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Today's News

  • PHOTO: United Way Day of Caring

    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.

  • PHOTO: Linda Funk honored

    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

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

  • Lt. Col. Garry D. Ross

    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 Celebrates 90th Birthday

    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.

  • Scholarship: Sarah Stults Honored

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

    She was born July 28, 1964, 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.

  • Engagement: Morrison and West

    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.

  • Methodist youth create quilt for Alabama church

    On May 21, 2013, in Huntsville, Alabama, two brothers — Anthony and Terry Jackson — were stabbed and killed while setting up a small food pantry for West Huntsville United Methodist Church.

    The eldest brother, Anthony, 76, suffered from cerebral palsy and had been taken care of by his younger brother, Terry, for most of their adult lives. The two brothers had very little, and according to multiple local sources, they gave anything they could spare to others—including their time.

  • Young at Heart singers represent nine churches

    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.

  • Longstanding Meetings

    Monday

    Hodgenville City Council

    Hodgenville City Council meets 7 p.m. the second Monday at Hodgenville Civic Center (city hall).

    LaRue County Board of Adjustments

    LaRue County Board of Adjustments meets 6 p.m. Monday, quarterly. Applications must be received in advance for meetings. Call Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning at 270-358-0830 for more information.

    LaRue County Board of Education

    LaRue County Board of Education meets 7 p.m. the third Monday at LaRue County High School (unless another location is specified).