Kentucky Baroque Trumpets will present the first of this season's “Red Doors on Third” concert series at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 211 North Third Street, in downtown Bardstown.
Five members of the LaRue County Relay for Life County Committee attended the Mid-South Summit in Birmingham, Ala. Pictured are Rosetta LaFollette, activities chair; Regina Childress, county chair; Bill Hawkins, American Cancer Society district representative; Kathy Ross, survivor chair; and Beverly Veirs, luminaria chair. They attended sessions on the 2012 Relay which will be held May 13-14. The annual kickoff event will be held in early November so now is the time to begin gathering your teams.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17
8-9 a.m. - 5K Run
10 a.m. - Parade
Immediately following parade: dessert auction, silent auction, raffle, food and craft booths, children's games
11:30 a.m. - Car show
Noon - Vincent Family Gospel Singers
1 p.m. - Cake Walk at Community Center
1 p.m. - Softball game
2 p.m. - Bingo at Community Center
2:30 p.m. - check in for baby contest
3 p.m. - Baby contest begins
5:30 p.m. - Check in for Jr. Miss and Miss Upton
The Northeast Nelson Historical Harvest Homecoming will be Sept. 23-25 in Bloomfield.
A parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, with floats, antique tractors and old cars.
Vendors and craftspeople will have booths on Depot Street, and a Meet and Greet will be held at the Masonic Building all day Saturday. People are invited to bring artifacts and photos to show and share, but they should not leave any items unattended.
After seeing the design for the stained glass windows to be installed at the New Haven Library branch once construction is complete, the Nelson County Libraries Board of Trustees Thursday approved the official hire of Laura Mentor to design and build windows for both new library branches.
Mentor designed the stained-glass piece in the main library branch.
“People do admire that piece and people come from other places to see it as well,” Libraries Director Sharon Shanks said.
The other day someone said to me, “It’s just one event after another for you, isn’t it?” And I replied “Yes, the Chamber always has something going on.” The Chamber of Commerce is always planning and doing projects and events for our local businesses and for the betterment of the community.
One project we have been working on for some time and are very excited about is a virtual kiosk featuring LaRue County. The virtual kiosk will hang in the storefront window of the Chamber office.
Recent findings indicate that even infants and toddlers are now at risk for becoming obese. Current national figures for infants and toddlers show that one in 10 is overweight and more than 20 percent of children between the ages 2 and 5 are already overweight or obese.
Early obesity can lead to adult overweight or obesity and the chronic diseases that stem from weight management issues. Reversing this alarming trend is critical for parents or caregivers to ensure health for children as they grow up. Recommendations include the following: