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  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings receive cookies

    Kyleigh Elmore of Girl Scout Troop 1945 donated boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to the Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen. Kyleigh, who attends Elizabethtown Christian Academy, was moved to give the cookies after a lesson at school about giving and doing what you can to help others. Receiving the donation is Linda Funk, Warm Blessings executive director. 

  • BIRTH: Pipers welcome Kinze Mae

    Bo and Brandi Piper of Sonora announce the birth of a daughter, Kinze Mae Piper.

    Kinze Mae was born at 7:46 a.m. Jan. 22, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Pat and Donetta Eastridge of Sonora.

    Paternal grandparents are George and Kathy Piper of Sonora.

    Paternal great-grandmother is Virginia Pence.

  • Community Calendar - April 15, 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.

    Fair stockholders to meet
    The LaRue County Fair stockholders will have a special called meeting 7 p.m. April 15 at the fairgrounds on Greensburg Street.

    Wildflower Walk at Fort Duffield

  • Fundrai$ers - April 15, 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.

    Blakeman Art Sale and Exhibit

  • Forty-five participate in fundraiser run

    The Relay for Life 5K hosted by Living Strong’s Team was held Saturday.

    About 45 runners and walkers participated regardless of spring break commitments and promised to return next year with more runners and walkers.

    All runner and walker fees were donated to Relay for Life LaRue County, thanks to the sponsors and supporters.

  • Class of '75 plans reunion

    LCHS Class of 1975 Reunion

    LaRue County High School Class of 1975 is planning a 40th reunion. All class members are invited to the planning session at 3 p.m. April 19 at LaRue County Middle School.

  • Cathy LaFollette turns 85

    Cathy LaFollette celebrated her 85th birthday with family and friends on April 11, 2015. Those attending were two sons, Danny and Dale, daughter Candy Vincent, good friend Arthur Allen, two daughters-in-law, Judy and Yvonne, three-of-seven grandchildren, Josh, Angela and Brittany, and youngest great-granddaughter, Addalynn.

  • National Park invites you to 'find your park'

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage people to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. 

    Find Your Park is the theme of National Park Week 2015, and a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the milestone centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 and setting the stage for its second century of service.

  • COLUMN: Put savings plans into action

     

    Savings isn’t just about putting money in the bank. It can be accomplished in many ways, all of them helpful to the individual. This list of money saving techniques is broken into three distinct styles of savings: 1) restricting purchases to prioritize need rather than want, 2) reserving money for later, and 3) reducing the cost of needed items bought.

    Identifying your wants versus needs:

    1. Kick a bad habit and put the money you would have spent on that habit into savings.

  • Fundrai$ers - April 8, 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.

    Project Graduation 5K Run/Walk