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Community News

  • Be a hero - be prepared

    September is National Preparedness Month. It is a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for emergencies and disasters.

    If you’ve seen the news recently, you know that emergencies can happen unexpectedly in communities just like yours, to people like you. We’ve seen tornado outbreaks, river floods and flash floods, historic earthquakes, tsunamis, and even water main breaks and power outages in U.S. cities affecting millions of people for days at a time.

  • Reunions - September 25, 2013

    LCHS Class of 1978
    The LaRue County High School Class of 1978 will have a 35-year reunion Oct. 5 at Sportsman’s Lake in Hodgenville. Cost is $30 per person; $55 per couple. For information, email larueco1978@gmail.com.

    LCHS Class of 2003
    The LaRue County High School Class of 2003 will hold a 10-year reunion 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 5 at Holiday Inn Express in Elizabethtown. Individuals, $35; with a guest, $50. For information, call Allen Hornback at 270-723-1303 or Michael Wilson at 270-766-8654.
     

  • A Loving Face
  • Community Calendar - September 25, 2013

    FREE CLASS: Thrifty Gift Ideas
    A free class, “Thrifty Gift Ideas” class will be 1:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the LaRue County Extension office. Learn how to take a budget store item and make it into an enhanced gift item. This class, sponsored by the County Homemakers, will focus on budgeting for special occasions.

    Democratic Woman’s Club plan for Lincoln Days

  • Fraser takes third in impromptu

    Ellis Fraser, a junior from Hodgenville, took third in impromptu speaking and sixth in informative speaking at the Western Kentucky University  tournament over the weekend.
     

  • Several attend Druen, Druin reunion

    The Druen, Druin family reunion was Aug. 25.

  • Lincoln Days: Oct. 1 is deadline to enter costume contests

    Lincoln Days will be held Oct. 5-6.

    The Little Abe, Little Sarah and best-costumed family contests will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.

    All contests will be on the Main Stage on Lincoln Square, Hodgenville.

    Little Sarah is open to all girls in two divisions: ages 3-6 and 7-10.

    Little Abe is open to all boys in two divisions: ages 3-6 and 7-10.

    The family contest is open to any family with at least three members dressed in pioneer or antebellum costumes.

  • Free Movie Night: Old Dogs Saturday

    The next installment of Free Movie Night is “Old Dogs” with Robin Williams and John Travolta.

    The 88-minute movie will be shown 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd.

    Williams and Travolta play two business partners who must care for 7-year-old twins.

    It’s rated PG for mild rude humor according to http://www.imdb.com. There are scenes with “large amounts of cleavage,” Williams in a speedo and ultimate Frisbee played with “jail rules.” Three curse words were noted.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Miles - Grimes

    Christa Gail Miles of New Haven and Christopher James Grimes of Magnolia announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Doug Miles and Lisa Lands of New Haven.

    The prospective groom is the son of Gordy Grimes of Magnolia and Judy Grimes of Hodgenville.

    The wedding is Sept. 28, 2013. There will be a reception to follow the private ceremony at Guthrie Opportunity Center in Bardstown starting at 7:30 p.m.

  • BIRTH: Heath

    Jason and Tiffany Heath of Turners Station are proud to announce the birth of their son, Justin Ty Heath.

    Justin Ty was born at 10 a.m. Aug. 8, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Hospital.

    He weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by siblings Cody, 5, and Jaycie, 15.

    Grandparents are Jan Gardner of Louisville; and Pat and Beverly Heath of Hodgenville.