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Today's Features

  • Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter of DAR started the celebration of its 70th anniversary by posing for a group picture at the Brown Pusey House at the December 9, 2016 meeting. It was at the Brown Pusey House on January 10, 1947 that Miss Margaret Patterson became the organizing regent of the chapter with eighteen charter members.

  • After more than a decade in development, the 2-1-1 service now connects residents in United Way of Central Kentucky’s region of Hardin, Breckinridge, Grayson, LaRue, and Meade Counties with one-stop access to community resources.

  • Thought for the week: If someone treats you badly, just remember that there is something wrong with them, not you. Normal people don’t go around destroying other human beings.

    Sure wish this were going to be last of the cold temperatures and the nasty four-letter word that I am not going to say. It’s just no fun being stuck in the house. Of course, I got lots of knitting done and I have orders for 25 dishcloths, so kept pretty busy in the last four days.

  • Judy Chestnut is at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home for rehab, Rex Thompson is in Kensington Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center for rehab and Mildred Dorsey-Thompson had outpatient surgery last Friday at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Thought for Today: Always pray to have eyes that see the best in people, a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the worst and a soul that never loses faith in God.

    Let’s continue in prayer for the families that have lost loved ones due to various acts of violence, injuries, or sickness.

  • Greeting and Happy New Year. 2017 is a great time to check your schedule and make time to volunteer at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. The possibilities are endless, from one on one visits to participation in all sorts of activities. There is room for you.

    Call Candy Vincent, V.P. for volunteers, at 270-765-8521 or Sonya Turner, Activities Director, at 270-358-3103 for more information and directions on how to sign up.

    Respectfully submitted,

    Obadiah Okeson

  • A construction project to repair the foundation of the park Visitor Center is taking place at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace NHP. The project started January 2, 2017 and is expected to run through March 2017.

    As a result of this construction, the accessible board walk and public restrooms at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace NHP will be closed until further notice. Parking spaces directly in front of the Visitor Center will also be closed through the duration of this project. Portable toilets are available to the public.

  • Friends of the Library

    The LaRue County Friends of the Library meet at the library at 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.

    Library Story Time

    The LaRue County Public Library will have story time twice a month on the first and third Friday of each month in 2017 at 1 p.m. For more information call Crystal at the library at 270-358-3851.

    Laptop class

  • Project Graduation

    Premiere Jewelry Bunco beginning 6:30 p.m. January 26 in the LaRue Co HS Cafeteria. Cost to play is $10.00. Winners win money to purchase Premiere Jewelry pieces. Proceeds benefit Project Graduation. For more info, contact Rachel Phillips 270-766-7834.

    Peeler Cards are being sold through January 25. Cost is $10.00 per card.  There is $250 worth of savings from local businesses and surrounding counties as well listed on the peeler card. Contact any LCHS graduating senior to purchase one or contact Karen Cooper at 270-304-9212.

  • Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities