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Today's Features

  • Some people would undoubtedly call him crazy.

    Jerry Cooper, known to some as “The Hornet Man,” has made a habit of something that scares most people: collecting hornet nests and, often enough, the hornets that are inside.

    Cooper works as a custodian for LaRue County Schools. But when the call comes that someone needs a nest removed, he leaps into action.

  • Dan and Nick Thompson have seen crazy things happen. They’ve heard about crazy things that have happened. And they’ve written a book about it.

    The brothers have actually written two books: “Thompson Family History” and “Stories Fer Rednecks.” Both have crazy stories, but just one tells some of the family history.

    “People have been telling us how much they like them,” Nick said.

  • Bussman

    A reunion for all former Bussmann and time plant employees and spouses will be Nov. 1 at Nolin RECC, Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Potluck at noon. Meat, drinks and paper products furnished. For more information, call Georgia Reed at 270-862-3829.

    ALES/BES/MES retired employee dinner

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Alice Lee Thomas was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last weekend.

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold revival 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with evangelist Billy Curle. Music will be provided by various groups. The Hodgenville Brotherhood will sing Wednesday evening.

  • The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in October, November and December. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at 502-584-1254 to make your reservation.

    Divorce Clinic– 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30; 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 11. Clients will receive assistance from attorneys in filling out all of the necessary paperwork to file for a divorce.

  • Four churches hold joint revival services

    Four local churches will hold joint revival services. The final services are Oct. 19 at Harvestland Community Church, with Bro. Shannon McCubbins; and Oct. 26 at New Horizon Baptist Church, with Bro. Joe Jolly. Service begins at 6 p.m. each Sunday. There will be refreshments and fellowship after each service. For information, call 270-765-9726.

     

    Hope Food Pantry

  • Roadblock for Santa Claus

    The Santa’s Helpers will hold a roadblock 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 at Lincoln Plaza and Save-A-Lot shopping center intersections. Funds will be used to purchase toys for local children at Christmas.

     

    Meals served during car show

  • Fall recycling event

    Fall Recycling Day will be 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 18 at the LaRue County Maintenance Garage across from LaRue County High School. Any metal items, computer parts, cell phones, electronics, motor vehicles or equipment batteries will be accepted. There is a charge for tire disposal. For more information, call Jill Gray at 270-234-6619.

     

    Wellness on Wheels

  • More than 375 booths will welcome thousands of visitors Saturday at the annual Glendale Crossing Festival, according to Sheree Vance, festival chairwoman.

    The day will begin with the parade at 10 a.m. Those interested in participating in the parade are asked to be at the field at East Hardin Middle School before 9:30 a.m. Horses, four wheelers and throwing candy are not permitted.

    This year’s grand marshal is the family of Jonathan French, who died in the line of duty as a member of the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department in August.