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Today's Features

  • LaRue County 4-Hers participated in Area Rally Day.

    Michaela Rock took champion in Junior Animal Science, champion in Junior Theatrical, blue in Junior Vocal and 12-year-old speech category.

    Sierra Mullins took champion in Junior Foods Demonstration and champion in Junior Theatrical.

    Kenzi Langley was the champion in the Senior Vocal Category. She sang “Broken Wing.”

    Taylor Campbell was the champion in the Senior Instrumental Division.

  • The LaRue County Public Library is extending its hours on a trial basis.

    For  three months, the library will stay open longer "to explore the benefit of changing our hours long term," Director Niki Carter said.

    The library is now pen from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

  • We have set the following dates for Main Street events. We hope you will make note of them, too. June 15 is our annual board meeting; July 15 we will sponsor a STAR workshop; Aug. 7 will be Family Fun Day; Sept. 11 is the date for the annual Main Street dinner/concert/auction; Lincoln Days is Oct. 2-3; Nov. 15-17, will be setup time for Festival of Trees; Nov. 18-20 the festival is open; Nov. 20 is Christmas on the Square. Another workshop is not yet scheduled but will teach participants how to preserve photos, documents and scrapbooks for the family and community history.

  • As the political campaign season heats up, Kentucky Department of Highways crews face an increasing number of campaign signs on the state highway right of way – signs that must be removed for safety purposes.

    Acting State Highway Engineer Steve Waddle said state highway workers are required to remove and discard hundreds of signs during each election cycle. The signs can pose hazards for drivers and for maintenance crews.   

  • The following tips come from the Extension Service in Louisiana. This is information they found useful after the Hurricane Katrina flooding. During Derby weekend, we all were reminded that high water issues can hit our area too.

    Flood waters will contaminate any surface they touch. Here are some kitchen items you must throw out to insure the safety of your food:

    •Get rid of all flooded food stuffs except those in sealed, metal, airtight cans or airtight glass jars

    •Throw out all opened containers of food

  • Jerry Rucker Memorial race

    The seventh annual Jerry Rucker Memorial event will take place at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown May 29. The 30-lap event is presented in memory of Rucker, a second-generation racer from Hodgenville who competed at Bluegrass Speedway before his untimely death in 2003. The event is held to honor his memory and raise money for a college scholarship fund for his children. For more information about the 2010 racing season, visit www.bluegrass-speedway.com.

    Future Hawks Basketball

  • Summer Reading Program

    The Summer Reading Program at the LaRue County Public Library will begin June 1 and will continue Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays until July 10. All programs are 1-3 p.m. Pre-register or register 1 p.m. June 1. This is a come and go program and full attendance each week is not necessary. All ages are welcome. For more information, contact Youth Services Librarian Laurel Sisler at 358-3851 or laurelsisler@earthlink.net.

    Guthrie to hold town hall meeting

  • Community crusade

    Three Forks Bacon Creek Baptist Church, Mount Pisgah Baptist Church and Pikeview Baptist Church will host a community crusade/revival through May 27. The Hart County Crusade for Christ will be at Three Forks Bacon Creek 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 270-872-6318.

    Gospel singing at Buffalo Baptist

    Buffalo Baptist Church will have a gospel singing service 6 p.m. May 30. Singers will include Amy Loyall and friends, Kenzi Langley, Pooh Hatcher, Glen Rice and Brenda Martin. For more information, call 325-3820.

  • NARFE to meet

    The Elizabethtown Local Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet 11 a.m. June 7 at Nolin RECC, Elizabethtown. Debbie Smith from CASA will be the guest speaker. All active and retired federal civil service employees are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Betty Hundley at 765-7107.

    Senior Citizens music