Clarkson and Jimmy and Joyce Waddle of Munfordville. He is the grandson of Maxwell and Doris Gibson of Clarkson and Joy Priddy and the late Lonnie Priddy of Bonnieville.
Many adults care for their teeth using habits that were formed early in childhood. It is important to be sure that those habits are good ones. As we age, our teeth and mouths can develop very different needs.
Gum disease, dry mouth, oral cancer and tooth decay (cavities) can become issues which can also have negative effects on our overall health. According to the Journal of the American Dental Association “the mouth is a window into the health of the body.” Our mouths can also reveal the first signs of disease within our bodies.
Though Relay for Life, slated for May 17, 2013, is months away, people from LaRue County are already gearing up by forming teams, hosting fundraisers and promoting the event.
To date, about 16 teams are on board with several participating in the county-wide roadblocks on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Lincoln Boulevard /Shawnee Drive and the 31E/Hwy. 61 intersections. (See the Relay for Life Fundraiser listing for more information on teams and times.)
A common question that many parents have is: How can I teach my child to eat healthy and keep fit? The Kentucky Department of Public Health has begun a new campaign to help families answer this question. And, it's simple: 5-2-1-0.