The opening day for the 2012 LaRue County Farmers Market is 2-5:30 p.m. May 4 at the LaRue County Extension Office parking area. This season the market will be open 2-5 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.
Anyone who wants to participate as a producer in the market may contact Extension Food & Nutrition Education Program assistant Abby Tate at the Extension Office at 358-3401 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. This farmers market is for local producers.
Comedienne and author Chonda Pierce will serve as keynote speaker at the 16th annual Kentucky Christian Writers Conference June 22-23 at Grace Heartland Church in Elizabethtown.
A “meet and greet” with conference faculty will be 7-9 p.m. June 21 at the church.
Pierce has authored six books, including her most recent release, Laughing in the Dark. Pierce has ranked among Pollstar’s top-selling live performers and her comedy DVDs are consistently strong sellers, with six certified Gold and three Platinum releases.
The Goodtime Cruisers Automobile Club in Hodgenville funded a one-time scholarship for a LaRue County student majoring in automotive/diesel technology at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Students who enroll in ECTC’s automotive/diesel technology program may earn an Associate in Applied Science degree or a variety of industry certificates and diplomas.