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Community News

  • Sign up for the 44th annual Lincoln Days Art Show

    Applications are currently being accepted for the 44th annual Lincoln Days Art Show. The show will take place during the annual Lincoln Days festival on Sunday, September 27 through Sunday, October 4.

    The cost for the art show is $10 per entry or $25 for three entries. The show includes four divisions with cash prizes for first place, second place and honorable mention.

    The submission deadline is Tuesday, September 22.

  • Miss and Mr. LaRue County Fair
  • Reunion calendar - August 26, 2015

    LCHS Class of 2000 15 year Reunion

    The LaRue County High School Class of 2000 will be having their 15 year class reunion, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, August 29. The reunion will be held at Sportman’s Lake in Hodgenville. $15 per person day of event. FMI contact Krystal Riggs Williams at (270) 766-7396 or email riggs2williams@yahoo.com

    LCHS 1975 class reunion

  • Birthday - August 26, 2015
  • Justice and Sayre speak to chamber of commerce

    The monthly luncheon of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce was held August 19, and featured Bill Justice, Superintendent of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park, and Jim Sayre, a 33 year veteran Lincoln look-a-like. The theme was “Lunch with Lincoln” and the focus was on Volunteerism. The next luncheon will be noon, September 16 in the Community Room in downtown, and the public is invited to attend. For more information contact the Chamber at 270-358-3411.

  • Magnolia Bank earns 5 stars

    Magnolia Bank recently earned BauerFInancial Inc’s highest (5 star) rating for strength and stability. Achievement of the 5-star rating puts Magnolia Bank in an elite category as one of the strongest banks in the nation.

    BauerFInancial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm, has been evaluating and rating banks since 1983. Earning a 5-star Superior rating means Magnolia Bank excels in areas of capital, loan quality, profitability and more. Magnolia Bank has earned Bauer’s recommended rating for the most recent 103 consecutive quarters.

  • Overdose awareness event coming to Hodgenville

    An event for international overdose awareness will be held at 6 p.m. on August 31 in Hodgenville at Creekfront Park at 6 p.m.

    According to event coordinator Vicki Dawley, every year we lose thousands of people from drug overdose. She said some survive but suffer a permanent injury, with devastating impact to their families and friends.

    “Larue County is not immune. You may have seen it, it has happened to people around you,” Dawley said. “Tomorrow, it could happen to someone you love. This is not an invisible issue.”

  • 4-H Calendar - August 26, 2015

    4-H Cooking Club

    The LaRue County 4-H Cooking Club will meet at 3:30 to 5 p.m., August 27, at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Wranglers Horse Club

    The LaRue County 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. September 1 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Shooting Sports Club

  • Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest
  • Squirrel hunting, friends and tradition