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Today's Features

  •  Summer is here, and that means time for family reunions, pool parties and grill outs. Don't let your gatherings be darkened by food borne illnesses or food poisoning. Keep your food safe from the time of purchase to leftover storage and everywhere in between. 

  •  Eric and Jessica Humphrey of Mount Washington announce the birth of a baby boy, Emerson Lee, born March 31, 2012. The family posed for a five-generation photo. Front from left, Eric Humphrey and great-great grandmother Marie Stinnett, holding Emerson Lee; back, grandmother Kathy Humphrey of Shepherdsville and great-grandmother Norma Jean Richard of Hodgenville.

  • The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in June. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.
    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.
    n Foreclosure Clinic - 11 a.m. June 12; 4 p.m. June 14; 11 a.m. June 19; 4 p.m. June 21; 11 a.m. June 26; 4 p.m. June 28. Attorneys will be on hand to answer questions about foreclosures and provide advice on alternatives to foreclosure.

  • Car wash, bake sale, raffle
    A car wash, bake sale and raffle will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 9 at Save-A-Lot in Hodgenville. Proceeds will benefit the family of Chad Knox to assist with funeral expenses. Donations appreciated. For more information, call 270-505-6430.

    Garden Club of Elizabethtown garden tour

  • LaRue County Rabies Clinics
    Rabies shots are available for $5 at LaRue County Animal Clinic, 121 Shepherdsville Road, Hodgenville – 5-6:30 p.m., June 11. For more information, call the LaRue County Environmental Office at 270-358-8665.

    District Facility Plan public hearing

  •  First Baptist Choir’s 102nd anniversary

  • “Here’s looking at you, kid.”
    An Oscar-winning classic is next in the Free Movie Night lineup.
    On Saturday, June 16, Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid will be shown at the Hodgenville Civic Center.
    The movie begins at 7 p.m. and will be held in conjunction with the Goodtime Cruisers Cruise In on Lincoln Square.

  • You’ll see a new face at The LaRue County Herald News this summer.
    Ashley Scoby will intern as a reporter for 10 weeks, courtesy of a program sponsored by the Kentucky Press Association.
    Scoby, a Glasgow native, is a student at the University of Kentucky, majoring in journalism and marketing.
    She has previous experience working at The Glasgow Daily Times as a sportswriter.

  •  Joel Ray’s Restaurant in Hodgenville celebrates its 53rd anniversary this weekend.

    Joel Ray Sprowls bought the restaurant June 6, 1959, and for 14 years it operated on a 24-hour, seven days a week schedule. Several superstars have dined here: Faron Young, Tammy Wynette, Bill Monroe, Englebert Humperdink, Johnny Cash Band and many others.

  • LaRue County’s WHAS Crusade for Children collection totaled about $12,500, according to Hodgenville Fire Chief Wally Sparks.

    LaRue and Hodgenville fire departments staffed check points at intersections with buckets collecting money for the Crusade, which was started in 1954 by WHAS-TV to raise money for agencies, schools and hospitals to assist special needs children.

    Fire departments raise about 60 percent of Crusade’s money.