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  • More than books

    When a lot people think about a library, the first thing that comes to their mind is books and reading. For Sheree Priddy, a library is much more than that.

    Priddy is a circulation librarian at the LaRue County Public Library and she has been working at the library since June, 2013.

    Priddy’s journey to working at the library was not a typical one. She started getting familiar with libraries while she home schooled her one son and four daughters.

  • Hometown Teams: A family tradition

    Sports are a family tradition in LaRue County. One display at Hometown Teams includes over 60 years of sports photos, uniforms and memorabilia from the Davenport and Brown families.

    This is the last weekend to experience the exhibit which is located at the Community Room in downtown Hodgenville, next door to The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce office.

    The last days for the exhibit are:

    -Thursday, Feb. 22: 4 to 8 p.m.

    - Friday, Feb, 23: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    - Saturday, Feb. 24: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Celebrating Lincoln’s 209th birthday

    As the rest of the country prepares to observe President’s Day on February 19, this week Hodgenville celebrated Abraham Lincoln’s 209th birthday on February 12.

    The city commemorated the day with two simple ceremonies. First, a crowd gathered on the square downtown at 8:30 a.m. Monday to lay a wreath at the foot of the Adolph Alexander Weinman statue. At noon, a second ceremony at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park took visitors to the top of the hill to lay a wreath at the symbolic birth cabin.

  • Bizarre incident leads to stolen vehicle

    Officers with the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office found themselves in a bizarre incident that lead to two arrests and a stolen vehicle.

    According to the arrest citation, officers initially responded to a vehicle off the roadway on Salem Church Road and that the vehicle was possibly involved in an accident.

  • Rotary News
  • Senior Calendar - February 14, 2018

    Daily Activities

    The Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville offers several activities daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. including a hot lunch (served at noon, on weekdays), nutritional education and exercise. Suggested meal donation is $2. Bingo is played 10 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 270-358-4235.

    Senior Citizens Music

  • Fundraising Calendar - February 14, 2018

    ALES PTO 5K

       The Lincoln’s Birthday 5K Run will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 24. This is a fundraiser for the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School PTO. The race fee is $25, and more information can be found at https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/KY/Hodgenville/LincolnsBirthday5K#even....

    RELAY FOR LIFE

    Freedom’s Angels

  • Community Calendar - Febraury 14, 2018

    COMMUNITY

    Free income tax service

  • Fun at the library
  • 4-H Calendar

    4-H Summer Camp

    4-H Camp registrations are now being accepted. 4-H Camp will be May 29 – June 1. Cost is $220 and it is open to campers 9-14-years-old. A monthly payment plan can be arranged with an early bird deposit of $55 by February 15. Deposits after this date will be $110 with the balance due by May 1. Teen leader applications are also being accepted; the deadline for teen applications is April 13. If you have any questions, please call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    Communications Contest