The Mother of the Year Award is sponsored by the LaRue County Extension Homemakers and will be announced at the LaRue County Fairgrounds during the AGstravaganza event on Friday, July 22 at 7 p.m. Nomination forms are available at the LaRue County Extension Office (270-358-3401) or can be found on the Extension Office website on the Family and Consumer Sciences page at http://larue.ca.uky.edu/FamilyConsumerSciences.
Cole Hughes of Hodgenville and Jada Gray of Glendale will be united in marriage at 5 p.m. on July 16 at Glendale Christian Church.
Hughes is the son of Eric and Angela Hughes and Gray is the daughter of Amanda Boone. DeWayne Gibson will be officiating the wedding.
The best man will be Caleb Canter and the groomsmen Matthew Hornback, Ryan Abell, Wesley Kessinger, Chris Crowe, Andrew Kerr, and Kyle Weiner. The co-maids of honor will be Alii Sallee and Courtney Helton and the bridesmaids Jessalyn Stivers, Olivia Allen, Emily Crowe, Jillian Hughes, and Haley Holt.
Wendell and Frieda (Thompson) Benningfield of Magnolia were married in Hodgenville, KY on July 9,1966.
The couple has 4 children: Tim (Cathy) Benningfield of Shepherdsville, Ruth (Billy) Middleton of Magnolia, Mark (Nikki) Benningfield of Elizabethtown, and the late Robert Wesley Benningfield. They have 6 grandchildren- Courtney, Leah, Luke, Eli, Jaiden, and Logan.
A celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,eastern time, on Saturday, July 16 at LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville. Family and friends are welcome. No gifts please!
Rex Thompson returned home from Hardin Memorial Hospital last Saturday. The Embree Family Reunion was held during the Fourth of July weekend.
First Baptist- This Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. will be Bible Study. On Sunday, July 24, Reverend Wilkinson and First Baptist Hodgenville will be the guest at First Baptist Church in Springfield for their annual homecoming. On Sunday, July 31, First Baptist will fellowship with Lane Lincoln.
Thought for the week: TO BE HAPPY YOU MUST: Let go of what’s gone. Be grateful for what remains. Look forward to what is coming next.
Congratulations to Cheyenne Baird and Ryan Montgomery on birth of son Bentley Scott on July 7. Proud grandparents are Robin and Sandra Baird. On July 2, we attended birthday party for great niece Addalynn Grace who celebrated her 2nd birthday at Freeman Lake Park. On July 4, we attended the Community Potluck and fireworks at Sportsman Lake.
In wake of the news surrounding the recent police shootings, Hodgenville American Legion Post #87 will be hosting an appreciation dinner for local law enforcement, civil servants and other emergency responders.
The appreciation dinner is Saturday, August 13 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Hodgenville American Legion. The meal is free for all LaRue County law enforcement, civil servants and other emergency responders that are in uniform. The cost of the meal for everyone else is $10 each.