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Community News

  • Community News - December 9, 2015

    Julia Cox was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last week and Patti Lou Garret was also admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital on Sunday, December 6.

    First Baptist- Wednesday, December 9 at noon will be Bible study. Thursday, December 9 at 6 p.m. will be choir rehearsal. Sunday, December 13 will be Senior Citizen Day during morning services.

  • Time Travel

    Mrs. Allison Shepherd gave me the opportunity to dive into the archives of The LaRue County Herald News to discover the changes that have been made over the last 20 years. She wanted me to look at what I thought has improved in the paper and what can be improved in the future to keep the readers interested. So, I took a “time travel” into past 20 years of archives. So what has changed? Everything from the structure, the colors, the online access and the people who operate the paper. Here’s what I found out about the changes.

  • Nearing peak of flu season

    Winter is coming which means so is the peak of flu season. Flu season begins in October and lasts through March peaking in December through February.

  • Sunrise Volunteers - December 9, 2015

    In this article I would like to mention the Sunrise Nursing Home Staff. We, as volunteers, would like to thank the wonderful staff for not only their job skills, but also for their dedication to helping residents be comfortable and happy at Sunrise Manor. Hats off to the staff at Sunrise Manor Nursing home.

    Volunteers would like to express our best wishes to LaRue County residents; Have a very Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year. Thank you also for your supporting volunteers throughout the year.

  • Tips to reduce sodium intake

    According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a strong body of evidence in adults documents that as sodium intake decreases, so does blood pressure.

    Keeping blood pressure in the normal range reduces an individual’s risk of cardiovascular disease, congestive heart failure, and kidney disease. Therefore, everyone should limit their intake of sodium.

  • Rotary news - December 9, 2015
  • Holiday Home Tour and Tasting Party
  • Community Calendar - December 2, 2015

    LaRue County Saddle Club

    The LaRue County Saddle Club will have their monthly meeting on Thursday December 3 at Golden Corral in Elizabethtown. Please arrive at 6 p.m. for dinner. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.

    B.R. Young Masonic Lodge #132

    B.R. Young Masonic Lodge #132 on the square in downtown Hodgenville will be having a Community Breakfast and Open House from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 5.  $5 donation goes to our building fund. For more information call 270-234-4223.

    Breakfast with Santa

  • Fundraising calendar - December 2, 2015

    Relay for Life – Veirs Crew

    Relay for Life – Veirs Crew will have a Soup and Santa lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 5 at the LCHS cafeteria. Lunch includes soup, sandwich, dessert and a drink for $6 (adult) and $3 (child). Photos with Santa are $3 for 4x6 and $5 for 5x7. For more information call Beverly Veirs at 270-766-7941.

    Relay for Life – Living Strong

  • Cooking Corner - December 2, 2015

    Almond Joy Cookies

    1 cup butter, softened


    1 1/2 cup white sugar


    1 1/2 cup brown sugar

    4 eggs

    3 tsp vanilla

    4 1/2 cup flour

    2 tsp baking soda

    1 tsp salt

    5 cups chocolate chips

    2 cups sweetened coconut

    2 cups chopped almonds

    Combine dry ingredients.

    Cream butter and sugars together. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, stir in vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients until well mixed, stir in chips, coconut and almonds. Drop by rounded tablespoon.