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  • Bella Thurman performs in 'Annie'

    Hodgenville Elementary School third grade student Bella Thurman was cast in the original Broadway production of the musical Annie at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center. She auditioned through several lines and was cast as the orphan Della. Bella acted, sang and danced along with 44 other cast members of all ages for seven shows.
    The story line is set in the Great Depression and follows the life of young orphan, Annie, as she tries to find her parents, but finds a happy home with a billionaire father who adopts her from the orphanage.

  • Lincoln Days opening ceremony and baby contests are Sunday

       The Lincoln Days Festival begins Oct. 1. But there are several kickoff activities taking place Sunday.
    The Lincoln Days Art Show and opening ceremonies will start at 1:15 p.m. in the Lincoln Museum Community Room. A reception sponsored by LaRue Fiscal Court and catered by Crosstown Homemakers and music by the Heartland Dulcimer Club is included.
    Art Show entries may be viewed in the Community Room through Sunday, Oct. 2. There is no cost to attend the reception or art show.

  • BIRTH: Sheltons welcome Ellie Ryann

    Bryan and Ellen Shelton of Lexington announce the birth of their daughter, Ellie Ryann Shelton, born June 12, 2011. 

    Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Cindy Heady of Magnolia. 

    Paternal grandparents are Mike and Donna Shelton of Magnolia. 

    Great-grandparents are Anna Mae Miller and the late Don Miller of Magnolia, Bobby and Ruby Heady of Hodgenville, LaHoma Mather and the late Donald Mather of Hodgenville, and the late Donald and Edith Shelton of Magnolia.

  • Kentucky Baroque Trumpets to perform in Bardstown

    Kentucky Baroque Trumpets will present the first of this season's “Red Doors on Third” concert series at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 211 North Third Street, in downtown Bardstown.

  • Kentucky Baroque Trumpets to perform in Bardstown

    Kentucky Baroque Trumpets will present the first of this season's “Red Doors on Third” concert series at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 211 North Third Street, in downtown Bardstown.

  • PHOTO: Relay for Life

    Five members of the LaRue County Relay for Life County Committee attended the Mid-South Summit in Birmingham, Ala. Pictured are Rosetta LaFollette, activities chair; Regina Childress, county chair; Bill Hawkins, American Cancer Society district representative; Kathy Ross, survivor chair; and Beverly Veirs, luminaria chair. They attended sessions on the 2012 Relay which will be held May 13-14. The annual kickoff event will be held in early November so now is the time to begin gathering your teams.

  • UPTON DAYS SCHEDULE

    SATURDAY, SEPT. 17
    8-9 a.m. - 5K Run
    10 a.m. - Parade
    Immediately following parade: dessert auction, silent auction, raffle, food and craft booths, children's games
    11:30 a.m. - Car show
    Noon - Vincent Family Gospel Singers
    1 p.m. - Cake Walk at Community Center
    1 p.m. - Softball game
    2 p.m. - Bingo at Community Center
    2:30 p.m. - check in for baby contest
    3 p.m. - Baby contest begins
    5:30 p.m. - Check in for Jr. Miss and Miss Upton

  • Legal Aid Society offers free clinics

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in May and June.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. 

    •Foreclosure Clinic - 4 p.m. Sept. 22; 11 a.m. Sept. 27; 4 p.m. Sept. 29; 11 a.m. Oct. 4; 4 p.m. Oct. 6; 11 a.m. Oct. 11; 4 p.m. Oct. 13; 11 a.m. Oct. 18; 4 p.m. Oct. 20; 11 a.m. Oct. 25; 4 p.m. Oct. 27. Attorneys will be on hand to answer questions about foreclosures and provide advice on alternatives to foreclosure.

  • Hospice volunteer training held in E'town and Leitchfield

    Hosparus needs patient support volunteers and will host free trainings in Elizabethtown and Leitchfield.

    The Elizabethtown session will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 5 at 105 Diecks Dr. Lunch is included.

    The Leitchfield session will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. CST Oct. 25 at Warren RECC, 113 Lee St.

    To register or for more information, contact Annette Jones at 270-737-6300 or 800-686-9577 or ajones@hosparus.org.

  • Northeast Nelson Festival planned in Bloomfield

    The Northeast Nelson Historical Harvest Homecoming will be Sept. 23-25 in Bloomfield.

    A parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, with floats, antique tractors and old cars.

    Vendors and craftspeople will have booths on Depot Street, and a Meet and Greet will be held at the Masonic Building all day Saturday. People are invited to bring artifacts and photos to show and share, but they should not leave any items unattended.