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Today's News

  • Wouldn’t you druther go to Druther’s Restaurant?

    Those of us who grew up in the South in the ’70s fondly remember such bygone icons of Americana as the Z/28 Camaro, the original cast of “Saturday Night Live” and Druther’s.

    The last Druther’s Restaurant in America is in Campbellsville. The chain existed from 1963 until 1981.

    There used to be one in Hodgenville.

    If you’re 50-something, you may recall the jingle: “I’d druther go to Druther’s Restaurant.”

  • Fundraiser Calendar - May 8, 2013

     Breakfast at Upton Masonic Lodge # 749

  • Humphreys enjoying post as chief of interpretation at Park

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park has a new chief of interpretation and resource management. Stacy Humphreys, former supervisory park ranger at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (St. Louis Arch, in St. Louis, Mo.), has worked more than 11 years for the National Park Service. She took over the position in September.

  • Planning and Zoning Meetings - May 8, 2013

     Applications for rezonings must be submitted by deadline (in parenthesis) before the meeting of Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning:

     

    Meeting 

    June 13 (May 23)

    July 11 (June 20)

    Application deadline applies to rezoning applications, subdivision plat approvals and other information or material that requires approval of the Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Commission Board, which must be on the agenda.

  • Large turnout at Waste Tire Amnesty Day

     LaRue Countians brought thousands of used tires to be recycled during last week’s Tire Amnesty.

  • Volunteers spruce up Lincoln Birthplace

    A group of dedicated volunteers helped clean and spruce up the grounds of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park on April 27.

    About 20 people braved the gray skies and threatening rain to clean out the boxwood beds by the Memorial Building steps, and remove sticks, leaves and old mulch from around trees. They finished all of the work just as rain began to fall.

  • Donation to Hope Food Pantry

     In recognition of his 20 year business anniversary, owner/operator Wayne Tyree of Hardee’s/Red Burrito, right, presented a $1,000 check to the Hope Food Pantry. Accepting the donation is Hodgenville United Methodist Church Pastor Bob Howell and Hope Food Pantry Coordinator Susan Phelps. The food pantry serves more than 90 families and 300 individuals monthly in LaRue County

  • Senior Activities - May 8, 2013

     Prime Time Band to perform

  • Know the facts of child passenger safety

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, from 2006 to 2010, 4,028 children (age 12 and younger in a passenger vehicle) were killed and an estimated 660,000 children were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes.

    Motor vehicle crashes continue to remain the number one killer of children ages 1 to 12 in America.

  • Shaila Winston earns scholarship

     Shaila Winston, a senior at LaRue County High School, is the recipient of the 2013 Cantrell-Lorey Scholarship. 

    The Cantrell-Lorey scholarship is an annual scholarship donated by a former graduate, Emma Cantrell (Lorey) — Class of 1958 and her husband. Shaila plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in biology.