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  • Senior calendar - March 8, 2017

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

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  • Fundraising calendar - March 8, 2017

    LaRue County Relay for Life

    Becky’s Team - AP-24 toothpaste fundraiser for Relay for Life. Amazing whitening toothpaste for $20. Contact BeckyThompson at 270-765-9310

    • Easter photos printed on site at Arrowhead Archery and Restaurant from 12:00-3:00 on April 1. Cost is $6 for 2 (4x6)

    Freedom Angels - All Day buffet at Mr. Gatti’s in Etown on Thursday, March 9. Please take a coupon from the counter to benefit Relay for Life.

  • Community calendar - March 8, 2017


    Parent Workshop: The Dangers of Sexting

    LaRue County Schools invite parents and or guardians of any 6-12th grade student to attend a workshop on the dangers of sexting. The event will be held from 6 to7 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the LaRue County High School Auditorium. For more information contact the Youth Service Center at 270-358-9745.

    Renaissance Repeats Open

    Renaissance Repeats will be open on March 11. Rain cancels.



  • Dinky Gowen to perform at LCHS

    LaRue County Illusionist Dinky Gowen will perform at the LaRue County High School auditorium at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 11.

    Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Children 5-years-old and under are free. The show will benefit the Hodgenville Lions Club local eyeglasses fundraiser. The eyeglass program provides eye care, eye glasses and eye treatments to those in need in the community.

  • Cooking corner - March 8, 2017


    Slow cooked pork and sauerkraut

    3 pounds boneless pork loin roast

    2 jars (32oz each) sauerkraut, rinsed and drained

    2 1/2 cups water

    1 package (1 oz) dry onion soup mix

    3 tablespoons brown mustard.

    Combine all ingredients in Crock pot slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 8 hours.

  • February building permits - March 8, 2017

    2/9/2017 Todd Skaggs 3017 Mt.Tabor Rd. Buffalo Garage

    2/8/2017 Bobby Shofner 70 Brown Rd. rezoning

    2/13/2017 Tracy Childress Jones St. Buffalo rezoning

    2/14/2017 Carroll Parrett 200/230 River Rd. New Haven land division

    2/15/2017 Wood Realty 108 Woods lane Duplex

    2/15/2017 Wood Realty 110 Woods Lane Duplex

    2/16/2017 Bomar Chaudoin 1083 J.E.Jones Rd. Magnolia land division

    2/17/2017 Gilbert Hiser 2765 Upton Talley Rd. Upton rezoning

    2/17/2017 Gilbert Hiser 2765 Upton Talley Rd. Upton land division

  • Food inspections - March 8, 2017

    The following food inspections were conducted by the Health Department in the month of February.

    224 Farm House Diner, 408 Upton Talley Rd., 87, food items not date labeled in freezer (corrected immediately), chipped plate (corrected immediately), uncovered drink in prep area (corrected immediately), unclean bowl stored with clean, 99 upon immediate follow up.

  • Community news - March 8, 2017

    Congratulations to the LaRue County Boy’s High School Basketball Team for their opening win in the 5th Regional Tournament last Thursday. We wish the Hawks well as they played Monday against the Taylor County Cardinals.

    Lila Williams passed away last Friday morning at her residence. The visitation will be this Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at William R. Rust Funeral Home Chapel and Friday morning starting at 9 a.m. until the funeral at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Michael Ash officiating. Burial will be at the Elizabethtown City Cemetery.

  • Hodgenville news - March 8, 2017

    Thought for the week: God is never late, he is always on time. The problem is that we are not patient enough to wait.

    Freedom Angels Relay for Life team is hosting a fundraiser at Mr. Gatti’s in Elizabethtown from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 9. Pick up a coupon at the counter and give it to the cashier. 20% of total sales goes to our team. Come out and support this good cause.

  • State road blacktopping approved by LaRue County fiscal court

    The LaRue County Fiscal Court, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville February 28, approved Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Four’s recommendations for resurfacing three county roads in 2017-18.

    Paul Sanders, chief District Four engineer, recommended KY 584 be paved from KY 61 to Jesse Abell Road, a distance of 2.030 miles; KY 1079, from US 31E to KY 357, 2.625 miles; and KY 916 from KY 470 to KY 210, 5.047 miles.

    LaRue County Judge-executive Tommy Turner said the court’s approval will be sent to the state for further consideration.