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Community News

  • COLUMN: What's going on at the Chamber of Commerce?

     What’s going on at the Chamber?

    In case you missed it, we had a great luncheon last month. Thank you to our February luncheon sponsor Bluegrass Pipeline and non-profit sponsor, United Way of Central Kentucky and sustaining sponsors Magnolia Bank, LaRue Insurance, Lincoln National Bank, Bluegrass Pipeline, LaRue County Schools, and Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. 

    Lincoln’s General Store catered a delicious lunch.

  • Cancer survivor dinner is March 25

     The third annual Relay for Life Cancer Survivor Dinner is on tap for Tuesday, March 25 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville. The dinner open to all cancer survivors and their guests, but reservations are required by Friday, March 14 by calling 270-234-3309. The survivor’s meal is free, but guests will be charged $10 each at the door.

    The night promises a great meal, lots of fellowship, and a video on the newest cancer treatments with the cyberknife.  

  • BIRTH: Grandparents welcome Kaylee Grace

     Jerry and Melinda Rock of Hodgenville announce the birth of a granddaughter, Kaylee Grace Rucker.

    Kaylee Grace was born at 11:25 a.m. on Jan. 23, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds 5 ounces and was 20-inches long.

    Her parents are William and Tiffany Rucker.

    Paternal grandparents are Dale and Teresa Rucker.

    Kaylee Grace was welcomed home by sisters Mackenzey and Paige.

  • Bookmobile Schedule - March 2014

     March 12 – Kingdom Kids, LaRue County Senior Center, Taylor Mills Apartments, LaRue Trace Apartments, Morningside Apartments

    March 13 – First Friends, preschool at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Paula’s Hot Biscuit

    March 17 – Bullfrogs & Butterflies, Learning Tree, Hodgenville Elementary School

    March 18 – Country Lane Road, Greensburg Road, Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare, Hubbard Lane, Carter Brothers Road, Walter Reed Road

  • Operation Round-Up accepting applications

     Nolin RECC offers its members a program that allows them to voluntarily contribute to a special account earmarked to help worthy causes in the community.

    Operation Round-Up (ORU) rounds up electric bills to the next highest dollar.  The extra change in the form of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies goes into the ORU account. Member participation is voluntary and is open throughout the year. 

  • Fundrai$ers - March 5, 2014

    Scrap Metal Fundraiser
    Middle Creek and Ovesen Heights Baptist Churches are collecting scrap metal from appliances, farm equipment, junked vehicles or lawn mowers to raise funds for a Kenya mission team. Contact Bro. Merrill Kurtz for pickup at 502-536-3390.

    Benefit for Thompson family

  • Community Calendar – March 5, 2014

    Extension memories wanted

  • Free screening: Civil War, The Untold Story

    A free screening of Civil War: The Untold Story, episode 5 of a five-part series, will be shown 7 p.m. March 25 at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown. Panel discussion to follow movie, which is sponsored by Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park and Eastern National.

  • BIRTH: Welcome, Sydney Rose

     Jeff and Amy Skaggs of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Sydney Rose Skaggs.

    Sydney Rose was born at 1:32 p.m. Jan. 22, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce and was 19-inches long.

    Grandparents are Fred and Lois Clark of Raywick, and Junior and Sybil Skaggs of Mount Sherman.

    Sydney Rose was welcomed home by Morgan, 5, and Kelsey, 2.

  • Bowl for Kids' Sake begins Saturday

     Starting this weekend, bowlers clad in rock ‘n’ roll costumes will descend on an Elizabethtown bowling alley to raise money and, more importantly, have fun.

    The Hardin County office of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana hosts its annual Bowl For Kids Sake at Dix-E-Town Lanes beginning Saturday and continuing on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until March 23.