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Today's Features

  • A classic mystery is the next installment of Free Movie Night.

    The Maltese Falcon, a 1941 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor, will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

    Bogart plays private detective Sam Spade who is trying to solve the murder of his partner while dealing with three eccentric criminals and their quest for a priceless statuette.

    The movie was directed by John Huston and based on a book by Dashiell Hammett. It is 100 minutes long.

    There is no charge to attend and free popcorn is included.

  • The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety honored 140 law enforcement officers from 123 agencies across the Common-wealth for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles.

    The third annual Governor’s Occupant Protection Awards ceremony was held last week at the Marriott Downtown Louisville. Awards were presented to officers with the most occupant protection citations in each agency and division. There are six divisions, broken down by number of officers within the agency, plus a division for Kentucky State Police.

  • Shingles vaccine is being offered through the LaRue County Health Department.

    Adults between the ages of 60 and 64 who do not have health insurance or whose insurance plans do not cover the cost of the shot, can take advantage of the service.

    The target group for the vaccine was set based on several factors.

  • If you drink and drive in Hodgenville, beware. Hodgenville City Police is joining with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and officers across the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 16 to Sept. 2.  

    Chief Steve Johnson said officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers during the crackdown through Labor Day weekend and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired.

  • Terry C. Wise, a freelance political cartoonist whose work is featured in The LaRue County Herald News, has illustrated a children’s book for a local author.

    “A Fairy Long Night,” written by Lenora Rodgers of Elizabethtown, is the tale of Zak and Zeke, not-so-smart assistants to The Tooth Fairy. Zak carries the money to be placed under the children’s pillows. Zeke carries the bag for the teeth.

  • Druen, Druin
    The Druen, Druin family reunion is Aug. 25 at Three Forks Bacon Creek Church in the fellowship building behind the church. A potluck will be served. For more information, contact Margie Davis at 502-366-9393 or Valentine14@twc.com.

    EHHS Class of 1977 potluck
    East Hardin High School Class of 1977 is having a potluck gathering 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the park in Glendale. Bring a covered dish, two-liter soda and lawn chairs. For more information, contact Jane Pullen Embry at janeembry@gmail.com or 270-324-3094.

  • UPTON LODGE: Fish fry
    Upton Masonic Lodge #749 F&AM, 315 Grayson St., Upton, will hold a fish fry 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 6. Dinner includes fish, hush puppies, two sides and a drink. Cost is $6 for dinner or $3.50 for a sandwich.

    Walk to end Alzheimer’s
    The Lincoln Trail Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Sept. 14 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.