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Today's Features

  •  Awareness of childhood cancer is increasing slowly but surely in LaRue County, thanks to Rolling Fork Christian Church in Lyons Station and the family of Ashley Long. 

  •  Our thoughts in recent days have dealt with Father’s Day and honoring our fathers. Before you can be a good father, you must be a good man. Thank God for the good men we have today and may their number increase.

  •  The LaRue County Public Library has several new offerings:

    DVDs – Sherlock Holmes, Good Deeds, Ghost Rider, John Carter, Journey 2, Act of Valor and Safe House.

  •  Sarah Gray and Caleb Masure announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Michael and Tonya Gray of Buffalo. She is employed by Laugh–N–Learn Daycare.

    The prospective groom is the son of David and Von Masure of Hodgenville. He is employed by Greenbrier Rail Services.

    The wedding is 3 p.m. July 7, 2012, at Sportsman Lake, Hodgenville with Bro. Danny Wallace officiating. A reception will follow at the same location.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  •  Buffalo Baptist Church had a large number of participants in Vacation Bible School.

  •  Learn to make jam from berries at a home canning class at the LaRue County Extension Office 2-4 p.m. Friday, June 22. The Extension Service is located at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road. This class is free but you need to call 358-3401 to register. The class will be taught by Abby Tate, EFNEP assistant – Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.

  •  Tim and Suzanne Dennis of White Mills announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Lynn Dennis, to Tyler Wells, son of Dennis and Judy Wells of Hodgenville.

    The bride to be, a graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Kentucky, is a mechanical engineer at Belcan Corporation in Lexington.

    The prospective groom, a graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Kentucky, is an electrical engineer employed at Lexmark Inc. in Lexington.

  •  Andrew Leckie and Liz Okeson, both of Lexington, were united in marriage before God, family and friends, May 26, 2012, at Cave Hill Vineyard in Eubank.

    The bride is the daughter of Obadiah and Rebekah Okeson of Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of Carolyn Leckie of Paintsville and Drew Leckie of Lexington.

  •  The American Cancer Society reports that an estimated 241,740 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year.

    As the second leading cause of cancer death among men, the disease will claim more than 28,170 lives in 2012. In Kentucky, almost 3,200 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, and nearly 360 will die from this disease.

  •  Ancestral Trails met earlier this month with Monie Matthews as guest speaker. He portrayed the writer Samuel Clemons also known as Mark Twain. He explained how he got his name and his adventures in the Civil War. Clemons’ parents were from Adair County. ATHS will meet again Friday, July 6 when Steve Mather will demonstrate his grave-dowsing skills at the Elizabethtown Cemetery.