During this time of year, many people are worried about the effects of sun exposure. We all need some sun exposure; it’s our primary source of vitamin D which helps build strong, healthy bones. However, too much unprotected exposure to the sun can cause skin damage, eye damage and even cancer. For this reason, it is very important for people to learn about the risks associated with overexposure to the sun and take the appropriate precautions to enjoy outdoor fun safely.
You may know how important credit scores are to obtaining a mortgage, getting a car loan, leasing an apartment, even getting a job. Your score is just as important as the information contained in a credit report that reflects the way an individual manages credit.
The Consumer Federation of America and VantageScore have developed an interactive quiz, www.creditscorequiz.org that includes the latest knowledge about an evolving credit score marketplace.
Do you suffer from asthma?
According to the Kentucky Asthma Surveillance Report 2009, asthma affects 8.6 percent of adults in Kentucky. Asthma is responsible for 6,000 hospitalizations per year, with approximately $62 million in inpatient hospital charges. A growing number of people are diagnosed with asthma each year. It isn’t clear why, though indoor and outdoor air pollution is known to be contributing factors.
Rosalinda and Ralph Kelley are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Nicole Kelley, and Ryan Michael Butler, son of Sharron and Michael Butler.
The bride to be is the granddaughter of Robert and Edna Kelley and the late Magdalena and Jose Dolores Colchado. She is a 2007 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2011 graduate of the University of Kentucky.
Two LaRue County Herald News staffers were recognized by parent company LCNI in the annual editorial contest.
Editor Linda Ireland and staff writer Candis Carpenter shared third place honors in Best Photo Page Layout among weekly newspapers. The judges had high praise of the 2010 Lincoln Days wrap featuring photos from the annual festival.
Comments included “Nice front page. Good use of dominant image.”
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.
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.