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Today's News

  • 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  

  • Jobless rate decreases in LaRue

    Unemployment rates decreased in 72 Kentucky counties between July 2012 and July 2013, while 42 county rates rose and six stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.  

    LaRue County’s rate was down from 8.1 percent to 7.6 percent.

    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 5.8 percent. It was followed by Fayette County, 6.4 percent; Oldham County, 6.5 percent; and Scott County, 6.6 percent.

  • Sign up for 4-H sewing classes

    A series of four sewing classes will be offered in October and November for beginning sewers. No sewing experience is necessary.  

    The class is open to 4-H age youth, ages 9 to 18. Participants will make a variety of items that can be used as holiday presents. The classes will be taught by Master Clothing Volunteer Judy Greenwell.

    Class size is limited.  

  • Herald News’ Sweethearts
  • Sims retires after 17 years

    Linda Sims, director of the Lincoln Trail Health Department, announced her pending retirement on Sept. 10 during a Board of Health meeting in Hodgenville.

    Her last day with LTHD was Sept. 30. She served the district 17 years.

    Sims said she has enjoyed working with each community, being able to help bring many needed services to members in LaRue, Hardin, Meade, Marion, Nelson and Washington counties.

    Sims got her start with LTHD in 1996 after replying to an ad for a director.

  • Saint Catherine School plans Autumn Fest

    Saint Catherine Academy in New Haven will have Autumn Fest Oct. 19.

    A turkey dinner will be 4-7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Tickets are $9 for adults; $5 for children; carryout is $9. Booths and games in the gym. Silent and live auction.

    For more information, contact Ellen Bowling at ebowling@saintcatherineschool.com or 502-549-3680.
     

  • Find hope amid hopelessness

    Several years ago a U.S. Navy submarine sank off the coast of Massachusetts in a terrible storm. Rescue teams tried to rescue the trapped crew. Communication with the trapped crew was with dots and dashes of the Morse Code. After much effort to rescue the men inside the vessel the last message received from them was, “Is there any hope?”