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Community News

  • Community Calendar - March 25, 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.

    FREE CLASS: Color Analysis

  • PHOTOS: No end to Olaf

    Saturday’s Extension Expo drew several hundred people, including many who wanted characters painted on their faces. Olaf, the snowman on Disney’s Frozen, was a popular choice. Heaven Carpenter, daughter of Shane and Candis Carpenter; and Adyson Parker, daughter of Christopher and Kristi Parker, show off their face-paint.

  • PHOTO: Bunco battles cancer

    Freedom Angels Relay for Life team hosted a Bunco on March 20. There were six tables of players who had a good time for a good cause. The next Bunco will be 6:30 p.m. April 3 at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare, 80 Philips Lane, Hodgenville.

  • Commonwealth Clean-up Week, March 21-28

     It’s time to pull your work boots and gloves out of winter storage and participate in this year’s Commonwealth Cleanup Week, March 21-28.

    Volunteers from across Kentucky will fill trash bags and pick up old tires during this 17th annual event.

  • Operation Round-Up accepting applications for funds

     Nolin RECC offers its members a unique program that allows them to voluntarily contribute to a special account earmarked to help worthy causes in the community. The program, Operation Round-Up, rounds up electric bills to the next highest dollar. The extra change in the form of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies goes into the ORU account. Member participation is voluntary and is open throughout the year.  

  • Library hosts Prime Time Family Reading

     The wonder in a child’s eyes as he hears a story for the first time.  

    An opportunity to talk about the story afterward.  

    Sharing the experience of reading and discussion with a parent in a group setting.

    This environment is part of Prime Time Family Reading Time, a six-week interactive program coming to the LaRue County Public Library starting on March 24.  

  • Community Calendar - March 18, 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.

    Extension Expo
    The Extension Expo will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 21 in the LaRue County High School gym. Call the Extension office at 270-358-3401 for more information.

    Art Guild hosting a demonstration

  • Fundraisers - March 18, 2015

     

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig

    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

  • Medal of Honor recipient to marry Bristol Palin

    Kentucky Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer announced on social media Saturday that he plans to marry Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the unsuccessful Republican nominee for vice president in 2008.

    Meyer, a Greensburg native, posted about the engagement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    "I'm definitely the luckiest guy ... to be able to spend the rest of my life with Bristol Palin!" Meyer said on his Facebook page.

  • BIRTH: Alexandria Alene Reed

     Rev. William Brandon and Olivia Danielle Reed of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Alexandria Alene Reed.

    Alexandria Alene was born at 8:18 a.m. Feb. 4, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Willie and Lauralene Reed of Hodgenville; and Jeff and Denise Gillenwater of Cecilia.