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Community News

  • Reunions - Aug. 27, 2014

     Skaggs/Bailey

    The Skaggs/Bailey reunion will be noon on Sept. 1 at Three Forks Bacon Creek Fellowship Hall. Potluck lunch. For more information, contact Imogene Warren at imogene@scrtc.com or 270-324-3725.

     

    Class of 1969

  • PHOTO: Lincoln at Kentucky State Fair
  • Community Calendar - August 27, 2014

     District Court canceled

    LaRue District Court has been canceled for Aug. 27. Any cases scheduled for that date will be continued to Sept. 3.

    Community forum: Quality of Life

  • Fundrai$ers - Aug. 27, 2014

     CAR WASH: Elder vacation to Disney World

    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.

     

  • COLUMN: Fall prevention for older adults

     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.

  • COLUMN: Tips for caring for aging parents

     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. 

  • ANNIVERSARY: Whitlows celebrate 50 years

    James “Jimmy” and Brenda Sidebottom Whitlow of Hodgenville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 23, 2014.

    The couple married on Aug. 23, 1964, in Knoxville, Tennessee, in a ceremony conducted by Rev. Perry Ginn.

    They have four children, Jason (Trista) Whitlow, Judy Shelton, Jamie (Abe) Shelton and Jenny (Eric) Allen; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

    The Whitlows celebrated with a trip and plan to have a gathering with their family.

  • COLUMN: Treat your parents as you would like to be treated

    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.

  • Coloring contest winners: Garrett and Kaylee

    Garrett Dohn and Kaylee Hatcher were the winners of The LaRue County Herald News’ Back-to-School Coloring Contest.

    They received a goodie bag filled with fun school and craft supplies. Their artwork was displayed in the newspaper’s office, along with the other entries.

    Garrett is the son of Joe and Glenda Dohn. Kaylee is the granddaughter of Tommy Hatcher.

    Our thanks to all who entered. 

  • Rutledge: $1,000 scholarship

     Kelsey Rutledge of Hodgenville has been selected for a University of the Aftermarket Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

    She plans to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College to study automotive technology.

    The 2014 LaRue County High School graduate is the daughter of Robert Rutledge and Twala Rutledge.