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Club

  • 4-H talent show winners announced

    The 4-H Talent Show was held March 25 at the LaRue County High School auditorium. 4-H members showcased their talents in two age divisions: 9-13 year olds and 14-18 year olds.  
    Winners were selected in each of the four categories: vocal, instrumental, physical skills and theatrical. The champions will advance to the Lincoln Trail Area Talent Show on May 14 in Nelson County.  

  • Shelby Sullivan wins Homemaker scholarship

    Shelby Sullivan, a senior at LaRue County High School, is the recipient of the LaRue County Homemakers Scholarship.

    Sullivan is FFA Chapter President and a member of the Senior Class Committee and South Fork Baptist Youth Group. The Magnolia resident plans to study agriculture education at Western Kentucky University.

  • 4-H: Poetry winners announced

    Congratulations to all the participants in the 4-H Poetry Contest. Participants are to be commended for their efforts. Fifty-eight poems were entered and the poems have been judged. The results are listed as follows.
    The poems were divided into two age groups for judging. Junior division participants are ages 9-13 and the senior age division includes 14-18 year olds.
    The top-eight junior poems and the top-four senior poems will advance to the District competition.

  • National Retired Federal Employees elect officers

    Elizabethtown’s National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1050 met Feb 7 at Nolin RECC.  
    The Chapter held their quarterly potluck and 41 members attended. Chapter president Kay Bennett announced that the NARFE State Convention would be April 12-14 at the Clarion in Lexington.  Anyone wishing to be a delegate or attend must notify her no later than March 7. Chapter 1050 will pay the registration fee for those wanting to be delegates.  

  • PHOTO: Sunrise Volunteers

    Emogene Gardner, Sunrise Manor Volunteer, wheels resident Katherine Cruse into the facility’s chapel for weekly Rhythm Band gospel singing. Gardner has volunteered for 28 years at the nursing home on Phillips Lane.

  • David Toczko speaks at State Theater Gallery

    The Hardin County Historical Society met Jan. 24 at the State Theater Gallery.  The dinner was followed by a program presented by David Toczko, a long-time Elizabethtown resident and graduate of Western Kentucky University. Toczko, above, shared information about Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and the Shakers’ history through his very informative program. 

    The Historical Society meets again 6:30 p.m. April 25 in the State Theater Gallery. 

  • Deadline approaching for 4-H Poetry Contest

    The 4-H Poetry Contest is being held again this year. The contest is open to all LaRue County youth, ages 9 to 18. Each youth may enter one poem for the competition.
    All poems must be submitted to the Extension Office by Feb. 4.
    Most students have probably already written poems for school. Why not turn your best poem in to be judged? Teachers, you may even wish to require your students to participate in the poetry contest or give extra credit for those students who participate.

  • South Fork Homemakers, Jan. 2010 meeting

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Jan. 18 at the LaRue County Extension Office with Delores Bale and Amanda Gatewood serving as hostesses.

    The meeting was called to order by President Emogene Gardner.  Also present were Janice Bowen, Exie Elliott, Ann Flanders, Hazel Hodges, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Clovis Johnson, Billie Shahayda, Della Thomas and Julie Devore.

    The Club agreed to cater the annual County Extension Council Leadership and Awards Banquet.

    Bingo games were enjoyed after the luncheon.

  • Rita Williams to be honored by Chamber

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will honor Rita Williams for the years of service given as the executive director of the chamber on Dec. 15. Each of the past presidents of the chamber who have worked with Williams will be present and speak about how she has moved the chamber forward.

    Williams asked for a leave of absence in September to pursue political office and has since tendered her resignation as executive director.