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Community News

  • PHOTO: Sunny and Paislee

    Paislee McCoy, right, hugged Sunny, the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home mascot during a Derby event at the facility. At left is Cheyenne Baird.

  • PHOTO: Editor and Meat Loaf

    A retirement reception was held May 8 for Linda Ireland, editor of The LaRue County Herald News. Linda began her tenure with Landmark in the mid-1990s, worked as a correspondent several years and became editor in 2001. She worked also with the newspaper when it was owned by the McDonald family. She was surprised by a visit from Meat Loaf impersonator and longtime friend, Colonel Perkins. Colonel belted out “Hot Patootie” from the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

  • COLUMN: The Obscure Alcove by Sheree Priddy

    In doing some online research not long ago, I ran across this article that I would like to pass on to you. It has some suggestions that might help all patrons of the LaRue County Public Library. I always need suggestions to keep me organized and thought you might too. 

    “Keep Track of Library Books and Avoid Fines” comes from www.lifeyourway.net. I hope you will find at least one suggestion easy for you to implement as we approach a busy – and hopefully pleasant – summer.

  • Kentucky Career Center to relocate

    The Kentucky Career Center in Elizabethtown will begin its relocation to 233 Ring Road this week.

    There will be limited services available at the old location at 916 Mulberry St. while the move is taking place throughout the week. The phone number is 270-766-5115. Hours of operation for the career center at the old location are 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; and 7:30 a.m. to noon Friday. 

  • Army Spc. Cobb graduates from basic training

    Army Spc. James C. Cobb has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.

  • Community Calendar - May 6, 2015

    Boyhood Home closed
    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    CLASS: Understand and responding to dementia-related behavior

  • Fundrai$ers - May 6, 2015

    Relay for Life

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

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  • Youngsters volunteer for Relay for Life

    As the 2015 LaRue County Relay for Life draws near, not only will you find adults volunteering for the cause, but several LaRue County youngsters are making the most of their time as well.

  • Bookmobile – May 2015

    May 5 – Rose Circle, Miami Court, Lincoln Village, Cox Lane, Landmark Apartments

    May 6 – West Point Bank, Ky. 357, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway

    May 7 – Laugh-N-Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L & N Turnpike, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    May 11 – Headstart, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road

    May 12 – LaRue County High School, Kids Crew, Sunrise Manor, Campbellsville Road

  • COLUMN: Plan ahead for home canning season

    For those who preserve food, now is a great time to gear up for the season. Start by inventorying supplies and getting a head start on purchasing needed jars and lids and other necessities.

    Pressure canners: Dial gauge canners need to be checked for accuracy to ensure safe processing pressure and temperature. Contact the Extension office (270-358-3401) and make an appointment to have your dial gauge on your canner lid tested for accuracy. This also will be available on May 19, Ag Market Day.