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Community News

  • PHOTO: Class of 1954

    The Hodgenville High School Class of 1954 held their 60th reunion in August. Front from left, Kitty Priddy Dixon, Ginger Comer Luzon, Shirley Hazlewood Hornback, Frances Brewer Wheeler, Patsy Perkins Forrest; middle, Rose Marie Middleton Guy, Delores Isbell Salsman, Dorothy Tharp Wheeler, Sue Robinson Smith, Reba Skaggs Duell, Bobby Heady, A.R. “Robbie” Hatcher; back, Carroll Lawson, Dale Morris, Ruth Ann Atherton Brown, Donald Davenport, James (Chico) Nunn, Dean Hunt, Jackie Bradley, Murrell Smith and R.M. Fulkerson.

  • COLUMN: Breastfeeding, a winning goal for life

    The 2014 World Breastfeeding Week theme, “Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life,” acknowledges that when mothers and babies succeed in their breastfeeding plans, they can enjoy a lifetime of benefits.

  • COLUMN: Save $1,000 in 10 months

    Do you have $1,000 set aside for emergencies? If you already do, you could probably use another $1,000 in that account. Experts recommend keeping at least three months expenses in a reliable, liquid account.

    Get started with these four steps.

  • Great Outhouse Blowout is Sept. 13

    It’s off the races again for Penn’s Store’s Great Outhouse Blowout on Sept. 13.

    The Great Outhouse Blowout began in 1992 at the dedication of Penn’s Store’s first outhouse. To this day, the Gravel Switch store still does not have running water, and the annual blowout now serves as its primary fundraiser.

  • 4-H Forestry Field Day
  • BIRTH: Detres welcome John Abram

    Caden and Ella Grace Detre are proud to announce the birth of their baby brother, John Abram Detre. 

    John Abram was born July 23, 2014, at Woman's Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces, and was 19-inches long.

    He is the son of Josh and Dana Detre of Zachary, Louisiana. He was welcomed home by his grandparents, John and Carlotta Detre of Hodgenville, and Wayne and Mary Lou Stephens of Hawesville.

  • COLUMN: It's never too early to read to your children

    To help get your children ready for kindergarten, the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood reminds everyone that young children need nutritious food, stimulating toys and lots of hugs and kisses. But beginning at birth, they also need to be talked, sung and read to.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Ashley Payne and Chris Miller

    Ashley Payne and Chris Miller, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Melissa and Louie Payne of Hodgenville. She graduated from LaRue County High School in 2008, and is the co-owner and kitchen manager of Arrowhead Archery and BBQ.

    The prospective groom is the son of Janet and Tom Miller of Hodgenville. He is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School. He works as an EMT with Hardin County EMS and is an active firefighter for Sonora Fire Department. 

  • Community News

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    Alice Lee Thomas was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital and released on Saturday.

    John Smith, Rev. Jerry Wilkinson and Rosalyn Wilkinson attended the 149th Annual General Association of Kentucky Baptist at the Hilton Hotel, Lexington.

    The Barbour/Thompson/Jordan family reunion convened Saturday at the Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

    Last Sunday was the anniversary and annual homecoming at Pleasant Union Baptist Church, Campbellsville.

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