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Today's Features

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    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig

    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

  • Kentucky Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer announced on social media Saturday that he plans to marry Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the unsuccessful Republican nominee for vice president in 2008.

    Meyer, a Greensburg native, posted about the engagement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    "I'm definitely the luckiest guy ... to be able to spend the rest of my life with Bristol Palin!" Meyer said on his Facebook page.

  •  Rev. William Brandon and Olivia Danielle Reed of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Alexandria Alene Reed.

    Alexandria Alene was born at 8:18 a.m. Feb. 4, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Willie and Lauralene Reed of Hodgenville; and Jeff and Denise Gillenwater of Cecilia.

  •  A certain amount of confidence is needed in life. Belief in what you are doing is very important. A good athlete who does not believe in his ability will sit on the bench beside the coach. A public speaker must believe in his message to be effective.

    Paul said, “Our competence comes from God” (2 Corinthians 3:4-5). He said that as Christians we are not to “think more highly of yourself than you ought” (Romans 12:3).

  • Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers will perform 8 p.m. April 17 at Campbellsville University’s Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    All tickets are general admission for their 60th Anniversary Tour concert. Tickets are $35. The concert will begin following the Derby Rose Gala, and a meet and greet will be after the concert for an additional $25. The meet and greet, in the back of the chapel, includes a photograph taken with the band.

  • Pat Laha Greer of Hodgenville celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and family on Sunday, March 8.

    She was born March 7, 1925, in Henry County, Illinois.

    She and her husband, Austin, who is deceased, had four children: Steve, Barry, Mark and Donna.

  •  A Hodgenville woman, known for a lifetime of service to others, celebrated her 90th birthday Saturday.

    Patricia Laha Greer has been a caregiver for several family members – and at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home for 18 years. She is the surviving child of William Miles and Sallie Laha, the founder of Laha’s Red Castle.

    “Pat” was born in Henry County, Illinois, in 1925. She had seven brothers – one of whom died in infancy.

  •  Dinky Gowen, Master of Illusion, will perform a magic and variety show March 14 as a fundraiser for the Hodgenville Lions Club.

    All money raised stays in the local community and benefits the Lions’ eyeglass program which provides eye care, glasses and treatments to local residents.

    The show will be held in the LaRue County High School auditorium. It begins at 7 p.m.

    Gowen has been performing his kid-friendly magic act – with ventriloquism, comedy and sleight-of-hand – around the country for more than 30 years. 

  •  Coffman Family to sing at Union Band

    The Coffman Family of Danville will sing 11 a.m. March 15 at Union Band Baptist Church outside Howardstown. Lunch will be served after the service.

     

    Faithful Citizenship luncheon

  •  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.

     

    FREE CLASS: How to keep my computer clean

    The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, will hold a free basic computer maintenance class, “How to keep my computer clean,” at 5:30 p.m. March 12. For more information, call 270-358-3851.