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Community News

  • Canning, crafts and history

    From canning on a wood stove in the Homemakers club to cooking with a microwave oven, Nancy Raine has experienced many changes in her lifetime. Her love of history, diligence and generosity have lead to a wealth of valuable resources for those seeking to research family history in LaRue County.

    Raine was born and raised on a farm on Stiles Ford Road; her parents were George Welby Bell and Mary Elizabeth Bell.

    When she reached school age she attended a one-room schoolhouse.

  • Ladies Hawaiian Feast Performers
  • Just cruisin' in
  • Visitors to Kentucky's national park can earn patch

    SPECIAL TO THE LARUE COUNTY HERALD NEWS

    Visitors to all five national parks in Kentucky can earn a special free commemorative patch in recognition of the National Park Service 2016 centennial.

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park says participants have to visit all five parks by April 2017 and participate in at least one activity at each park.

  • Cruising in style
  • Reunion News - Wheeler/Gore

    The annual Wheeler/Gore Reunion was held Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Hodgenville Sportsman’s Club and enjoyed by all. The reunion was well attended by about 70 friends and relatives.

  • Reunion News - Family of Doc and Josephine Heath

    The family of Doc and Josephine Heath held their reunion Saturday, July 18. A fun filled day with family and friend was enjoyed by all. There were 63 family members present.

  • Community Calendar July 22, 2015

    Free Program on Herb Gardens

    LaRue County Public Library will have a free program on Herb Gardens at 5 p.m., July 23. You will receive herb samples. Please call 270-358-3851 to register.

    Free Program on Computer Questions

    LaRue County Public Library will have a free program on Computer Questions at 5:30 p.m., July 30. Please write down two questions about computers that you want answered. Call 270-358-3851 to register.

    Summer reading opportunities

  • Senior Activities July 22, 2015

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • Homemaker News

    All sugars, whether naturally occurring or added, affect the body similarly. Nutrition experts focus on reducing added sugars, such as in soft drinks or candy, because they don’t come with additional nutrients.

    Fruits contain a lot of sugar, but they also deliver fiber, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. Americans average 475 calories a day from added sugars, or 123 grams, which is the equivalent of 30 teaspoons of sugar.