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Community News

  • Bookmobile Schedule - May 2012

     May 2 – New Freedom, Magnolia Street, Westpoint Bank, Upton, Watch Me Grow, Upton, Maxine Road, Magnolia Mall, New Jackson Highway

    May 3 – Laugh & Learn, Kids Crew, Nationwide Uniform, North L&N Turnpike, Bardstown Road, Carter Brothers Road

    May 7 - Bullfrog & Butterflies, Learning Tree, Hodgenville Elementary School

    May 8 – LaRue County High School, Evenstart, Poplar Avenue, South L&N Turnpike, Sunrise Manor, Phillips Lane, Campbellsville Road

  • BIRTH: Hacks welcome Kinzleigh Brooke

     Jamie and Heather Hack of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Kinzleigh Brooke Hack.

    Kinzleigh Brooke was born 11:57 a.m. Oct. 29, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.

    She is welcomed home by a sister, Kaitlin, 11, and brothers Caleb, 7, and Caden, 3.

    Grandparents are William and Shelia Beams and Jim and Vicki Hack, all of Hodgenville.

    Great-grandparents are Minnie Walsh and the late Dale Walsh; and the late Finis and Pauline Hack.

  • Kentucky Christian Writers Conference set for June 22-23

     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.

  • New Haven and Rolling Fork firefighters to be honored

     New Haven and Rolling Fork Fire Departments will observe a service of recognition and blessings at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at the departments' station, 363 Center Street, New Haven.

    The two departments provide fire protection and rescue to the City of New Haven, and an area of about 100 square miles in southern Nelson and northern Larue counties.

  • Daisy troop plants rose bush at Sunrise

  • Goodtime Cruisers offer scholarship

    Submitted photo
    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.

  • PHOTO: Five generations of Eastridges

     Five generations of Eastridges gathered. From left, Lorie Eastridge, holding Chloe Eastridge, Judy South, Wayne Daugherty and Caleb Eastridge.

  • Lincoln Birthplace reduces energy consumption

     Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park has made some important changes that are reducing energy consumption – and saving money.

  • Heath presents outhouse program to National Santa Gertrudis group

     Submitted photo

  • Relay for Life fundraisers

    Luminaire sale
    Relay for Life teams will have a luminaire sale through May 4 to honor or remember cancer victims. Contact any Relay team.

    Gospel singing at Buffalo Baptist
    Buffalo Baptist Relay Team is having a gospel singing 7 p.m. April 27 at the church with Heartland Quartet, Brighter Day, Glen Rice and Bro. Rodney Troutman.

    Janet’s Angels holding yard sale