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Community News

  • 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.

  • Family Resource Centers accepting donations for storm victims

    Many lives were changed by the tornados that came through Kentucky last week. Many families were displaced and lost all of their belongings. 

    Our community now has the opportunity to come together to help our neighbors around the state, by donating items that the adults and children need to make it through the coming weeks. 

  • PHOTOS: Penguin Plunge

    Teresa Renee McMahan, left, of Magnolia, and Teresa Logsdon, attorneys with Lonneman, Blair, Logsdon and Burnette, made the jump together Saturday during the Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana Penguin Plunge at Bluegrass Cellular in Elizabethtown. This was the first year for the event which raised money for Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. The funds will go towards the program in Hardin County which serves more than 1,000 students in the county.

  • Legal Aid Society offers free clinics

    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: March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

     Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. It is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States. The risk of developing colorectal cancer increases as we age. More than 90 percent of colorectal cancer occurs in people over age 50.

  • PHOTO: Food for fines

     The LaRue County Public Library collected 90 jars of peanut butter and 138 cans of food through its “Have a Heart Give Food for Fines" project. The library allowed patrons to contribute the food items in lieu of paying late fees. The items were donated to Shepherd’s Pie Food Pantry. From left, Fran Dowell from the Shepherd's Pie Food Pantry and Lisa Williams, who works the circulation desk at the library and promoted the program.

  • Adoption Support holds March meetings

     Adoption Support for Kentucky will meet 7-9 p.m. March 16 at 916 N. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. The training topic is “Working With Birth Parents.” Childcare and refreshments provided. 

    ASK meets again 7-9 p.m. March 17 at the same location. The training topic is “Concurrent Planning Overview.” Childcare and refreshments provided.