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Today's Features

  • The LaRue County Public Library has several new items.
    They include: Big Book of Baby Afghans; Steve Jobs: a biography by Walter Isaacson; Christmas on Nutcracker Court by Judy Duarte; Christmas Shoppe by Melody Carlson; Holiday in Stone Creek by Linda Lael Miller; Next Always by Nora Roberts; Priests Graveyard by Ted Dekker; Zero Day by David Baldacci; Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson; and V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton.
    For more information about the library programs or offerings, contact Dana Jolly at 358-3851.

  • Although the U.S. Navy didn’t lift the ban on women serving on submarines until 2010, Helen Carroll, a resident at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville, rode a sub through the Panama Canal in 1951.

  • Imagewest, an advertising and public relations agency run by Western Kentucky University students, won four awards and an honorable mention at the Nov. 15 Professional Marketing Association (PMA) Markie Awards.

    Each semester, a new team of fresh minds intern at the agency to produce work for clients. Imagewest entered their work in 14 categories and received the following five awards:

    1. Best Marketing Campaign: Barren River Animal Welfare Association (BRAWA)

    2. Best Direct Mail Piece: Imagewest seven-year anniversary and grand re-opening

  • Sunni Brazley Harris is a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law. She also recently passed the Kentucky Bar.

    Harris joined the Labor and Employment Department at Dinsmore and Shohl in its Lexington Office.

    She is the granddaughter of Roseleen Price and the late Rev. Donohue T. Price. She is the daughter of Carl and Jan Brazley.

  • The Stephen Foster Drama Association wanted to find something that appealed to children and adults when picking the second musical for the 2012 season, according to Johnny Warren, managing artistic director for the Stephen Foster Drama Association. Another goal was to find a show that appealed to season ticket holders and tourists.

    “Sometimes it is hard to find a play that fills that demographic, but we have found one,” Warren said.

  • Truman and Mary Lou Strader of Sonora announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Fawn Strader of Sonora to Joseph Bradley Stults of Sonora, son of Charles and Mechel Stults of Sonora.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2007 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with an associate’s degree in medical information technology. She is employed at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • With all my heart I believe we are a people and a nation that has truly been blessed by God. Of all those who give thanks, our names should be at the top of the list.

    People compile a wish list for Christmas. Some draw up a list of resolutions for the New Year.  But, we often overlook a Thanksgiving list of why we are thankful.

    A group of housewives made a list of things for which they were grateful:

  • Reader's Digest launched the second year of its We Hear You America campaign, the popular national, grassroots initiative that serves as a catalyst to empower Americans to help their local communities by casting votes at ReadersDigest.com on behalf of their hometowns.

    Last year’s program touched 50 percent of the cities, towns, and villages in the United States, 110 of which received funds and promotional support for needed community projects and civic initiatives.

  • This year has been tough on almost everyone because of the economy and the high unemployment. Americans are a very resilient people. Even during troubling times, they are always ready to lend a hand to someone who needs help and is struggling.

    A great way to help a person or an animal in need is to donate a car you do not us anymore to charity. The process is very simple, the pickup is free and the rewards are great.

  • Charlie and Lindsey Perkins of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Asa Glenn Perkins.

    Asa Glenn was born Oct. 26, 2011, at Taylor Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 15.5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Bill and Mary Pierson of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are David and Lisa Perkins of Buffalo and the late Jolene Perkins.

    Great-grandparents are the late Ray and Maime Perkins, the late Robert and Audrey Drumm and the late R.G. Rogers.