You have probably heard them called deferred deposit checks, cash advance loans, payday loans, or post-dated check loans. Whatever they are called, these loans always share certain features. They are all for a short term, for a small amount, and have a high service fee. They are the most expensive type of “loan” available and should be used only as a last option.
When floodwaters subside, one of the first things to float to the surface is the scam artist.
The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration remind businesses and homeowners to be wary of individuals who may try to take advantage of you.
The most common types of fraud after disaster strikes are scam artists, contractor fraud, and identity theft.
Remember: FEMA and the SBA never charge a fee for processing disaster aid.
The American Red Cross will conduct the following classes at the American Red Cross office, 405 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown:
For more information, call 270-765-4979. Active duty military discounts are available, but must be requested at time of payment. Registration for all CPR, First Aid, CNA and Disaster courses is always open.
Sept. 8 – Blood services volunteer orientation and training, open to anyone interested in volunteering on site with blood services or mobile blood drives. Register by calling 765-4979.
Where can you get an excellent dinner, really entertaining music (Water’s Edge vocals) and a chance to outbid your neighbor for gift certificates from restaurants, decorative items, art and other goodies?
It’s the Main Street Dinner on Saturday night at the Civic Center.
If you want to check out the auction items, come early. Doors open at 5 p.m. for auction viewing; dinner is at 6 p.m. The concert is at 7:45. It’s a tight schedule, with three auction tables closing one at a time instead of at the end.
Hardin County and a few LaRue County residents can now claim that they drink some of the best-tasting water in all of North America, thanks to a nation-wide competition that recognized the county’s water as some of the “Best of the Best.”
On June 22, Hardin County Water District No. 2 competed at the AWWA North American Convention. As champions of a Section level competition in July of last year, the Water District represented the Kentucky-Tennessee area in the national competition.
Hodgenville City Clerk MaDonna Hornback received the prestigious Certified Kentucky Municipal Clerk designation at the 31st Kentucky Municipal Clerk’s Institute in Georgetown in July. Hornback is the first city clerk from Hodgenville to obtain this certification.
Water is essential to the human body even though it doesn’t provide vitamins, minerals r other nutrients. On average, 60 percent of your body is water, and every system in your body depends on water to function. Fluid intake becomes crucial during the summer to help regulate body temperature and prevent heat stroke.
We’re getting very close to our annual dinner, auction and concert on Sept. 11 at the Civic Center. It’s exciting! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and our opportunity to honor a few of the people who have worked hardest for us.
We offer an evening of great food, a silent auction and the sounds of one of the most unusual (and best) musical experiences around ee" Waters Edge.
In 2009, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report estimating the annual expenses associated with raising children in two-parent and single-parent households. On average, households in the lowest income group spent 25 percent of their before-tax income on a child; those in the middle-income group, 16 percent; and those in the highest group, 12 percent.
Total family expenditures on a child (for a total of 18 years), by single-parent and two-parent households: