Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson and several other officers from surrounding communities participated in Saturday’s Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Benefit Ride.
The event, hosted by the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Chapter 11, drew between 200 and 300 motorcyclists.
The riders honored their fellow officers who died in the line of duty: Officer Mark Taulbee, Hodgenville Police Department; Chief Herbert Proffitt, Tompkinsville Police Department; and Deputy Anthony Rakes, Marion County Sheriff Department.
Linda Funk, executive director of Warm Blessings and Lowe’s employee Karen Fordham, are working together for the sixth annual Cardboard Nation event.
Funk is arranging with Fordham for Lowe’s staff to save larger refrigerator and freezer boxes for the Warm Blessings upcoming sixth annual Cardboard Nation event.
Prime Time Band to perform
A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band with Jim Walters, Leroy Sherrard, Larry Seelye and Doug Gary, will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.
Saint Catherine alumni reunion
Saint Catherine Alumni Association of New Haven will hold a reunion 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 18 for all students who attended elementary or high school at Saint Catherine. An “old style Sunday dinner” will be served at 1 p.m. in the school gym. Tickets are $25 per person in advance and $30 per person at the door. Advance reservations are recommended. Make check payable to Saint Catherine Alumni Association, Inc., PO Box 4, New Haven, KY 40051.
Shingles vaccine offered
The LaRue County Health Department offers shingle vaccines for $10 for ages 60-64 who do not have health insurance or if insurance plan does not cover the vaccine. Call 358-3844 for more information.
Classic car cruise-in
The Goodtime Cruisers will hold a classic car cruise-in 4-8 p.m. Aug. 17 on Lincoln Square. For more information, visit www.goodtimecruisers.com.
Spaghettioke fundraiser for bleachers
Awesome Events and the LaRue County Fairgrounds will have a spaghetti dinner and karaoke 4-9 p.m. Aug. 15. Dinner will include spaghetti with meat sauce, salad and garlic bread for $5.99. Watch for $1 off coupons in businesses in Hodgenville. Karaoke is 6-9 p.m. Proceeds will go toward repair of the bleachers (grandstand). For more information, call Marie at 270-325-3041.
Tracy Stearman of Hodgenville and Shelly Ogden of Radcliff would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Lauren Stearman, to Shawn Michael Thomas of Brandenburg, son of Joan Thomas and stepson of Jeff Thomas.
Ashley Lauren and Shawn Michael each graduated in 2009.
The wedding will take place at 6:15 p.m. Aug. 24, 2013, at Brandenburg Riverfront Park Amphitheater in Brandenburg. A reception will follow.