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  • Community Calendar -August 21, 2013

    Shingles vaccine offered
    The LaRue County Health Department offers shingle vaccines for $10 for ages 60-64 who do not have health insurance or if insurance plan does not cover the vaccine. Call 358-3844 for more information.

    FREE MOVIE NIGHT: The Maltese Falcon

  • Legal Aid Clinics -August 21, 2013

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in August and September. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.

    • Foreclosure Clinic –4 p.m. Aug. 22; 11 a.m. Aug. 27; 4 p.m. Aug. 29; 11 a.m. Sept. 3; 4 p.m. Sept. 5; 11 a.m. Sept. 10; 4 p.m. Sept. 12; 11 a.m. Sept. 17; 4 p.m. Sept. 19; 11 a.m. Sept. 24; 4 p.m. Sept. 26. Attorneys will be on hand.

  • ‘The Maltese Falcon’ next on Free Movie Night

    A classic mystery is the next installment of Free Movie Night.

    The Maltese Falcon, a 1941 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor, will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

    Bogart plays private detective Sam Spade who is trying to solve the murder of his partner while dealing with three eccentric criminals and their quest for a priceless statuette.

    The movie was directed by John Huston and based on a book by Dashiell Hammett. It is 100 minutes long.

    There is no charge to attend and free popcorn is included.

  • 130-plus attend book launch
  • Officer Richardson honored for seat belt enforcement

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety honored 140 law enforcement officers from 123 agencies across the Common-wealth for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles.

    The third annual Governor’s Occupant Protection Awards ceremony was held last week at the Marriott Downtown Louisville. Awards were presented to officers with the most occupant protection citations in each agency and division. There are six divisions, broken down by number of officers within the agency, plus a division for Kentucky State Police.

  • Health department offers shingles vaccine

    Shingles vaccine is being offered through the LaRue County Health Department.

    Adults between the ages of 60 and 64 who do not have health insurance or whose insurance plans do not cover the cost of the shot, can take advantage of the service.

    The target group for the vaccine was set based on several factors.

  • Chief warns 'Get sober or get pulled over'

    If you drink and drive in Hodgenville, beware. Hodgenville City Police is joining with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and officers across the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 16 to Sept. 2.  

    Chief Steve Johnson said officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers during the crackdown through Labor Day weekend and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired.

  • Editorial cartoonist illustrates children's book

    Terry C. Wise, a freelance political cartoonist whose work is featured in The LaRue County Herald News, has illustrated a children’s book for a local author.

    “A Fairy Long Night,” written by Lenora Rodgers of Elizabethtown, is the tale of Zak and Zeke, not-so-smart assistants to The Tooth Fairy. Zak carries the money to be placed under the children’s pillows. Zeke carries the bag for the teeth.

  • Looking back at Lyons
  • ECTC