Features https://www.laruecountyherald.com/features/todaysfeatures en Event Calendars - September 19, 2018 https://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/event-calendars-september-19-2018 <p> Community Calendar</p> <p> EVENTS</p> <p> Goodtime Cruisers</p> <p> The next Goodtime Cruisers Car Show will be held at 4 p.m. on October 20 on the square in downtown Hodgenville.</p> <p> Lincoln Days Quilt Show</p> Corky Cox inducted into the Valley High School Hall of Fame https://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/corky-cox-inducted-valley-high-school-hall-fame <img src="https://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3083_0.jpg" alt="Corky Cox was recently inducted into the Valley High School Hall of Fame. He is pictured sitting with his plaque." title="Corky Cox was recently inducted into the Valley High School Hall of Fame. He is pictured sitting with his plaque." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> On Friday, September 7, Hodgenville resident and former Hawks Head basketball Coach Corky Cox was inducted into the Valley High School Hall of Fame during the half-time football game between Valley High School and Anderson County.</p> <p> In 1947, Cox began his high school career at Valley High School during the second semester of his sophomore season. The transition period to Valley High School was an easy transition for him.</p> <p> &ldquo;All of the students and faculty were extremely nice and welcoming to me,&rdquo; Cox said.</p> Church Calendar https://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/church-calendar-136 <p> Operation Christmas Child</p> <p> Bardstown United Methodist Church and Operation Christmas Child invite everyone to come and hear an amazing story about God&rsquo;s&nbsp;&nbsp;transformational love at Bardstown United Methodist Church, 116 East Flaget Street in Bardstown on Saturday, September 22 at 7 p.m.&nbsp;&nbsp;Dania Yadago, has a powerful testimony of how God&nbsp;used an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift to greatly impact her life.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> Family Fun Fest Community event</p> “O Lord, Do It Again” https://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/%E2%80%9Co-lord-do-it-again%E2%80%9D <p> &ldquo;And they were amazed .... what meaneth this&rdquo; (Acts 2:12).&nbsp; Pentecost -- what a day for the 120 who had been waiting and praying in the upper room after the crucifixion and resurrection.&nbsp; Suddenly there was a rushing mighty wind, cloven tongues sat on them as they began to speak in different languages. People&nbsp;heard them speak in their own language and bystanders were perplexed.&nbsp; Things were different after this experience of Pentecost.</p> Just Be Kind! https://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/just-be-kind <p> Why the sign phenomena? Have you noticed the signs all over Hardin county and spreading into LaRue county? Have you wondered why they are so popular? I think the answer is simple but significant: Our world is dark and mean.</p> ALBNHP to host night sky program https://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/albnhp-host-night-sky-program <img src="https://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/night_sky_telescope_0.jpg" alt="Visitors at the Night Sky Program are pictured looking with telescopes at the event last year." title="Visitors at the Night Sky Program are pictured looking with telescopes at the event last year." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will host their annual Night Sky Program at Lincoln&rsquo;s Boyhood Home at Knob Creek on Friday, October 12.</p> <p> Eastern Kentucky University will conduct the program and will provide telescopes for visitors to look through. The program will begin at 8 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring a flashlight, sturdy shoes and a sweater.</p> LaRue County Relay has a successful year https://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/larue-county-relay-has-successful-year <img src="https://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/image3_3.jpeg" alt="Cancer survivors carry the banner for the 2018 Relay For Life event at Creek Front Park. " title="Cancer survivors carry the banner for the 2018 Relay For Life event at Creek Front Park. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> LaRue County Relay for life had a successful year in 2017-2018.</p> <p> Survivor Chair Kathy Ross said their yearlong fundraising campaign ended on August 31. Their goal of raising $60,000 was narrowly missed as they raised an overall total of $59,104. While the goal fundraising fell slightly short of being met, Ross said many other goals were achieved as the 2018 main Relay for Life event was moved to CreekFront Park in Hodgenville.</p> Band of Hawks looking to soar in 2018 https://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/band-hawks-looking-soar-2018 <img src="https://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/2018_08_24_enter_custom_name_herelchs_f-ball_loss_to_russell_co_0749.jpeg" alt="Field Commander Parker Smith directs the band during a recent football game halftime show. " title="Field Commander Parker Smith directs the band during a recent football game halftime show. " align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> The LaRue County Band of Hawks marching band had a breakout year last season and they are participating on larger stages this season.</p> <p> The Band of Hawks soared through the state semifinals and made it to their first state finals appearance since 2012 on October 28, 2017. The Band of Hawks finished second out of 16 bands during the KMEA Class AA semifinals. Only the top four teams went on to perform at the KMEA state finals. At the state finals, the Band of Hawks placed third overall in Class 2A.</p>