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Today's News

  • Energy myths can be costly

    Myth: Energy efficiency and energy conservation are the same thing.

    Energy efficiency means getting the same job done while using less energy. This could be lighting a room, cooling a house, or refrigerating some vegetables. Energy conservation, on the other hand, means reducing the level of services, such as reducing the lighting or comfort levels, or turning up the temperature of your refrigerator.

  • Daycare installs crumb rubber playground surface

    Bullfrogs & Butterflies Child Development Center installed Playsafer Rubber Mulch on their playground on May 28. The installation was made possible through a matching grant from the Kentucky Division of Waste Management.

    “We did a lot of fundraising and several parents donated to help match the grant,” said Patty Edwards, director. “In all, the improvements totaled over $10,000.”

  • New sign shop Blazin’ with design

    Riding around Hodgenville and LaRue County you have probably see his work. Signs, banners, shirts, custom license plates, window and vehicle wraps – all designed by Joshua Singer.

    Singer recently moved his business, Blazin Xpressions, from his home to 212 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville.

    Born in Louisville, Singer spent his early years in LaRue County. He attended school at Buffalo Elementary School until his family moved to Pennsylvania in 1985. Singer graduated from Red Land High School in Lewisberry, Penn.

  • Sunrise Manor holds fundraiser car wash

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, 717 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, will hold a car wash  9 a.m.-noon June 5 to raise money to send two residents on a vacation to the Ozark Mountains.

    A minimum $5 donation is requested.

    For more information, contact Sally Rineker, quality of life director, at 358-3103.

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  • Joel Ray’s Restaurant celebrates 54th year

    Joel Ray’s Restaurant in Hodgenville celebrates its 54th anniversary this weekend.

    Joel Ray Sprowls bought the restaurant June 6, 1959, and for 14 years it operated on a 24-hour, seven days a week schedule. Several Grand Ole Opry superstars have dined there, including Faron Young, Tammy Wynette, Bill Monroe, Englebert Humperdink and the Johnny Cash Band.

  • Fiscal Court: Courthouse getting new phones

    LaRue County courthouse offices will receive a phone system upgrade projected to save the county $800 per month, Tommy Turner, county judge-executive, told magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville May 28.

    Turner said the upgrade which he hopes to have completed within the next month through Comcast, will include recabling the courthouse, will result in faster Internet service, and will be upgraded every four years with all maintenance and repair costs included.

  • It’s never too late to earn a GED

    William Chesser of Magnolia recently accomplished something he had not thought possible.

    Chesser, 67, recently received his GED – a high school equivalency diploma. It took almost two years of studying but he stuck to it and can now be called a graduate.

    Chesser said it was something he had always wanted to do but working and supporting a family left him with little spare time. So when the opportunity presented itself after retirement, he took the plunge.

  • Five Generations of Berrys