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Today's Features

  • Four couples recently sat around a table at a local church sharing snacks and stories of their favorite springtime activities, because after all, memories are too precious to lose.

    While all this may sound trivial to some, to these couples memories are everything because one spouse has been diagnosed with a form of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Sharing memories through Memory Café gives them an outlet to socialize and support and receive support from others going down the same road.

  • Relay for Life
    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    Roadblocks: Project Graduation
    Project Graduation will have a roadblock May 2. To make a donation, makes checks payable to LCPSABC, Inc. and mail to Rosemary Meredith, 355 Raine Road, Hodgenville, Ky. 42748.

    Project Graduation 5K Run/Walk

  • Special service at River of Life
    Evangelists Buddy and Jeanie Steele will speak 11 a.m. May 3 at River of Life Church, 524 Kirkpatrick Ave., Hodgenville. The couple established 20 churches in West Africa, dug 20 fresh water wells and established seven churches in the U.S. For more information, call Pastor Kelly at 270-234-6607.       
           
    Overcomers to perform

  • Boyhood Home closed
    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    Decorate your Derby hat
    A free program “Decorate your Derby hat” will be 5 p.m. April 30 at the LaRue County Public Library. Bring your own hat. Call 270-358-3851 to register.

    Library closing two days in May

  • “I had to do what I had to do,” was the reason Deputy Sheriff A.J. Lewis gave for risking his own safety to pull a woman out of a smoke-filled apartment in New Haven on April 12.
    Nearly two weeks later, County Judge-Executive Dean Watts called Lewis to stand by him at a Fiscal Court meeting as he read part of a letter of commendation from Sheriff Ed Mattingly, followed by a proclamation declaring April 21 “Deputy A.J. Lewis Day” in Nelson County.

  • Second-graders at Saint Catherine Academy, New Haven, received their first communion on April 26.

  • Imogene Williams will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, May 3, at the home of her sister, Juanita Sprowls, 1796 Goodin Williams Road, Hodgenville.

    Family and friends may stop by between 2:30 and 5 p.m. No gifts requested.

  • Eighth-grade candidates from Saint Catherine Academy, New Haven, received the sacrament of Confirmation April 21 at St. Vincent De Paul Church. From left, Zack Culver, Madison Head, Josie Hamilton, Jerry Wimsett, Abby Hicks, Emily Snellen, Amelia Watkins and Kendrick Mahoney.

  • Mr. and Mrs. James C. Berry and Mr. and Mrs. Duane C. Johnson would like to announce the upcoming marriage of Julia R. Pollard to Chance B. Johnson.

    The wedding will take place at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, at First Baptist Church of Hodgenville.

  •  When you think about an opportunity of a lifetime, what comes to mind? 

    Certainly not traveling to a place where there is no electricity. A place where kids don’t attend school when it rains, a place where there is just one location to buy ice, or a place where clothes are hand-washed in pails and laid to dry on top of big rocks.