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Community News

  • Community Calendar - Nov. 14, 2012

     Children’s programs at library

  • Fundrai$ers - Nov. 14, 2012

     Festival of Trees

  • Relay for Life Fundrai$ers

     Soup luncheon

  • BIRTH: Hobacks welcome Hunter Lee

     Lisa M. and James W. Hoback III of New Haven announce the birth of a son, Hunter Lee.

    Hunter Lee was born Oct. 24, 2012, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and was 12.5-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Brenda Nelson and Roy Pollard. Paternal grandparents are Eleanor (Ellie) West and the late James W. (Jimmy) Hoback II.

    Hunter Lee was welcomed home by brothers James W. Hoback IV, 6, and Bradley Hoback, 2.

  • Legal Aid Clinics planned for November and December

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

    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. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.

  • Library has several new offerings

     The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, has several new offerings:

    BOOKS – Threats and Promises by Barbara Delinsky; River of Mercy by B.J. Hoff; Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling; Cutting Edge by Linda Howard; Sweet Talk by Julie Garwood; Fallen Masters by John Edward; Tales From Kentucky Funeral Homes by Williams Lyn Montell; and Lincoln's Last Days by Bill O'Reilly.

  • COLUMN: Remember food safety for holiday cooking

    Remember to follow these food safety reminders with your holiday turkey. How much to buy?

    For fresh or frozen turkeys, allow one pound of turkey per person. Turkeys can be kept frozen in the freezer indefinitely; however, cook within one year for best quality.

    Plan ahead. There are three ways to thaw your turkey safely - in the

    refrigerator, in cold water or in the microwave.

  • Kentucky Railway Museum holds fundraiser

     The Kentucky Railway Museum is holding its annual dinner and fundraiser auction on Nov. 16 at The Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville. 

    Projects at the museum include restoration of historic locomotives and cars, including a 1905 operating steam locomotive, a 1940 Diesel passenger locomotive, and a 1920’s vintage dining car, as well as expenses to operate and maintain a 17-mile shortline railroad on which the public can enjoy a vintage train trip.

  • Kentucky Repertory Theatre announces holiday schedule

     For the first time in its 36-year history, the Kentucky Repertory Theatre in Horse Cave will mount four holiday plays to be performed in rotating repertory beginning with the opening of the musical “Little Women” on Nov. 23 and continuing until the last performance of Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol on Dec. 23.

    Christmas Carol opens Nov. 30; Yes, Virginia opens Dec. 1; and Santaland Diaries opens Dec. 7.

  • PHOTO: Colgate Van

     Dr. Richard Hughes, a volunteer dentist from Elizabethtown, performed a dental screening on board the Colgate van during the Lincoln Days Festival. The LaRue County Health Department worked in partnership with Colgate to offer free dental screenings to children 12 years old and under.