Brentley Williams, the 17-month-old grandson of Randy and Janice Williams, and son of Micha and Harley Williams of Elizabethtown, was the winner of the 13-24 month baby contest at the Heartland Baby Contest on Aug. 23. He's held by his grandfather, Randy.
Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in Bullitt, Hart, LaRue, Marion and Washington counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care. Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in foster care because of dependency, neglect or abuse to ensure these children are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. Volunteers are not required to reside in the county where a board meets.
The South Fork Mud Sharks won the eighth annual Mud Volleyball Tournament held Aug. 22 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. The Sharks were undefeated in the 12-team tourney. Proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. From left, Tyler Howell, Tyler Hornback, Larry Howell, Kayla McDowell, Katie Hornback, Cody Howell, Bethany Akin and Kay Howell.
Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold a car wash 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 29. Cost is $5 for wash and additional $3 for vacuum. Pick up and delivery available by calling 270-358-3105. All proceeds will be used for the elder’s vacation to Disney World.
Yard sale at Family Worship Center
Family Worship Center will hold a yard sale beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at 80 Phillips Lane, Hodgenville.
Taking a fall can be scary at any age, but for senior adults a fall can lead to serious and sometimes devastating consequences. Falls are the leading cause of death from unintentional injuries among older adults and the leading cause of traumatic brain injury among Kentucky residents age 65 and older.
According to the Center for Disease Control, the death rates from falls among older men and women have risen sharply over the past decade.
As an adult child taking care of an aging parent, it can be a challenge to know when to step in and become more involved in their care. Sometimes it’s easy to identify when the right time is, but usually it is not. Even approaching the topic can be tricky. Emotions will run high and words can be misconstrued.