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Community News

  • Community Calendar updated 2-15-12

    Chamber of Commerce luncheon
    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon is noon-1 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Lincoln Museum Community Room. The guest speaker is Lisa Williams of Kentucky Innovation Center.

    Parkinson’s Support Group
    The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet 4 p.m. Feb. 16 at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Dr., Elizabethtown. For more information, call 769-3100, Ext. 357.

    FREE SEMINAR: Heart Health at HMH

  • Community News: Georgetown

    Georgetown, John Smith: Kaye Curle will have surgery Wednesday at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Sammy Montgomery remains a patient at University of Louisville Hospital. Dolvinia Watson was at church Sunday after being ill. It was good to see her out.
    Sunday morning, the guest speaker at First Baptist was Elder Henry Watson, the associate minister at Main Street Baptist Church, Lexington. Hodgenville Choir provided the music. After the morning service was the baptism of Trinity Cleaver. Many friends and family attended.

  • Upcoming classes help with diabetes and high blood pressure

     What is the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease? About 65 percent of people with diabetes die from heart disease and stroke. Adults with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have heart disease or suffer a stroke than people without diabetes.

    People with type 2 diabetes also have high rates of high blood pressure, lipid problems, and obesity, which contribute to their high rates of CVD. Smoking doubles the risk of CVD in people with diabetes.

    The ABC treatment goals for most people with diabetes are:

  • ECTC hosts juried art contest

     A juried art contest is being sponsored by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s “The Heartland Review.”

    The exhibition theme is inspired by natural elements. Works of art in every media are invited: nature, environmentalism, the body, identity, urbanism and responses to modernity.

    First place is $250; second, $150; third, $75.

    Artists may submit up to three pieces for a tax-deductible contribution of $10

    which will support the contest and the journal.

  • TOPS offers healthy alternatives for Valentine's Day

     With American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day in February, consider putting more focus on your heart this month. It’s an opportunity to give loved ones a heart-healthy treat or engage in a heart-smart activity. But matters of the heart aren’t just reserved for this month. 

  • Diabetes Awareness groups meet in February

     Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition to meet

  • PHOTO: Adult Daycare participates in Wear Red Day

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 8, 2012

     ALES Family Resource Center Advisory Council to meet

  • PHOTO: Go Red for Women

  • PHOTO: Flock your neighbor for Project Graduation

    You’ve been flocked! LaRue County High School Project Graduation is raising money for its chaperoned, post-graduation party for seniors. Residents who “get flocked” with Hawk-blue flamingos must make a donation of $5 to have the fowl removed from their front yards. If you’d like to flock