Did you know that women over age 55 tend to have higher cholesterol levels than men? Elevated blood cholesterol is one of three major risk factors for coronary heart disease. Cigarette smoking and high blood pressure are the other two. All women older than 20 should have their cholesterol checked by their doctor.
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The Living Waters Guatemala Team was guest speaker at the Hodgenville Rotary Club. They shared stories about their water projects and the difference they are making in the western highlands of Guatemala.
The team is working on its second annual Living Waters Guatemala Benefit Dinner and Concert to be held Oct. 17 at John Hardin High School with Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours.
The 2009-10 Leadership LaRue County class members were announced last week.
They are Doug Akin, LG&E; Shelley Brackett, West Point Bank; Deena Bradley, Magnolia Bank; Dr. Tom Davenport, ECTC; Jill Gray, Renaissance Recycling; Scott Miller, Farm Bureau; Amanda Reed, LaRue County Schools; Pam Stephens, Lincoln National Bank; and Darin Williams, Dow Corning.
The class spent several days at Camp Loucon in Grayson County for team building.