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  • 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

  • Community Calendar - April 8, 2015

    ECTC to host free guitar concert
    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting a free classical guitar concert 7 p.m. April 8 in the Morrison Art Gallery in the JSO building. The University of Louisville’s Professor of Classical Guitar, Dr. Stephen Mattingly, will present a one-hour program featuring modern composers of the guitar. For more information, contact Kevin Shank at 270-706-8495.

    CLASS: Wreath-making

  • PHOTO: Hop In

    Buffalo firefighter Jason Willman, behind the wheel of the fire truck, waited for Steven Willman to get in the passenger seat. The two had been working a booth at the Extension Expo at LaRue County High School in March.

  • Benefit will assist with infant's medical bills

    Jaxton Davis Flowers was born March 16 with several abnormalities in his heart.
    Just minutes after his birth, he was taken to Kosair’s Children’s Hospital in Louisville where he underwent numerous tests before undergoing a six-hour open heart surgery on March 19.
    His grandmother, Patricia Lewis, said his heart had numerous defects including a double outlet right ventricle, transposition of the great arteries, and a septal hole in the heart.
    He underwent a second surgery March 30 to receive a pacemaker.

  • PHOTO: Aubrey attends music conference

    The Music Teachers National Association held their annual conference March 21-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pictured is Marc Hebda, Southern Division Director and Diana C. Aubrey, Kentucky MTA State President. Aubrey has operated a music studio in Hodgenville since 1977.