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Today's Features

  • United Way’s Day of Action was June 21. This activity encourages community volunteers to give something even more valuable than their money to help others – their time. One of the projects was to spruce up the playground at Kids Crew Plus at the LaRue County Board of Education. Pictured are some of the volunteers that weeded, painted, raked, and cleaned the playground. From left are Katy McDowell, Mike Williamson, Ben Hornback, Sarah Hornback, Kyle Williamson and Allison McDowell. Not pictured are Paul Hornback and Dana Taylor.

  • Linda Funk, the executive director of Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen, was presented the Harry Lee Waterfield Humanitarian Award June 12 at the 31st annual Kentucky Public Retirees Conference in Louisville. This award is given annually to the Kentucky Public Retiree member who has been selected because of outstanding work in the community. From left, Charles Brackett, Funk, June Pugh and RoseGayle Waterfield Hardy.

  • Donald Ray Reynolds, son of Curt and Wenona Reynolds, in 1953.

  • Lt. Col. (Ret.) Garry D. Ross served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1995 in Vietnam and Desert Storm.

    He received several medals including the Distinguished Flying Cross for Heroism, Meritorious Service Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal and Joint Meritorious Unit Award.

  • Hilda Morrison Harned of Lexington and formerly of Hodgenville, will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 28, 2014.

    She was born July 28, 1924, to John William and Bessie Woodall Morrison.

    She is a registered nurse and the former administrator of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. She and her husband, Henry, now deceased, have one daughter, Donna Vela.

    The reception will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the Hodgenville Christian Church annex on Lincoln Square.

    Family and friends are invited.

  • Ms. Sarah Quesenberry-Graham of Buffalo, announces the engagement and upcoming wedding of her daughter, Chelsie Fay Morrison, to Michael Ray West, son of Mr. and Mrs. Garland West of Brandenburg.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education. She is employed as a second-grade teacher at Brandenburg Primary School.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a dual degree in economics and finance. He works at Jefferson National Financial in Louisville.

  • When Perry Huccaby talks about directing a mixed choir, he’s not just talking about four-part harmony but also the inter-denominational makeup of the Young at Heart singers.

    “Right now we have 22 members representing nine churches,” said Huccaby, who has directed the group at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville for the past five years.

    Members include Southern, Missionary, and Separate Baptists, Methodists. Huccaby added that at one time the choir had a Christian Scientologist and 13 churches represented.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Reception at library

    The LaRue County Public Library will hold a reception at 5 p.m. July 3 in honor of Sarah Graff earning her paraprofessional certification for librarians. Punch and cookies will be provided by Friends of the Library.

    Dance: Prime Time Band to perform

  • A new permanent monument has been placed to commemorate the multi-generational history of the local farm known as the J.V. Williams Farms, Inc.

    The farm is primarily located along Goodin-Williams Road just a few miles northeast of Hodgenville.

    J.V. Williams, who lived from 1893 to 1967, and his wife Katherine Dunn Williams, purchased the first 114 acres in 1919 for $3,000.

  • Locust Grove VBS

    Locust Grove Baptist Church, 1817 Red Mill Road, Elizabethtown, will hold vacation Bible school 6-8:30 p.m. July 9-11. The kickoff is Sunday, July 6, following church service. Food, gospel music and hayride.

    VBS at South Fork

    South Fork Baptist Church will hold vacation Bible school 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 7-10. Transportation provided. Call 270-325-3626 for assistance. Theme is Agency D3.

    Buffalo Church of the Nazarene VBS