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Today's Features

  • Life is full of difficulties – Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York; the tornadoes in Missouri and Henryville, Ind.; or the Boston Marathon bombings this past week. When there are disasters – what do you do? Do we ask for help or try to go it on our own?

    Whether it is tragedies like those already mentioned, work problems, financial problems, raising kids, aging, health problems or things similar, we all need help as we travel the road of life. So when we find ourselves in difficult or desperate situations, what should we do?

  • Food pantry at Church of Christ

    The LaRue County Church of Christ’s food pantry will give away food 6-7 p.m. April 24 and 9:30 a.m. to noon April 26 to those who qualify. The church is located on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. For more information, call 358-9812.

     

    Women’s conference at Crume’s Monuments

  • Donnie and Carolyn Morgan, of Elizabethtown, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Sue Morgan, to Gerald Payton Thomas, the son of Alan and Becky Thomas, of Guston.

    The bride to be is employed at Duke’s Sporting Goods in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is an employee at Altec Industries in Elizabethtown.

    The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. May 25, 2013, at Lincoln Trail Christian Church, 508 Valley View St., Irvington. The Rev. David Buckham will perform the ceremony.

  • Guy Coleman of Louisville and Scarlett Coleman of Shepherdsville are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jillian Brooke, to Joey Anthony Childress, son of Mike and Pamela Childress of Hodgenville.

    The bride to be is a 2001 graduate of Valley Traditional High School.

    The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2009 graduate of Elizabethtown Technical College, earning a degree in electrical construction.

  • Although Eddie Miles has aged since his first performance as Elvis at the Memories Theatre at Pigeon Forge, he’s looking forward to making new memories there.

    Eddie Miles, a Nelson County native who has appeared numerous times at the Lincoln Jamboree in Hodgenville, has made a living with his Elvis act for years and headlined at the Memories Theatre in Pigeon Forge in the ’90s as Elvis Presley. Now he said he’s returning to his old stage to headline again.

  • RELAY FOR LIFE: LaRue County’s Got Talent postponed

    The LaRue County’s Got Talent program will be postponed until fall. For more information, call Rosetta Lafollette at 270-734-6394

     

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Barbecue chicken and live auction

  • Justine Dennis, of New Haven, calls herself a fiber artist, and continues learning about her style of sewing she invented about 20 years ago, called Torsion Sewing.

    “As far as I know, nobody else does the same thing and it’s all done on the sewing machine,” she said.

    She added that many artist and gallery owners have told her that her style is unique and that they’ve never seen anything like it before.

  • Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met April 1 in the Elizabethtown Nolin RECC conference room. 

    The members brought used books to sell for donations to the NARFE treasury. The leftover books will be available at the NARFE State Convention in Bowling Green later in the month, with donations going to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

    A Spring Expo at Fort Knox on June 6 will showcase and introduce surrounding community organizations and the Chapter hopes to man a table for information and membership options. 

  • Spring-cleaning season has arrived and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. The Kentucky Division for Air Quality reminds you to learn before you burn. Illegal burning could result in fines of up to $25,000 per day per violation.

    Many people may not realize that burning trash is illegal in Kentucky.

  • The Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Preservation Program will host a series of 10 workshops throughout southern and eastern Kentucky to help Kentuckians preserve their local cemeteries.