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Community News

  • 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.

  • 'To Bury Caesar: An Evening with John Wilkes Booth' performed Feb. 10-12

     The one-man play “To Bury Caesar: An Evening with John Wilkes Booth” will be performed Feb. 10-12 at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center.

    Bart Lovins, actor and director of the PAC, will portray Booth on his last evening as a free man – just prior to Lincoln’s assassination at Ford’s Theatre.

    The 90-minute play will be performed 7 p.m. Feb. 10; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 11; and 3 p.m. Feb. 12.

    Tickets are $10. For more information, call 270-769-8837.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Leeann Carothers and Tyler Nall

     The parents of Leeann Carothers and Tyler Nall of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Christine Davis and Tim Carothers. She is employed at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home and a student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    The prospective groom is the son of Charles Nall and Lisa Langley. He is employed at Nall’s Specialized Hauling.

    Both are 2010 graduates of LaRue County High School.

  • First Steps receives WHAS grant

     The Lincoln Trail District First Steps Program received a $7,000 grant from the WHAS Crusade for Children. 

    Kelly Basham, First Steps District Supervisor, stated that the grant funds are being used to purchase assistive equipment and technology for the developmentally delayed children that First Steps serve in the birth to 3-year age range. 

  • Diabetes support group to meet

     The Lincoln Trail District Health Department is starting a monthly Diabetes Support Group in Hodgenville. It will meet 6:30-7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday at the LaRue County Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road. 

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR - Jan. 11, 2012

     FREE WORKSHOP: Internet for Beginners and email

  • Fundraiser Calendar

     Project Graduation hosts bunco