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Community News

  • Families wait for call to ‘feud’

    History has had its share of feuding families — the Hatfields and McCoys, the Montagues and Capulets, the Ewings and Barnes.

    The Glen Rice family of Buffalo is hoping to be another feuding clan — this time, however, as participants in the Family Feud television program.

    His daughters – Tiffany Spratt, Teri Lynn Rice Dandy, Karen Michelle Ward – and wife, Peggy, were among the estimated 5,000 people who auditioned for the show Feb. 7 and 8 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.

  • Locals featured in insurance commercial

    The latest television commercial for Kentucky Farm Bureau features fall scenery, catchy guitar music and a soft, Southern voice saying, “All over Kentucky, people grow attached to certain things.”

    One by one, six smiling people show off garden gnomes, hubcaps, typewriters and stuffed animals.

    Much of the 30-second spot was filmed in LaRue County, features two LaRue Countians and was developed by a native LaRue Countian.

  • PHOTO: A cold seat
  • BIRTHDAY: 90 years for the twins
  • COLUMN: Tips to manage money

    Money has consistently been named the number one cause of conflict in marriages. Since money problems are predictable, be proactive and get talking before you walk down the aisle. Here are ideas to get couples to start talking about money from Syble Solomon with LifeWise and www.moneyhabitudes.com.

  • 'Lincoln's Little Sister' essay available in several platforms

    Danville author Stuart W. Sanders has published “Lincoln’s Confederate ‘Little Sister:’ Emilie Todd Helm,” a long-form essay available on the Kindle and related platforms.

  • Fundrai$ers - Feb. 18, 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.

     

    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.

     

  • Community Calendar: Feb. 18, 2015

    School board to meet Thursday

    Monday’s school board meeting was canceled due to snow. There will be a special meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at LaRue County High School, same agenda.

     

    Extension Expo booth sign-ups

    Booth reservations are being taken for the Extension Expo to be held 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 or to sign up for a booth space.

     

  • Central Kentucky Community Action back on its feet

    Two years ago, the future of Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc., was uncertain. The agency was experiencing significant financial difficulties, which resulted to changes in their transportation program for senior citizens and to their Head Start program in an effort to reduce expenses. At that time, Lynn Robey, executive director of Central Kentucky Community Action, spoke with government agencies in Marion and surrounding counties and asked for additional financial support in hopes of getting the agency back on its feet.

  • PHOTO: Play it with sass