The LaRue County Library will be kicking off the summer with their annual Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Lincoln Farm at 11 a.m. on May 31. Library staff will be conducting summer reading sign ups and the event will also include a magical performance by Dinky Gowen. Those interested are asked to bring a sack lunch and favorite stuffed friend. If you want to participate in summer reading, but are unable to attend the picnic, stop by the library during regular hours until June 7 to sign up.
Last Friday and Saturday, the Red Coats of Sunrise Manor had their MS Fund Raiser and Walk-A-Thon. It was a huge success. Hats off to the Red Coats of Sunrise Manor for a wonderful project for MS. Happy birthday to Danny and Liz Price who celebrated their anniversary last Tuesday. On Sunday after morning services, Lane Lincoln had their baptism services at First Baptist.
Hye Powers has been selected as the May Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform. We are proud to say Hye has been employed with Nationwide since October of 2001 and is currently under the supervision of Laura Harper in the trouser department. Hye will receive a special award for her dedication and service.
Takosha Cox has been selected as the April Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform. We are proud to say Takosha has been employed with Nationwide since November of 2005 and is currently under the supervision of Janice Perkins in the jacket department. Takosha will receive a special award for her dedication and service.
Allie Lynn Perkins of Hodgenville, KY, daughter of Cale and Tracy Tharp, recently received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. The University of Kentucky awarded 126 Doctor of Pharmacy degrees to students on May 6 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts. UK College of Pharmacy Interim Dean Kelly M. Smith presided over the ceremony.
The United States Coast Guard Academy announced that Brigid Faye Walters of Hodgenville has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential. Walters, who attends Gatton Academy, has accepted an appointment to attend the Coast Guard academy and will be sworn-in as a member of the Class of 2020 on June 27, 2016.