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  • Hodgenville News - August 12, 2015

    Thought for the week:  Worry looks around, regret looks back and faith looks forward.

     Out and about in Hodgenville: Friday, cousin Rosetta and I drove up to Florence to help my brother Dale with his yard sale. That was the week of the great 127-yard sale event. On Saturday, we attended the Williams Reunion. It had been a few years since we have been and it was well attended. Door prizes were given and family feud was played. Thursday, August 13 is the 23rd annual National Left Handers day, which includes me. I think this should be a legal holiday.

  • Community Calendar - August 12, 2015

    Quilt Club Meeting

    There will be a meeting for a potential monthly Quilt Club at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Rd. Exploring to see if enough interest for a monthly quilt group. Bring any recent quilt projects to show. Attendees will decide activities for future meetings. Everyone welcome, call 270-358-3401 for more info.

    LaRue County Public Library

  • Cooking Corner - August 12, 2015

    Grandma’s Favorite

    Peach Cobbler

    1/2 cup margarine

    1 cup milk

    1 cup sugar

    1 cup Bisquick mix

    1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract

    1 large can sliced peaches, undrained 


    Heat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in 11x13 pan. 


    Mix milk, sugar, Bisquick mix, and extract together.


    Remove pan from oven and pour melted margarine into milk mixture. 


    Pour peaches and juice into pan, cutting up slices if desired; pour milk mixture over peaches.


  • Community meeting - August 12, 2015
  • Sunglasses long term eye protection

    Wearing sunglasses in the summer may seem like a no-brainer, but not all sunglasses provide protection from ultraviolet rays and not all adults wear them like they should. According to The Vision Council, 65 percent of American adults view a pair of sunglasses as a fashion accessory rather than a health necessity. One in four adults rarely or never wear sunglasses when going outside, with millennials, adults born between 1981 and 1996, being the least likely to wear sunglasses always or often.

  • School supplies for children in need

    Members of LaRue County Schools and the LaRue County Community Action Center helped distribute backpacks and school supplies on August 4 to children who qualified. The Kelly Dean Sanders Memorial Fund items includes a backpack, LaRue County Schools t-shirt, basic school supplies, three pairs of underwear, three pairs of socks and a pair of tennis shoes. Shown above are those who helped distribute the items.

  • Cooking Corner - Cake Mix Berry Cobbler

    CAKE MIX BERRY COBBLER

    18.25 oz box yellow cake mix

    24 oz frozen fruit of your choice

    18 oz Sprite/7 up/ Sierra mist

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Spray 9x13 baking dish

    Pour fruit on the bottom of baking dish. Spread out evenly

    Pour dry cake mix on top of fruit

    DO NOT MIX

    Pour soda on top of dry cake mix

    Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until nicely browned.

    Let cool for about 15 minutes before serving. 

  • Community Calendar

    Freedom Angels- Bunco

    Freedom Angels- Bunco at 6:30 p.m., August 7 at Sunrise Adult Daycare.

    Glen Rice Musical Concert Series

    A musical concert series by Glen Rice Family and Friends will be 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the John Hardin High School Performing Arts Center. Purchase tickets at the door, or call 270-325-3256 or 270-528-4018 to order advance tickets.

    Color Run/Walk

  • Salsman Reunion

    Descendants of George and Didamie Salsman.

    The Salsman Reunion will be held 1 p.m., Aug. 16, at South Fork Baptist Church. Everyone please bring a covered dish. For more information contact Charlotte S. Owens 270-358-4799.

  • Cancer Screenings sponsored by Extension Homemakers

    The LaRue County Extension Homemakers organization is sponsoring the mobile Mammogram unit from the James Graham Brown Cancer Center in Louisville to be at the Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville on Tuesday, September 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To qualify for a screening mammogram on the unit a woman must: be age 40 or over, not have breast implants and not be pregnant or breast-feeding.