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Today's Features

  • Like most farm animals, chickens are labeled according to their end purpose.

    A chicken bred for its egg-laying prowess is a “layer.” A chicken bred for plumpness – large drumsticks and breast – is a “broiler.” They grow faster, reaching slaughter weight between two and three months of age. They behave and walk differently – and spend more time lying down than their layer counterparts.

  • The Sunrise Manor Volunteers Executive Board met Aug. 13.

    The meeting was called to order by president, Rita Smith. Also present were Peggy Edwards, LaDean Self, Tickle Ragland, Kathy Cooper, Emogene Gardner and Obadiah Okeson.

    The May 21 minutes were approved.

    Edwards gave the treasury report, which was approved. Ruth Brown was not present so Smith gave report of seven funerals with 81 volunteers in attendance.

    Ann Easton was not present; no report was given on the number of volunteers at this time.

  • The Slayton reunion was held Sept. 22 at the Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville. The attendance was low due to illness and a funeral for Anita Wilkins Nevitt.

  • Pottenger-Pottinger
    The Pottenger-Pottinger reunion is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Rolling Fork Christian Church, 2630 Lyons Station Road, New Haven. Bring enough food for your family plus a little extra. Drinks and paper products will be provided. Bring interesting items, photos or belongings from early days of the fort, Walnut Hill or relatives. For more information, call Millie Pottinger Cambron at 502-549-8838 or 502-827-0519 or Pam Pottinger Howard at 502-549-3989 or 502-645-5463.

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  • A series of four sewing classes will be offered in October and November for beginning sewers. No sewing experience is necessary.  

    The class is open to 4-H age youth, ages 9 to 18. Participants will make a variety of items that can be used as holiday presents. The classes will be taught by Master Clothing Volunteer Judy Greenwell.

    Class size is limited.  

  • Saint Catherine Academy in New Haven will have Autumn Fest Oct. 19.

    A turkey dinner will be 4-7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Tickets are $9 for adults; $5 for children; carryout is $9. Booths and games in the gym. Silent and live auction.

    For more information, contact Ellen Bowling at ebowling@saintcatherineschool.com or 502-549-3680.
     

  • Several years ago a U.S. Navy submarine sank off the coast of Massachusetts in a terrible storm. Rescue teams tried to rescue the trapped crew. Communication with the trapped crew was with dots and dashes of the Morse Code. After much effort to rescue the men inside the vessel the last message received from them was, “Is there any hope?”