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Community News

  • Elvis heads back to Pigeon Forge

    Although Eddie Miles has aged since his first performance as Elvis at the Memories Theatre at Pigeon Forge, he’s looking forward to making new memories there.

    Eddie Miles, a Nelson County native who has appeared numerous times at the Lincoln Jamboree in Hodgenville, has made a living with his Elvis act for years and headlined at the Memories Theatre in Pigeon Forge in the ’90s as Elvis Presley. Now he said he’s returning to his old stage to headline again.

  • Fundraisers

    RELAY FOR LIFE: LaRue County’s Got Talent postponed

    The LaRue County’s Got Talent program will be postponed until fall. For more information, call Rosetta Lafollette at 270-734-6394

     

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Barbecue chicken and live auction

  • Fiber Artist Justine Dennis

    Justine Dennis, of New Haven, calls herself a fiber artist, and continues learning about her style of sewing she invented about 20 years ago, called Torsion Sewing.

    “As far as I know, nobody else does the same thing and it’s all done on the sewing machine,” she said.

    She added that many artist and gallery owners have told her that her style is unique and that they’ve never seen anything like it before.

  • NARFE Service Center

    Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met April 1 in the Elizabethtown Nolin RECC conference room. 

    The members brought used books to sell for donations to the NARFE treasury. The leftover books will be available at the NARFE State Convention in Bowling Green later in the month, with donations going to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

    A Spring Expo at Fort Knox on June 6 will showcase and introduce surrounding community organizations and the Chapter hopes to man a table for information and membership options. 

  • Learn before you burn

    Spring-cleaning season has arrived and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. The Kentucky Division for Air Quality reminds you to learn before you burn. Illegal burning could result in fines of up to $25,000 per day per violation.

    Many people may not realize that burning trash is illegal in Kentucky.

  • KHS to host series of cemetery preservation workshops

    The Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Preservation Program will host a series of 10 workshops throughout southern and eastern Kentucky to help Kentuckians preserve their local cemeteries.

  • Senior Activities

    Prime Time Band to perform

    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.

     

    Senior Citizens music

  • Shrek the Musical

    The Stephen Foster Drama Association received a $25,000 grant to present “Shrek the Musical,” and Bardstown is one of the first locations that presented the musical off of its national tour.

    The grant came from the Community Project and Development Fund, said Dawn Pryzstal, vice president of tourism expansion and marketing.

    “The Stephen Foster Drama Association receives a grant every July, but based on the scope of this project, the board wanted to be supportive of them off-cycle,” she said.

  • Friends combine efforts to create a great family atmosphere

    Long time friends Jesse Smith of Smokin’ Em All BBQ and Louie Payne of Arrowhead Archery recently combined their businesses in one building creating a sportsman’s dream atmosphere. Smokin’ Em All BBQ moved from its former location, across from the Hodgenville Post Office to its new location inside Arrowhead Archery at 195 Lee Oak Drive.

  • Community assists single moms with oil change event

    Harvestland Community Church,located at 4761 Lincoln ParkwayHodgenville, will be hosting its 8th Single Mom Oil Change event on Saturday, April 27th 2013 from 8a.m. to 3p.m.

    Inspired by a visit to Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown during their event several years ago, Rich Albertson of Harvestland Community Church brought this idea back with him to our community as a way of assisting single moms with routine vehicle maintenance allowing them to continue working to provide for their children.