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Community News

  • KOHC urges veterans to tell, preserve their stories

    If you are an active-duty member of the military, a veteran, a National Guardsman, a reservist or a civilian who has a story about the home front, the Kentucky Oral History Commission wants to hear your story.

  • Federal tax credit extended, expanded for homebuyers

    Economic reports show the real estate market continuing on a good news-bad news pendulum. For buyers, the good news includes extended and expanded homebuyer tax credits. These new tax incentives raise the eligibility income cap and also include repeat purchases. 

  • Kennel Club to meet tonight

    The Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club, an AKC affiliated club, will meet 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road in Elizabethtown.

    Speakers are Donna Herzig and Steve Fox, who will talk about the national and local fight to maintain animal ownership. They will present an overview of the influence and impact of HSUS and PETA, and their experiences in Kentucky, also the future of what lies ahead in Kentucky, and in the country as it impacts pet owner’s rights.

    Soup and sandwiches will be served at 6:30 p.m. with meeting to follow.

  • BBB Census Facts

    Census facts – U.S. Census workers will be going door-to-door from April to July 2010. To be sure you aren’t scammed, BBB offers these tips: A Census worker must present an ID that contains a Dept. of Commerce watermark and expiration date. The worker will provide you with a supervisor contact upon request and provide you with a letter from the Census Bureau. A Census worker will never ask for your social security number, bank account or credit card numbers. Census workers also never solicit for donations and will never contact you via e-mail.

  • Herald News has new e-mail addresses

    The LaRue County Herald News has changed e-mails. Please update our listings in your address book:

    For news, e-mail editor Linda Ireland at editor@laruecountyherald.com.

    For circulation matters or bookkeeping, e-mail circulation manager Ramona Coffey at circulation@laruecountyherald.com.

    To submit a legal ad, e-mail Mary Vaughn at ads@laruecountyherald.com.

    To contact office assistant Charlotte Isbell, e-mail Isbell@laruecountyherald.com.

    General Manager Ben Sheroan can be reached at bsheroan@laruecountyherald.com.

  • Students named to Centre’s dean’s list

    Centre College has released its dean’s list for the fall term, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.

    Included are two LaRue County High School graduates: Kacie Bowles, the daughter of John and Diana Bowles of Sonora; and Samuel Sanders, the son of Sam and Dee Ann Sanders and grandson of Tony and Jean Ennis and E.G. Sanders, all  of Hodgenville.

  • KSP holds fundraiser

    The Kentucky State Police are rolling out a classic '60s muscle car updated for the 21st century for their Trooper Island fund-raising drawing this year – the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro (1LT Coupe).

    Tickets are $10 each and are available from any state police post or by sending a check for $10 per ticket and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Kentucky State Police, Media Relations Branch, 919 Versailles Road, Frankfort, KY 40601.

     

  • Shelton receives degree in criminal justice

    Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond recognized 938 graduates at the conclusion of the fall 2009 semester.

    Bryan Scott Shelton of Magnolia received his Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice at a commencement ceremony Dec. 19.

  • Income tax credits available for working families

    Many families continue to struggle with day-to-day expenses, avoiding utility shut-offs, evictions, mortgage foreclosures and rising debt. Working individuals and families need to know that help may be available when they file their 2010 tax return.

  • Hellman named to Dean’s List

    Rebekah A. Hellman, daughter of Roie and Karen Hellman of Hodgenville, was named to the Dean’s List at Georgetown College for the 2009 fall semester.

    The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 GPA.