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Community News

  • Local students honored for academics by ECTC

     The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Honors Reception to recognize outstanding academic achievement was April 25 at the State Theater in Elizabethtown. Several categories of achievement were honored, including Honors Students, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, program awards and scholarships.

  • LarRue County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards

     A large crowd attended Thursday’s annual dinner of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. The event, held at First Baptist Church of Hodgenville, featured a catered meal, silent auction and several community awards.

  • Fundrai$ers - May 21, 2014

     Lane Lincoln CME luncheon

    Lane Lincoln CME Church will have a fundraising luncheon 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 22. Pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, cole slaw, brownie, pickle and water for $7, dine in, carry-out or delivery. For more information or to place an order, call 270-766-8815.

     

    Cruise-In for Christ

  • COLUMN: Audiobooks added to children's library

     I can remember going to the LaRue County Public Library as a child. A very fond memory of mine was going to the rack that housed the baggies with a book and a cassette of that book. I would flip through them until I found one that caught my eye and excitedly rush to Mrs. Kathy to check me out.

  • Ferrisses celebrate 50 years together

     Patricia and Lee Ferriss of Upton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2014.

    They were married June 12,1964, at Sonora Baptist Church.

    Patricia is the daughter of the late Ernest Hornback, Jessie Devore, and Thomas “Tommy” Devore. She retired from Hardin Memorial Hospital and is a member of Lucas Grove Baptist Church

    Lee is the son of the late Percy and Verna Ferriss. He retired from International Harvester and currently works at Midwest Logistics in Upton. He is a deacon at Lucas Grove Baptist Church.

  • PHOTO: Relay for Life donation

     Allison Shepherd, right, general manager of The LaRue County Herald News, presented a check for $375 to Kathy Ross, Survivor chairperson for LaRue County Relay for Life. The newspaper collected donations for “in memory of” and “in honor of” ads for those who have battled cancer.

  • PHOTO: Relay for Life donation

     Allison Shepherd, right, general manager of The LaRue County Herald News, presented a check for $375 to Kathy Ross, Survivor chairperson for LaRue County Relay for Life. The newspaper collected donations for “in memory of” and “in honor of” ads for those who have battled cancer.

  • Free hearing screenings offered in May

     May is Better Speech and Hearing Month across America and in the spirit of awareness and hearing health, the National Hearing Test (www.nationalhearingtest.org) is offering free hearing screenings during the entire month.

  • COLUMN: What's the law on free credit reports?

     Information in credit reports is used not only by car dealers, but also in buying a house, obtaining credit and debit cards, and opening bank accounts. Potential landlords may deny you an apartment based on your credit report, insurance companies often base the amount you must pay in premiums on your creditworthiness and even possible employers use information in your credit report when making hiring decisions. It’s best to know what is in your report.

  • Guesthouse for families of Warriors in Transition gets $150,000 donation

     The Fort Knox Warriors in Transition Association has received a $150,000 donation that will help provide free lodging for families visiting their wounded warriors at Fort Knox.

    Warriors in Transition Association Montana members donated the money after meeting members of the local group and hearing about their plans to transform the St. George House at Fort Knox into a guesthouse for family members of Warrior Transition Battalion soldiers.