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Today's Features

  • Hardees/Red Burrito owners Wayne and Wendy Tyree recently celebrated their 20th year in business.

    During the anniversary, several giveaways were awarded including two kids’ bikes.

    Mr. and Mrs. Jim Jones were the winners of the boy’s bike, and Farrin Humphrey was the winner of the girl’s bike.

    After the winners were announced, Humphrey and Jones switched bikes because the Joneses needed a girl’s bike for a family member, and the good deed trade didn’t end there.

  • The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet awarded a contract for asphalt rehabilitation for LaRue County projects in May.

    A 4.57-mile section of New Haven Road (U.S. 31-E) from the north side of Lincoln Square to just north of Ky. 84 was approved.

    Scotty’s Contracting and Stone LLC was awarded the contract for $382,014. Completion date is Nov. 15.

    The reconstruction of Enlow, Devers and Boyhood Home curves and culvert work on U.S. 31-E continues.

  • A small child was injured last week when his arm was caught in a wringer washer.

    LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy received a call to do a welfare check on the child, estimated to be between 2 and 3 years old.

    “His parents had taken him to Taylor Regional Hospital after his arm was caught in a wringer washer,” McCoy said. “They were told to (take the child) to Kosair’s and they never went.”

  • Kevin and Karen Meredith are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Meredith, to Tyler Hornback, son of Dean and Kelly Hornback.

    Tyler and Katie are high school sweethearts. Katie works for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet; Tyler works for Hornback Construction.

    Their wedding is 5:30 p.m. May 25, 2013, at South Fork Baptist Church. A private reception will follow.

  • Advisory Council meets
    LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet 11:30 a.m. May 9 at the LaRue County Extension office. The meeting is open to the public.  Call 358-9745 for more information.
     
    CKCAC Area Board of Directors
    The Central Kentucky Community Action Council Area Board of Directors will hold a special called meeting 1:30 p.m. May 9 at the Nelson County Old Courthouse in the courtroom, 1 Court Square, Bardstown. The public can attend.

  •  The South Fork Area Homemakers met April 16 at the LaRue County Extension office with the 17 members present: Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Ann E. Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Amanda Gatewood, Mary Lois Hornback, Clovis Johnson, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Billie Shahayda, Della Thomas, Patsy Thomas, Sue Crutcher and Wanda West. 

  •  As of Monday, LaRue County’s Relay for Life has reached about $41,000 of their $57,000 goal. 

  •  This year the National Day of Prayer was May 2.