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Community News

  • PHOTO: Relay for Life survivor dinner
  • Stephen Foster announces time change

     After more than a decade of an 8:30 p.m. show time, “The Stephen Foster Story” and Salt River Electric production “All Shook Up” will start 30 minutes earlier in 2015. Both shows will begin at 8 p.m. at the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre in Bardstown this summer, with the house opening at 7:15 p.m. for seating.

    An earlier start time is favorable for our motor coaches, groups, and individual audience members alike. One added benefit for guests will be a larger selection of dining options after the performance, as both shows will end at 10 p.m.

  • Fundrai$ers - March 25, 2015

    Relay for Life
    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig
    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Mr. Gatti’s beneft

  • PHOTO: No cabin fever in the playhouse

    Velma Wells and her daughter, June Whitlock, got creative during the recent snowstorms. They stitched together a 90x36-inches playhouse – much to the delight of Velma’s granddaughters. The fabric covered a table, making a perfect hideaway for Ava Legaspi, above, who was celebrating a birthday. The windows were made of sheer material; the door knobs were painted buttons. The flowers were made of “yo-yo”

  • Community Calendar - March 25, 2015

    Boyhood Home closed
    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    FREE CLASS: Color Analysis

  • PHOTOS: No end to Olaf

    Saturday’s Extension Expo drew several hundred people, including many who wanted characters painted on their faces. Olaf, the snowman on Disney’s Frozen, was a popular choice. Heaven Carpenter, daughter of Shane and Candis Carpenter; and Adyson Parker, daughter of Christopher and Kristi Parker, show off their face-paint.

  • PHOTO: Bunco battles cancer

    Freedom Angels Relay for Life team hosted a Bunco on March 20. There were six tables of players who had a good time for a good cause. The next Bunco will be 6:30 p.m. April 3 at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare, 80 Philips Lane, Hodgenville.

  • Commonwealth Clean-up Week, March 21-28

     It’s time to pull your work boots and gloves out of winter storage and participate in this year’s Commonwealth Cleanup Week, March 21-28.

    Volunteers from across Kentucky will fill trash bags and pick up old tires during this 17th annual event.

  • Operation Round-Up accepting applications for funds

     Nolin RECC offers its members a unique program that allows them to voluntarily contribute to a special account earmarked to help worthy causes in the community. The program, Operation Round-Up, rounds up electric bills to the next highest dollar. The extra change in the form of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies goes into the ORU account. Member participation is voluntary and is open throughout the year.  

  • Library hosts Prime Time Family Reading

     The wonder in a child’s eyes as he hears a story for the first time.  

    An opportunity to talk about the story afterward.  

    Sharing the experience of reading and discussion with a parent in a group setting.

    This environment is part of Prime Time Family Reading Time, a six-week interactive program coming to the LaRue County Public Library starting on March 24.