LaRue County’s most famous native son is having a birthday.
A full day of events have been planned for Feb. 12 – the 206th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. There will be a wreath-laying, special historical exhibit, luncheon, historic marker installation, a book signing and a dramatic presentation, “Four Heroines who Inspired Kentucky.”
Tyler L. Howell of Hodgenville, has completed 80 hours of instruction at the Kentucky Auction Academy in Bowling Green.
The Academy, the only one in Kentucky, trains those individuals wishing to master the skill and art of auctioneering. Over the eight day, intensive 80-hour course now required by Kentucky Law for new auctioneers, students are trained in real estate, automotive, heavy equipment, livestock and personal property.
Lila Williams was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last Friday and returned back to Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. Carlos Cox and Alice Thomas were admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital and returned home.
Congratulations go to Rev. Jerry and Rosalyn Wilkinson on the arrival of their granddaughter, Redding Alexis Adams, born Jan. 27. She weighed 8.4 pounds and was 20.5-inches long. Mother and daughter are home doing well.
The cost of food in America remains affordable. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food. That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income – that portion of income available for spending or saving – to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.
Lura Walsh celebrated her 102nd birthday on Jan. 28, 2015.
The Sunrise Manor Nursing Home resident enjoyed chocolate birthday cake, stakeholders singing “Happy Birthday” and a visit from Sonny, the nursing home’s dog.
She had her hair styled in the nursing home’s beauty shop while Sonny did “high fives” and “the shake” for treats. Afterwards, when she returned to her room, Sonny hopped in her bed and put his head in her lap.