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Community News

  • 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.  

  • Community Calendar: Dec. 21, 2011

     Santa’s Helpers need toys for Christmas Eve run

  • Senior Activities - Dec. 21, 2011

     Prime Time Band to perform

    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Dec. 23 at the LaRue County Senior Center. The Prime Time Band will perform with musicians Jim Walters, Ronnie Priddy, Leroy Sherrard, Larry Seelye, Doug Gary and Joyce Oliver. For more information, call 737-5655.

  • PHOTO: Buffalo firefighters honored

     Buffalo firefighters who received awards at the department’s annual Christmas dinner are from left,  Larry May - Officers Award; Cody Dye - Firefighter of the Year and Most Emergency Runs; Chief Wendell Perkins; Timothy Dennis - Junior Firefighter of the Year; Craig Wright - Rookie of the Year and Officers Award; and Dalton Sallee - Junior Firefighter of the Year

  • Family's yuletide decorations a hit in Magnolia

     It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. At least that's the case at Rick and Pat Seidl’s home on New Jackson Highway in Magnolia.

    With the glow of thousands of Christmas lights, animated decorations, inflatable holiday characters and a miniature ferris wheel, the only thing missing for the season is Santa himself and snow.

    The Seidls began their Christmas collection more than 31 years ago, but it has been in the past decade that they started decorating their front yard elaborately for passersby to enjoy.

  • PHOTO: BLINKY BLINKY

     The homeowner at 228 Forresta Court in Hodgenville has added music to their holiday display. A sign announces ‘it’s more than blinky blinky!’ and advises drivers to tune in to 93.7.

  • Murray is National Board Certified Teacher

     Courtney Murray, a teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School, has earned the highest credential available to American educators by becoming a National Board Certified Teacher through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

    National Board Certification is achieved through a rigorous, performance-based assessment of a teacher’s skills and content knowledge. 

    The certification takes one to three years to complete.

  • PHOTO: Hosparus holiday fundraiser a success

     The Hospice Thrift Shoppe Holiday Bazaar netted more than $5,000 to benefit Hosparus patients and their families. Above, Shelby Sanford, a seventh grade student at East Hardin Middle School, took a break from volunteering her time at the Shoppe for Beta Club to hang out with Santa for a bit.