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Community News

  • Fundraiser Calendar

     Project Graduation hosts bunco

  • Crain to speak at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

     Charles R. Crain of Magnolia, an instructor of business at Campbellsville University, will be the speaker at the Jan. 18 luncheon of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce.

  • PHOTO: Cruising for a Cancer Cure

  • COLUMN: New diabetes support group forming

     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.

    This will be for everyone, those who have been dealing with diabetes for years and also for those who are newly diagnosed. Come learn from others how they are managing this disease.

  • Bookmobile Schedule - Jan. 2012

    Bookmobile schedule

    Jan. 11 – Kingdom Kids, Senior Center, Taylor Mills

    Jan. 12 – First Friends, preschool, Evenstart, LaRue County Middle School

    Jan. 17  - Headstart, Country Lane Road, Ford Road, Childress Road, Despain Road, Greensburg Road

    Jan. 18 – New Freedom Church, Alvin Brooks Road, Carter Brothers Road, Tonieville Road

    Jan. 19 – Laugh & Learn, Kids Crew, Nationwide Uniform, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

  • LaRue candidate sought for Leadership Kentucky

    Leadership Kentucky, Inc., one of the oldest and most prestigious leadership development programs in the nation, seeks qualified applicants from LaRue County for the Class of 2012.

    After 28 years of providing annual leadership development programs in Kentucky, there remain 22 counties from which there has been no class participation. Through a project initiated by the members of the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2009, scholarship dollars of up to one-half of tuition are available for a qualified applicant from LaRue County.

  • ECTC dental clinic accepting patients

    The dental clinic at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is now accepting patients.

    Services include cleanings, x-rays, fluoride treatments, sealants and exams by a dentist. Cost is $45; $35 for students, children age 12 and under, and senior citizens (age 65 and older).

    For patients new to the clinic or returning patients who have not been seen in the last three years, an initial screening appointment is necessary prior to being scheduled for preventive services.

  • COLUMN: What is a chamber of commerce?

     I laughed as I watched a new sitcom, “Two Broke Girls,” when one of the girls told a rude gold dealer that she was going to turn her in to the chamber of commerce. In reality she would have needed to turn her in to the Better Business Bureau.

    This prompted me to write this article because it reminded me that some people do not have a clear understanding of the purpose of the chamber of commerce.

  • Marquis Cobb graduates from basic training

     Air Force Airman Marquis E. Cobb graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    Cobb is the son of Stacey Martin of Elizabethtown, and Martino Cobb of Hodgenville.

  • FUNDRAISER: Hosparus to host tea and auction

     Hosparus Tea and Auction

    Hosparus Central Kentucky will host a tea and auction, “Once Upon a Tea” 2-4 p.m. March 31 at Severns Valley Baptist Church, 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased at the Hosparus Elizabethtown office at 105 Diecks Dr., Elizabethtown. No reservations will be accepted without payment. The reservation deadline is March 26.