Lighting is an easy place to start saving energy. Replacing your five most frequently used light fixtures or the bulbs in them with Energy Star qualified lights can save more than $65 a year in energy costs. Turning off just one 60- watt incandescent bulb that would otherwise burn eight hours a day can save about $15 per year.
LaRue County Park and Recreation is one of 21 groups awarded a grant from Bluegrass Pipeline.
The money will be used for a restroom project.
More than $160,000 has been given to 43 organizations in Kentucky and Ohio to fund projects in counties traversed by the pipeline project. These grants are in addition to those awarded earlier this year.
Nutty Scientist at library
The Nutty Scientist will bring a science program to the LaRue County Public Library at 1 p.m. April 2. This spring break program is a preview of the summer reading program. For more information, call 270-358-3851.
Ian Mather, a 2010 graduate of LaRue County High School and current senior at Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia, has accepted a position with the McLeod Summer Playhouse at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. Mather will play the starring role of Wilbur in the playhouse’s production of Charlotte’s Web, and will also have roles in Oklahoma and Spamalot.