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Community News

  • Church ministers at laundromat

    Last Saturday, anyone who walked inside the Laundry Basket received free laundry services. Not only were their loads paid for, they were given free laundry detergent, dryer sheets and snacks.

    Throughout the day, members of Hodgenville United Methodist Church took turns assisting the customers of the laundromat with their clothes.

    “They were awesome,” said Denise and Harvey Higdon, owners of the Laundry Basket.

  • Fundrai$ers - June 18, 2014

    Lunch fundraiser
    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home is holding a community luncheon fundraiser 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (while supplies last) on June 20. Barbecue sandwich, chips or potato salad and dessert for $6. Proceeds will be used to take two elders to Disney World. Deliveries available. Call 270-358-3105 to place your lunch order.

    Food served during car show

  • PHOTO: 4-H Rabbit Club yard sale

    4-H Rabbit Club members held a yard sale Saturday at the LaRue County Extension office. Proceeds will assist them on their trip to the national convention in Texas.

  • J.D. Shelburne returns to area for three concerts

    Country rocker J.D. Shelburne returns to the area for three upcoming concert events. Shelburne performed at last year’s LaRue County Farm Bureau’s AGstravaganza event, and returns to the area this weekend.
    Shelburne will headline a charity event Friday, June 20, at the Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown. Information on this event can be found on page 2A of today’s edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

  • Community Calendar - June 18, 2014

    Weight loss program
    The LaRue County Health Department – in partnership with the LaRue County Extension office – is offering a 10-week weight loss program at the LaRue County Senior Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The class begins at 11:30 a.m. and is open to anyone in the community. If you are interested in participating and would like more information, contact Diana Leathers at the LaRue County Health Department at 270-358-3844 or Theresa Howard at the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Hosparus needs volunteers

  • BIRTH: Roberts welcome Allie Hope

    Ben and Angela Roberts of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Allie Hope Roberts.
    Allie Hope was born at 9:31 p.m. Jan. 27, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was 19-inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.
    Grandparents are Dan and Maxine Davis of Louisville, and John and Diane Roberts of Hodgenville.
    Great-grandmother is Elizabeth Gordon.
    Allie Hope was welcomed home by her sisters, Addie, 3, and Audrie, 2.

  • Paden named to Cumberland's Dean's List

     

    Cumberland University announced the spring semester Dean’s List last week, which included 137 current and former student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester. 

  • Fundrai$ers - June 11

    Hallelujah Hodgenville T-shirts

    Hallelujah Hodgenville T-shirts are available for $14 at Almost Home, The Lincoln Museum and Paula’s Hot Biscuit. A portion of proceeds benefit The Lincoln Museum.

    Renaissance Repeats

    Renaissance Recycling will have many reusable, recycled items for sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in the Renaissance Repeats shop located in the Hodgenville Woman’s Club basement, 16 Lincoln Square. Call Jill Gray at 270-234-6619 for more information. Proceeds will benefit Renaissance Recycling.

  • LCHS grads earn scholarships to ECTC

     

    Four recent LaRue County High School graduates were awarded Central Kentucky Community Foundation Scholarships to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College:

  • Blair honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University honored 166 teachers from 58 school districts throughout Kentucky with the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award May 10 at the Ransdell Chapel on the CU campus.