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Community News

  • 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

  • ENGAGEMENT: Tiffany Marie Higdon and David Cole Smith

    Connie Noe of Hodgenville and the late Jerry Noe and Noreen and Marc Clemmons of Westchester, Ohio, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Tiffany Marie Higdon and David Cole Smith.

    The bride to be is a graduate of LaRue County High School.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Green County High School.

    The wedding is November 2011 in Kentucky. Formal invitations have been sent.

    Following the ceremony, the couple plans to reside in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Volunteers honored for Sunrise service

    Twelve Sunrise Manor volunteers received pins for their hours of volunteer work at the group’s semi-annual meeting held at the facility off North Lincoln Boulevard Oct. 18.

    Candy Vincent presented Junior Bowen a pin for 11,000 hours; Tickle Ragland, 4,000; Emogene Gardner, 2,500; Liz Ragland 1,500; Obadiah and Rebekah Okeson, 1,000 hours each; Hazel Hodge, 600; Bob Wilson, 400; Sybil Skaggs, 300; Ronald Benningfield, 200; and Julie Kessinger and Lillian Talley, 100 hours each.

  • COLUMN: Men: Control your diabetes for life

  • New Haven's mayor feels library's decision is a 'slap in the face'

    “We are getting a raw deal,” New Haven Mayor Bobby Johnson said during Thursday's New Haven Board of Commissioners meeting.

    Johnson was referring to the new Nelson County Library branch being built in the city. While construction is moving along, the New Haven Board of Commissioners is none to happy the Nelson County Library Board of Trustees has decided to pull a proposed sprinkler system out of the plans due to a cost overrun.

  • PHOTO: Kenzi Lewis is guest of Rotary Club

    LaRue County High School student and performer Kenzi Lewis was the guest of Rotarian Sam Sanders, and featured presenter at last week’s Hodgenville Rotary Club Meeting. Lewis made an appearance on last season’s American Idol.