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Community News

  • Checking credit report is simple process

    The three credit bureaus have a central Web site and phone number from which you can order your report. One free report from each company can be ordered annually. You may order your reports from the three nationwide consumer reporting companies at the same time, or you can order them separately to have a free report every four months. To order, visit www.annualcreditreport.com or call toll free 1-877-322-8228.

  • Festival of Trees on display

    Main Street’s Festival of Trees opened Satur­day and was seen by a lot of local visitors plus a few from other states and England. Many local people were in town to visit the downtown shops holding holiday open house that day.

  • Daugherty named to Poetry Society’s executive board

    Hodgenville native Mary Daugherty was inducted into the Kentucky Poetry Society’s Executive Board at Pine Mountain Resort Park. Through KSPS, members have the opportunity to associate with fellow writers, develop lifelong friendships, exchange ideas, and learn from each other and from workshop leaders at annual meetings on how to sharpen writing skills and appreciation for the art of poetry.

  • Underwood places third in state poetry contest

    Jennifer Underwood of Elizabethtown placed third in the Kentucky State Poetry Society’s “Grin to Help You Bear It” contest for her poem, “Dark Ode to Slick Willy.”

    The contest is named for Eve Alderdice, a deceased poet known for her sense of humor.

    The awards were announced Oct. 17 at Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville. Entries were required to have eight lines and be humorous.

  • Another way to help the environment

    Technology changes so rapidly with new gadgets invented every day. Many of us get caught up with purchasing the latest advances and do not think about how or when the device’s predecessor will be disposed.

    Estimates show Kentuckians annually dispose of about 40,000 to 80,000 tons of electronic waste.

    Fortunately, many Kentucky counties offer recycling programs for this waste, also known as e-scrap.

    Electronics contain valuable materials including copper, precious metals or engineered plastic.

  • Calling all bears, shoppers and tree-lovers

    Hodgenville will provide an early kickoff to the holiday season this weekend. Local merchants will hold holiday open houses with specials and gifts and lovely décor.

  • Calling all bears, shoppers and tree-lovers

    Hodgenville will provide an early kickoff to the holiday season this weekend. Local merchants will hold holiday open houses with specials and gifts and lovely décor.

  • Calling all bears, shoppers and tree-lovers

    Hodgenville will provide an early kickoff to the holiday season this weekend. Local merchants will hold holiday open houses with specials and gifts and lovely décor.

  • Jamboree hosts gospel sing

    Joel Ray Sprowls’ Lincoln Jamboree hosted an evening of Gospel singing. Proceeds were donated to the Newspapers in Education, which provides newspapers to LaRue County classrooms. The groups performing were the Heartland Quartet and Redeemed.

  • West releases another book celebrating Kentucky attraction

    The “101 Must Places to Visit in Kentucky Before You Die!” contains information about points of interest across the state. It includes Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace near Hodgenville and the Zachary Taylor Cemetery in Louisville as well as natural wonders. West provides historic detail and stories that enhance a cross-state adventure or provide arm-chair entertainment.