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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Protect yourself with Do Not Call Registry

     The Federal Trade Commission is celebrating an important milestone this year. The National Do Not Call Registry is now 10 years old. The Do Not Call Registry was created to protect consumers from receiving harassing, and often risky, solicitations over the phone.

  • PHOTO: Wear Red

     

    From left, Diana Leathers, Frances Kilgore, and Julie Percefull, R.N., the staff of the LaRue County Health Department, participated in National Wear Red Day on Feb. 7. The American Heart Association sponsors this day to raise awareness in the fight against the number one killer of women in the United States - heart disease. Heart disease claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined. To learn more about the risk factors for heart disease visit www.goredforwomen.org.

  • 4-H Calendar - Feb. 12, 2014

    Cloverbuds

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Extension office.

     

    Cooking Club

    The 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Extension office.

     

    Parent’s Night Out

    The 4-H Rabbit Club will host a Parent’s Night Out 6-10 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Extension office. Space is limited. Call 270-358-3401 to register. Cost is $15 for one child and $8 for each additional sibling.

     

  • Hosparus Thrift Shoppe raises $105,000

    As our nation still struggles with the lingering effects of the worst recession since The Great Depression, consumers remain weary of sticker shock and high-end department store prices. Many are turning to thrift shops and some even call it a hobby – thrifting.

  • EKU students honored for academic excellence

     Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,248 students earned President's List honors for the fall semester.

    Local students honored are:

    Christian Carl Pope of Hodgenville, a sophomore psychology major;

    Macayla Denise Bertram of Campbellsville, a sophomore psychology major;

    Russell Taylor Despain of Campbellsville, a senior aviation major at EKU;

    Haley McCall Franklin of Campbellsville, a freshman pre-athletic training major;

    Samantha Paige Rodgers of Campbellsville, a junior Spanish major.

  • Two honored by EKU

     Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,111 graduates at the conclusion of the fall semester, including Russell Taylor Despain of Campbellsville.

    Despain graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Aviation and was recognized at commencement ceremonies Dec. 14.

    Dean’s Award

    Maridith Ann Willett of Campbellsville is one of 551 Eastern Kentucky University Dean's Award recipients for the fall semester.

    Willett is a senior occupational science major at EKU.

  • PHOTO: E'town Junior Woman's Club donation
  • Some areas experience flooding

    A flood advisory is in effect for the Boston area. Flooding is being reported in the Athertonville area.

  • PHOTO: E'town Junior Woman's Club

     Members of the Elizabethtown Junior Woman's Club attended their third annual Charity Cocktail on Oct. 19. Proceeds benefited the American Cancer Society. Front from left, Jacinta Perkins, Michelle Nevitt, Leanna Milby, Teresa McMahan; back, Leslie Steiner, Eileen Townsend, Andrea Pelley, Shelley Brackett, Loren Shawley, Desiree Perkins and Hilary Skaggs.

  • PHOTO: E'town Junior Woman's Club officers

    Elizabethtown Junior Woman’s club officers for 2014 are from left, Past President Leanna Milby, Treasurer Shelley Bracket, Assistant Treasurer Michelle Nevitt, Membership Chair Leslie Steiner, Social Chair Jacinta Perkins, Vice President Eileen Townsend, and President Andrea Pelley.