Community News

  • COLUMN: Holiday navigation tips for caregivers

     Caregiving can be stressful, and these stresses can be exacerbated around the holidays as you are faced with added responsibilities and obligations. Whether this is your first holiday season as a caregiver or you have been providing care for years, you can do several things to make the holidays easier on you, the person you’re caring for and your extended family and friends by following the recommendations below.

  • 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' comes to Bardstown

     “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be performed Dec. 7-16 at the Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 321 South Third Street, Bardstown.

    Performances are at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15, with 2 p.m. matinees on Dec. 9 and 16. 

    Bardstown Community Theatre’s production of Barbara Robinson’s play will showcase “some of the brightest youth and adult talent in the area,” according to Tony Paulin, producer.

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings Donation

  • PHOTO: Snowflake Lights

     Hodgenville city worker Ronnie Cruse installed a snowflake light on Lincoln Square in preparation for Lighting Up the Square.

  • Community Calendar - Nov. 28, 2012

     Poinsettia drawing at library

  • Fundrai$ers - Nov. 28, 2012

     Benefit for Priscilla Grant

  • Madagascar 3 and Killing Kennedy available at library

     The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, has several new books and DVDs to check out.

    Books include Beyond Tomorrow by Fern Michaels, Kingmakers Daughter by Philippa Gregory, NYPD by James Patterson, Amish Midwife by Mindy Starns Clark and Killing Kennedy by Bill O'Reilly.

    DVDs include Madagascar 3, The Color Purple, The Carol Burnett Show, Journey to Grace and Encounter: Paradise Lost.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Walters celebrate 25 years

     Jim and Mary Rose Walters of Elizabethtown celebrated their 25th anniversary on Nov. 23.

    The couple married on Nov. 22, 1987.

    The celebration was held at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center. Music was provided by the Prime Time Band and the community helped celebrate with them. 

  • ENGAGEMENT: Amanda Kate Dye and Stanley Dempsey Wingard

     Amanda Kate Dye and Stanley Dempsey Wingard of Fort Worth, Texas, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Albert and Brenda Dye of Santa Fe, NM. She is a graduate of New Mexico State University and a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

    The prospective groom is the son of Sam and Carol Wingard of Hodgenville. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and a student at  Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Rice plans Christmas concert

     Former educator Glen Rice will perform a Christmas concert “A Lost and Found Christmas” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

    The event will highlight songs that are everyone’s favorites, both traditional and gospel.

    Other performers include Amber Martin, Pat Portman, Roger Conley, Glenn Williams, Camille Turner, Mike Ash, Lou Bingham, Ron Benningfield and Eddie Black.