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Today's Features

  • Let’s Get Physical Camp

    LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center is sponsoring a free “Let’s Get Physical” camp 10 a.m.-noon June 15-18 at the LaRue County Middle School gymnasium. Open to incoming 6th-9th graders. Pre-register by calling 358-9745. Participants receive a T-shirt.

    UK basketball camp

  • Kentucky farmers may be able to utilize federal relief programs to get help for farm-related losses incurred since April 30 as a result of severe storms, flooding, mudslides, straight line winds and tornadoes.

    Producers who suffered at least a 30 percent loss in crop production or livestock products may apply for aid from the Emergency Loan Program.

  • Ian Mather, a junior at LaRue County High School, was named a national champion last weekend.

    Mather traveled to Fullerton, Calif. and competed in the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions. He won the first-place title in poetry interpretation and was named a quarter-finalist in dramatic interpretation.

  • Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Indiana has received several national and international awards for its commemoration of the 2009 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial.

  • Niki Carter, director of the LaRue County Public Library, has been accepted as a member of the first Library Leadership Institute for public library directors. The yearlong institute features four sessions of two days each and is being offered through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.

  • Kidz Daze at Ovesen Heights

    Ovesen Heights Baptist Church will hold Kidz Daze 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and July. Program begins June 1. Activities include games, Bible stories, music, snacks and field trips. Transportation provided. For more information, call the church office at 358-8041.

    Friendship Baptist has Vacation Bible School

    Friendship Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 5. Call 358-8034 or 234-8090 for more information.

    Special singing at Barren Run

  • Sweet Repeats Children’s Consignment Store just completed its first month of business in Hodgenville.

    Owned by Sherry Polly, Sweet Repeats opened on April 24. Polly said that she heard that the building space on Lincoln Boulevard was becoming available because the consignment store that previously occupied it was closing and she jumped at the opportunity.

  • One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle. Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Child safety seats and booster seats are the best defense young passengers have against death or injury in the event of a crash. More than 30 years of research and real world experience has shown unequivocally that child restraints save lives and reduce injuries.

  • The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in May and June.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. 

    •Bankruptcy Seminar – 2 p.m. June 24. An attorney from the private bar will be present to answer questions about bankruptcy.

  • I just returned from a brief regional meeting of Main Street managers in this part of the state. We were given some great feedback from the National Main Street Meeting held recently in Oklahoma City, which not all of us were able to attend. I am passing along to you some of the information for retailers that came from that meeting.