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  • Chamber of Commerce dinner planned for June 23

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner will be held June 23 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville.

    The Chamber will present several awards: Outstanding Citizen Award, Outstanding Business or Professional Person, Spirit Award and President's Award. The recipient's of these awards have been selected, but will remain a secret until the awards presentation.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Marian Bennett Thornbury and Marshall Camden Civils

    Marian Bennett Thornbury and Marshall Camden Civils, both of Lexington, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride to be received a B.A. from the University of Alabama and M.A. from the University of Kentucky.

    She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Justice Thornbury.

    The prospective groom received a B.A. from Western Kentucky University.

    He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Alexander Civils Jr. of Greer, S.C.

    The wedding is July 23, 2011, in Lexington.

  • BIRTH: Higginbothams welcome Jillian Marie

    Adam and Amanda Parker Higginbotham of Lexington are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Jillian Marie.

    Jillian was born at 1:02 a.m. May 17, 2011, and weighed 6 pounds 7 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    She is welcomed home by two sisters, Claire Elizabeth and Lucy Danielle.

    Maternal grandparents are Linda Marie and Bud Ireland of Hodgenville; and Roger and Elaine Parker of Pennsylvania.

    Paternal grandparents are Charlene and Ken Kuykendall of Birmingham, Ala.; and the late Jim Higginbotham.

  • PHOTO: Locks of Love donation

    Catherine Spalding, 6, of Hodgenville, donated 9 3/4-inches of her hair to Locks of Love.
    Her hair was cut by Ms. Kathy at Country Cuttin'.
    The program provides hair pieces to children who suffer loss of hair due to illness.

  • SCHOLARSHIP: Abby Sullivan wins award from Hodgenville Woman's Club

    Abby Sullivan, a 2011 graduate of LaRue County High School, is the winner of the Hodgenville Woman’s Club scholarship.

    She will receive $500 for college expenses.

    She was active in FFA, Pep Club and Teens against Drugs and a leader in many other school-related activities. During her senior year she was president of FBLA and captain of the cheerleading squad. She also volunteered at the school’s American Red Cross blood drives.

    Sullivan plans to attend WKU and study nursing.

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings plans yard sale

  • Chynna Michelle Shipp recognized by President

    Chynna Michelle Shipp was among 110 students recognized by President Barack Obama for outstanding academic achievement May 24 at John L. Ramsey Middle School.

    Shipp, a sixth-grader at the school, received the President's Award for Educational Excellence for earning a 3.5 grade point average her first semester. The award recognizes leaders who have transitioned well from elementary to middle school.

    She was among 147 students to receive the United States National Leadership Merit Award for earning a 3.0 GPA their first semester.

  • WIC - Are you eligible?

    If you are pregnant, recently had a baby, are breastfeeding or have a child under the age of five, you may be eligible for the Women, Infants and Children Program, said Roxanne O. True, M.S., L.D., R.D., director of Nutrition Services and WIC for Lincoln Trail District Health Department.

  • Fundraiser Calendar

    Golf Scramble
    The annual Jaden’s Day event will be having a Golf Scramble 1 p.m. June 25 at Buffalo Golf Course. Proceeds to the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies in Louisville. Teams can still sign-up. For more information call James McBride at 270-735-7919.
     
    Moonlight Big Band to perform at My Old Kentucky Home

  • Community Calendar: Updated 05/24/2011

    Asthma Forum
    Hardin Memorial Hospital will host a free asthma forum 5:30-8 p.m. May 25. Registration is required by calling 1-800-280-1601, Ext. 1063. Dinner will be provided.

    LaRue County Library Board
    The LaRue County Public Library Board will meet 5:15 p.m. May 26, instead of the third Thursday this month. For more information, call Dana Jolly at 358-3851.
     
    Support for Families with Autism