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Today's Features

  •  The Lincoln Museum will kick off its 25th anniversary events with LaRue County Week during spring break, April 1-7. Admission is free to any LaRue County resident. 

    Children and adults can follow Lincoln’s footsteps and participate in a scavenger hunt during their visit. Every 25th visitor will receive a small gift.  Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

    The Lincoln Museum is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 270-358-3163.

  •  Now that we are into spring, storms are a good likelihood and Kentucky Utilities Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company provide simple ways for customers to plan for severe weather. KU takes steps year-round to prepare for the effects of inclement weather and offer customers the following tips and suggestions to plan ahead and also prepare, so they can be safe during storm events:

  •  The South Fork Area Homemakers met March 19 at the LaRue County Extension office.

    Seventeen were present: Emogene Gardner, Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Exie Elliott, Ann Flanders, Amanda Gatewood, Mary Lois Hornback, Clovis Johnson, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Della Thomas, Patsy Thomas, Sue Crutcher and Wanda West.

    Hostesses were Allen and Devore who decorated for St. Patrick’s Day.

    The club voted to sponsor $200 to Project Graduation; $200 to 4-H Camp; and $200 to Relay for Life.

  •  Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series continues a new season at 7 p.m. Friday, April 19 at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center.

    The concert features Kentucky’s Hollywood American Idols – Kenzi Lewis of LaRue County, Brandy Neelly, Kelly Casey and Jenny Beth Willis; and Clinton Spaulding of Louisville.

    The event will be held at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown.

  •  On Oct. 26, a woman named Terri married the man of her dreams, and on Nov. 12, her new husband, Mike, went in for surgery for a lump on his jaw and had 9/10 of his tongue removed.

    Mike is dying from oral cancer, slowly and painfully.

    I’ve been following their saga on Facebook. It is both incredibly sad and filled with sweetness and an ultimate happily-ever-after ending.

    Here are some of Terri’s most recent Facebook posts:

  •  Monday

  •  Egg hunt at South Fork

  •  A few months ago, 11-year-old Ashley Long designed a T-shirt for a cancer awareness campaign.

  •  The LaRue County Church of Christ’s food pantry will give away food 9:30 a.m. to noon March 22 and 6-7 p.m. March 27 to those who qualify. The church is located on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville.

    For more information, call 358-9812.

  •  RELAY FOR LIFE: Bake sale

    The Circle of Friends team will have a bake sale beginning at 9 a.m. March 20 at IGA.

     

    Amish dinner benefits twins’ family

    D&D Grocery will host an Amish dinner 6 p.m. March 22 at Pritchard Community Center. Proceeds will benefit an Amish family who had twin boys with a three-month hospital stay. For more information, call 270-737-2300 or 528-1333.

     

    Bluegrass Festival in Upton