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Community News

  • BBB reminder: Get your free annual credit report

    You’ve seen all of the ads for free credit reports on TV, you’ve heard them on the radio and you’ve seen them online, but there is only one official Web site where you can really get your credit report for free.

  • BBB reminder: Get your free annual credit report

    You’ve seen all of the ads for free credit reports on TV, you’ve heard them on the radio and you’ve seen them online, but there is only one official Web site where you can really get your credit report for free.

  • Senior Activities

    Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music every Saturday night at 6:30. Musicians and singers are welcome. For information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@wind stream.net

    Prime Time Band

    Prime Time band will be at the Hodgenville Senior Center at 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Free admission and snacks. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655.

  • Sunrise Manor honors three employees

    Rondal Wright, chairman of the board of directors, presented Sunrise Manor Nursing Home employees with a pin for years of service in August. Linda Skaggs received a pin for 10 years of service, Shannon Riggs 5 years of service and Judy Hensley 3 years of service.

  • South Fork Area Homemakers

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Sept. 15 at the LaRue County Extension Service office with president Emogene Gardner presiding. Hostesses were Della Thomas and Martha Owen.

    Gardner opened the meeting by having the club read together aloud the Kentucky Homemaker Creed.  Treasurer’s report was given by Della Thomas and secretary’s report by Janice Bowen.

  • Hosparus offers grief counseling retreat

    Hosparus Grief Counseling Center presents Evergreen – A Family Camp Program, Oct. 16-18 at the Loucon Training & Retreat Center near Leitchfield.

    Evergreen is a weekend gathering for families and children ages 6-18 grieving the loss of a family member.

    Through a combination of fun team-building games and grief education, Evergreen helps families learn how to strengthen family bonds and build resilience.

    The deadline for Evergreen applications is Sept. 25. For an application and fee information, call 502-456-5451 or 1-888-345-8197.

  • Veterans Day parade applications available

    The American Legion Post 87 will sponsor a Veterans Day Parade at 2 p.m. Nov. 8 with a program and reception immediately following the parade at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

    Anyone interested in participating may pick up an application Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at The LaRue County Herald News office, 40 Shawnee Drive, Hodgenville.

  • Nationwide honors Claudia Gibbs

    Claudia Gibbs has been selected as the September Employee of the Month at Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed at Nationwide since January 2006 and is under the supervision of Janice Perkins in the trouser department.

    She will receive a special award for dedication and service.

     

  • Embree completes basic training

    Navy Seaman Apprentice Joseph C. Embree, son of Rebecca A. and Charles L. Embree of New Haven, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training and was meritoriously promoted to his current rank at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., according to Hometown News Releases.

    During the eight-week program, Embree completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

  • Herald News welcomes Skaggs

    Kaitlyn “Kaity” Skaggs has accepted a position as correspondent with The LaRue County Herald News.

    Skaggs, the 17-year-old daughter of Jodie Case and James Skaggs, both of Magnolia, is a student at LaRue County High School, editor of the yearbook and member of the track team, academic team and Pep Club. She enjoys reading and shopping.

    After graduation, she plans to attend Campbellsville University and major in journalism or psychology. She already is taking college credit classes.