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Community News

  • Kid’s Consignments opens

    Jenee Burd of Hodgenville recently opened Kid’s Consignments just off the square in Hodgenville.

    Burd, the daughter of Pat and Linda Burd of Hodgenville, said her mom’s store, Lincoln Square Consignments had so many items that it was hard to find anything. So they found a store and moved all the children’s items to the new location. They are taking winter consignments on a 50/50 basis and pay customers on the first of each month.

    Just in time for Halloween, the store has a supply of costumes.

  • H1N1 deceptions: Alive and well

    The Kentucky Pharmacists Association and its 1,400 member pharmacists are urging people to exercise caution regarding questionable retailers selling so-called “swine flu treatment” via the Internet.

  • Community Calendar

    Food Pantry

    The Food Pantry at the LaRue County Church of Christ will be giving food to people who qualify 6-8 p.m. Oct. 28. It serves residents in the 42748 ZIP code. For information, call 358-9220.

    Prime Time Band

    Prime Time band will be at the Hodgenville Senior Center 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Free admission and snacks. For more information call Jim Walters at 737-5655.

    Trick-or-Treat

    Trick-or-Treat on the Square begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 31 with costume contests. It will be followed by citywide Trick-or-Treat 6-8 p.m.

  • Davis graduates from Army training

    Army Pfc. Charles E. Davis II has graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga. The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training.

    Davis is a 2000 graduate of LaRue County High School.

  • Performance in the park is Sunday

    A performance of period music is planned from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 in the auditorium of the Visitors Center at Abraham Lincoln National Historic Park.

    The performers are Anne Milligan, Cortney Gilbert and Adrienne Gilbert. They will offer a series of 15-minute sets between showing of the park’s documentary film.

    The entertainment is free.

  • Fast facts on women, cholesterol and heart disease

    Did you know that women over age 55 tend to have higher cholesterol levels than men? Elevated blood cholesterol is one of three major risk factors for coronary heart disease. Cigarette smoking and high blood pressure are the other two. All women older than 20 should have their cholesterol checked by their doctor.   

  • Traffic through Twitter

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet now offers 511 traffic information through Twitter. This feature provides the latest road closures, delays, construction areas and vehicle crashes. Sign up through Twitter to follow “KYTC511” and receive the latest updates through e-mail and cell phones. Visit http://twitter.com and sign up for a free account.

  • LCHS Class of 1964 holds 45th reunion

    The LaRue County High School Class of 1964 held its 45-year reunion at LaRue County Middle School Oct. 2.

  • New trustees for South Central RTC announced

    South Central Rural Telephone Coop’s annual meeting was held Oct. 1 at the Cave City Convention Center.

    The results of the mail ballot trustee election were announced.

    In District VII (Buffalo and Magnolia Exchanges), candidates were incumbent trustee Joel Dixon and Larry Wayne Lewis with Dixon receiving 360 votes and Lewis 126 votes. 

  • Rotary hosts Living Water speakers

    The Living Waters Guatemala Team was guest speaker at the Hodgenville Rotary Club. They shared stories about their water projects and the difference they are making in the western highlands of Guatemala.

    The team is working on its second annual Living Waters Guatemala Benefit Dinner and Concert to be held Oct. 17 at John Hardin High School with Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours.