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Today's Features

  • Shooting Sports meet

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet and have practice 6:30 p.m. May 6 at the New Haven Gun Club. For more information about 4-H Shooting Sports or to sign up to participate, contact 4-H Agent Misty Wilmoth at 358-3401 or mwilmoth@uky.edu

     

    Livestock Club

  • Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market will be open 2-5:30 p.m. May 7 at LaRue County Extension Service office. Durham Beef will be grilling out and there will be free giveaways to all customers. The market will be open every Tuesday and Friday through October. For more information or to join the market, contact Abby Tate at 358-3401.

    Beef Producers Meeting

  • With so many weight loss programs available, it is easy to become confused about what works and what does not when it comes to losing weight to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes. The National Diabetes Education Program wants you to know that you don’t have to knock yourself out to lower your risk. In fact, the findings of a major study show that modest weight loss can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by more than half. Here are some proven small steps developed by NDEP to help you make gradual lifestyle changes to lose weight safely and keep it off.

  • From the Kentucky Housing Corporation, Community Ventures Corporation has received $199,500 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and $500,000 from the HOME Investment Partnership. These funds will be used to construct or acquire and rehab seven units of affordable housing in 28 rural Kentucky counties including LaRue. Funding will used for acquisition and construction with a portion converted to permanent financing (down payment and closing cost assistance) for the homebuyer. Eligible homebuyers must have incomes at or below 80 percent average median income.

  • Operation: Military Kids is a collaborative effort with Kentucky’s communities to support military children, youth and families impacted before, during, and after deployment. The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension program at the University of Kentucky is helping to coordinate OMK in our state.

    OMK provides support to military families who are geographically dispersed, recognizing that these families have significantly different needs than those families on active military installations. For more information, visit www.operationmilitarykids.org.

  • Treasure can be found in the most unlikely places and, according to the U.S. Treasury, Americans have about $15 billion dollars worth currently hiding in sock drawers, piggybanks, on automobile floorboards and under the sofa cushions. It is estimated that the average household accumulates $50 worth of change every month. It may seem like a bit of a stretch to think of pocket change as an investment opportunity, but in 20 years at 5 percent interest, that $50 in change would yield more than $20,000. 

  • Revival at Buffalo Baptist

    Buffalo Baptist Church's revival concludes with services at 7 p.m. May 4 and. Bobby Reno from Nortonville will speak. A nursery for infants to age 4 will be provided. For more information, call Bro. Rodney Troutman at 325-3820.

    Prayer Time

    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have prayer time 7 p.m. May 6 in honor of National Prayer Week. Bro. Charles Juma will lead the service. For more information, call 737-6174.

    Wesley Meadows Bake Sale

  • King David was “a man after God’s own heart.” His life was not perfect, but he loved God with all the fervor of his soul. He had one great ambition – build a great temple for the Lord. David kept this dream alive in his heart through the years. Now we see him as an old man who does not have many years on this earth.

  • Build two houses from the same set of blueprints and they should be identical. Right?

    Then, why is it, when a male and female insect of the same species have identical genetic blueprints, one is always larger than the other?

    That’s the paradox that Dr. Craig Stillwell, former LaRue Countian who is an entomologist at the University of Arizona, solved and whose solution has been published online and will be found in print publications as far away as London, England.

  • E’town Sportswear

    E’town Sportswear will have a reunion 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 15 at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road, Elizabethtown. All former employees are encouraged to attend. Bring a covered dish. Meat and paper products will be supplied. For more information call Jean Lyons at 765-6472 or Judy Pawley at 862-3889.

    Class of 1995

    The LaRue County class of 1995 will hold their 15-year reunion beginning at 5 p.m. June 5 at Sportsman Lake. Cost is $15 per person. Call Sally Lantz at 502-409-7905 for more information.