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Today's News

  • FFA: National Three Star Chapter

    Several LaRue County FFA members excelled at the 87th National FFA Convention and Expo. The Chapter was recognized as a National Three Star Chapter.
    Lindsey V. Shelton, Bethany C. Shive, Chasity Bryant and Hunter Thomas were named national finalists in the Agriscience Fair – a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture. It is sponsored nationally by Cargill, John Deere and Syngenta.
    Shelton and Shive competed in food products and processing – division 3.

  • BUSINESS- Smith honored by Nationwide

    Carol Rae Smith has been selected as the November Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since September 1969 and is under the supervision of Nellie Gaskin in the trouser department. She will receive an award for her service.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Wathens celebrate 50 years

    Paul and Glenda Wathen of Hodgenville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 30, 2014, with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club.

  • BIRTH-Rowe

    Kevin and Kristy Rowe of Buffalo are proud to announce the birth of a son, Brent Daniel Rowe.

    Brent Daniel was born at 4:10 a.m. Oct. 14, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bonnie Farmer of Buffalo, and the late Richard Underwood; and the late Georgia Rowe of Smith’s Grove.

    Brent Daniel was welcomed home by a brother, Dylan T. Rowe, 13.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Rachel Fields and Josh Merry

    Rachel Fields of Buffalo, and Josh Merry of Rineyville announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Sharon Fields and the late Robert “Eddie” Fields.

    The prospective groom is the son of Lois and Roger Merry.

    The ceremony will be 4 p.m. Nov. 29, 2014, at Sportsman Lake in Hodgenville.

  • Turkey Winners
  • UK’s airsoft gun incident unacceptable, but will be a valuable lesson

    The only sounds that Kentucky football’s Class of 2014 was supposed to cause were Air Raid sirens and cheering on Saturday afternoons.

    Now, after a Sunday night in September, four of them (Dorian Baker, Stanley Boom Williams, Drew Barker and Tymere Dubose) will instead be known for the sound of three airsoft guns being shot into the air in the middle of South Campus, and the subsequent pinging of 30,000 students’ cell phones alerting them to a campus-wide lockdown.

  • Mom’s magic returns for Thanksgiving

    My mother, who has been gone for 10 years, performed magic every Thanksgiving.

    Somehow, she managed to have ripe, garden-grown tomatoes on the table, year after year. They were always the last ones of the season and we knew we’d have to wait another seven or eight months for the next taste.

    A ripe tomato on an Old Town Blue Corelle plate, surrounded by a slice of turkey and a pile of homemade mashed potatoes and green beans seasoned with a bit of bacon: If there is anything better on Thanksgiving – I don’t know what it is.

  • ‘Cram the Cruiser’ feeds the hungry

    The Kentucky State Police kicked off its fifth annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive last week. Food collection sites have been established at all 16 posts throughout the state and at the agency’s headquarters location in Frankfort. The campaign extends through Dec. 16 and is designed to collect non-perishable food items for needy families.

    KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb said the agency collected more than 124,000 pounds of food during the 2013 campaign.

  • Senior Activities

    Kentucky Public Retirees to meet

    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. Dec. 8 at Ryan’s, 1034 Executive Drive, Elizabethtown. Touch of Class will entertain with Christmas music.

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 270-358-4311 or e-mail Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

     

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