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Today's Features

  • Paislee McCoy, right, hugged Sunny, the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home mascot during a Derby event at the facility. At left is Cheyenne Baird.

  • A retirement reception was held May 8 for Linda Ireland, editor of The LaRue County Herald News. Linda began her tenure with Landmark in the mid-1990s, worked as a correspondent several years and became editor in 2001. She worked also with the newspaper when it was owned by the McDonald family. She was surprised by a visit from Meat Loaf impersonator and longtime friend, Colonel Perkins. Colonel belted out “Hot Patootie” from the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

  • We have just celebrated a very important day in the life of our nation – Mother’s Day. There is a saying, “As goes the home, so goes the nation.”   

    Who is central in the home? Mother.

    Proverbs 31 was read in many churches last Sunday honoring mothers. It gives the description of a worthy woman. Ephesians 6 tells us to honor our mothers and this is not just one day out of the year, but daily. Mothers set the tone of the home.

  • In doing some online research not long ago, I ran across this article that I would like to pass on to you. It has some suggestions that might help all patrons of the LaRue County Public Library. I always need suggestions to keep me organized and thought you might too. 

    “Keep Track of Library Books and Avoid Fines” comes from www.lifeyourway.net. I hope you will find at least one suggestion easy for you to implement as we approach a busy – and hopefully pleasant – summer.

  • The Kentucky Career Center in Elizabethtown will begin its relocation to 233 Ring Road this week.

    There will be limited services available at the old location at 916 Mulberry St. while the move is taking place throughout the week. The phone number is 270-766-5115. Hours of operation for the career center at the old location are 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; and 7:30 a.m. to noon Friday. 

  • Army Spc. James C. Cobb has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.

  • Boyhood Home closed
    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    CLASS: Understand and responding to dementia-related behavior

  • Relay for Life

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

    Renaissance Repeats   

  • National Day of Prayer
    National Day of Prayer will be observed 10:30 a.m. May 7 at Hodgenville City Hall, 200 South Lincoln Boulevard. Bring a finger food to share for brunch, followed by a program of prayer. The event is sponsored by Hardin County Christian Women’s Connection, but everyone is invited.

    Overcomers to perform
    Overcomers will perform 7:30 p.m. May 8 at Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd. For more information, call Rev. Richard T. Binkley at 270-358-4436.

    Men’s conference in Glendale