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  • A signature industry

    Bourbon is booming, and this week we’ll see further evidence of that as Bardstown - the Bourbon Capital of the World - hosts the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. In 2016, 53,000 people from 44 states as well as the District of Columbia and 14 different countries attended the festival, and we are looking forward to an even more successful 2017 festival.

    As Kentucky’s signature spirit continues to build appeal across the globe, I can’t help thinking about how our region is blessed with the resources and the history that make bourbon so special to our communities.

  • Cow Days is coming

       A Green River full of rubber ducks will be a new feature of the Greensburg Rotary Club Cow Days when one of the most exciting times of the year in Greensburg begins its two-day run September 15 and 16.

       With two days packed with attractions ranging from athletic contests to concerts to artistic creations, organizers say they intend to have something for everyone.

  • Rotary News - September 13, 2017
  • Rotary News - September 6, 2017
  • Luke 14 event is Sept. 30

    The third annual Luke 14 event is scheduled for Saturday, September 30 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hardin County Fairgrounds on Hwy 31W between Elizabethtown and Glendale.

  • Local District Judge Reed participates in judicial college

    District Court Judge C. Derek Reed who serves LaRue and Hart counties, participated in sessions on criminal evidence, forensics, implicit bias, legislation and more at the 2017 District Judges College in Covington from Aug. 22-25. The Education Committee of the Kentucky District Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts developed the college.

  • Chamber First Friday rescheduled

       The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce First Friday event that was originally scheduled for September 1 has been rescheduled due to the high winds and rain that occurred in the area from Hurricane Harvey last week. The event has been rescheduled for Friday, September 29, and the Chamber is asking the community to come out and see what this event is all about.

  • Large donation made to Community Health Clinic
  • Deer season is here

    The morning air is crisp and comfortable. Dew blankets the grass and clings to spider webs that glisten as the sun’s rays find them.

    A late August taste of fall is enough to get any deer hunter excited with anticipation about what is around the corner.

    The 2017-18 deer season opened on Saturday, September 2 in Kentucky with the start of the 136-day archery season. The crossbow, youth gun, muzzleloader and modern gun seasons follow later this fall.

  • Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland asks to take action to end hunger

    During the month of September, Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that 42 million Americans, including 13 million children, are food insecure, according to the USDA.