The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs that may be checked out.
Books – Come Home by Lisa Scottoline; Following Your Heart by Jery Eicher; Same Sun Here by Silas House; Vanish in Plain Sight by Marta Perry; Cornbread Mafia by James Higdon; House Beautiful: Decorating with Books; Flea Market Finds by Matthew Mead; Strength Training Anatomy Workout 2 by Frederick Delavier; and Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed.
Katelyn Elizabeth Davila of Hodgenville and John Douglas Henderson of Summersville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride to be is a 2008 graduate of LaRue County High School and a student at Western Kentucky University where she is majoring in management with a double concentration in business administration and human resources management.
She is the daughter of Barbara Howard Davila of Hodgenville and Larry Davila of Phenix City, Ala., and the granddaughter of Lura Leigh Thomas of Hodgenville.
This time of year we all soon have the opportunity to enjoy locally grown strawberries. The Farmers Market is at the Extension Office parking area at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road 2-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.
Here’s information on how to make your own strawberry jam or you can follow the manufacturer’s instructions on any type of pectin product such as Sure Jell.
The 6th Annual All Veterans Reunion In Kentucky will be held May 18-19 at the American Legion Fairgrounds in Lawrenceburg. A new feature of this year's reunion will be the "Scott Harper Memorial Motorcycle Run and Show."
James Higdon, author of “The Cornbread Mafia” had a book signing Monday at Lincolns Loft in Hodgenville. Left, Lisa Downs of New Haven asked Higdon to sign her copy. The book deals with the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history.
National Day of Prayer service
Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold a National Day of Prayer service beginning at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, May 3. The program will last about 45 minutes. For more information, contact Judy Hensley at 358-3103 ext. 1060.
Comedienne and author Chonda Pierce will serve as keynote speaker at the 16th annual Kentucky Christian Writers Conference June 22-23 at Grace Heartland Church in Elizabethtown.
A “meet and greet” with conference faculty will be 7-9 p.m. June 21 at the church.
Pierce has authored six books, including her most recent release, Laughing in the Dark.
As a part of our community’s preparation for LaRue County’s Relay for Life event on May 11-12 at Hodgenville Elementary School, the local Relay for Life Committee is recognizing individual cancer survivors, caretakers and the teams who are raising funds for the event.
With a little more than a week until Relay 2012, LaRue County Relay for Life teams are scrambling to reach the $49,500 goal for this year’s event scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. May 11 at Hodgenville Elementary School. This year’s Relay runs through noon, Saturday, May 12.
Regina Childress, County Chair, is pleased with the teams’ progress and notes that many teams still have events planned for this week and through May 12 including Buffalo Baptist, Veirs Crew, Howardstown Relay and the Boaters, Campers and Horse Lovers teams.