Did you know that children today are in danger of having shorter life spans than their parents? And did you know that danger exists at least partially because of children's unhealthy daily activities?
We need to pay attention and redirect our children firmly toward daily physical activity and if possible, outdoor interaction with nature.
When the new Military Unit at Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System opens Feb. 1, those who serve our country will have a place to call home that meets their needs.
“I think it’s important for people to know that with the Military Unit in place, we will have a separate unit for military, a separate unit for CD (chemical dependency) patients and a separate psychiatric unit,’’ LTBHS Chief Executive Officer Chuck Webb said. “It’s something that will be better for our military.’’
If you want help with your goals for managing your weight or your money, come and join the Small Steps to Health & Wealth, 10-week program (Jan. 27-March 31). This is sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Service (358-3401) and will be offered in conjunction with the Thursday evening Family Fitness Club physical activity.
The Family Resource Centers for Hodgenville Elementary School and Abraham Lincoln Elementary School have started a family fitness club this school year that meets two nights a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 p.m.
Sonora auctioneer David L. Knight is not lacking for friends.
An outpouring of support for Knight, who suffered a series of debilitating strokes in September, reaped $20,000 over the weekend during a fundraiser held at Upton Community Center. Paralyzed from the neck down, Knight has been in medical care since suffering the strokes.
The event included a chili supper and an auction, where a 1930s antique bedroom suite, old coins, TVs and cakes were up for bid. Local businesses also donated items, such as gift certificates.
The Hardin County Historical Society will meet 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the State Theater Gallery, 209 West Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. The buffet dinner will be catered by Back Home. The price is $8.50 per person. For reservations, contact Judy French at 735-9698 or email@example.com by Jan. 21.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College plans to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this month with a biographical movie, "The Man and The Dream," followed by discussion. The movie will be shown 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 in room 112 of the Administration Building. Light refreshments will be served.
The movie is free and everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.