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Today's News

  • Water District benefits about 99 percent of county

    You never miss the water ‘til the well runs dry.
    The old adage has been used to refer to anything that is underappreciated. It’s easily understood by anyone who has gone for any amount of time without a reliable water supply.
    The day Karl Highbaugh’s home was hooked up to a LaRue County public waterline is one of his most memorable.
    For about two years, Highbaugh “hauled water” in milk jugs from a nearby farm to his home between Hodgenville and Sonora.

  • Reduce food waste by planning and recycling

     In 2010, the single largest component of municipal solid waste being sent to landfills was not paper or plastic, aluminum cans or glass, but food waste. Roughly 33 million tons of food wastes were thrown out in 2010. Food waste, which includes uneaten food and food preparation scraps, can be hard on our environment and our wallets. 

  • Community Calendar

    Advisory Council meets
    LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet 11:30 a.m. May 9 at the LaRue County Extension office. The meeting is open to the public.  Call 358-9745 for more information.
     
    CKCAC Area Board of Directors
    The Central Kentucky Community Action Council Area Board of Directors will hold a special called meeting 1:30 p.m. May 9 at the Nelson County Old Courthouse in the courtroom, 1 Court Square, Bardstown. The public can attend.

  • Legal Aid clinics - May 8, 2013

     The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in May. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

  • South Fork Homemakers

     The South Fork Area Homemakers met April 16 at the LaRue County Extension office with the 17 members present: Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Ann E. Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Amanda Gatewood, Mary Lois Hornback, Clovis Johnson, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Billie Shahayda, Della Thomas, Patsy Thomas, Sue Crutcher and Wanda West. 

  • Hodgenville Rotary Club
  • Relay for Life works toward goal

     As of Monday, LaRue County’s Relay for Life has reached about $41,000 of their $57,000 goal. 

  • National Day of Prayer: ' We are so blessed'

     This year the National Day of Prayer was May 2.

  • Just Ask

    John Wright, community relations specialist for Hardin County Schools, said,” yes, all Hardin County Schools students have an opportunity to eat a free breakfast. Do they all do it?  No.”

    “It is not through a grant (however). It is something that our district provides all year long.”

    The program started last year.

    Some students qualify for free or reduced price breakfast and lunch through the state.

  • Courage on Parade