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Today's News

  • The journey of family caregivers

    Think about the last time you journeyed somewhere new and foreign. There were many preparations that had to be made, including an itinerary of places to visit and even places to avoid. The traveler tries to learn as much information ahead of time about the places that will be visited so the trip doesn’t seem so scary or overwhelming. The end result of any journey is to return home again with lots of wonderful memories and stories to tell.

  • State Farm honors local office

    Hodgenville State Farm Agent Denise Brooks and her team Kimberly Jennett, David Whitlock and Adam Cecil, received the prestigious Summit Award and the Second Place Team Winner of the 2009 Fall Life Campaign in Kentucky and Tennessee during State Farm’s fall planning conference.

    To qualify for the award, her agency had to write a minimum of 100 applications across six lines of insurance with zero zeros - Auto, Fire, Life, Health, Bank and Mutual Funds. 

  • ALES groups perform at Kelly Dean Sanders Dinner

    Three different student groups from Abraham Lincoln Elementary School performed at the Kelly Dean Sanders Memorial Dinner as the entertainment portion of the meal.

    Speech Club students included Jordan Brock, Hayley Cecil, Breea Kirkpatrick, Lauren Parker, Skyler Hornback and Celeste Menard who performed their award winning selections from this past season.

  • EMS deals with loss of equipment

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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.