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Community News

  • 400 attend 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    About 400 people filled the auditorium of the Hodgenville Civic Center Sunday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that left 2,977 dead.

    The hour-long tribute honored those lives lost on 9-11-01 and the selfless service of firefighters, emergency medical workers, past and present military members and law enforcement officers.

    “The events of 9-11 have left its mark on each of us” said LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner. “And that mark was also left on America.”

  • Health department offers flu vaccine

    Fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches and tiredness. You guessed it, flu season is coming. Make plans now to protect yourself and your family from getting sick.

    The LaRue County Health Department will be offering the flu vaccine in the clinic on most Tuesday-Friday afternoons beginning Sept. 13. An appointment is needed by calling 358-3844. The cost for adults is $25 and only Passport, Medicare Part B and Kentucky State Employee Humana insurance can be billed.

  • 'Back to Sleep' can save your baby from SIDS

    The ‘Back to Sleep’ campaign began in 1994 as a way to educate parents, caregivers and health care providers about ways to reduce the risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The campaign was named for its primary recommendation to place healthy babies on their backs to sleep.

  • WIC program to issue EBT cards to local participants

    LaRue County Health Center will begin using a new upgraded web-based system to issue benefits for the Women, Infants and Children Program beginning on Oct. 27. The web-based system uses information gathered at WIC participant visits to issue Electronic Benefits Transfer cards to be used for WIC purchases. Offering the "eWIC" cards gives families the needed access to benefits without the delay and stigma of paper food instruments (checks) which most counties in Kentucky still use. 

  • ANNIVERSARY: Halls celebrate 40 years

    Donald and Brenda Hall will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18, 2011.

    They were married Sept. 18, 1971, at the home of Brenda’s parents.

    A reception will be 3-6 p.m. at their home on Poplar Street in Magnolia. All friends and relatives are invited.

    They have three children, Daphne Hall, Sherri Hall and Dennis Hall.

  • BIRTH: Dohns welcome Matthias Numon

    Alex and Megan Dohn of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Matthias Numon Dohn.

    Matthias was born at 2:09 a.m. July 16, 2011. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was 20-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary and Larry Huff of Hodgenville and Lowell and Cindy Hanson of Buffalo.

    Paternal grandparents are Joe and Glenda Dohn of Hodgenville.

  • PHOTO: Buffalo Class of 1951 holds reunion

    Buffalo Class of 1951 met for their 60th reunion in the community room at their former Buffalo High School on July 20. It is now the Buffalo School Apartments. Students attending were from left, Pauline Clyde Taylor, Russell Flanders, Lawrence “Buddy” Thomas, Betty Wicker McGuffey, Mildred Poore Finn, Bonnie Lou Reed Hibbs and Frankie Price. E.G. Sanders, their coach and teacher, attended. Also in attendance were classmates Ann Akers Fulkerson, Ilma Hutcherson Chaney and Virginia Underwood Hash.

  • CKAG artists donate paintings to Community Health Clinic fundraiser

  • Caven takes third mission trip to Dominican Republic

    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – Most Christians go their entire lives and bypass the opportunity to take an international mission trip. But Campbellsville University men’s and women’s tennis coach Kyle Caven has taken the bull by the horns and ventured to the Dominican Republic three times in the last calendar year.

  • Faithful Citizens Luncheon focuses on clean elections

    “The Road to Clean Elections” with Judy Banks, League of Women Voters will be the topic for the Sept. 20 Faithful Citizenship Luncheon in Bardstown’s Flaget Hall of the Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral, 5th and Stephen Foster.
    The free event begins at noon and lasts an hour. It is sponsored by Catholic Charities’ Parish Social Ministry.
    Bring a brown bag lunch; drinks will be provided.