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Community News

  • Vaccinations are important for your child's health

    April 23-30 is National Infant Immunization Week.  

    You want to do what is best for your children. You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe. But, did you know that one of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they have all of their vaccinations?  

  • Kentucky Historical Society offers family history workshop April 9

    The Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Genealogical Society will host a free family-history workshop focused on KHS cemetery preservation resources 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 9 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in downtown Frankfort.

  • Save energy and money on appliances

    One of the largest energy-using appliances in a household is the refrigerator. If an appliance is not energy efficient or is operated improperly, it could be wasting money.
    Ensuring that you have an Energy Star-approved appliance is one solution; others are proper operation, location and maintenance.
    For example, keep the refrigerator out of direct sunlight. If you must place it against an exterior wall, choose one that does not receive direct sunlight to reduce the energy it needs to keep the contents cool.

  • Former governor congratulates Snyder twins

    Former Kentucky Gov. Martha Layne Collins congratulated twins Ariella Snyder and Arianna Snyder March 26 for scholarships they were awarded by Georgetown College during the annual “Celebration of Scholars” banquet in Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.
    Both seniors at Green County High School, Ariella and Arianna are the daughters of Kevin and Tammy Snyder of Mount Sherman.

  • Cemetery preservation workshop scheduled in Frankfort

     The Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Genealogical Society will host a free family-history workshop focused on KHS cemetery preservation resources 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 9 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in downtown Frankfort.

  • Cub Pack welcomes new members

     Cub Scout Pack 210, sponsored by South Fork Baptist Church, has been involved in several activities. The young men are learning basic scouting skills in preparation for their first campout in May at Sportsman Lake. Being led by

    Tim Porter, Ed Lane, Hannah Partridge, Trevor Clopton and Melissa Adams, the Scouts are learning knot tying, casting a line, starting a camp fire, among various activities that are used to achieve the aims of Scouting - citizenship training, character development and personal fitness.

  • Campbellsville Singers to perform at First Baptist Hodgenville

     The Campbellsville Singers will present an evening of worship music 6 p.m. April 10 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road.  The Campbellsville Singers consist of six female students from Campbellsville University and feature Carmen Drake, a December 2010 graduate from Hodgenville. The event is free and the public is invited.

  • Most Americans suffer from salt overload

    The recent 2010 Dietary Guidelines recommends eating less sodium. High levels of salt in the diet are associated with high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, particularly among certain vulnerable groups and individuals.

  • FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH: Children's art auction raises $422

    Children at Friendship Baptist Church raised $422 through an art auction Sunday, with all proceeds going to charities chosen by the young artists, including Ashley Long Fund, Humane Society, Oneida Baptist Institute and the Veirs Family Relay for Life team.
    Participating artists were Sarah Cooper, Kaleigh Graham, Tyler Foster, Patricia Keys, Catherine Spalding, Jake Skaggs, Hannah Boggs, Christian Veirs, Sally Polin and Peyton Foster.
    Artwork was sold to the highest bidder. Auctioneer Jimmie Lee donated his time to the project.

  • Brockman heading search for U.K. President

    A 1977 LaRue County High School graduate, Dr. Britt Brockman, is leading the search for a new president at the University of Kentucky.
    Brockman, whose parents are Russell and Sue Brockman of Hodgenville, is chairman of the university’s Board of Trustees that will choose the person to lead UK after the current president, Lee T. Todd Jr., retires in June.