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Today's News

  • Community Calendar -September 11, 2013

    Boy Scouts consolidate
    Locust Grove Baptist Church, 1817 Red Mill Road, Elizabethtown, is hosting Boy Scout Troop meetings at 7 p.m. on Monday nights. Troop 151 of Hodgenville has consolidated with Troop 369, chartered by the church. Boy Scouts are ages 11 to 18. For more information, call Robert Bush at 270-734-1019.

    Elvis and Meatloaf perform

  • Sweet Tater
  • Reunions - September 11, 2013

    Culvertown Homecoming
    The Culvertown community will have homecoming at the Culvertown Ball Park 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 15. Pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs or hamburgers with sides will be served for $5 per plate. Harold Hutchins and other local musicians will perform. A horseshoe tournament will be 1 p.m. with sign-ups at noon. For information, contact Troy Benningfield at 502-827-4030.

    Slayton

  • Jamboree turns 59

    Joel Ray’s Lincoln Jamboree in Hodgenville celebrates its 59th anniversary this weekend.

    The “memories” show includes Charles Durham, Michael Goodman, Andrew Childress, Jeshua Logsdon and the Edmonton Quartet. The Lincoln Jamboree Gang also will perform.

    The three-hour show begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14.

    A free patio show begins at 6 p.m.

  • Dick Frymire dies

    Noted weather prognosticator and folklorist L.H. “Dick” Frymire, 87, of Irvington, died Friday at his home.

    Frymire traveled the country giving speeches on folklore of all types, but particularly was known as a “treeologist.” He developed winter forecasts based on his trees.

    A Japanese maple tree which he used in forecasting died in 2010 and was cut down. That year, he used his records to develop the forecast.

  • An honored painter
  • Cloverbuds
  • Writing and art contest encourages students, focus on conservation

    With a new school year now underway, the search for Kentucky’s finest youth writers and artists also begins. Students in grades 1-12 are encouraged to submit creative writing and artistic entries for the annual conservation writing and art contests sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.

  • School Calendar -September 11, 2013

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Fall break
    Fall break is Oct. 7-11.

    ALES
    ALES site-based council

    The ALES site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:35 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the school’s conference room. Future dates are Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    HES
    HES site-based council

  • Booster clubs unite to ‘boost’ schools’ extras

    The Kentucky Department of Education recently released a revised edition of a publication whose regulations govern procedures for activity funds in Kentucky’s public schools.

    Entitled “Accounting Procedures for Kentucky School Activity Funds,” the “Redbook,” as most educators refer to it, contains information that enables school districts to provide necessary reporting of monies received and expended through a method of uniform accounting for school activity funds as required by state regulation(702 KAR 3:130 (3).