The annual Wheeler reunion was July 10, 2011, at LaRue County Sportsman’s Club in Hodgenville.
Attending from Kentucky: Ruth Wheeler, Henry, Connie, Nathan and Aaron Wheeler, Charles, Dorothy and Layton Wheeler, Karen Falker, Robert Bennert, Beulha Collins, Jane Lognit, Dills, Mary and Caitlyn Wheeler, Zac and Constene Wheeler, Darrell and Judell Vance, Ruel and Marilyn Elkins, Freedia Thompson, Junior and Shirley Elkins and daughter, David, David Jr., Samantha and Sheila Brothers, Sharon Brothers, Jim and Margie Davis, Mildred Benningfield.
Michelle Ogden is the new district coordinator for the LaRue County Conservation District. She began full-time duties June 13.
She manages the North Lincoln Boulevard office, located in the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance office.
“I’ll coordinate district programs and activities for the soil conservation board,” Ogden said.
Gary and Joyce Reynolds of Magnolia are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Beth Reynolds, to Robert Andrew Bowling, son of John Carroll and Lora Bowling of Lyons Station.
The bride to be is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2010 graduate of University of Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She works as a registered nurse in the emergency department at University Hospital in Louisville.
At the Extension Office, we have free publications on home canning and freezing. One covers making pickled products. Some common problems when making pickles are listed below. You can find more problem-solving information at freshpreserving.com.
Problem: Pickling liquid is cloudy.
Stephanie House has been named resource development coordinator for United Way of Central Kentucky.
House, a Rineyville native, graduated from Bellarmine University in May. She will travel in LaRue, Hardin, Meade, Grayson and Breckinridge Counties, “making sure people know we’re here and they are getting the help they need.”
United Way works with groups that assist with income, health and education.
Thomas Shultz, a Hodgenville native, has been appointed manager of the Greater Arizona Branch of Futurity First Insurance Group.
As manager of the branch office, Shultz will develop the company’s business presence and customer base in the North Phoenix and surrounding area. He is currently a resident of Scottsdale and has nearly 10 years of sales management experience.