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Today's Features

  • Samantha Daniels of Hodgenville was awarded the Gerald T. McCubbin Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500 sponsored by Magnolia Bank.

    The scholarship is given based on school activities, club memberships, community involvement, scholastic honors and achievements and an essay based on how their education will benefit humanity.

    Daniels plans on attending Western Kentucky University pursuing a degree in nursing.

    She is the daughter of Teena Daniels of Hodgenville and the late Walter Daniels.

  • Lead poisoning is one of the most common and most preventable health problems, affecting children today. The CDC reports that 900,000 children in the United States between ages 1 and 5 have elevated levels of lead in their blood. The good news is – lead poisoning is entirely preventable.

    Signs of lead poisoning are not always easy to see and symptoms may go unrecognized for some time. Because of this, children may be poisoned and not act or look sick. A simple blood test is the only way to find out if a child has lead poisoning.

  • Sarah Latham graduated with honors from Brown Mackie College in Louisville where she earned an associate’s degree in veterinary technology.

    She has been employed at the LaRue County Animal Clinic since January 2006.

    She lives in Elizabethtown with her husband and three children.

  • Sarah Latham graduated with honors from Brown Mackie College in Louisville where she earned an associate’s degree in veterinary technology.

    She has been employed at the LaRue County Animal Clinic since January 2006.

    She lives in Elizabethtown with her husband and three children.

  • Dustin Russell of Hodgenville has been accepted to the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss.

    Russell graduated with a bachelors in biological sciences from the University of Kentucky in 2006. Since graduation he has been working at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, as a technician in the ICU department and as a clinician’s assistant to Dr. Tom Riddle.

  • LaRue County is home to two of the 92 markets across the state that are members of the 2009 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. They are Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market and Lee’s Garden Center.   

    Hinton’s sells fruits, vegetables and homemade crafts on Campbellsville Road. They also offer hay rides, children’s play areas, corn maze and school and group tours.

  • LaRue County is home to two of the 92 markets across the state that are members of the 2009 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. They are Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market and Lee’s Garden Center.   

    Hinton’s sells fruits, vegetables and homemade crafts on Campbellsville Road. They also offer hay rides, children’s play areas, corn maze and school and group tours.

  • LaRue County is home to two of the 92 markets across the state that are members of the 2009 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. They are Hinton’s Orchard and Farm Market and Lee’s Garden Center.   

    Hinton’s sells fruits, vegetables and homemade crafts on Campbellsville Road. They also offer hay rides, children’s play areas, corn maze and school and group tours.

  • Pat Helm, who retired June 1 as LaRue County’s director of emergency medical services, vividly recalls his first life-saving resuscitation.

    “I just happened to be driving through the square in Hodgenville when a call on dispatch said that a person was unresponsive at the pool hall,” Helm said. 

    Within seconds, he entered the billiard parlor to find a man lying unconscious on the floor – no breathing, no heartbeat, in full cardiac arrest.

  • Beauty pageant at Summersville

    The Summersville Fire Department is hosting a fundraiser beauty pageant 9 a.m. July 18 at the Summersville Elementary School gym. Open pageant. Registration will be taken 9 a.m. June 27 and July 11 at Forcht Bank in Summersville; and 9 a.m. July 4 at Greensburg IGA. All times are central. For more information, call 270-405-4882 after 7 p.m. and leave message or visit www.summersvilleshiningstarsbeautypageant.piczo.com.