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Community News

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 19, 2014

     Extension memories wanted

  • Fundrai$ers - Feb. 19, 2014

     SpringHaven concert

  • RELAY: Survivor dinner planned

     With LaRue County’s Relay for Life less than three months away, local businesses are beginning to step up for the all-night event scheduled for May 16 at Hodgenville Elementary School.

  • Hodgenville man in 'Antigone'

     Tickets are on sale for the Campbellsville University Theater Department production of the play “Antigone” by Sophocles in the Russ Mobley Theater Thursday, Feb. 20, Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22, all at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m.

    Tyler Litton of Hodgenville will play one of the guards. Megan Kist of Elizabethtown, will play Antigone.

    Ticket information and reservations can be found at www.campbellsville.edu/theater or by calling (270) 789-5266.

  • Arctic chill increases electric bills

     The big chill of 2014 has given home heating units a workout and has increased electric bills, with record-setting cold from a polar vortex stretching further south than normal.

    In January, temperatures for Nolin RECC members averaged 27 degrees, the coldest in 11 years. On Jan. 6, the United States set a record for the coldest day since 2000 with the average temperature nationwide at 17.9 degrees.

  • PHOTO: Childcare Champion
  • NAMI offers support classes

     NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will hold a series of 12 classes to help family members understand individuals with serious mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being.

    Nelson County’s Family-to-Family program will host the event 6-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning March 19 at Communicare, 333 S. 3rd Street, Bardstown.

  • PHOTO: 4-H Bracelets

     

    Madison Wilmoth assists Alyssa Jones with constructing her rubber band bracelet during a special class held in January. Due to the popularity of the class a second class is being held 2-4:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the LaRue County Extension office. Members can learn how to construct different designs from each other.  Participants need to bring their own loom and rubber bands.

  • COLUMN: Heart disease is more deadly than cancer

     Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of illness and death for North American women and kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. February is Women’s Heart Health Month, and it is a great time for women to start taking better care of their hearts all year round.

    It’s important to know your personal risk for heart disease and family history. Common risk factors for heart disease include elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, smoking, diabetes, a sedentary lifestyle and overweight or obesity.

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 12, 2014

     Lincoln Birthday Luncheon