Jewelry design and marketing class
The LaRue County Public Library will host a Kentucky Crafted jewelry design and marketing class at 5 p.m. March 7. Learn how to design, make and market jewelry. For information, contact the library at 358-3851.
Board of Health meets March 12
The LaRue County Board of Health meets at noon March 12 at the LaRue County Extension office. For information, call the LaRue County Health Department at 358-9514.
Project Graduation Committee meets
The LaRue County Project Graduation Committee will meet 6 p.m. March 12 in the high school cafeteria. Any senior parent is welcome. Committee will sort out T-shirt orders, discuss fundraiser and divide into groups for different committees. For more information, contact Connie Meredith at (502) 643-0460.
The Extension Expo is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16 in the LaRue County High School gym. Booths are full. Call the LaRue County Extension office at 358-3401 for information.
Free Movie Night – Rise of the Guardians
“Rise of the Guardians” will be shown 7 p.m. March 16 at Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd. No admission charged; free popcorn. The event is sponsored by the City of Hodgenville and The LaRue County Herald News.
Wellness on Wheels
Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit will be available 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 18 at Hometown IGA in Hodgenville. No charge for blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index, body fat analysis, dermaview skin analysis and weight. Colorectal take-home kit is $5. Cholesterol panel is $20. For more information, visit www.hmh.net.
Blood drive in Sonora
A blood drive will be held 3-7 p.m. March 19 at First Baptist Church, 709 Main Street, Sonora. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.
Republicans meet at Greater Works
The LaRue County Republican Party will meet 7 p.m. March 19 at Greater Works Church (behind The Lincoln Museum) in Hodgenville.
Relay for Life Survivors Dinner
The LaRue County Relay for Life County Committee is sponsoring a free dinner to honor cancer survivors. The dinner is 6:30 p.m. March 21 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road. Sister Rita Jerrell, a Hero of Hope from the Louisville area, will speak. Invitations have been mailed to known survivors; however, anyone who has survived or is battling cancer is welcome to attend. A minimal donation of $5 will be collected at the door for those accompanying survivors. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 234-3309 or contact any Relay team captain. Reservations are being accepted through March 15.
County cleanup set for March 22-23
County cleanup is noon to 4 p.m. March 22 and 8 a.m.-noon March 23 at the County Maintenance Facility across from LaRue County High School. No early birds. White goods, appliances, tires, scrap metal, vehicle batteries, e-scrap, furniture and bulky items will be accepted. For more information, call Jill Gray at 358-9903.
Easter egg hunt at Fairgrounds
The LaRue County Fairgrounds on Greensburg Street, Hodgenville, will have an Easter egg hunt at noon on March 23. Games, prizes, children’s movie available. Hotdog lunch free for children; adults will be charged with proceeds benefitting the Fairgrounds. For more information, call Marie Riggs at (502) 650-3206.
Easter egg hunt at Sunrise
Sunrise Manor will offer a community Easter egg hunt 1-2:30 p.m. March 23. For more information, contact Sally Rineker at 358-3103.
A drug take-back will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13 in the lower parking lot of the LaRue County Courthouse. Outdated or unneeded prescription or over-the-counter drugs can be disposed of at the event, which is sponsored by the LaRue County Sheriff’s office, Solid Waste Management and Drug Task Force.
Waste tire amnesty
Tire amnesty is May 2-4. For more information, call Jill Gray at 358-9903. The event is sponsored by Kentucky Division of Waste Management and LaRue Fiscal Court.