Today's Features

  •  James Higdon, author of “The Cornbread Mafia” had a book signing Monday at Lincolns Loft in Hodgenville. Left, Lisa Downs of New Haven asked Higdon to sign her copy. The book deals with the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history. 

  • National Day of Prayer service
    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold a National Day of Prayer service beginning at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, May 3. The program will last about 45 minutes. For more information, contact Judy Hensley at 358-3103 ext. 1060.

    LCHS Travel Club

  • Comedienne and author Chonda Pierce will serve as keynote speaker at the 16th annual Kentucky Christian Writers Conference June 22-23 at Grace Heartland Church in Elizabethtown.
    A “meet and greet” with conference faculty will be 7-9 p.m. June 21 at the church.
    Pierce has authored six books, including her most recent release, Laughing in the Dark.

  •  National Day of Prayer service at Hodgenville Civic Center

  •  As a part of our community’s preparation for LaRue County’s Relay for Life event on May 11-12 at Hodgenville Elementary School, the local Relay for Life Committee is recognizing individual cancer survivors, caretakers and the teams who are raising funds for the event.

  • Luminaire sale
    Relay for Life teams will have a luminaire sale through May 4 to honor or remember cancer victims the night of Relay. Contact any Relay team.

    CUB Banking for a Cure silent auction
    CUB Banking for a Cure Team will hold a silent auction 9 a.m.-noon May 4 at the bank.

    Car wash by Veirs Crew
    Veirs Crew “Keeping the Faith” team will have a car wash 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5 at LaRue County Farm Bureau.

    Horse show and auction

  • With a little more than a week until Relay 2012, LaRue County Relay for Life teams are scrambling to reach the $49,500 goal for this year’s event scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. May 11 at Hodgenville Elementary School. This year’s Relay runs through noon, Saturday, May 12.
    Regina Childress, County Chair, is pleased with the teams’ progress and notes that many teams still have events planned for this week and through May 12 including Buffalo Baptist, Veirs Crew, Howardstown Relay and the Boaters, Campers and Horse Lovers teams.

  • “Small Town Sexy” author Kim Huston will be the guest speaker for the 2012 LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting May 10.
    “She will speak on the allure of living in small town America,” said LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Director Jessica Davis, “and I believe residents of LaRue County can definitely relate to that.”
    Huston, a Bardstown resident, formerly of Bloomfield, writes in her book about the offerings of a small town while capturing the charm that small communities display.

  • Frederick Lewis and Nannie Berry Dohn, of Rineyville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 4, 2012.
    They were married May 4, 1962, by Rev. William R. Smith at New Salem Baptist Church in Vine Grove.
    Fred, son of the late Anna Schlatter and Frederick Edward Dohn, has worked as a farmer all his life.
    Nan, daughter of Willie and Ruby Sherrard Berry, is a homemaker.
    The couple volunteers at their church, Blueball Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, and enjoy working in their garden.

  • April Lynn Cundiff of Bowling Green and Eric Ryan Coffey of Elizabethtown announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a graduate of LaRue County High School and attended Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is the manager of Duke’s Sporting Goods in Bowling Green.

    She is the daughter of Grant and Vickie Cundiff of Hodgenville.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Central Hardin High School and University of Louisville. He is employed by Gene Coffey Construction.