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Community News

  • Reunions

    LCHS Class of 1964

    The LaRue County High School Class of 1964 will hold its 50th reunion Oct. 4 at Decades Restaurant in Magnolia. Registration begins at 5 p.m. Class members may ride the class float in the Lincoln Days Parade.

    Nelson

    The Nelson family reunion is 1:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Coon Hunter’s Club in Summersville. Potluck. For more information, contact Teresa Smith at teresafsmith@yahoo.com or 270-849-8251.

  • ECTC holds open house for 50th anniversary

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College opened its doors in 1964 to 355 students. Now, with nearly 7,000 students, the college is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an open house and homecoming 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

    Homecoming activities will be held in the James S. Owen Building, the first building on campus, named for the college’s first president. There, visitors will find historical displays and refreshments, and have the opportunity to visit with former classmates and teachers.

  • COLUMN: Sign up now for 4-H sewing classes

    A series of four sewing classes will be offered in October and November for beginning sewers. No sewing experience is necessary. 

    The class is open to 4-H age youth, ages 9 to 18. Participants will be making a variety of items that can be used as holiday presents. The classes will be taught by Master Clothing Volunteer Judy Greenwell.  Class size is limited. Participants must call the Extension office at 270-358-3401 to register to participate. 

  • ANNIVERSARY: Greers celebrate 55 years

    Kenny and Marilyn Greer will celebrate their 55th anniversary on Oct. 3, 2014.

    A trip is planned at a later date.

    Their children are Neicha (Wendell) Pottinger and Leicha (David) Howell. They have four grandchildren and one great grandson.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Cundiffs celebrate 60 years

    Joe and Mattie Stearman Cundiff of Taylorsville, celebrated their 60th wedding on Oct. 1, 2014.

    They were married at Friendship Baptist Church #2 in LaRue County on Oct. 1, 1954, by Rev. L.B. Cantrell. They have four children.

  • Passport named 19th in country

    Passport Health Plan has been named the #19 Medicaid health plan in the United States – up from #21 last year – and the top Medicaid plan ranked in Kentucky by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Passport Health Plan was the only Medicaid plan in Kentucky to be ranked in the top 100 by NCQA.

  • COLUMN: Sunrise Volunteers

    Sunrise Volunteers sponsored a gospel concert on Sept. 21 at the Hodgenville Civic Center. All proceeds benefit Sunrise Manor residents.

    Local talent included The Brotherhood, Jeff Johnson, Brighter Day, Patrick Banks, Young at Heart, Bob Cooper and Tim Shockley. The music was superb and everyone had a good time.

    Residents asked me to thank the Sunrise Volunteers and performers for their concern and caring for them.

    Also many residents asked me to thank LaRue Countians for supporting their fundraising events in the past.

  • Hosparus offers free grief support groups

    Hosparus facilitates free Loss of Someone Special Support Groups (LOSS) in Campbellsville and Elizabethtown:

    • Campbellsville – grieving adults

    5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2

    Hosparus Green River

    295 Campbellsville Bypass, Suite 5

    • Elizabethtown – loss of a partner or spouse

    3-4:30 p.m., Oct. 6 and 20; Nov. 3 and 17; and Dec. 1 and 15

    Hosparus Central Kentucky

    105 Diecks Dr.

  • DAV mobile unit announces schedule

    So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they have earned. There is so much to know ... and so many changes from one year to the next. That is why the nonprofit DAV (Disabled American Veterans) offers help.

    The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to personally provide the best counseling and claim filing assistance available. 

    Like all DAV services, help from the Mobile Service Office is free to all veterans and members of their families. All times are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Bookmobile Schedule - October 2014

     Oct. 1 – West Point Bank, Maxine Road, Mill Road, New Jackson Highway

    Oct. 2 - Laugh & Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L&N, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road, Dana Drive

    Oct. 6 - First Friends, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road

    Oct. 7 - Rose Circle, Miami Court, Cox Lane, Landmark Drive, Polley Avenue, Dana Drive

    Oct. 20 - Bullfrogs & Butterflies, Learning Tree, Hodgenville Elementary School