The New Hope Food Bank has not violated any United Way of Nelson County policies and will receive its fourth and final allocation of the year.
The organization's board of directors made this decision Monday after a conversation with food bank Director Carmel Cecil about the New Hope Food Bank's recent six-month suspension from receiving food from Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland.
The movie classic “Miracle on 34th Street” will be featured at Free Movie Night Saturday, Dec. 17.
It will be shown at 7 p.m. at the Hodgenville Civic Center and is co-sponsored by the City and The LaRue County Herald News.
The movie features Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle, an elderly man who is recruited to be a Santa in Macy’s and later claims to be the real Santa Claus. A youthful Natalie Wood co-stars as Susan Walker; Maureen O’Hara plays Susan’s aunt, Doris Walker.
Ross Reed of Hodgenville completed the Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking classes at the LaRue County Health Department. This series of 12 weekly classes is a science-based program that utilizes education, skills training and social support to help people become non-smokers.
If you are interested in becoming a non-smoker and would like to participate in the next series of classes, call the LaRue County Health Department at 358-3844.
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced that $24 million in federal funding has been released to Kentucky to help low-income families heat their homes this winter.
Central Kentucky Community Action will take applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program through Dec. 16. LIHEAP helps families pay their energy bills, particularly during the very cold and hot months.
A new campaign to encourage consumers to "Shop Downtown This Holiday Season" is being launched by the Kentucky Main Street Program, as a means to drive retail sales to local businesses, keep money circulating in the local economy, and help cultivate the unique character that differentiates communities across the state.
It is the most recent in a series of "shop local" holiday season campaigns featured by KYMS.
A Thanksgiving community worship and praise service is planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22.
The event, sponsored by the LaRue County Ministerial Association, will be held in First Baptist Church Hodgenville at 730 Tonieville Road.
“This wonderful gathering is a time for fellowship and community worship in giving thanks to our creator and savior and giving thanks for our great community,” said Jenn Mayfield, one of the service’s organizers.
Operation Christmas Child kicks off its National Collection Week today and volunteers at Valley Creek Baptist Church in Elizabethtown will be busy preparing shoeboxes for impoverished children.
Nonprofit organization Samaritan’s Purse started Operation Christmas Child in 1993, according to a news release. Its goal is to fill empty shoeboxes with school supplies, toys, candy and necessity items. The boxes are hand-delivered to children in more than 100 countries.