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.
The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at email@example.com.
A free clothing giveaway will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18 inside the American Legion building in Hodgenville. For more information contact Santa’s Helpers or Ann “Snookie” Morrison at 270-234-3313.
Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board meeting
The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown on Wednesday, June 15 at 1:30 p.m.
Let’s continue in prayer for the families that have lost loved ones due to various acts of violence, injuries, or sickness. Let’s also remember to pray for all the sick and shut-ins, hospitals, nursing homes, institutions, jailhouses, prisons, rehabs, the homeless, families who has lost loved ones, our country, the violence throughout the country, and most of all, pray for one another.
Thought for the week: When you are down to nothing. God is up to something!
Another LaRue County Fair has come and gone. We didn’t make it out and the weather was just too hot. At least we didn’t have rain like we usually do. Congratulations to Daniel Skaggs on winning the Karaoke contest. Saturday night we went to Ryan Ray’s graduation party at the Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. It was well attended. I got to learn a new dance thanks to DJ Jimmy and it was a lot of fun.