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Community News

  • Bardstown festival spotlights bluegrass bands

    Whether the sun is shining or the rain is pouring, the sounds of toe-tapping Bluegrass beats will fill the air at the White Acres Campground for the annual Bardstown Bluegrass Festival Friday and Saturday.
    The event will be 6-10 p.m. Friday and noon – 10 p.m. Saturday at the White Acres Campground pavilion. Tickets for Friday cost $10, Saturday costs $20, or tickets for both days cost $25. Children 12 and younger are admitted free, if accompanied by an adult. Tickets will be sold at the gate.

  • American Red Cross Golf Tournament

     The American Red Cross Golf Tournament was May 18.

    First – Bryan Bault, Keith Bault, Todd Rogers, Garnett Cook and Philip LaRue

    Second – Doug Cardin, Donnie Davis, John Carr

    Third – Matt Shelton, Derek Ford, Jason Masterson, Duane Ford 

  • PHOTO: Preserving Memories through Quilting

     Tim Speakman of Hodgenville has been working on a quilt commemorating the Vietnam Conflict. He found photos of soldiers and allies on the Internet and surrounded them with a border of peace symbols.

  • Thomas the Tank Engine to visit New Haven

    Thomas the Tank Engine will visit The Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven June 2-3 and June 9-10.
    The event allows children and their families a chance to take a 25-minute ride with a 15-ton replica of Thomas, star of the Thomas and Friends series. It opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m.
    There will be a hands-on arts and crafts station, train tables and coloring sheets, storytelling, video viewing and magic show.
    Tickets are $18 plus tax for ages 2 and up and available by calling 866-468-7630 or visiting www.kyrail.org.

  • Lincolns Loft sponsors summer reading program

     Lincolns Loft Bookstore is hosting a summer reading program where children can earn a free book.

  • Community Calendar - May 23, 2012

    Kentucky Catholic Homeschool Conference

  • ANNIVERSARY: Powells celebrate 50 years

     Margie and Sam Powell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 1, 2012.

    Sandra Braden, Betty and Don Vance, Helen Gressel and Kathryn Corbin will host a reception in their honor on Saturday, June 9.

    The reception will be 2-4 p.m. in the fireside room at First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road.

    All friends and relatives are invited.

    The couple requests no gifts.

  • COLUMN: Get away on what you can afford

    As the summer approaches, many people are looking forward to a family vacation. However, increasing prices for gasoline, airfare, lodging and entertainment may make this year’s summer getaway more difficult. Instead of canceling, there are several ways to trim the travel budget.

  • United Way of Central Kentucky honors volunteers and donors

    Outstanding volunteers and donors gathered May 7 to celebrate United Way of Central Kentucky's record-breaking 2011 campaign. This "thank you" event recognized the volunteers and leadership donors from their five-county region who provide the backbone for UWCK’s success.

    Sarah Miller, supply manager for Dow Corning Global Procurement and United Way employee campaign manager, won the Voice of LaRue County award.

  • Senior Menu - June 2012

     June Menu

    LaRue County Senior Center

    All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.

    June 1 - braised beef tips, noodles, spinach, harvard beets, cantaloupe/peaches

    June 4 - pepper steak, rice, green beans, whole wheat roll, fruit cup

    June 5 - meatloaf, roasted red potatoes, orange glaze potatoes, whole wheat roll, mandarin oranges

    June 6 - roast pork, mashed potatoes, navy beans, cornbread, banana

    June 7 - honey glazed chicken, baked sweet potato, seasoned cabbage, fruit cobbler