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Today's Features

  • Lindsay McNeil and Bradley Delaney, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Stephen and Andrea McNeil of Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is the son of Julie Delaney of Niagara, Wis.

    The ceremony is April 6, 2013, at LaRue Baptist Church, Hodgenville.

    Invitations have been mailed.

  •  Here is the latest Kentucky health statistics for Adult Obesity, Physical Activity and Nutrition. This health information came from Partnership for a Fit Kentucky. 

    A look at the numbers:

    · Kentucky ranked 10th highest in the U.S. for adults who were obese.

    · Kentucky is one of 12 states with obesity rates greater than 30 percent.

    · 66.2 percent of adult Kentuckians are overweight or obese.

    · 72.6 percent of men and 60 percent of women in Kentucky are overweight or obese.

  •  The Bardstown Community Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical “Fiddler on the Roof” March 1-10 in the auditorium at Nelson County High School at 1070 Bloomfield Road.

    Performances are 7 p.m. March 1, 2, 8 and 9, with matinees at 2 p.m. March 3 and 10. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors/groups (10 or more) and $8 for students.

  •  Andrew and Cortney Astor announce the birth of a son, Zaxton Andrew Astor.

    Zaxton Andrew was born 7:34 p.m. Dec. 25, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Curtis and Robin Pearman of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Craig and Ruth Astor of Hodgenville.

    Great-grandparents are Paul and Beverly Pearman; and Don and Brenda Miller.

  •  Lily Christine Tackett and her mom, Britney Tackett, picked up her gift basket from The LaRue County Herald News. Lily was selected as Little Miss LaRue County Sweetheart by the Herald’s readers and will represent the newspaper in the Lincoln Days Parade. Proceeds from the Little Miss and Mister Contest benefit the Newspaper-In-Education program which provides newspapers to LaRue County classrooms.

  •  World Day of Prayer observance planned

  •  Mary Lowe- Jackson always knew she wanted to be a teacher.

  •  Chaundra Bland-Brooks won a T-shirt from the LaRue County Public Library. Another drawing will be held Feb. 28.

  •  This semester, New York Times columnist David Brooks is teaching a course at Yale called “Humility.”

    As part of the required reading: passages from the Bible, works from St. Augustine and German theologian Reinhold Niehbuhr — and columns by course professor David Brooks himself.

    Brooks is teaching a course on humility using his own columns.

  •  For the second year, the LaRue County Relay for Life County Committee is sponsoring a dinner to honor those in the community who count themselves as cancer survivors.

    About 100 invitations were mailed this past week to known survivors, but the actual number of survivors is unknown in the county, according to Survivor Chair Kathy Ross.