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Today's Features

  •  Since colonial times, eggnog has been a favorite part of the holidays for many Americans. George Washington is said to have had his own secret recipe for the treat. However, consumers need to keep in mind that salmonella is a concern when consuming homemade eggnog. 

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    1. The Trademark Registration and Monitoring Office sends fake invoices to businesses stating “important information regarding your federal trademark.” A local business received the invoice that states they must “pay the full amount of $485 to avoid additional penalties.” The company has an “F” rating with the BBB.

  •  You'll arrive at a holiday dinner party with good intentions and wanting to do the right thing. You are just going to dip out small portions onto your plate. But you just can’t help yourself because the selections on the table just keep getting better and better. 

  •  The Biology Department at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College conducted a book sale to benefit Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen. Gail Haycraft, left, presented the $90 proceeds to Warm Blessings volunteer Linda Funk. The donation helps the program provide hot meals weeknights to those in need, van pick-up to those who have no transportation to the facility, meal delivery to homebound seniors, and other supportive services to those living in marginal circumstances. Donations to support Warm Blessings may be sent to P.O. Box 2384 Elizabethtown, KY 42702.

  •  The Kentucky Historical Society debuted its “ExploreKYHistory” smartphone application this summer with a statewide Civil War tour. Now the Abraham Lincoln tour is available.

  •  Hugh and Maureen Shelton of Mount Sherman will celebrate their 58th wedding anniversary on Dec. 12, 2012.

    They were married Dec. 12, 1954 and will have a notable 12/12/12 celebration.

  •  The Hodgenville Rotary Club donated $200 to Ann “Snookie” Morrison and the Santa’s Helpers. The volunteer group is collecting toys, batteries and coats for the Christmas Eve run that provides gifts to families who need assistance during the holidays. Hodgenville Rotary President Kyle Williamson, right, presented the check to Morrison.

  •   The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety last week honored 197 law enforcement officers from 164 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to target impaired drivers.

    The 2012 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards ceremony was held at the Galt House Hotel and Suites in Louisville. Awards were presented to officers with the most impaired driving arrests in each agency and division.

  •  The Sunrise Cro-Knitters have been meeting on Wednesday nights at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home to work on hats on the knitter looms for the head start children who will be visiting the nursing home in December. From left, Beverly Taylor, Elizabeth Gordan, Evelyn Jordan, LaDorothy Hutchinson and Gonda McCubbin.

  •  Author Judy Blair will hold a book signing 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at the LaRue County Public Library.

    She will sign copies of her book, “LaRue County, Kentucky - A Pictorial History.” She will have copies for sale.