Samuel Earl and Alta Florence of Hodgenville will celebrate their 65th anniversary Nov. 2, 2011.
They were married in 1946 in LaRue County and are members of Union Christian Church.
They have six children, Janice Florence Graham of Harrodsburg, Barbara Florence Finnicum of Elizabethtown, Patricia Florence Burroughs of Hodgenville, Michael Stephen Florence, deceased, George Bradley Florence of Hodgenville, and Samuel Earl Florence Jr. of Buffalo; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
A renovated Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal will reopen to the public with a ceremony at 2 p.m. on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. The museum at 125 East Main St. in downtown Frankfort is operated by the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs.
CLASS: Managing and Dining with Diabetes
The “Managing and Dining with Diabetes” class series will be at the Extension Office on four Thursdays: Oct. 27, Nov.3, 10 and 17. Sessions are 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. No fee, but registration is required. Call 358-3401 to register or get a class brochure. The class is co-sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Service & Lincoln Trail District Health Department.
Trunk-or-Treat, hayride and party at Wesley Meadows
Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church will host trunk-or-treat, a hayride, party and chili supper 5-7 p.m. Oct. 29. For more information, call 358-3300.
Robert E. “Bob” Brown, former principal of LaRue County High School, passed away Oct. 18, 2011, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home at the age of 84.
Brown was well known in the community, having served as director of transportation, probation parole officer, radio personality and auctioneer. He was a member of Hodgenville Christian Church.
Brown, a native of Winchester, Tenn., was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. After service, he attended Sewanee University and Middle Tennessee State University where he played basketball and football.
Prepare to be spooked Monday night as trick-or-treaters will be out in force in both county and city.
In LaRue County and Hodgenville, the time is 6-8 p.m.; in Upton, it’s 5-7 p.m.
Downtown Hodgenville will be filled with little goblins, princesses and hobos for the annual Trick-or-Treat on Lincoln Square. In past years, about 1,500 people have participated.
The City will close the square to vehicular traffic and offer extra police patrols to provide a safe evening for families, according to Mayor Terry Cruse.
Connie Noe of Hodgenville and the late Jerry Noe and Noreen and Marc Clemmons of Westchester, Ohio, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Tiffany Marie Higdon and David Cole Smith.
The bride to be is a graduate of LaRue County High School.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Green County High School.
The wedding is November 2011 in Kentucky. Formal invitations have been sent.
Following the ceremony, the couple plans to reside in Nashville, Tenn.