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Today's Features

  • You spend a lifetime making time for others – parenting, caregiving, volunteering, working – but how often do you take a personal timeout?

    To keep a healthy body, mind and spirit, try to do something for yourself each day for at least 10 minutes. The following tips can help you take time for yourself.

  • Looking to dig up your family roots, search your ancestors or just looking for some history on LaRue County?

    Why not come by the LaRue County Public Library and check out our genealogy collection? We have issues of The LaRue County Herald News, dating from 1885 to 2008, census records, tax records, marriage records, wills and index deeds on microfilm. We also have many things in book form.

  • September is National Preparedness Month. It is a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for emergencies and disasters.

    If you’ve seen the news recently, you know that emergencies can happen unexpectedly in communities just like yours, to people like you. We’ve seen tornado outbreaks, river floods and flash floods, historic earthquakes, tsunamis, and even water main breaks and power outages in U.S. cities affecting millions of people for days at a time.

  • LCHS Class of 1978
    The LaRue County High School Class of 1978 will have a 35-year reunion Oct. 5 at Sportsman’s Lake in Hodgenville. Cost is $30 per person; $55 per couple. For information, email larueco1978@gmail.com.

    LCHS Class of 2003
    The LaRue County High School Class of 2003 will hold a 10-year reunion 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 5 at Holiday Inn Express in Elizabethtown. Individuals, $35; with a guest, $50. For information, call Allen Hornback at 270-723-1303 or Michael Wilson at 270-766-8654.
     

  • FREE CLASS: Thrifty Gift Ideas
    A free class, “Thrifty Gift Ideas” class will be 1:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the LaRue County Extension office. Learn how to take a budget store item and make it into an enhanced gift item. This class, sponsored by the County Homemakers, will focus on budgeting for special occasions.

    Democratic Woman’s Club plan for Lincoln Days

  • Ellis Fraser, a junior from Hodgenville, took third in impromptu speaking and sixth in informative speaking at the Western Kentucky University  tournament over the weekend.
     

  • The Druen, Druin family reunion was Aug. 25.

  • Lincoln Days will be held Oct. 5-6.

    The Little Abe, Little Sarah and best-costumed family contests will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.

    All contests will be on the Main Stage on Lincoln Square, Hodgenville.

    Little Sarah is open to all girls in two divisions: ages 3-6 and 7-10.

    Little Abe is open to all boys in two divisions: ages 3-6 and 7-10.

    The family contest is open to any family with at least three members dressed in pioneer or antebellum costumes.