Deanna Kapp shared the story of how she escaped from an abusive relationship Monday night, at a candlelight vigil to raise awareness for domestic violence, at the LaRue County Courthouse. Kapp said she was held captive by an abusive husband for nearly 20 days, before she was able to leave him and break the cycle of violence.
The Central Kentucky Arts Series offers several entertainment options this fall and next spring.
The 43rd CKAS season opens with The Golden Dragon Acrobats (www.goldendragonacrobats.com) at Powell Auditorium on the campus of Campbellsville University 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Door admission is $15 adult; $5 children.
The Wood and Strings Theatre (www.woodandstrings.net) will perform “Out of the Mist ... A Dragon” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Campbellsville High School in Hamilton Auditorium. Door admission is $10 adult; $3 children.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission has accepted a settlement that permits Farmers Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. to raise its rates in order to increase its annual revenue by $3.69 million, or about 9.8 percent.
Farmers negotiated the settlement – which gives the rural electric cooperative about $350,000 less in annual revenue than it requested – with the Office of Attorney General.
Jenee Burd of Hodgenville recently opened Kid’s Consignments just off the square in Hodgenville.
Burd, the daughter of Pat and Linda Burd of Hodgenville, said her mom’s store, Lincoln Square Consignments had so many items that it was hard to find anything. So they found a store and moved all the children’s items to the new location. They are taking winter consignments on a 50/50 basis and pay customers on the first of each month.
Just in time for Halloween, the store has a supply of costumes.
Army Pfc. Charles E. Davis II has graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga. The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training.
Davis is a 2000 graduate of LaRue County High School.
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.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet now offers 511 traffic information through Twitter. This feature provides the latest road closures, delays, construction areas and vehicle crashes. Sign up through Twitter to follow “KYTC511” and receive the latest updates through e-mail and cell phones. Visit http://twitter.com and sign up for a free account.