Community News

  • Dinky Gowen to perform at State Theater

     Dinky Gowen, a LaRue County illusionist, will perform at The Historic State Theater 7 p.m. Oct. 12.

    The Halloween-themed show will feature some of Houdini’s tricks (upside-down straightjacket escape and milk can water escape), performed live on stage.

    The “ghost” of Houdini will make an appearance.

    Tickets are available at the door or in advance at www.historicstatetheater.org. Tickets are $8 for adults. Children 10 and under, $5.

  • WEDDING:Parrett - Floyd

    Karon Elizabeth Parrett and Albert Lee Floyd, both of Hodgenville, announce their marriage.

    The bride is the daughter of Mary and Phillip Gardner of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Lindsey Floyd of Hodgenville, and Sue Ellen Tindell of Columbus, Ind.

    The wedding was Oct. 2, 2013, in Elizabethtown.

  • BIRTH: Stillwell

    Aaron and Marla Stillwell of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Clayton Lee Stillwell.

    Clayton Lee was born at 12:09 p.m. Aug. 15, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Reed and Angie Smith of Magnolia; and Roger Stillwell of Upton. Great-grandmother is Ramona Smith-Troutman.

  • Senior Events - October 9, 2013

    Prime Time Band to perform
    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band with Jim Walters, Leroy Sherrard, David Sherrard and Doug Gary, will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.

    Kentucky Public Retirees to meet
    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet at noon Oct. 14 at Watermill Restaurant, 803 Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City.

  • Shipp ordained as minister

    Julian L. Shipp was ordained as a minister of the Gospel Sept. 17 at Evangel World Prayer Center during the annual Church Growth International of the Americas Conference.

    CGIA is the vision of Pastor David Yonggi Cho of the Yodio Full Gospel Central Church of South Korea, the largest church in the world.

    Shipp is a member of Word Productions, the media team at Evangel World Prayer Center, and serves as co-captain of Champions of Honor, a men’s ministry program.

  • State Theater

    “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” is coming to the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown for a three-day run in late November.

    The movie will have five showtimes over the three days, debuting at 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.

  • Blessing of the animals
  • Members share history of Wesley Meadows; Final of two-part story

    Two headstones discovered in the cemetery belong to Josh and Susan Bayne, ancestors of one of Wesley Meadows’ oldest members, Helen Bayne Clark, 100, who was unaware that any of her relatives were buried in the cemetery.

  • Fundrai$ers - October 9, 2013

    Tractor Show: Gary Rock fundraiser
    A tractor show to benefit Gary Rock, who was injured in a farm accident, will be 2-5 p.m. Nov. 2 at Sportsman’s Lake, Hodgenville. Donation of $10 to enter show by Oct. 25. To enter, contact Megan Dohn at 270-766-2703 or Carla Hoffie at 270-763-7762.

    Yard Sale: Santa’s Helpers
    Santa’s Helpers will hold a yard sale 8 a.m. Oct. 12 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. Proceeds will be used to purchase new toys for children at Christmas.

  • Outreach program turns ‘Boys to Men’

    “Boys to Men” – an outreach program that seeks to place positive role models in the lives of young boys – will be introduced to the community Oct. 12.

    Rev. Aaron L. Moss, pastor and program director at Lane Lincoln CME Church, said the program “began as a vision from God.”

    “I met with the men at Lane Lincoln CME Church and they just embraced the idea.”