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Community News

  • Division of Forestry awards $3,000 grant to LaRue

    The LaRue County Fire Department received a $3,000 grant from the Kentucky Division of Forestry.

    The grant was a portion of $490,088 given to communities and fire departments through the Volunteer Fire Assistance grant program and the Firewise Community grant program.

  • Workers tackle mold problem at Lincoln Memorial Building

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Memorial Building will close periodically for repairs over the next few months.

    The building, designed by John Russell Pope, was built between 1909 and 1911 to mark the centennial of Lincoln’s Birth. It houses the traditional cabin that is representative of Lincoln’s birthplace.

  • Women’s veterans conference scheduled

    The Kentucky National Guard will host the Women’s Annual Veterans Experience: Leaving No Soldier Behind on Sept. 11-13 at the Lexington Convention Center. 

    Open to the public, the conference will provide a relaxing environment for all female military veterans to better understand and enhance their unique military experiences. Women veterans of all different ages and backgrounds are invited to come together and share their stories of what it is like to be a woman in the military.

  • Women’s veterans conference scheduled

    The Kentucky National Guard will host the Women’s Annual Veterans Experience: Leaving No Soldier Behind on Sept. 11-13 at the Lexington Convention Center. 

    Open to the public, the conference will provide a relaxing environment for all female military veterans to better understand and enhance their unique military experiences. Women veterans of all different ages and backgrounds are invited to come together and share their stories of what it is like to be a woman in the military.

  • LaRue attends builder seminar in Louisville

    Laura LaRue, executive officer of Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association, attended a four-day educational seminar at the Galt House Hotel & Suites in Louisville presented by the Executive Officers Council of the National Association of Home Builders. About 300 people attended the event.

    Lincoln Trail HBA represents more than 400 builders and their associates in the housing industry in a five-county area that includes LaRue.

  • LaRue attends builder seminar in Louisville

    Laura LaRue, executive officer of Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association, attended a four-day educational seminar at the Galt House Hotel & Suites in Louisville presented by the Executive Officers Council of the National Association of Home Builders. About 300 people attended the event.

    Lincoln Trail HBA represents more than 400 builders and their associates in the housing industry in a five-county area that includes LaRue.

  • New hearing loss chapter opens in Nelson County

    The Hearing Loss Association of America has started a Kentucky Home Chapter in Nelson County.

    The first meeting is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Nelson County Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown. Tony Schickel will discuss communication issues for the hard of hearing. Real time captioning will be utilized.

    Hard of hearing persons, friends and family are welcome.

    Future meetings will be the first Wednesday of each month through December.

    For more information, call 502-349-6792 or e-mail information@hearinglosskyhome.org.

  • Disney seeking extras for upcoming film ‘Secretariat’

    The upcoming Walt Disney Pictures’ movie “Secretariat” is seeking extras for filming in the Lexington and Louisville areas. The two-week filming duration is slated to begin at the end of September. All types and ages are needed.

    Those interested must bring a non-returnable current snapshot as no photos will be taken at the casting call. Photos can be a basic snapshot printed from a home computer.

  • Learn to live on your income

    Your expenditures hold the key to how well you do when dollars are scarce. If your family does not follow a spending plan, this is the time to start. Family input is essential, so is being both realistic and flexible. Here are some suggestions:

    Before making purchases above a certain dollar amount, discuss the potential purchase with other family members.

  • Learn to live on your income

    Your expenditures hold the key to how well you do when dollars are scarce. If your family does not follow a spending plan, this is the time to start. Family input is essential, so is being both realistic and flexible. Here are some suggestions:

    Before making purchases above a certain dollar amount, discuss the potential purchase with other family members.