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Today's News

  • AARP offers free driver safety class to military personnel

    A free driver safety class will be available in November for any military personnel.

    Hardin Memorial Health and the AARP Driver Safety Program are partnering to offer the class 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 4 or Nov. 30 at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Light refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required by calling 737-7904.

    The class is open to any military personnel — active duty, retired, guard or reserve, regardless of age.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Carmen Drake and Nick Fields

    David and Carolyn Drake, of LaRue County, and Douglas and Betsy Fields, of Blue Ash, Ohio, announce the engagement of their children, Carmen Drake and Nick Fields.

    The bride to be is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2010 graduate of Campbellsville University. 

    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Sycamore High School in Blue Ash and a 2009 graduate of Campbellsville University. 

    Both are employed as music teachers by the Edgewood City Schools, Trenton, Ohio.

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: Hot topics

    1. Job seekers, beware of Reshipping Scams! In this scam, foreign criminals purchase merchandise with a stolen or fake credit card and then hire U.S. citizens to have it shipped to their country. These jobs are posted on online job sites and in newspapers.

  • Secretary of State candidates believe in their backgrounds

    Bill Johnson is running for Kentucky Secretary of State because he is concerned about the future of the Commonwealth. Alison Lundergan Grimes is running because

    Kentuckians are hurting and she thinks they need and deserve strong leaders.

    Grimes, the Democratic candidate, and Johnson, the Republican candidate, will square off on Election Day, Nov. 8.

    Grimes, 32, is a business attorney, and she thinks her background is important to understand state and federal election laws as well as business laws in Kentucky.

  • Addington speaks to NARFE

  • Fort Knox Federal Credit Union celebrates 60 years of service

    When the 10 founding members pooled $1,000 in initial capital to start Fort Knox Federal Credit Union back in 1950, little did they know that one day their Credit Union would grow to have more than $1 billion in assets.    

  • ECTC Choristers hold variety show

    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Choristers will present a fall variety show 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Science Auditorium of the college. The program will include selections by the Choristers – jazz, spirituals, and gospel – and solos and duets in a variety of styles. Door prizes and refreshments will be provided. The charge is $3 for the benefit of the Choristers, and everyone is invited. 

    For more information, contact Camille Hill, 270-706-8448.

  • Cindy Read named director at Wired65

    Cindy Read of Louisville has been named Director, Sector Strategies for Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED65) Regional Workforce Partners. As director, she will work with businesses, education and training providers and the Workforce Investment Boards in 26 Kentucky and Indiana counties along the I-65 corridor to develop innovative workforce training approaches in three growing industry sectors.

  • Teen recovering from farming accident

    A LaRue County teen is recovering from a farming accident that occurred Tuesday, Oct. 4.

    Dereck Rock, 15, was working in tobacco on Airline Road with his grandfather Jimmy Rock about 1 p.m.

  • Library celebrates Teen Read Week

    LaRue County Public Library will celebrate Teen Read Week Oct. 16-22 with special events and programs aimed at encouraging area teens to read for the fun of it. Thousands of libraries, schools and bookstore across the country will hold similar events centered on this year’s theme, “Picture It! @ your library” which encourages teens to read a variety of materials, including graphic novels, movies, books about photography and more.