A neighborhood chapter of the American Sewing Guild meets at 6 p.m. the first Monday each month at the LaRue County Extension office. For more information, contact Master Clothing Volunteer Rosa Smith at 270-358-9049.
Hodgenville City Council
Hodgenville City Council meets 7 p.m. the second Monday at Hodgenville Civic Center (city hall).
The 2015 Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky program is set for Jan. 16-17 in Lexington, and Montana Metcalf is preparing to represent LaRue County.
Metcalf, the daughter of Greg Metcalf and Melissa Metcalf, won LaRue County’s Distinguished Young Woman program in August. She performed a gymnastics routine, showing off tumbling skills, dance, cheer motions and other choreography.
She left Sunday to stay with a host family. The first preliminary is 7 p.m. Jan. 16. The second preliminary is 1 p.m. Saturday. Finals are 7 p.m. Saturday.
Multivitamins and minerals marketing campaigns claiming to improve your health and reduce your risk of chronic disease constantly bombard us. Dietary supplements are a multibillion-dollar industry. In 2012, dietary supplement sales reached $11.5 billion. In a 2013, the U.S. Government Accountability Office reported more than half of all U.S adults have taken a dietary supplement in the past month. The 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey showed 34 percent of children and adolescents take a vitamin or mineral supplement.
The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.
Dance at Senior Center
A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at the LaRue County Senior Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will play a variety of country and rock classics. Admission is $4. For more information, call Jim Walters at 270-737-5655.
The Elizabethtown, Hardin, LaRue Retired Teachers’ Association will meet 1:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at Stone Hearth Restaurant, 1001 North Mulberry, Elizabethtown. The meal will be $12, followed by a presentation from Virgil Willoughby of the Elizabethtown Police Department. The community service project is spaghetti sauce and pasta. For more information, call 270-737-8063.