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Community News

  • ANNIVERSARY: Burdens celebrate 50 years

     W.D. and Mae Burden of Hodgenville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 2, 2012.

    They were married Feb. 2, 1962, in Greensburg Baptist Church.

    W.D. retired after 10 years as a teacher and 27 years in social work. Mae retired after 31 years as a teacher.

    They have four children, Andy, Troy, Jayme and Tami; and five grandsons.

    A reception in their honor will be 2-4 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club on Lincoln Square.

  • COLUMN: Start a savings plan

     Many people start the New Year with a financial resolution: to reduce debt, save money, spend money more wisely, increase their retirement savings or something similar. But despite good intentions, New Year’s resolutions often get abandoned. To stay on track, consider the following tips:

    Write down the goals and post them in a visible place to serve as a daily reminder. The fridge, bedroom mirror or your computer are good places to keep your goals in sight.

  • Better Business Bureau: Businesses with large number of complaints

     The Better Business Bureau, serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky has named its top area businesses producing the most unanswered/unresolved complaints and serious complaints - to the BBB in 2011.

    This is a distinction no business should want.

  • Legal Aid Society offers free seminars for foreclosure, divorce

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

  • PHOTO: Snowy Sunrise

     Sunrise Manor Nursing Home residents played marshmallow basketball but had more fun throwing them at staff. Steve Riggs, maintenance worker, was “snowballed” by the residents.

  • Food service inspections - Jan. 2012

  • Community Calendar - Jan. 18, 2012

     Central Kentucky Community Action Board to meet

  • COLUMN: Make a habit of checking your credit score

     As a result of changes in the US economic situation over the last few years, getting approved for a loan has become more difficult. Two of the most common measures used by financial institutions in making a loan decision are credit history and credit score.

  • COLUMN: Weight loss can be tough for women

     There are many reasons women give themselves as to why they can't lose weight.  Whether it is having no time to exercise and eat right or not wanting to spend that extra dollar or two at the fast food restaurant to choose something healthier, we tend to make excuses. 

    As we all know, we can blame weight gain or lack of weight loss on several things in our lives. However, it is ultimately up to us to change our lives to welcome a healthier lifestyle. With that said, women need to identify what is hindering their weight loss and work to change it.

  • KSP schedules testing date for cadets

     The Kentucky State Police has scheduled the final testing date for its next cadet class at 9 a.m. Jan. 28 at KSP headquarters located at 919 Versailles Road, Frankfort.

    All application materials must be completed and returned to the KSP Recruitment Branch at the above address by Jan. 20. The next cadet class is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2012.