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Community News

  • New Haven Library opening in April

     Patrons of the New Haven Library can expect the new location to open by late April. Challenges presented by the construction have caused a delay in the grand opening and inadvertently gone slightly over budget.

    Librarian Director Sharon Shanks reported to the library board Thursday the unforeseen expenses resulted from complications in the construction of the parking lot for the New Haven Library. Initially bid at  $990,000, the library is currently over by $20,534.84.

  • COLUMN: Chamber plans for golf scramble

     It is finally time to dust off your golf clubs. The temperatures are rising and the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its biggest scramble to date with golfing, networking and having a fun time.

    So why not join us Friday, March 30 for our 18th Annual Golf Scramble at the LaRue County Golf Club, 1175 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville? Lunch will be served starting at 11 a.m. Players will gather at noon for a shotgun start. Prizes will be awarded on each hole. There will be team prizes and other door prizes.

  • WEDDING: Allison Brown and Charlie Hornback

     Allison Brown of Union and Charlie Hornback of Fort Wright were married Oct. 29, 2011 in Lexington.

    The bride is the daughter of Larry and Pam Brown of Union. She earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and MBA from Northern Kentucky University. She is employed by Deloitte in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    The groom is the son of Gene and Carol Hornback of Buffalo and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hornback of Hodgenville and Mrs. Lillian Allen of Hodgenville.

  • Legal Aid Clinics - March and April

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in March. 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.

  • COLUMN: Manage your taxes, save that refund

     It’s tax time! In 2011, more than half of taxpayers received a refund with an average yield of more than $3,000. For many Americans, this payment may be the largest lump sum received during the year. Although it might be tempting to spend your tax refund on something fun, it is important to develop a plan to use the refund to help meet financial goals for 2012.

  • Community Calendar - March 7, 2012

     Youth Service Center Advisory Council meets

  • Senior Menu - March 2012

    LaRue County Senior Center
    All meals served with 8 ounces skimmed milk
    March 8- pork, ham baked, baked sweet potatoes, green beans, pineapple slices, whole wheat roll
    March 9- vegetarian pinto beans, oven fried potatoes, turnip greens, cheesecake, cornbread
    March 12- beef roast, mashed potatoes, squash/tomato casserole, raisins, pineapple chunks, whole wheat roll
    March 13- potato soup, half sandwich, chicken salad or peanut butter, carrots and celery sticks, orange slices, whole wheat roll

  • Senior Activities

    Kentucky Public Retirees to meet
    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m.  March 12 at Ryan’s Family Steak House, 1034 Executive Drive, Elizabethtown. Linda Funk from Warm Blessings will be the guest speaker.

    EHLRTA to meet

  • Relay for Life Fundraisers - March 7, 2012

     Luminaire sale ends May 4

  • Cancer survivors to be honored at Relay for Life dinner

    LaRue County cancer survivors have the opportunity to celebrate and enjoy a great dinner in their honor 6:30 p.m. March 22.
    The event, at First Baptist Church Hodgenville on Tonieville Road, gives the local Relay for Life County Committee a time to register survivors for the upcoming May 11 Relay and hear from Sister Rita Jerrell, a Hero of Hope for the American Cancer Society. Make reservations by calling 234-3309 by March 16. Each survivor’s meal is free and one guest may attend with the survivor for $5.