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  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings donation

     Pictured with Warm Blessings volunteers is frequent supporter Sergeant Major William C. McDaniel who recently delivered several cases of canned items to the Elizabethtown soup kitchen. From left, Steven Richardson, McDaniel, Ruby Gabbert and Becky Grant.  

  • United Way announces personnel changes

     ELIZABETHTOWN – United Way of Central Kentucky has announced the addition of two new employees who will help advance the organization’s mission of connecting the community for the common good.

    An increase in grant funding to support UWCK’s growing AmeriCorps VISTA program led to the hiring of Stephanie Hester in the newly-created part-time position of economic opportunity programs coordinator. 

  • Farm Credit breaks ground for new E'town office

    Farm Credit Mid-America, an agriculture lending cooperative serving farmers, rural residents and agribusinesses, broke ground March 24 for a new office at the corner of Ring Road and Western Kentucky Parkway in Elizabethtown.

    Aaron Miller, regional vice president, Farm Credit, said the new location will allow “for the appropriate amount of space to best serve this growing market.” In 2000, Farm Credit had about $80 million in loan volume and now has about three-times that much.

  • COLUMN: Fun in the sun with the annual golf scramble

    Join us for lunch! The LaRue County Chamber luncheon this month is noon Wednesday, April 15 in The Lincoln Museum Community Room next door to the Chamber office.

  • Better Business Bureau announces scam tracker program

    The Better Business Bureau’s Scam Tracker is a website that allows consumers to report schemes and review other cases of fraud occurring across the United States and in their local areas. Consumers can also see what types of scams are trending.

    Each report details the scam, how much money the victim has lost (if any), gives tips on how the scam works, and provides tips on what you can do to protect yourself against scams.

    Nearly 400 scams have been reported, so far, across the Country.

  • Hinton's a certified farm market

     Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market of LaRue County is one of the 98 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market has committed to offering quality products and service. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • Hinton's named a Roadside Farm Market

    Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market of LaRue County is one of the 98 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market has committed to offering quality products and service. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • Problems with phone service persist across country

    (StatePoint) Whether you’re on the calling or receiving end, problems with telephone service can be frustrating.

    From problems with failure to complete calls to poor call quality, many of these issues are a byproduct of how long-distance phone carriers choose to route their calls. Unfortunately, long-distance carriers often choose a call path based on cost rather than quality and calls following the least-costly route can fail to reach their destination or complete with poor sound quality.

  • 'Small Town Nights' graces magazine cover

     Downtown Hodgenville is being featured on the cover of Kentucky City magazine.

    Melanie Wells, of Melanie Wells Photography, submitted a photo, “Small Town Nights,” to the official bi-monthly publication of the Kentucky League of Cities.

    Kentucky City is distributed to an audience list of about 7,000 people who love Kentucky communities - city officials, legislators, executive branch, university presidents, chamber directors and others. 

  • PHOTO: Kelly Dean Sanders donation

    The Cecilian Bank made a $200 donation to the Kelly Dean Sanders Fund through a fundraiser held at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. Tiffany Skaggs, loan officer at the The Cecilian Bank’s Sonora Banking Center, left, presented the donation to Machelle Durham, ALES Family Resource Center Coordinator.