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Today's News

  • Be safe this harvest season

    Accidents are often preventable. With the fall harvest underway, let’s be careful and prevent accidents and tragedies from happening. Harvest season is a busy time for farmers and it is a peak season for agricultural injuries.  Consider the following safety tips.

    • Be sure all workers are trained and physically capable of operating equipment and understand the safety procedures. Take time to talk to workers about safety.

  • State furlough days affect county offices

    State-mandated furloughs will affect closures of state and local government offices.

    At the Aug. 24 session of LaRue County Fiscal Court, LaRue County Judge/Executive Tommy Turner said all state offices will be closed Sept. 3, Nov. 12 and May 27, 2010.

    The LaRue County Clerk’s office will be open half day Sept. 1, all day Friday and closed Saturday and Monday.

    Turner expected more office closures as the other dates approach, saying circuit court, property valuation and other offices likely will shut down during those days as well as other county offices.

  • School calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Early release Fridays

    Elementary school students will be released at 1:15 p.m. Fridays; middle and high school students will be released at 1:30 p.m. Fridays.

    ALES

    Wonderful Wednesday graduates needed for parade

  • Community calendar

    Green cleaning products class

    A green cleaning products class will be 10 a.m. Sept. 2 at the Extension Service office. Learn how green cleaning products and practices provide a healthy, safe option for everyday cleaning jobs around your home. No registration required. The class is open to everyone and is sponsored by the County Homemaker organization. For more information, call 358-3401.

     

    Mobile Mammogram Unit

  • Hodgenville city clerk recognized

    Hodgenville City Clerk MaDonna Hornback received the prestigious Certified Kentucky Municipal Clerk designation at the 31st Kentucky Municipal Clerk’s Institute in Georgetown in July. Hornback is the first city clerk from Hodgenville to obtain this certification.

  • God’s plan will unfold in judgment

    The temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God and from his power, and no one was able to enter the temple till the seven plagues of the seven angels were completed. Revelation 15:1-8

    Prelude to the bowl judgments: The tabernacle of testimony is literally “the tent of witness.” It’s the exact word describing the ancient tabernacle in the Greek text of Exodus 40:34-35.

  • Church calendar

    Buffalo Church of Nazarene holds Friendship Sunday

    Buffalo Church of Nazarene will hold Friendship Sunday and celebrate Wesley Phillips 100th birthday 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5. The Grimes Family will perform and a potluck dinner will follow the celebration. For more information, contact Pastor Mitch Hedge at 270-491-0018.

    Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection

  • Beat the heat - stay hydrated

    Water is essential to the human body even though it doesn’t provide vitamins, minerals r other nutrients. On average, 60 percent of your body is water, and every system in your body depends on water to function. Fluid intake becomes crucial during the summer to help regulate body temperature and prevent heat stroke.

  • Annual Main Street dinner and auction will be Sept. 11

    We’re getting very close to our annual dinner, auction and concert on Sept. 11 at the Civic Center. It’s exciting! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and our opportunity to honor a few of the people who have worked hardest for us.

    We offer an evening of great food, a silent auction and the sounds of one of the most unusual (and best) musical experiences around ee" Waters Edge.

  • Smackdown brings first loss to Lady Hawks

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks volleyball team won four of six matches last week defeating Fort Knox, Union County, Fort Campbell and Calloway County. Their two losses were at the Western Kentucky Smackdown to Christian County and Clarksville Northeast, a Tennessee school. 

    Fort Knox