Community News

  • Community Calendar - March 20, 2013

     Free books at library

    The LaRue County Public Library has a wall of free books and VHS tapes. All items are free but a donation is appreciated. Bring a box or bags to carry items.


    Guthrie announces office hours in LaRue

    Congressman Brett Guthrie's staff will hold office hours 10-11 a.m. March 20 at the LaRue County Courthouse in the small courtroom, 209 West High St., Hodgenville. Guthrie’s staff will be available for all questions – policy or constituent services.

  • Class of 1983 plans reunion

     The LaRue County High School Class of 1983 is planning a 30-year class reunion. If you graduated from LCHS in 1983, contact Dawn Williams Conner at conner7@windstream.net or 270-358-8057. A date for the reunion will be announced soon.

  • COLUMN: Start small to save big

     Many households experienced a 2 percent decline in take-home pay in January as the employee portion of Social Security taxes returned to 2010 levels. Combined with fluctuating prices for different goods and services, this reduction in take-home pay might have you feeling more stretched at the end of the month than usual. Spending plans are a key tool to help families balance their income and expenses on a monthly basis.

  • Free tax clinic offered for veterans

     The Legal Aid Society will offer a free tax clinic for veterans at 10 a.m. March 28 at the Legal Aid offices, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., 3rd Floor, Louisville.

    Attorneys and trained volunteers will be on hand to help veterans and their families prepare current and past year tax returns. Clients who are determined to owe past year taxes will also have the opportunity to speak to an attorney about resolving their delinquent taxes and may qualify for representation in obtaining a resolution.

  • Community Calendar - March 13, 2013

     Free books at library

  • Fundrai$ers - March 13, 2013


  • Library's new offerings include 'Go Crazy with Duct Tape'

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs to check out.

    DVDs: Trouble with the Curve, Stone Pillow, Argo, Chasing Mavericks and The Mask of Zorro.

  • Tracy Lawrence to perform at E'town festival

    Responding to repeated requests from local residents, Elizabethtown has secured a veteran of country music to close out the Heartland Festival this August.

    Tracy Lawrence will take the stage at Freeman Lake Park during a free Saturday night concert at Freeman Lake Park on Aug. 24, according to city officials.

    Lawrence, known for hits such as “Alibis,” “Can’t Break it to My Heart,” “My Second Home” and “If the Good Die Young,” is no stranger to Elizabethtown or the park, said Mayor Tim Walker.

  • Local businesses support Relay for Life

    The LaRue County Relay for Life County Committee received notice last week that Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will once again return as the Survivor sponsor for this year’s Relay for Life which will be held Friday, May 17 at Hodgenville Elementary School.

  • COLUMN: Reduce your energy costs

     Energy costs are monthly expenses that fluctuate throughout the year, since much of our heating and cooling usage depends on Mother Nature. However, you can make your home more energy efficient and reduce some of your energy expenses by locating and switching off sources of phantom energy in your home.