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Today's Features

  • Some might say that Aaron Wheeler’s line of work is for the birds.

         After all, his involvement with the LaRue County High School Future Farmers of America led to a national award at the FFA convention in Indianapolis Oct. 20-23.

         Wheeler, 18, who lives at White City, was named national winner in the Wildlife Production and Management - Entrepreneurship/Placement Proficiency Award Program.

  • HES fifth graders

    The HES 5th grade 4-H Club will meet 9:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in the cafeteria.

     

    Poultry Club to meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Extension Office.  Anyone with an interest in poultry is encouraged to attend.  New members are welcome.

     

    Candy sale

  • A local man found a way to symbolize his respect for the U.S. Army by creating the symbol himself.

    A logo created by Terry Wise, a cartoonist and contractor for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Systems assigned to the 3rd Medical Recruiting Battalion, was selected as the theme logo for the Year of the Station Commander program, which recognizes work that station commanders, who are in charge of recruiters, do.

  • Grammy Award winning country music artist Bryan White will perform at a benefit concert for diabetes research and awareness in Elizabethtown. The event, “Concert for a Cure,” will take place Nov. 13 at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, 384 W.A. Jenkins Rd., Elizabethtown. A health fair and auction will also be held before the concert.

    J.D. Shelburne and Alex Jennings will open for White.

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  • The LaRue County Environmental Education and Research Center will be featured in an upcoming segment of KET’s Kentucky Life.

    Show host Dave Shuffett visited the Leafdale Road site Friday, conducting interviews for the show. Guests included LaRue County Judge/Executive Tommy Turner and Dr. William H. Martin, chairman for the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund Board.

    Shuffett’s focus is on properties purchased through the efforts of KHLCFB. He visited Tebbs’ Bend in Taylor County – another project of the KHLCFB Friday morning.

  • Arlene Quinones is off to the races – again – as she embarks on yet another challenge. A student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Quinones is working on her associate degree in business administration and human resources.  And while the prospect of an office job is appealing to her, it will definitely be a change in lifestyle.

  • Set-up for the fifth annual Festival of Trees is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Lincoln Museum Community Room.

    Participating organizations may decorate a holiday tree, wreath, garland or banner or similar item and enter it on display for silent auction. The silent auction ends 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Proceeds from the sale go to the sponsoring not-for-profit group. Individuals and businesses may also participate if proceeds from the sale are given directly to a specified charity.