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Community News

  • Free legal aid clinic planned for veterans

    Legal Aid is hosting a free legal clinic for veterans 2 p.m. Nov. 4 at the American Legion Hardin Post 113, 1251 Ring Road in Elizabethtown. 

    Call 502-584-1254, ext. 3006 to make a reservation, which is required.

    Attorneys will be on hand to help veterans with civil legal problems that include divorce, child support, custody, bankruptcy, consumer issues, criminal record expungements, wills, powers of attorney, VA benefits, landlord/tenant issues, probate and guardianship, foreclosure and small claims.

  • Glen Rice concert set for Nov. 11

    Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert will be 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

    Besides Rice, performers include Ron Benningfield, Eddie Black, Glenn Williams, Rick Durham, Mike Ash, Camille Turner, Freddy Helm and Tony Cooke.

    The concert will feature a tribute to The Oak Ridge Boys, The Statler Brothers, The Gatlin Brothers and Alabama.

  • WEDDING: Leah Siobhan Keys and Bryan Scott Embry

    Leah Siobhan Keys and Bryan Scott Embry were united in marriage Aug. 20, 2011, at Gospel of Grace Baptist Church.

    The bride is the daughter of Rev. Dewey R. Keys Sr. and Nancy Keys of Hodgenville. She is a 2003 graduate of LaRue County High School and Western Kentucky University where she received a degree in marketing and elementary education.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Florences celebrate 65 years

    Samuel Earl and Alta Florence of Hodgenville will celebrate their 65th anniversary Nov. 2, 2011.

    They were married in 1946 in LaRue County and are members of Union Christian Church.

    They have six children, Janice Florence Graham of Harrodsburg, Barbara Florence Finnicum of Elizabethtown, Patricia Florence Burroughs of Hodgenville, Michael Stephen Florence, deceased, George Bradley Florence of Hodgenville, and Samuel Earl Florence Jr. of Buffalo; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

  • Military History Museum to re-open Veteran's Day

    A renovated Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal will reopen to the public with a ceremony at 2 p.m. on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. The museum at 125 East Main St. in downtown Frankfort is operated by the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR – Oct. 26, 2011

    CLASS: Managing and Dining with Diabetes
    The “Managing and Dining with Diabetes” class series will be at the Extension Office on four Thursdays: Oct. 27, Nov.3, 10 and 17. Sessions are 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. No fee, but registration is required. Call 358-3401 to register or get a class brochure. The class is co-sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Service & Lincoln Trail District Health Department.

    Clothing giveaway

  • HALLOWEEN ALTERNATIVES

    Trunk-or-Treat, hayride and party at Wesley Meadows
    Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church will host trunk-or-treat, a hayride, party and chili supper 5-7 p.m. Oct. 29. For more information, call 358-3300.

    Trunk-or-Treat at Mount Tabor

  • Former LCHS principal passes away

    Robert E. “Bob” Brown, former principal of LaRue County High School, passed away Oct. 18, 2011, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home at the age of 84.
    Brown was well known in the community, having served as director of transportation, probation parole officer, radio personality and auctioneer. He was a member of Hodgenville Christian Church.
    Brown, a native of Winchester, Tenn., was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. After service, he attended Sewanee University and Middle Tennessee State University where he played basketball and football.

  • Trick-or-Treat hours set

    Prepare to be spooked Monday night as trick-or-treaters will be out in force in both county and city.
    In LaRue County and Hodgenville, the time is 6-8 p.m.; in Upton, it’s 5-7 p.m.
    Downtown Hodgenville will be filled with little goblins, princesses and hobos for the annual Trick-or-Treat on Lincoln Square. In past years, about 1,500 people have participated.
    The City will close the square to vehicular traffic and offer extra police patrols to provide a safe evening for families, according to Mayor Terry Cruse.

  • PHOTO: Class of 1976 holds reunion