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Community News

  • Winners of Martha White Cookoff announced

    Emily B. of Antigo, Wis., is the Grand Prize Winner of the fourth annual Martha White Muffin Mix Challenge for her Ultimate Ice Cream Sandwich Emily will receive the $5,000 Grand Prize for her creative recipe entry.

    Emily turned to her waffle iron to create the Ultimate Ice Cream Sandwich using Martha White Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffin Mix to create warm, chocolaty waffles to sandwich scoops of creamy, vanilla ice cream. The waffles and ice cream are topped off with hot fudge and chopped peanuts to create the “ultimate” indulgence for kids and adults alike.

  • PHOTO: Jill Gray speaks to Chamber membership

    Jill Gray, manager of Renaissance Recycling, spoke to members of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday’s luncheon.

  • PHOTO: Lightning strike

    Lightning flashed behind the historic Hazle building last week on Lincoln Square. Jim Huber submitted the photo.

  • Community Calendar - March 21, 2012

     Central Kentucky Community Action Board of Directors meet

  • BIRTH: Hornbacks welcome Honor Elizabeth

    Ernest and Shanda Hornback of Mount Washington announce the birth of a daughter, Honor Elizabeth, born Dec. 7, 2010, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

    Honor Elizabeth weighed 7 pounds 5.5 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Sharon Hornback and the late George Everett Hornback.

  • RETIREMENT: Super Safe Day

    Sharon Hornback was honored with a plaque after retiring from Hodgenville’s Dollar General Store Wednesday.

    Hornback, known for her standard greeting, “Have a super-safe one,” worked at the store more than 10 years. She plans to “be available to babysit” her grandchildren.

  • WEDDING: Brittany Lynn Struck and Austin Smith

    Brittany Lynn Struck and Austin Smith were married Dec. 11, 2011, at Lake Tahoe, Nev.

    The bride is the daughter of Davy and Ramona Coffey of Hodgenville and Russel and Sandy Struck of Hardin, Mont. She is a graduate of LaRue County High School.

    The groom is the son of Robert and Patti Smith of Vacaville, Calif. He is a member of the California National Guard 132nd Engineer Company

    The couple have planned a May honeymoon in Hawaii.

    They will reside in Sacramento, Calif.

  • COLUMN: Children can learn to like vegetables

     “Ewww, not broccoli!” or “I’m not eating those carrots!” are common phrases echoed by many children at mealtimes, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Parents can do several things to get children to eat and enjoy a variety of fruits and vegetables. Children develop food preferences at an early age so the earlier and more often children eat vegetables, the better.

  • Cancer survivors nominated to walk in Oaks parade

     Two Hodgenville women have been nominated to march in the Survivors Parade on Kentucky Oaks Day.

    The May 4 Survivors Parade will be made up of 138 cancer survivors (in honor of the 138th Kentucky Oaks) chosen through an online nomination and selection process.

    Three hundred sixty women from around the country have been nominated.

    Linda Allen, a breast cancer survivor, and Ramona Coffey, an ovarian cancer survivor, were each nominated by their daughters.

  • RELAY FOR LIFE: Don't put off your annual exams

     As a part of our community’s preparation for LaRue County’s Relay for Life event on May 11-12 at Hodgenville Elementary School, the local Relay for Life Committee is recognizing individual cancer survivors and their stories. This week, Mary Ann Crain, breast cancer survivor, is featured.