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Community News

  • BIRTH: Rocks welcome Cannon Nicholas

    Daniel and Stefanie Rock of Hodgenville announce the birth of their son, Cannon Nicholas Rock.

    Cannon Nicholas was born at 12:24 p.m. June 15, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds 5 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jack and Bo Decker of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are Danny and Shirl Rock of Hodgenville and Dianna and Randy Hart of Elizabethtown. Paternal great-grandparent is Wanda Sparks of Hodgenville.

  • PHOTO: Students spend afternoon picking up trash

    Chase Puyear and Clay Rogers spent their early dismissal day Friday picking up trash along the side of Keith Road. The road starts across from LaRue County Golf Course and goes to KY 61 and runs beside the National Park walking trails and picnic area. They were assisted by their siblings, Bailey Rogers and Bryson Puyear.

  • Blood donors honored

    Three people received pins from the American Red Cross in recognition of the amount of blood they have donated over the years. Jane Reed, 1 gallon; Chad Puyear, 1 gallon; and Denny Duggins, 11 gallons.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Thompsons celebrate 65 years

    Walter and Alene Thompson of Hodgenville will celebrate their 65th anniversary Oct. 24, 2011.

    They were married Oct. 24, 1946, by Rev. Leslie R. Loyall.

    They have two children, Johnie Lane Thompson of Culvertown and Ramona Sherriel Martinez of Hodgenville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Jeffrey and Lisa Stanfield

    Jeffrey and Lisa Stanfield were married Oct. 16, 2010.

    They celebrated their first anniversary with a trip to Cumberland Falls.

  • Diabetes classes planned at Extension Office

    The LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service is teaming up with the Lincoln Trail District Health Department to hold a series of four weekly classes on “Taking Ownership of Your Diabetes.”

    In Kentucky, about 366,000 adults have diagnosed diabetes and an estimated 226,000 adults have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and are at very high risk for developing the disease.

    About 25 percent of Kentucky's Medicaid budget goes toward treating the complications of type 2 diabetes.

  • Lincoln Days Float Winners
  • PHOTO: LaRue County High School Class of 1960

  • Stephanie Burba named Homecoming candidate for WKU

    Twenty students are competing to become Western Kentucky University’s 2011 Homecoming queen.

    Among the contenders is Stephanie Burba, a biology/science and math education major from Magnolia. She is the daughter of Glen and Robin Burba and is sponsored by Phi Sigma Pi.

    Burba is also a recipient of a Science and Math Alliance for Recruitment and Retention of Teachers Scholarship. It provides $10,000 for the last two years of the teacher’s education program at WKU.

  • 'Remembering our Babies' service planned for Oct. 23

    The birth of a child is one of life’s greatest joys. But when a child dies by miscarriage, stillbirth, or as a newborn infant, the parents and family are often expected to respond as if the loss is less painful — and has less meaning — than the death of an older child, or of an adult. It can be upsetting when friends and relatives say things such as, “You can always have another baby.”