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  • Chamber holds luncheon at noon today

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will holds its December luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday, Dec. 16, in the Lincoln Museum Community Room on the square.

    Dr. Tom Davenport of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will be the guest speaker. He plans to discuss the leadership secrets of Santa Claus. Davenport is dean of workplace solutions and continuing education at the college. He also serves on the LaRue chamber's board of directors.

    Rita Williams, executive director of the chamber, will sponsor the monthly luncheon.

  • Chamber holds luncheon at noon today

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will holds its December luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday, Dec. 16, in the Lincoln Museum Community Room on the square.

    Dr. Tom Davenport of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will be the guest speaker. He plans to discuss the leadership secrets of Santa Claus. Davenport is dean of workplace solutions and continuing education at the college. He also serves on the LaRue chamber's board of directors.

    Rita Williams, executive director of the chamber, will sponsor the monthly luncheon.

  • Chamber holds luncheon at noon today

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will holds its December luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday, Dec. 16, in the Lincoln Museum Community Room on the square.

    Dr. Tom Davenport of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will be the guest speaker. He plans to discuss the leadership secrets of Santa Claus. Davenport is dean of workplace solutions and continuing education at the college. He also serves on the LaRue chamber's board of directors.

    Rita Williams, executive director of the chamber, will sponsor the monthly luncheon.

  • Test plots yield useful information

    The LaRue County Extension Service conducts corn and soybean variety plots annually in cooperation with a local farmer and participating grain dealers.  For the fourth year, the cooperator was Carlos Tucker on the Duel Creekside Farm. Seed companies supply seed, assist at planting and harvest and sponsor a field day.

    Farmers use the yield information, along with other plot data and information to help decide which varieties to grow next year. Each company was permitted to enter two varieties of both corn and soybeans.

  • 'Boy Lincoln' sculptors win Rosa Parks competition

    Eugene Daub and Rob Firmin, principals of Daub & Firmin Studios, have been selected as the artists to create the Rosa Parks sculpture for the National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol.

    The firm designed the Boy Lincoln statue in Hodgenville for the Lincoln Bicentennial.

    A panel formed by the National Endowment for the Arts selected finalists from more than 100 artists nationwide, according to a press release. The winners were chosen from the finalist group by the Joint Committee on the Library of the United States Congress.

  • LCHS class visits the Windy City

    Nineteen students in Jennifer Keith’s Financial Literacy and Financial Services classes flew to Chicago, Ill., in November. They were accompanied by six chaperones.

    The LaRue County High School students financed the trip by selling about $3,000 worth of T-shirts and sweatshirts. Magnolia Bank, Lincoln National Bank and Citizens Union Bank contributed to the cause.

    It was the first trip in an airplane for many of the students. After checking into their hotel, they visited the Shedd Aquarium and explored downtown Chicago. They had dinner at The Pizzerio Uno.

  • Church calendar

    Hope Food Pantry

    The Hodgenville United Methodist Church Hope Food Pantry will be open 5-8 p.m. Dec. 16 in the fellowship hall. Program is designed to provide a three- to five-day supply of groceries to LaRue County residents in need. For more information, call 358-3028 or 358-9328.

    It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

  • Community calendar

    Public Retirees to meet

    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet Dec. 14 at Stone Hearth Restaurant, 1001 N. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. with an express lunch. The Heartland Fillies will sing.

    Blood sugar testing

    A registered nurse will offer free blood sugar testing 8:30-9:30 a.m. Dec. 15 at Flaget Health Connection, 111 N. Third St., Bardstown. Entrance is at the rear of the building.

    Sewing classes

  • God can use humble humans

    Do you remember being 15 years old? Hormones are doing all sorts of weird things in your body, peer pressure is obvious and the need to be independent is important at 15.

    Scholars tell us this was about the age of Mary when the angel told her she was going to give birth to the son of God. How would you have responded? Mary’s reaction is found in Luke 1:46-55.