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Today's News

  • Speak up for family caregivers

    I may be dating myself in age, but some of the earliest memories I have of Presidents and First Families were the Fords and Carters. It seems of the two, I especially recall President Jimmy Carter, his wife Rosalynn, and daughter Amy. I remember watching them on television, hearing his speeches and watching them as a family. Even back then President Carter and the First Lady seemed very genuine and humble.

  • Lowell Mason in concert at Rolling Fork Church

    International TV and recording artist Lowell Mason will appear at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at Rolling Fork Christian Church three miles west of New Haven on KY 52. Mason has been called the “World’s Smallest Gospel Singer” because of his height of 46 inches.

    Mason has conducted more than 1,000 gospel music concerts at the Precious Moments Chapel Complex in Carthage, Mo.

  • Reba Watson honored

    Reba Watson, past chairman of the Fort Knox Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors, received the Steve Brody Outstanding Volunteer Award presented by the Kentucky Credit Union League during the 75th annual state meeting and conference Nov. 6 in Fort Mitchell. 

    The award is given in recognition of exceptional accomplishments, time and effort in support and promotion of the credit union idea put forth by volunteers in Kentucky.

    Watson was first elected to the Board of Directors in 1985 and has served continually for the past 24 years.

  • Veterans assistance makes money available monthly

    Frank Niederriter, field representative for the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, will be available to assist LaRue County veterans on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

    Niederriter will be at the center 1:30-4 p.m. to provide counseling and assistance in filling out claims for state and federal benefits.

  • Hynes, Young named to ALES cabinet

    Heather Hynes and Terri Young have been recognized at the October recipients of the Lincoln Presidential Cabinet Awards at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • LaRue grad melds chorus talents

    LaRue County High School alumnus Steve Skaggs directed the Fourth District Treble Chorus, 200 students from the 11-county district who performed at Meade County High School auditorium Sept. 26.

    Skaggs, who like his wife, Shirley, is a 1971 LCHS graduate, called his first experience as the director an honor.

  • Teachers combine resources to further education

    Teachers today are focusing on impacting the education of every child instead of teaching to the class as a whole.

    To do that effectively, according to a large number of educators, the teachers can’t work in isolation, but must communicate and combine their skills and efforts.

  • Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore moves to Radcliff

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore is packing up and moving into a new facility.

    The ReStore is moving from its cramped quarters off Westport Road in Elizabethtown to a more spacious building at 6746 S. Wilson Road – the former home of Roy’s Furniture. The new facility will open its doors Thursday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning Thursday, spokeswoman Trisha Caudill said.

    The ReStore dabbles in “recycling.” Items are collected from donors and resold at a reasonable price.

  • Larry Bell attends clerks college

    LaRue County Circuit Court Clerk Larry C. Bell participated in the Circuit Court Clerks Fall College Nov. 4-6 in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts hosted the training, which offered 11 hours of continuing education credit

    The theme was data-driven decisions, focusing on improved customer service through technology, database management and court processes.

    The college offered sessions on legislative tools, accuracy in case management, driver licensing, court interpreting services, domestic violence protective orders and property bonds.

  • Circuit judges attend college

    Chief Circuit Judge Charles C. Simms III and Circuit Judge John David “Jack” Seay, who serve Hart, LaRue and Nelson counties, participated in the 2009 Circuit Judges Fall College Sept. 20-24 in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts offered the training for Circuit Court judges and Family Court judges throughout the state.