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Community News

  • Earth Day: Make changes to help the environment

    On April 22, 1970, 20 million people celebrated the first Earth Day. Since then our planet has faced many environmental challenges, but has also made great strides in protecting and preserving our natural resources. This year Earth Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 22.
    You can Pick Five for the Environment by taking action today.
    Conserve water:
    · Turn the water off when brushing your teeth or washing your hands or face.
    · When shaving, fill the basin with water and dip your razor in the basin as needed.

  • Sunrise Volunteers to meet

    Sunrise Manor Volunteers’ semi-annual meeting will be 6 p.m. April 26 in the activities room. Mark Henderson, the nursing home’s interim administrator, will be present to answer questions about the new nursing home. The agenda will also include election of officers for two-year terms.

  • ECTC Band and Chorus provide concerts

    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Fine Arts Committee will present a free concert by the ECTC Concert Band and ECTC Choristers 7-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Morrison Gallery of the College.

    The band, directed by Kevin Shank, will perform marches and classics for a variety of instrumental combinations.

  • Sunrise Volunteers to meet

    Sunrise Manor Volunteers’ semi-annual meeting will be 6 p.m. April 26 in the activities room.
    Mark Henderson, the nursing home’s interim administrator, will be present to answer questions about the new nursing home. The agenda will also include election of officers for two-year terms.

  • BIRTH: Routts welcome Hayden Reece

    Brooke and Heath Routt of New Haven announce the birth of a son, Hayden Reece Routt.

    Hayden Reece was born 8:12 p.m. Jan. 18, 2011 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds 8 ounces and was 21-inches long.

    Grandparents are Charles and Mary Seward of New Haven and Ray and Carol Routt of Hodgenville.

  • ECTC Toy Box Theatre presents 'Give & Take'

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Toy Box Theatre will present a children’s play, Give & Take, 7 p.m. April 26 in the Science Auditorium on ECTC’s campus. Admission is $2.

  • PHOTO: Lap quilts donated to Sunrise Manor

    Submitted photo
    Lap quilt donations for Sunrise Manor residents

  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Golf scramble being planned

    Happy April!
    It looks like winter is finally behind us. The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce has been, and continues to be, busily involved with a number of activities including planning and preparing for two important events.
    The first event is our biggest fundraiser of the year. The Chamber will hold its 17th Annual Golf Scramble on April 30. We hold this event to offset operation expenses and to provide an opportunity for our community to come together and have a good time.

  • Tips to eliminate the green ring in boiled eggs

    Here are tips for the perfect hard cooked eggs this Easter season from the American Egg Board. Place eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in single layer. Add cold water to cover eggs by 1-inch. Heat pan over high heat just to boiling. Remove from burner, cover pan.
    Let eggs stand in hot water about 15 minutes for large eggs (12 minutes for medium eggs; 18 minutes for extra large). Drain immediately and serve warm or cool completely under cold running water or in bowl of ice water, then refrigerate.

  • 'Happily Ever Before' provides less expensive prom experience

    LaRue County’s prom is this Saturday.
    Many teens have made reservations for pre-prom dining in Louisville, Bardstown or Bowling Green. Others may be skipping the tradition due to lack of funds or parental concerns, said Linda Lindsey, owner of My Gal Boutique in Hodgenville.
    Lindsey, along with Rooney Gray, owner of MAM Candy, is planning an alternate evening for prom-goers that includes a meal by candlelight, photography session and horse-drawn carriage ride – all at MAM in downtown Hodgenville.