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Today's Features

  • Boyhood Home closed
    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    CLASS: Understand and responding to dementia-related behavior

  • Relay for Life

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

    Renaissance Repeats   

  • National Day of Prayer
    National Day of Prayer will be observed 10:30 a.m. May 7 at Hodgenville City Hall, 200 South Lincoln Boulevard. Bring a finger food to share for brunch, followed by a program of prayer. The event is sponsored by Hardin County Christian Women’s Connection, but everyone is invited.

    Overcomers to perform
    Overcomers will perform 7:30 p.m. May 8 at Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd. For more information, call Rev. Richard T. Binkley at 270-358-4436.

    Men’s conference in Glendale

  • As the 2015 LaRue County Relay for Life draws near, not only will you find adults volunteering for the cause, but several LaRue County youngsters are making the most of their time as well.

  • A student was asked what the large letter K stood for on the front of his T-shirt.

    The student said, “Confused.”

    The man replied, “But that is not how you spell confused.” 

    “Man,” the student exclaimed, “you don’t know how confused I am.”

    Life can be confusing and we wonder what is going on. To add to the confusion, many unexpected things can come along to upset the apple cart. What can we do?  How can we endure?

  • Recently we had our spring semi-annual meeting of the Sunrise Volunteers.

    Sunrise Manor provided us a meal catered from Fazoli’s Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    We elected two new officers: Sybil Skaggs, first vice-president, and Candy Vincent, second vice-president. They are both dedicated volunteers.

    We also would like to welcome two new volunteers at the Manor: Bruce Hatfield and Suzanne Boone.

  • May 5 – Rose Circle, Miami Court, Lincoln Village, Cox Lane, Landmark Apartments

    May 6 – West Point Bank, Ky. 357, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway

    May 7 – Laugh-N-Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L & N Turnpike, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    May 11 – Headstart, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road

    May 12 – LaRue County High School, Kids Crew, Sunrise Manor, Campbellsville Road

  • For those who preserve food, now is a great time to gear up for the season. Start by inventorying supplies and getting a head start on purchasing needed jars and lids and other necessities.

    Pressure canners: Dial gauge canners need to be checked for accuracy to ensure safe processing pressure and temperature. Contact the Extension office (270-358-3401) and make an appointment to have your dial gauge on your canner lid tested for accuracy. This also will be available on May 19, Ag Market Day.

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    Congratulations to all the participants in the 4-H Poetry Contest. They are to be commended for their efforts. More than 300 poems were entered and the poems have been judged.

    The poems were divided into two age groups for judging. Junior division participants are ages 9-13 and the senior age division includes 14-18 year olds.

    The top-nine junior poems and the top-two senior poems will advance to the district competition.

  • Crosstown Homemakers

    The Crosstown Homemakers Club meets at 7 p.m. every third Thursday from September through May at the homes of different members.

    In September, we donated $100 to Feeding America Backpack Program for LaRue County children. We also donated money for the Ovarian Cancer Fund and Pennies for Friendship. Several of our members take advantage of the ovarian cancer program.