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  • PHOTO: Looking Back on 1959 LCHS dedication

    The LaRue County High School gym was dedicated in 1959. Superintendent Sam Sanders shared these photos of the dedication ceremony and other views of the school. He received the photos from Mickey Miller, son of former School Board Chairman Lee Miller.
     

  • Bill Justice named superintendent at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park

    Bill Justice has been named superintendent of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park.

    He takes over for Keith Pruitt, who retired several months ago.

    Justice began his duties in mid-August.

  • BIRTH: Merrimans welcome Ryleigh Ann

    Travis and Tiffany Merriman of Memphis, Ind., announce the birth of their daughter, Ryleigh Ann Merriman.

    Ryleigh was born at 3:52 p.m. Aug. 17, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds 1 ounce and was 19.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Sheriff Bobby Shoffner and Tammy Shoffner of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Merriman of Mooresville, Ind.

  • BIRTH: Jamie and Danette welcome Audra Reese

    Jamie and Danette Aubrey Skaggs of Summersville announce the birth of their daughter, Audra Reese Skaggs.

    Audra Reese was born at 6:57 p.m. July 5, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighted 7 pounds 14 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Will and Diana Aubrey of Summersville. Great-grandmother is Audra Walker of Summersville.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Kristen Dawn Pullin and James Edgar Brothers III

    Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Pullin of Hodgenville wish to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Kristen Dawn Pullin to James “Jim” Edgar Brothers III of Bardstown.

    The prospective groom is the son of Steve and Sandy Fenley of Bardstown and the late James Edgar Brothers Jr.

    A fall wedding is planned. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Hospice Thrift Shop needs donations

    The Hosparus Thrift Shoppe recently hosted a Back to School Fashion Show at its Helmwood Plaza location. A dozen models ranging in age from 6 to 17 sported the latest styles. With name brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Guess, these threads were cool enough for the most discerning young wardrobe.  
    Moira Taylor, Thrift Shoppe manager, says the Fashion Show boosted sales to more than $700 for the day.
    “We were thrilled with the turnout, donations and sales that day. Our models had a great time as well.”

  • Meats 101: Is it done yet?

     Would you like more help in understanding how to select different cuts of meat? Or learn the best ways to prepare meat depending to the type of cut it is? Come to the Meats 101 class at the Extension Office 11 a.m. Aug. 31 at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road.

  • PHOTO: Central Kentucky Art Guild Artist of the Month

    Joyce Lupresto was selected as the Central Kentucky Art Guild Artist of the Month. The theme for July was “Fantasy” and her painting was entitled “New Mexico Fantasy.” The painting is hanging at Cobblers Café in downtown Elizabethtown. The next meeting of the CKAG is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road. Visitors are welcome.

  • Reunion Calendar

    LCHS Class of 1981
    The LaRue County High School Class of 1981 will have a reunion beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Sportsman’s Lake, Hodgenville. The cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Send money to Mary Ann Crain, c/o Magnolia Bank, 651 W. Dixie Avenue, Elizabethtown, KY 42702.

    Ireland family reunion
    The Ireland family reunion will be 2 p.m. Sept. 4 at the youth center of Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Mount Sherman. Bring drinks and a covered dish. For more information, call 270-528-7238 or e-mail vb528@hotmail.com.
     

  • Sonora Days set for Aug. 26-28

    The annual Sonora Days Festival will be held Aug. 26-28.
    The festival was moved this year from June to August and in an effort to help deal with the heat, most events will be held in the grassy, more shaded areas near the churches and old elementary school.
    The weekend kicks off Friday evening with country music in front of Cardin’s ProLix.
    Competitors may register 6:30 a.m. Saturday for the 5K/3K walk/run. The event begins at 8 a.m. with lineup at the Sonora First Baptist Church parking lot. Entry fee is $15 or $20 on the day of the festival.