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Today's News

  • Several indicted by grand jury

    A Sonora man was indicted Aug. 19 on two counts by a LaRue County grand jury – after the charges had been dismissed by a lower court.
    Blake A. Gusler, 23, was indicted for third-degree assault and resisting arrest.

    He allegedly struck and attempted to fight a Kentucky State Trooper on June 22. His bail was set at $9,500 unsecured on condition of dusk-to-dawn curfew except for employment and family or medical emergencies.

  • People's Garden harvested early

    The People’s Garden at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park was harvested early due to the government shutdown.

    The original harvest date was Oct. 3, according to garden coordinator Steve Meredith. When he learned the Park would likely close – along with other national sites and monuments due to government gridlock – he gathered a group of volunteers to help pick beans, peppers, corn, gourds, tomatoes, zucchini, pumpkin and squash.

  • Rescued broiler finds home with Mauldins

    Like most farm animals, chickens are labeled according to their end purpose.

    A chicken bred for its egg-laying prowess is a “layer.” A chicken bred for plumpness – large drumsticks and breast – is a “broiler.” They grow faster, reaching slaughter weight between two and three months of age. They behave and walk differently – and spend more time lying down than their layer counterparts.

  • Snoozin’ away Lincoln Days
  • Sunrise Executive Board meets

    The Sunrise Manor Volunteers Executive Board met Aug. 13.

    The meeting was called to order by president, Rita Smith. Also present were Peggy Edwards, LaDean Self, Tickle Ragland, Kathy Cooper, Emogene Gardner and Obadiah Okeson.

    The May 21 minutes were approved.

    Edwards gave the treasury report, which was approved. Ruth Brown was not present so Smith gave report of seven funerals with 81 volunteers in attendance.

    Ann Easton was not present; no report was given on the number of volunteers at this time.

  • Don’t just read, interact

    The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood shares the following on how to read with young children. Interactive or dialogic reading is more than just reading a story. It is children and adults having a conversation about a book.

    How we read to preschoolers is as important as how frequently we read to them. In dialogic reading, the adult helps the child become the teller of the story. The adult becomes the listener, questioner and audience for the child.

  • Low turnout at Slayton reunion

    The Slayton reunion was held Sept. 22 at the Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville. The attendance was low due to illness and a funeral for Anita Wilkins Nevitt.

  • Distinguished Alumni
  • Reunions - October 9, 2013

    Pottenger-Pottinger
    The Pottenger-Pottinger reunion is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Rolling Fork Christian Church, 2630 Lyons Station Road, New Haven. Bring enough food for your family plus a little extra. Drinks and paper products will be provided. Bring interesting items, photos or belongings from early days of the fort, Walnut Hill or relatives. For more information, call Millie Pottinger Cambron at 502-549-8838 or 502-827-0519 or Pam Pottinger Howard at 502-549-3989 or 502-645-5463.

    Haycraft

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Oct. 9 – Senior Center, Taylor Mills, LaRue Trace Apartments, Morningside Apartments

    Oct. 10 – First Friends, ALES preschool, Paula’s Hot Biscuit, East Main Street

    Oct. 14 – Rose Circle, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Trumbo Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road

    Oct. 15 – Countrylane Road, Greensburg Road, Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare

    Oct. 16 – LaRue County Middle School, Ferrill Hill Road, Alvin Brooks Road, Buffalo School Apartments, Carter Brothers Road, Tonieville Road