Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. An estimated 2,291,000 U.S. civilians ages 14-39 are infected with Chlamydia based on the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, and women are frequently re-infected if their sex partners are not treated.
The Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition is open to anyone with interest in improving the lives of people that are affected by diabetes through promotion of early diagnosis, reduction of complications, prevention, and elimination of diabetes.
The group meets 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Lincoln Trail District Health Department.
A class “Managing Your Meals” will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 with a follow-up 7-8 p.m. at the LaRue County Health Department.
For more information or to register for the class, call Melissa Conder at 769-1601, Ext. 1035.
By late August, U.S. 31E from Hodgenville to Bardstown, then U.S. 150 from Bardstown to Danville, could be designated an All-American Road. The designation is the highest in the National Scenic Byways Program, a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. There are just 25 All-American Roads in the United States.
As construction and excavation activity in Kentucky rises with the temperature, so does the likelihood of damage to underground utility lines.
“Hitting a buried utility line is, at best, a costly inconvenience,” Kentucky Public Service Commission Chairman David Armstrong says. “Hitting an electric or gas line can be a life-threatening experience.
“That is why the PSC is reminding everyone – whether a contractor or a homeowner – to call 811 before digging anywhere there might be underground utility lines,” he said.
Don’t forget Thursday’s meeting about National Register designation for more downtown locations. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln Museum Community Room and is open to property owners who have received letters from the Heritage Council and to the public. This is an informational meeting about the meaning of historic designation to the property owner and to the city and other property owners. Main Street is hosting the meeting at the request of the Kentucky Heritage Council.
KET’s “Lincoln: ‘I, Too, Am a Kentuckian,’” a Kentucky Life special following Lincoln from his birth in a log cabin on the Kentucky frontier to the White House, was awarded three regional Emmy Awards by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Producers Joy Flynn and Marsha Hellard won Emmys in the Historical Documentary category for the program. Videographer Matthew Grimm won in the Photography category, and Brent Abshear and Chuck Burgess received Emmys in the Audio category.
The Magnolia Class of 1952 met July 25 at Paula’s Hot Biscuit’s Restaurant in Hodgenville. Those attending were Randy Cruse, Randall Johnson, Bobbie Miller, James Richardson, Marvin Curry, J.T. Hines, Adrian Loyall, Eva "BeBe" McCubbins, Carolyn Price Milby, Lou Tharpe Turner, Margaret Fulkerson Wilson, Joyce Druen Bennett, Phyllis Waggoner Hazle and Melva Hornback Hatcher.
Hardin County Water District No. 2 was awarded top honors in the “Best Tasting Water” competition held by the Kentucky-Tennessee Section of American Water Works Association AWWA at the Annual Professionals Conference in Lexington July 14. Shaun Youravich, right, plant manager of Hardin County Water District No. 2, accepted the award.
The water district's customer base includes some residents in LaRue County.