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Today's Features

  •  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.

  •  The Buttermilk Days Festival Committee is now taking applications for arts and crafts vendors as well as food and refreshment vendors for this year’s festival which will be Aug. 23-25 on South Third Street in Bardstown.

    The three-day festival will again include a homemade wine-tasting and wild meat cookout on Thursday evening, a kids street concert on Friday night, the famous Buttermilk Days breakfast on Saturday morning and the third annual street concert on Saturday evening. 

  •  A new book by Nancy Barry goes deeply into the history of Kentucky, including LaRue County.  Lightning Bugs and Sunday School is a collection of stories and poems about growing up and living in the commonwealth. 

  •  Warm Blessings volunteer need

  •  Super Kids program at Locust Grove

  •  The quilts cover the couch, the chairs – piled up in the closet and on a nearby recliner too.  Dozens of vibrantly colored and delicately made quilts help to personalize the home of Helen Clark. They are all creations of the soon-to-be 100-year old woman and they represent the long and rich life she has lived.

  •  Reunion of Little Leaguers

  •  Reunion of Little Leaguers

    There will be a reunion of all men who played in the first year of LaRue County Little League, about 1954 to 1955, 7 p.m. Friday, June 15 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. For more information, call Ed Lewis at 769-8290.

     

    Rebeleers

  •  Scotty and Robin Lee of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Ashley Nicole Lee to Brandon Kyle Scott, son of George and Ruth Scott of Raywick.

    The bride to be is the granddaughter of Billy and Joyce Lee of Hodgenville and Lois Hay and the late George Hay of Eastview. She is a graduate of LaRue County High School and the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College respiratory therapy program. She is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital as a registered respiratory therapist.