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Diabetes update class

A diabetes update class by Vanessa Paddy will be held at the Extension Service office at 10:30 a.m. March 2. Class is open to everyone and will discuss preventing complications. Sponsored by the County Extension homemaker organization.

Ancestral Trails to meet

Ancestral Trails Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. March 5 at Hardin County Public Library, Elizabethtown. Joy Carroll Miller will speak about the history of Valley Creek Church. For more information, call 862-3209.

Parent Advisory Council to meet

The LaRue County Schools Parent Advisory Council will meet 6:30 p.m. March 8 in the LCHS library. The agenda includes discussion of the results of the parent involvement evaluation/survey including next steps or issues for further consideration. If you would like to join the PAC, contact Amanda Reed, district instructional supervisor, at 358-4111 or amanda.reed@larue.kyschools.us.

Library announces new hours

Beginning March 8, the LaRue County Public Library will extend its hours on Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 

Christian Women’s luncheon

The Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection will meet 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. March 8 at Country Hearth Inn in Elizabethtown. Guest speaker is Tony Rose, 9-11 Pentagon survivor/rescuer. RSVP to Jeanette at 737-6752 or e-mail wilsonlj@kvnet.org.

Public Retirees to meet

Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. March 8 at Stone Hearth Restaurant, 1001 N. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. The guest speaker will be Kelly Barron, director of the Radcliff-Fort Knox Tourism Commission. 

Board of Health to meet

The LaRue County Board of Health will meet noon March 9 at the LaRue County Extension Service office. For more information, call Donna Grammer at 358-3844. 

Woman’s Club to meet

Hodgenville Woman's Club meets 6:30 p.m. March 16 at the club building on the square. Visitors welcome. For more information, call Opal Dail at 358-9967. 

Extension Expo

Booth reservations are being taken for the annual Extension Expo to be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 20 in the LaRue County High School gym. Contact the Extension Service office at 358-3401 or stop by the office for a booth reservation form. The commercial booth fee is $20 with no charge for non-profit booths. Reservations are taken in the order returned.

Dental Hygiene Clinic

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Dental Hygiene Clinic will offer “Seal-Out Day” March 27. Free dental sealants for children ages 8-13 will be provided 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The clinic is located in the basement of the student center, 600 College Street Road, E’town. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Limited to first 70 patients to register.

Spring clean-up

LaRue County’s spring clean-up is noon-4 p.m. March 26 and 8 a.m.-noon March 27 at the county maintenance barn across from the high school. Items accepted include appliances, tires, scrap metal, vehicle batteries, electronics and furniture. No hazardous or household waste accepted. For more information, call Solid Waste Coordinator Jill Gray at 358-9903.

Master Clothing Volunteer

The Cooperative Extension Service is recruiting new leaders for the Kentucky Master Clothing Volunteer program. Interested persons with prior experience in clothing construction will be selected for intense, in-depth state training. Volunteers must commit to give back teaching hours in their community. For more information or an application form, drop by the Extension Service office or call 358-3401. Applications due April 1.