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Today's Features

  • Some Kentucky schools and communities are experiencing a shortage of counselors that is projected to increase. To help meet the need, scholarship assistance is being offered by the Kentucky Counseling Association.

    Those interested in becoming school or mental health counselors, and who already possess an undergraduate degree, can get a jump start this summer with help with tuition and textbooks.

    The association provides grants of $200 for textbooks.

  • The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications from Kentucky performing artists from every tourism region in the state to perform on the Kentucky Experience Pavilion Performance Stage during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Sept. 25-Oct. 10, 2010. The World Equestrian Games are expected to draw audiences from around the world and the Kentucky Experience Pavilion is the hospitality center for the event, which expects to host over 60,000 visitors.

  • Magnolia Bank’s board of directors announced promotions of three employees.

    Pamela Cecil was promoted to assistant vice president. Cecil joined the bank in 1992. She serves as loan processor and administrative assistant to President Ron Sanders at the Lincoln Hills Branch.

    Weldon Riggs was promoted to assistant vice president. Riggs has been with the bank since 2008. He serves as manager to the secondary market loan department at the Parkway Branch in Hodgenville. 

  • LaRue County’s 2010 ExCEL Award winner, Beverly Heady, is a “can-do” person.

    The ExCel Award, sponsored by WHAS11 and e.ON U.S. honors teachers who have shown excellence in the classroom.

    Heady, a veteran second-grade teacher at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, will be honored by her students and peers at a ceremony 11:30 a.m. March 17.

    Heady said she welcomes the challenge of changing students’ mindset from “can’t” to “can.”

  • Regional basketball tournament

    The boys’ basketball regional tournament will be March 3, 4, 7 and 9 at Nelson County High School. The championship will be 7:30 p.m. March 9.

    Youth softball signups

    Softball signups for girls ages 5 and up will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 6 at LaRue County Parks and Recreation building.  For information, call Regina Devers at 234-6217 after 4 p.m. 

    Youth baseball tryouts

  • Diabetes update class

    A diabetes update class by Vanessa Paddy will be held at the Extension Service office at 10:30 a.m. March 2. Class is open to everyone and will discuss preventing complications. Sponsored by the County Extension homemaker organization.

  • 4-H Camp

  • Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    NARFE to meet

    The Elizabethtown Local Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet 11 a.m. March 1 at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown. Susan Byers will present information on “The Slave Quilt.”

  • National Beefalo Show in Louisville

    The National Beefalo Show and Sale will be March 5-6 at the Kentucky State Fairgrounds in Louisville. For more information, call 330-933-6717 or visit www. americanbeefalo.org.

    Longbeards banquet

  • Lincoln Memorial revival

    Lincoln Memorial Missionary Baptist Church will hold revival 7:30 p.m. beginning March 1 with the Rev. Nicky Ferguson. For more information, call 270-299-5283 or 325-3631.

    Hope Food Pantry