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Community News

  • COLUMN: Energy saving tips

     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.

  • Dial 8-1-1 before you dig
  • BIRTHDAY: Gaddie celebrates 75th
  • Bookmobile Schedule – March 2014

     

    April 9 – Kingdom Kids, LaRue County Senior Center, Taylor Mills Apartments, LaRue Trace Apartments, Morningside Apartments

    April 10 – First Friends, Abraham Lincoln Elementary preschool, Paula’s Hot Biscuit

    April 14 – Rose Circle, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road

    April 15 – Countrylane Road, Greensburg Road, Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare

  • Bluegrass Pipeline awards grant to Park and Rec

     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. 

  • Fundrai$ers - April 2, 2014

    New Hope fish fry

    New Hope Fire Department will have a fish fry 4-8 p.m. April 4 and 11 at New Hope Ball Park. Cost is $7 plate or $3 for sandwich. Carry out or dine in.

     

    Emma Wells benefit

  • Community Calendar – April 2, 2014

    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.

    How to be a foster parent

  • Mather to appear in 'Charlotte's Web,' directing second project

    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. 

  • Lincoln Days, Paula's are "Best of"

    Several LaRue County businesses and organizations were highlighted in the “Best in Kentucky” section of the April issue of Kentucky Living magazine.

    The Lincoln Days Celebration was the winner of the annual festival (nonmusic category), besting the Casey County Apple Festival in second place, and the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in third place.

    Paula’s Hot Biscuit in Hodgenville was the nonfranchise restaurant winner.

    Lincolns Loft in Hodgenville took third place in the local bookstore category.

  • PHOTO: Relay for Life Survivor dinner