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  • Charlie's Chomps Recipes

    Mountain Cookies

     

    2 cups white sugar

    1/2 cup milk

    1/4 cup butter

    3 tbsp. cocoa powder

    3 cups old fashioned rolled oats

    1/2 cup shredded coconut

    1/2 cup peanut butter

    1 tbsp. vanilla

     

  • Community Calendar - Dec. 31, 2014

    No meeting for Friends of the Library

    The Friends of the LaRue County Public Library will not meet in January.

     

    Boyhood Home closed

    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

     

    Extension office closed

    The LaRue County Extension office will be closed through Jan. 2, and Jan. 19.

     

  • CASA of the Heartland needs volunteers

    David Vice, a volunteer with CASA of the Heartland, made a presentation earlier this month to Hodgenville City Council.

    CASA – or court appointed special advocates – is headquartered in Hardin County and is actively seeking volunteers.

    CASA volunteers “advocate for children caught up in the court system” usually in cases of neglect or abuse. Many of the children are in foster care and are seen by several social workers.

  • Community News

    Georgetown

    John R. Smith

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas holiday. Many traveled from afar to visit and bring gifts to their loved ones. There were many dinners, and other events that made this holiday an enjoyable happy season.

    Arneva Smith and Dolivinia Watson were admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last week and released. Arneva was admitted Sunday afternoon. She’s in room 220.

    Sunday morning was youth day at Lane Lincoln.

    To each and everyone, have a safe and happy New Year.

    Hodgenville

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  • The library can help with your time-honored traditions

    Christmas is past, but many of you may still want to look up your favorite, time-honored movie or books, and check them out at the LaRue County Public Library. Whether it is How the Grinch Stole Christmas, A Christmas Carol or Little Women, each one is made available for your enjoyment through the work of our technical services librarian, Sarah Graff.

    Sarah contributes to the library in multiple ways.

  • Sarah Gilbert earns Master of Arts

    Campbellsville University’s School of Music held a hooding ceremony for graduates Dec. 11 in the Gheens Recital Hall inside the Gosser Fine Arts Center on campus.

    Sarah Gilbert of Hodgenville graduated with a Master of Arts in Music.

  • Merry Christmas, Danny

    The Santa’s Helpers brought Christmas to hundreds of LaRue County families for the 48th year.

    Ann “Snookie” Morrison, Jimmie Engle, Linda Daniels, Karen Atwell, Tom and Phyllis Smith and dozens of other volunteers, delivered new and gently-used toys – via the aging Santa Bus – to five locations around the county on Christmas Eve.

    It was a bittersweet event for many as the group’s founder, Bobby Morrison, died in June. Another longtime volunteer, Lenora Hoover, also died in June.

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