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  • Fundraisers - Jan. 14, 2015

      Relay for Life – 

    Mr. Gatti’s donation

    Freedom Angels will hold a Mr. Gatti’s fundraiser 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 14. Mr. Gatti’s, 803 N. Mulberry, Elizabethtown, will donate 20 percent of the meal profit to this Relay for Life team. 

  • United Way of Central Kentucky opens new office

     United Way of Central Kentucky opened the doors to its new home at 604 North Main Street in Elizabethtown during an open house and ribbon cutting Dec. 17.  

    Local businessman and United Way of Central Kentucky Board Member, Kevin Addington, purchased the historic Kerrick House during an auction in 2013. He renovated the space, building on an addition while preserving the history of the original structure which was built in 1894.  

  • PHOTO: Touch of Class
  • Pay down holiday debt as quickly as possible

    Even with the best intentions, it’s too common: People rack up debt during the holidays. If you have some holiday debt, chances are that you want to get rid of that debt as soon as possible.

    First, stop using your credit card to make more charges. But don’t close any longstanding accounts with a positive payment history as that can hurt your credit scores. You don’t want to put other areas of your finances at risk, so keep paying on any secured debt such as for a car or home or student loans.

  • Trust for Life promotes organ donation

    This time of year, most of us are busy buying gifts, making plans, and celebrating with family. Two years ago, Kenedy Maze and her family were just trying to make it through the holidays alive.

    Kenedy, of Fleming County was missing a lot. She missed her friends because she was not allowed to go to school due to the advancing Cystic Fibrosis disease taking over her lungs. She missed being able to run and play because she was now tethered to 6 liters of oxygen just to breathe. She missed her sister, Kaylee, who lost her fight against CF in 2007.

  • Community Calendar: Jan. 7, 2015

      No meeting for Friends of the Library

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

     Boyhood Home closed

  • ‘Cram the Cruiser’ nets 232,011 pounds of food

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer said the agency’s “Cram the Cruiser” food drive netted 232,011 pounds (116 tons) of food statewide.

    Brewer initiated the program in 2010 to assist needy families in the local post and region areas. Since that time, the agency has contributed more than 500,000 pounds of food to shelters, food banks and churches across the Commonwealth.

  • Legal Aid Clinics offered

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in October, November and December. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at 502-584-1254 to make your reservation.

    Divorce Clinic– 9:30 a.m. Jan. 15, Feb. 13 and March 12. Clients will receive assistance from attorneys in filling out all of the necessary paperwork to file for a divorce.

  • PHOTO: Auction away
  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Happy New Year to each and everyone.

    Arneva Smith remains a patient at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She’s slowly improving. Darrell Williams and his mother, Lila Williams, Kristi Breckenridge, Grayling Smith and Linda Andrews have the flu; Henry Miller was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital on Saturday. There is a lot of sickness in the community. To each and everyone, take care of yourself, get plenty of rest and drink plenty of liquids and wash your hands often.