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Community News

  • PHOTO: Visitors to Kentucky HistoryMobile

     The Kentucky Historical Society’s HistoryMobile visited Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park Feb. 12 in observance of Lincoln’s 203rd birthday.

  • New website helps Kentuckians save

     Kentucky Saves Week is Feb. 19-26. As a way to encourage Kentuckians to improve their personal savings rates and take control of their financial situation, the UK Cooperative Extension Service has the Kentucky Saves website. Kentucky Saves promotes a week in February to focus on helping people learn how to save money and build personal wealth. 

  • Winnie Read wins gift basket

     Winnie Read was the winner of a random drawing for the Money Matters special section that appears in the Feb. 22 edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

    Several readers turned in money-saving and money-making ideas in honor of Kentucky Saves Week.

    Winnie’s tip was to use one-half of a dryer sheet in the clothes dryer as it is just as effective as a full sheet.

  • PHOTO: Adult Daycare Sweethearts

     Sunrise Manor Adult Day Care is pleased to announce that Lois Henning and Cecil Buckner have been selected to preside as Sunrise Manor Day care Queen and King. They presided over the valentine reception.  A heart shape cake was made by the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Culinary Arts Department and furnished by Johnny and Joan Shipp.

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 22, 2012

     FREE SEMINAR: Heart Health at HMH

  • Fundraiser Calendar - Feb. 22, 2012

     Barbecue luncheon

  • Improvements are coming to US 31W in E'town

     Recent studies of US 31W through and north of the town square in Elizabethtown indicate that safety along the corridor can be improved by changing the lane configuration of the road. 

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be implementing changes this spring that consist of reconfiguring lanes around the square and reconfiguration from the current four lanes to one northbound and one southbound lane along with a center turning lane north of the square. The new configurations extend to KY 1357 (St. John Road).

  • BIRTH: Gardners welcome Avery Allen Fitzhugh Kerfoot

    Gary and Neysa Gardner of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Avery Allen Fitzhugh Kerfoot Gardner, born June 28, 2011.

    Maternal grandparents are Kenny and Jean Kerfoot; paternal grandparents are Rev. Gerald and Margie Gardner, all of Hodgenville.

    Avery is welcomed home by a sister, Anna Augusta Mahalia Kathleen Gardner.

  • Library announces new books, DVDs

     The LaRue County Public Library has added several items to its shelves.

  • Skaggs competes in Valentine Pageant

    Audrey Wunderlich, a sophomore of Frankfort, won the title of Campbellsville University Valentine Queen at the 70th annual Valentine Pageant on Feb. 10.

    The pageant is the longest-running tradition on CU’s campus.

    Wunderlich represented the CU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. She also won the interview award and the poise/appearance award. Her talent was a jazz dance routine to the song “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.”