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  • KSP offers tips for safe winter driving

    With the onset of winter and the possibility that motorists may have to drive in inclement weather, the Kentucky State Police are offering safe driving tips.

    The weather in Kentucky is unpredictable and this time of year you never know when to expect black ice, snow, icy roads or a mixture of road conditions. KSP is asking motorists to prepare in advance for the winter driving months ahead.

  • Community Calendar - Dec. 26

     Poinsettia drawing at library

  • Free Movie Night offers 'Joyful Noise'

     The next installment of Free Movie Night is “Joyful Noise,” a 2012 movie starring Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer and Queen Latifah.

  • Senior Center Menu

    LaRue County Senior Center

    All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.

    Dec. 26 – Closed

    Dec. 27 – Chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, buttered spinach, baked apples, whole wheat bread

    Dec. 28 – Salmon croquettes, rigatoni and tomatoes, buttered broccoli, banana pudding, whole wheat roll

    Dec. 31 – Beef steak patty, new potatoes, mixed green salad, ambrosia, whole wheat roll

    Jan. 1–2  – Closed

  • COLUMN: Stay safe and healthy this winter

     Even though the weather is turning colder, many of us may not be ready for winter to arrive. If you take steps to be prepared for the hazards of winter, you will be more likely to stay safe and healthy when temperatures begin to fall.

    Many people prefer to stay indoors so it is important to make sure home safety measures are in place. One of the leading causes of home fire deaths is the result of heating equipment not being used correctly.

  • PHOTOS: Elvis visits Sunrise Manor

     Elvis Presley presenter Otis Berry of New Albany, Ind., entertained the residents of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home and Adult Daycare. He performed Elvis' traditional and Christmas music. Elvis presented each client with a scarf (with a little sweat) to take home as a souvenir. Refreshments served were Moon Pies, RC Cola and peanut butter and banana sandwiches. 

  • Senior Menu - January 2012

     LaRue County Senior Center

    All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.

    Dec. 26 – Closed

    Dec. 27 – Chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, buttered spinach, baked apples, whole wheat bread

    Dec. 28 – Salmon croquettes, rigatoni and tomatoes, buttered broccoli, banana pudding, whole wheat roll

    Dec. 31 – Beef steak patty, new potatoes, mixed green salad, ambrosia, whole wheat roll

    Jan. 1–2  – Closed

  • COLUMN: Start saving in the new year

     With 2013 now here, make sure to give your finances a checkup and discover if you need to make saving your New Year’s resolution.

    Get out of debt:The best investment most borrowers can make is to pay off consumer debt with double-digit interest rates. Find places to cut your spending so that you can pay down your debts faster.

    Save for emergencies: Having an emergency savings fund may be the most important difference between those who manage to stay afloat and those who are sinking financially.

  • COLUMN: Reduce year-end tax consideration with charitable giving

     Often in the hustle and bustle of daily life and holiday planning, many people overlook the importance of year-end tax planning. There are several things you can do to realize some year-end tax savings. One of the most common ways to reduce your federal tax obligation is through charitable giving.

    People often give donations in the form of cash or household goods. You may also give charitable donations in the form of stocks or even real estate. The actual amount of tax savings realized through charitable donations will vary for different people, based on tax bracket.

  • PHOTO: Breakfast book club

     The LaRue County Public Library Breakfast Book Club met on Dec. 18 at Paula's Hot Biscuit. The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the library but decided to meet at the restaurant in December. Pictured are from left, (seated) Roland Bright, Judy Bridges, Bob Bridges, Anita Judd Brown, Marcia Saltsman; standing, Cathy Luttrell, LCPL adult programs coordinator.