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Today's Features

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Glenn Wilkinson, father of Rev. Jerry Wilkinson, was admitted to Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville last week. He’s doing fairly well.

    His mother-in-law, Corine Johnson, hasn’t been feeling well. Lolita Lee has been in the hospital recently. Let’s keep her and all of the sick in our prayers.

    Rev. Steven and Sunni Brazley Harris became the parents of a baby boy born Oct. 1. Mother and son are doing well. He’s the great-grandson of Rosleen Price of Hodgenville.

  •  “More.”

    This is a small word, but it summarizes the hopes and obsessions of many Americans. More money, more success. More of this and more of that.

    Many live for “more.” Our next raise, our next house. They search, but never seem to find, and most are unhappy in their search.

  • By Krista Levee, Executive Director, LaRue County Chamber of Commerce

    Planning for our holiday festivities is in full swing. Make sure to mark these dates on the calendar because you won’t want to miss them. For details on how you can participate, check our website, www.laruecountychamber.org, follow us on Facebook, or give us a call at 270-358-3411.

    * Trick or Treat on the Square and Costume Contest – Friday, Oct. 31. Sponsored by the Chamber, City of Hodgenville, The LaRue County Herald News and Awards Center.

  •   According to Kentucky’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, 1 in 10 adult Kentuckians have been diagnosed with diabetes. In 1995, this number was only 1 in 25. In addition, over 16 percent of all hospital stays in Kentucky are related to diabetes.

  •   Lincoln Days Nondenominational Community Service

    Gary Hendrickson will speak at Lincoln Days’ nondenominational service 11 a.m. Oct. 5 on Lincoln Square.

  •   Class of 1974

  •  Benefit tractor pull

    A benefit tractor pull to assist Snookie Morrison will be 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. Sign-in is 6:30 p.m. Gate fee is $6; entry fee is $20 per class. For more information, call Frank Hornback at 270-401-6980. See following listing for more events at the same location.

     

    Bobby Morrison Memorial Benefit

  •   Ribbon-cutting at Create It

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting for Create It at its new location at 109 Lincoln Drive, Parkway Plaza, Hodgenville, at 11 a.m. Oct. 1. For more information, call 270-358-3411.

  • 55 years for the Greers

    Kenny and Marilyn Greer will celebrate their 55th anniversary on Oct. 3, 2014.

    A trip is planned at a later date.

    Their children are Neicha (Wendell) Pottinger and Leicha (David) Howell. They have four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

    60 years for the Cundiffs

    Joe and Mattie Stearman Cundiff of Taylorsville, celebrated their 60th wedding on Oct. 1, 2014.

    They were married at Friendship Baptist Church #2 in LaRue County on Oct. 1, 1954, by Rev. L.B. Cantrell.

  • Georgetown

    John R. Smith

    Joyce Mae Williams Thurman passed away Friday. Her funeral was Monday at Lane Lincoln CME Church.

    Rennie Powell is in the hospital at Louisville; Patricia Mountain was admitted to Norton’s Hospital last Tuesday and returned home on Wednesday. Shameka Lynch, the daughter of Victor Cox, had surgery last Thursday. Alice Lee Thomas will have surgery at Hardin Memorial Hospital.