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Community News

  • '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.

  • Joel Ray Sprowls reflects on his past and future at the Lincoln Jamboree

    Joel Ray Sprowls.
    The name is synonymous with LaRue County, country music and The Lincoln Jamboree.
    People may forget where Abraham Lincoln was born – but they know Joel Ray. Anyone who has worked the LaRue County booth at the Kentucky State Fair can attest to that fact.
    Fair visitors smile as they share tales about the entertainment and jokes they heard at the Jamboree – even if they attended decades ago.

  • Vietnam veterans to meet

    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051, The Gold Vault Patriots, will meet 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Nolin RECC conference room, 411 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. All Vietnam and Vietnam era veterans (August 1964-May 1975) are invited to attend. Anyone who wants to join the chapter,  bring a copy of your DD214 and $20 for membership dues. For more information, contact Sally Johns at 352-2765 or bird5lady2@hotmail.com.