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Community News

  • COLUMN: New bookmobile turns 2

    It seems like time flies and our Larue County Bookmobile will soon be 2 years old in April.

    Besides the bookmobile being a good-looking vehicle scooting around town and visiting folks out in the countryside, it offers a wide variety of services to the community.

    One would think the bookmobile would only supply books and magazines, but you would be surprised at its many weekly outreach services. 

  • Stephen Foster Drama Association presents: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    Charlie Brown and his friends from the iconic Peanuts comic strip will soon take the stage in Nelson County.

    The Stephen Foster Drama Association has announced “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be the 2014 Salt River production. The show will open on July 10 and run through Aug. 9.

    Johnny Warren, managing artistic director for the drama association, said “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Man” is a show he has wanted to bring to the stage for several years.

  • Bookmobile Schedule: February 2014

    Feb. 5 – LaRue County Middle School, West Point Bank, Maxine Road, Mill Road, New Jackson Highway

    Feb. 6 – Laugh and Learn, Nationwide, North L&N Turnpike, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    Feb. 10 – Rose Circle, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road

    Feb. 11 – LaRue County High School, Sunrise Manor, Campbellsville Road

    Feb. 12 – Kingdom Kids, LaRue County Senior Center, Taylor Mills Apartments, LaRue Trace Apartments, Morningside Apartments

  • Bell celebrates 95th birthday

    Rosalie Metcalf Bell of Wyanet, Ill. will celebrate her 95th birthday on Feb. 9, 2014.

    She was born Feb 9, 1919, in Athertonville, and lived in LaRue County several years before moving to Illinois.

    She retired from Harper Wyman in Princeton, Ill., and also worked at Hollywood Vasserette and Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

    In the late 1950's Rosalie and her former husband, the late Donald Bell, managed the Blue Ribbon Luncheonette located in the Hodgenville square beneath the Masonic Lodge across from the statue of Abraham Lincoln.

  • PHOTO: First snowman
  • Donating blood saves lives

    Life is unpredictable. You never know when someone you love will need blood. 

  • Take your child to the library

    The LaRue County Public Library is hosting its second annual Take Your Child to the Library Day on Saturday, Feb. 1.

  • BIRTH: Bush

    Alexander Blake Bush and Bethany Ann Skaggs Bush of Hardyville are proud to announce the birth of a son, Bentley Blake Bush, on Jan. 8, 2014. 

    Grandparents are Mark and Kim Skaggs of Mount Sherman, and Dewayne and Donna Bush of Hardyville.

  • Captain Turner visits family

    U.S. Navy Captain Mark Duell Turner, M.D., commanding officer of a U.S. Naval Hospital in Japan, visited his mother, Mrs. Pauline D. Turner of Hodgenville, other relatives and friends, over the weekend. He has returned to his job and family.

  • Community Calendar

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