The Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition will meet 6 p.m. Oct. 2 at the LaRue County Extension Office, Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. It is open to anyone with interest in early diagnosis, reduction of complications, prevention and elimination of diabetes. For more information or to register for classes, contact Melissa Conder at 769-1601, Ext. 1035.
The Sunrise Manor and Friends art exhibit at the Lincoln Museum Community Room showcases local talent. This display shows items exhibited by W.D. Burden, Emogene Gardner, Nancy Sprowles, K. Brey, Silver Angels Day Care, Dolly Marcum, Mary Lou Owen and Evelyn Gibbons. There will be a reception 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The public is invited.
Many of us think of our “bucket” lists with a wistful eye toward sandy beaches, cruises to ports unknown or helicopter rides. For Joseph Kareth, a 94-year-old Hosparus patient, his dream trip included a much shorter and simpler journey. He wanted to go to his own basement. With the help of his Hosparus nurse Melissa Griffin and certified nursing assistant Jorge Rosabal, Joseph recently made it down a flight of stairs for the first time in nearly a year.
It has been more than 150 years since the first battle of the Civil War, but it is estimated that thousands of individuals spend billions of dollars each year to participate in or attend Civil War reenactments.
Kim Miller-Spillman, an associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, has spent her career researching historical re-enactors to learn the importance of period clothing in recreating historical events and in their lives.