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Today's Features

  • The carolers are rehearsing, the brass ensemble is practicing and the reciting group is getting ready. The City elves are working hard to make Hodgenville festive and get ready for the lighting of the tree on the square. Main Street volunteers will make the flowerpots on the square magically turn from dead mums to something more festive; cookie-makers are hard at work.   

  • Former LaRue County band members continue their musical talent as members in WKU’s Big Red Marching Band.

    On Dec. 6 these WKU band students, along with the Big Red Marching Band, will perform their “Superhero” show at the Colts/Titans football game in Indianapolis at the Lucas Oil Stadium.

    LaRue band members are Meredith Dickerson, Aleshia Akin, Drew Tucker, Jason Wheeler, Jarrod Bryant, Beau Buchanan, Taylor Akin, Issac Masterson and Chris Spencer.

  • Takosha Cox has been selected as October Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since November 2005 and is under the supervision of Lucille Riggs in the jacket department. She will receive a special award for her service.

  • Kyle Williamson traveled to the capitol building in Frankfort on Oct. 23 where he was sworn in as a new lawyer.

    Williamson is a 2009 graduate of The Salmon P. Chase College of Law and a 2002 graduate from LaRue County High School. He attended the University of Kentucky where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 2006.

    He is the son of Mike and Kathy Williamson and the grandson of the late Walter “Bo” and Margaret Williamson and Katherine and the late Bobby Chaudoin.

    He plans to open an office in Hodgenville soon.

  • The Internal Revenue Service is looking for 921 Kentucky taxpayers who are due to receive a combined $838,000 in the form of refund checks that were returned to the IRS by the U.S. Postal Service due to mailing address errors.

  • James S. Hornback has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox.

    The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the Advanced ROTC Course at their college.

  • The Website for the National Turkey Federation - http://www.eatturkey.com/consumer/thanks.html provides tips for safely preparing and cooking your holiday turkey. Check out the links for thawing and thermometer guidelines. You can also check with the USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline (1-888-674-6854) or Web site www.fsis.usda.gov. Look for the Turkey Basics link.

  • Hodgenville attorney Robert K. Claycomb has been appointed to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College nominating commission to serve through April 15, 2013.

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced the appointment Friday.

  • Sunrise Manor recently celebrated numerous milestones and events.

    Employees competed in a Halloween costume contest in October.

    In November several residents and employees celebrated birthdays.

    Employee service recognitions were given to Diane Curry for 25 years of service and Mary Rose Thompson for five years of service.

     

  • The Kentucky Soybean Promotion Board has announced the Top Ten videos of the Kentucky Farmers are the number one Advocate for Animals Video contest. The LaRue County High School FFA again has two videos in the finals of the YouTube contest. You can help them win by going to www.youtube.com/watch?v=41HCsQaGKBO or www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLqwLpXE-3U. They’re asking everyone to view these videos and send to as many people as possible. First, second and third place winners are based on number of views on YouTube.