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Today's News

  • Nolin RECC Awards Scholarships

     Nolin RECC, A Touchstone Energy Cooperative, awarded $15,500 in scholarship
    funds to local students in June. The cooperative provides electricity to approximately 33,500
    members in Hardin, LaRue and seven surrounding counties. These scholarship opportunities are just one way Nolin helps promote education and growth in the community.

  • Anniversary Jim and Janis Rogers

     Happy 50th Wedding Anniversary to Jim and Janis Rogers, married July
    24, 1965. They plan to celebrate with their family, Chris and Dara Rogers;
    Todd and Michelle Rogers; Cari and Jamie Self, Tiffany and Ben Snodgrass;
    their 9 grandchildren, Shelby, Kylie, Clay, Bailey, Preston, Parker, Skylar,
    Kendall and Colton.

  • Steampuff Vapors hopes to help smokers quit

    A Hodgenville store is providing a service that they hope will help cigarette smokers quit their bad habit.

    Steampuff Vapors is an electronic cigarette and vapor shop that is located on 104 East Main Street, Suite 103 in Hodgenville. Their hours are from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.

    The vapor store sells electronic cigarettes with more than 60 different e-juice flavors. The store also features a tasting bar with over 40 different flavors.

  • Cake and art make life sweeter

    Sarah Anthony first made a cake for a friend who thought she had done an amazing job.

    “People kept talking about what a great cake it was, so I decided to take some classes on baking cakes and decorating,” Anthony said.

    She started baking cakes at night using the kitchen at Paula’s Hot Biscuit in Hodgenville. When a store front became available in Elizabethtown she moved there and expanded her business. In the four years she was there she had made quite a name for herself, drawing in customers from as far as Louisville.

  • Creative Image new in Hodgenville

    By BOBBIE LANHAM
    Office Assistant

    The old is new on Lincoln Boulevard in Hodgenville.

    The new Creative Image Photography has been open since March at its location 201 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite #1 in an old building that housed many different businesses, including an auto parts store. The business location now has a comfortable studio atmosphere for parents and children.

  • Camp Invention

    Camp Invention is a week-long summer camp that inspires creativity, inventive thinking and team work. Local educators help elementary school children work together to solve real world challenges and create devices and games using recycled goods.

    “This is the 7th year we’ve had Camp Invention. We have 104 students this year and a 90 percent return rate,” said Camp Director, Kathy Ross. “Many of the students come back every year. They absolutely love it, and when they are older, some come back as counselors.”

  • Cooking Corner - July 15, 2015

    4 Ingredient Coconut

    Cream Bars

    24oz shredded coconut (divided)

    14oz sweetened condensed milk

    2 cups powdered sugar

    24oz chocolate (melted)

    Instructions

    Step 1

    In a large bowl, stir together 20oz cocunut, condensed milk and powdered sugar. Press into a greased 9x13 pan and freeze until firm enough to cut about one hour.

    Step 2

  • Plan for your retirement savings

    Working hard, paying bills and putting money aside for your needs and wants in the “now” are so often automatic in our day-to-day lives. However, you also need to think about your future retirement plans. According to the 2015 Retirement Confidence Survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, nearly one-third of workers have almost no retirement savings or investments (under $1,000) and a staggering 57% are underprepared with less than $25,000 for retirement.

  • Camp Invention

    Camp Invention is a week-long summer camp that inspires creativity, inventive thinking and team work. Local educators help elementary school children work together to solve real world challenges and create devices and games using recycled goods.

    “This is the 7th year we’ve had Camp Invention. We have 104 students this year and a 90 percent return rate,” said Camp Director, Kathy Ross. “Many of the students come back every year. They absolutely love it, and when they are older, some come back as counselors.”

  • 55th LCHS class reunion subscriber