The third annual Veteran’s Day parade and ceremony were held Sunday, Nov. 6 in Hodgenville.
William “Smitty” Smith was the parade’s grand marshal. He has been a member of American Legion Post 87 for more than 40 years and is a U.S. Army veteran.
Capt. Chad Lorenz, Rear Detachment Commander for 6th Squadron, 4th Calvary Regiment, Fort Knox, was the guest speaker at the ceremony held after the parade at Hodgenville Civic Center.
“The Singing Princess,” a stage adaption of the popular children's book of the same name, will be produced in the Russ Mobley of the Alumni Building at 114 University Drive, Campbellsville, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18.
The production is free and open to the public.
Starr Garrett, artistic director of the play, said they are encouraging parents to read the book with their children and then take them to the production.
U.S. Army Reserves Pvt. Tyler D. Litton graduated Oct. 21, 2011, from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
During the nine weeks of training, Litton studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.
Sunrise Manor Volunteers’ Executive Board voted to help fund Christmas presents for Adult Day Care participants by holding a bake sale, featuring homemade cookies and candy, Dec. 16 at the facility’s gift shop.
At the board’s Nov. 1 meeting, Tickle Ragland, historian, reported that the scrapbook is almost up to date, but she needs pictures of volunteer activities. Ann Easton reported $4,398.15 in the organization’s treasury.
The Magnolia High School graduating classes of 1948 and 1949 held a reunion in October at Paula’s Hot Biscuit. Front from left, Genrose Gardner Williams, Iva Chaudoin Phelps and Margie Chaudoin Pickett; back, Fred Marr, Kenneth Bell, Calvin Hawk and Howard Ragland.