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  • Free admission for residents of LaRue

    Lincoln Museum offers free admission to

    LaRue Co. Residents during spring break

    The Lincoln Museum will celebrate its 27th anniversary on April 1 by offering free admission to the museum to LaRue County residents from Friday, April 1 to Sunday, April 10.

  • Farm Credit Mid-America opens new office

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting March 25, 2016 for Farm Credit Mid-America in celebration of their new location on 501 Ring Road in Elizabethtown.

    Farm Credit Mid-America is a financial services cooperative that serves the credit needs of farmers and rural residents across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Jade Sadler, account specialist at the Elizabethtown branch, said their branch has been serving Elizabethtown and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years.

  • EggHuntin’ 5K a success

    The cold wind on Saturday, March 19 did not stop 73 runners and walkers that participated in the second annual Relay for Life 5K. Renamed the EggHuntin’ 5K, the race was held at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville in conjunction with the church’s annual egg hunt.

    The run, headed by Kayla Shoemaker, continues to grow and plans are now underway for the event next year. 100 percent of the money raised from the event goes to LaRue County Relay for Life, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 4 on the square in downtown Hodgenville.

  • Cancer Survivor Dinner

    As part of the upcoming Relay for Life in June, the LaRue County Relay for Life Leadership Team is busily preparing for their Fifth Annual Cancer Survivor Dinner which will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville gym.

    Kathy Ross, Relay for Life Survivor Chair, said the event continues to grow each year.

  • Glen Rice concert is April 15

    The Glen Rice, Family and Friends musical concert series will perform at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center in Elizabethtown at 7 p.m. on April 15.

    The show will feature Glen Rice and several other musicians including Kelly Casey, Clinton Spaulding, Amy Downs, Josh McMillen, Camille Turner, Amanda Hightower, Sarah Edwards, Jeremy Nalley, Glen Williams, Jon Spratt, Lou Bingham, Larry Denham and Ron Browning.

    Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will go to charitable causes.

  • Once a Hawk, always a Hawk

    A fundraiser for Projection Graduation is going on now. T-shirt and Sweatshirt orders are being accepted until April 6. The items proudly display the wording ‘Once a Hawk, Always a Hawk’.

  • Hosparus honors LaRue couple

    Hosparus Central Kentucky recently honored a LaRue County patient and her husband who is a World War II veteran.

    Hosparus patient Ruby Perkins, 91, of Hodgenville received a care blanket from the organization. Hosparus Volunteer Manager Annette Jones said their Care Blanket Program is a program where handmade blankets are made by volunteers and given to each patient as a gift.

  • Destined to make a difference

    Hodgenville native Nancy Hubbard Johnson Head just may be the oldest retired librarian in the state.

    She turned 100 last Monday, and while she’s been an advocate all her life, it’s her love of literature that has made a long-lasting impression on the local community. The House of Representatives recently honored her with a resolution commending her for her efforts.

  • Bank receives 5 star rating

    Magnolia Bank, Magnolia, KY is honored to announce it has once again earned BauerFinancial, Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating. A 5-Star rating indicates that Magnolia Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation, excelling in such areas as capital, loan quality, profitability, and much more. Magnolia Bank has earned Bauer’s recommended rating (either 5-Stars or 4-Stars) for 106 consecutive quarters.

  • CU students serve over spring break

    As the winter months come to a close, spring is on the horizon and it is coming just in time for Campbellsville University’s spring break from March 14-18.

    Students and teachers will rush to beaches and vacation spots to enjoy this new season. However, instead of enjoying the warmer weather and relaxation, two CU students from LaRue County and 28 other students and faculty members are rushing to serve orphans, prison inmates and their fellow spring breakers.