If you always ignore pleas for letters to contact officials for something you want done – or not done – you are missing a beat. Letters to elected officials do count, even when it’s not what the legislator wants to hear. Enough letters in the mail and the issue and opinions grow with importance.
The South Fork Area Homemakers met Dec. 15 at the LaRue County Extension Office with Emogene Gardner presiding. Hostesses were Ann Flanders and Norma Jean McDonald.
Present were Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Ann Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Amanda Gatewood, Hazel Hodges, Doris Jean Holleran, Norma Jean McDonald, Mary Lou Owen, Billy Shahayda, Della Thomas and Exie Elliott.
Veterans Upward Bound at Western Kentucky University will begin spring classes 8:30 a.m. Jan. 19 in Jones-Jaggers Hall.
Veterans who do not have a dishonorable discharge are welcome to join the program to attend these free classes. An application is required before attending and Director Randy Wilson said there are plenty of slots open. Prior participants do not have to reapply.
The general manager of The LaRue County Herald News has been selected as editor of The News-Enterprise.
Ben Sheroan, who began his journalism career at the Elizabethtown newspaper in 1974, assumed the new responsibilities Monday. He will continue in his role with the Herald News during an interim period.
Sheroan, 52, is a Hardin County native and graduate of North Hardin High School. In addition to his 18-month tenure here in LaRue County, he has served in a similar capacity with The Record, a weekly newspaper serving Grayson County.