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Community News

  • Library has new books, DVDs and eReader downloads

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs.

    They include:

    Books – Civil Service Exam Guide; Official SAT Study Guide; Petersons Master the GED; Lost December by Richard Paul Evans; Prince of Ravenscar by Catherine Coulter; and Mulberry Park by Judy Duarte.

    DVDs – Midnight in Paris; Dolphin Tale; Warrior; Kung Fu Panda 2; and Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

    The library offers free downloads for eReaders.

    For more information, contact Dana Jolly at 270-358-3851.

  • Central Kentucky Art Guild work on display

     Original artwork by members of the Central Kentucky Art Guild is being exhibited in area businesses through Marc 19.

    Cobbler’s Café, 125 E. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, is exhibiting artwork by Charlotte Brammer and MaryLou Hall. Hours are 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

    The Radcliff-Fort Knox Tourism Center, 562 N.Dixie Ave., Radcliff, is exhibiting paintings by Monika Moore. Hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Sunrise residents enjoy concert, assist with Christmas project

     The Magical Christmas Program and open house at Sunrise Manor was an outstanding event. The community and residents came together to celebrate the season.

    Camille Turner, Eddie Black, Ron Benningfield and Glenn Williams delivered a beautiful selection of Christmas music. Residents were clapping hands, patting feet and keeping time with their hands on their wheelchairs.

    Some residents enjoyed singing along with the songs that were familiar to them. 

  • Short days, long nights, use your headlights

     The first day of winter is the shortest day of the year, meaning daylight is at its minimum. It’s also the season in which motorists find themselves driving more in the dark – and encountering others who are driving without headlights.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Kentucky State Police remind motorists to make themselves visible. Crashes often occur because drivers don’t see other vehicles. 

  • PHOTO: BUFFALO BISONS

     The Buffalo High School Bisons in this undated photo are front, Gene Scott, Bobby Durham, Leonard Scott, Charles McClain, and Morrison Rose; back, Coach Grant Jones, Clifford Reed, Billy Brooks, Bessie Bradshaw, Asa Jones, Edwin Downs and Principal Cecil Thompson. Superintendent Sam Sanders shared the photo.

  • COLUMN: Caregiver Survival Guide: Managing loved ones' medical care

    These are quick tips for caregiver’s in managing your loved ones medical care. These tips are from a UK Pharmacy School faculty member.

    • Prepare for the doctor’s visit. Ask about drug cost saving strategies. Find drug information sources. Here are a few Internet sites: www.medlineplus.gov; www.talkaboutrx.org; and http://foundation.acponline.org/hl/hiresources.htm.

  • PHOTO: Hodgenville McDonald's holds ribbon-cutting

  • PHOTO: Drunkard's Path

     LaRue County’s latest addition to the Quilt Trail is at the home of Paula, John and Sam Varney at 2773 Bardstown Road, Hodgenville. The pattern is Drunkard’s Path and is based on a handmade quilt by Paula's grandmother, Marie LaRue.

  • South Fork Area Homemakers meet Dec. 19

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Dec. 19 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Present were 15 members: Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Exie Elliott, Ann E. Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Hazel Hodges, Mary Lois Hornback, Clovis Johnson, Billie Shahayda, Linda Simmons, Della Thomas, Doris Jean Holleran and Patsy Thomas.

    Hostesses were Doris Jean Holleran and Ann E. Flanders.

  • Rock triplets visit Santa and Sunrise

     Bells are ringing, children singing and all is glowing on Sunrise Lane. About 40 head start children visited Sunrise Manor to bring season’s greetings to the nursing home residents.