Despite the chance for rainy weather, last week’s LaRue County Library’s Teddy Bear Picnic was a success. The library staff and several volunteers coordinated the program at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park picnic grounds.
Applications for LaRue County Fair beauty pageants can be picked up at these Hodgenville locations: The LaRue County Herald News, 40 Shawnee Dr.; the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old E’town Road; and Vanity Hair, 111 West Main St. For more information, call the Fair office at 234-3313 or Sandy Bell at 358-8166. The Fair begins June 14.
Andrew Bowen of Magnolia recently graduated from the Glasgow Fire Department training course.
Bowen began the 12-week training process in March. During the training, he learned skills in the prevention, suppression and repelling of fires.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Bowen began pursuing a career as a firefighter three years ago by applying for different departments. His hiring process for Glasgow Fire Department began in July 2012.
A swearing-in ceremony for new recruits was held on May 24 with Glasgow Mayor Rhonda Trautman officiating.