A benefit dinner and auction to help with medical expenses of Mary Jane Price will be held Saturday June 25 at Linwood Fire Department. There will be a Gospel Singing and a BBQ dinner. Dinner will be from 5-7 p.m. central time; auction will begin at 7:15 p.m. All donations would be appreciated, pick up for donated auction items is available. If you have an auction item to donate or for more information call 270-531-2862 or 270-531-7756.
We extend our deepest sympathy to the family of John Williams of Glasgow who passed away Sunday, June 12. His funeral was last Saturday afternoon at First Baptist in Glasgow with Reverend Jeff Williams officiating. Burial was at the Lou Greene Cemetery. He was the brother to Denise Stewart of Hodgenville.
Barry Bell was admitted to Hardin Memorial last Friday and released. Kerry Smith was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last Saturday and released.
President Teddy Roosevelt, defender of the great outdoors, will visit central Kentucky on July 4th, 2016, in honor of the Centennial of the National Park Service. Living history presenter Joe Wiegand will make presentations at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, Hodgenville, and the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.
The National FFA Organization awarded a $1000 Fastline Publications scholarship to Hunter Thomas, of the LaRue County High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Fastline Publications as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Thomas plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Western Kentucky University.
This scholarship is one of 1,820 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently 116 sponsors contribute more than $2.6 million to support scholarships for students.
Gene and Elisabeth Grimes were married at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Buffalo, KY on June 24, 1966. The couple has two children, Rhonda (Robert) Cundiff of Hodgenville, and Chris (Laura) Grimes of Buffalo. They are grandparents to Noah and Rachel Cundiff and Aeryn and Aydan Grimes. They have two bonus grandchildren, Chris and Chelsey Lee. A celebration will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Christian Life Center in Buffalo, KY. Family and friends are welcome.