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Today's News

  • South Fork Area Homemakers

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Nov. 17 at the LaRue County Extension Service office with vice president Billie Shahayda presiding.

    Present were Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Ann Flanders, Amanda Gatewood, Mary Lois Hornback, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Della Thomas, Phyllis Perkins and Exie Elliott.

    A letter was read from the Cumberland Presbyterian Church Mission Project thanking the club for voting to be a sponsor of the Community Food Pantry Program.

    The group discussed catering a meal for the Class of 1960.

  • Heating assistance available

    The local Community Action office is assisting low-income families with heating bills with funding provided by LIHEAP or the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

    Applicants are accepted in alphabetically by the first letter of their last name and will be taken Nov. 2-Dec. 11. Financial qualifications are based on the number of household occupants and the gross monthly income of all family members.

    To qualify, the homeowner or renter must be responsible for home heating costs or pay heating costs as an undesignated portion of rent.

  • Book discussions forming

    A pair of business owners are starting a book discussion group.

    Becky Harrison of Lincolns Loft already has organized one book club that meets at the Lincoln Square bookstore at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. The group discussed “Under the Banner of Heaven,” a true story about a Mor­mon murderer, by Jon Krakauer on Oct. 16.

    Harrison and Gale Schmittou of Cozy Café are collaborating on starting a second group that will meet at the café on East Main Street.

  • Book discussions forming

    A pair of business owners are starting a book discussion group.

    Becky Harrison of Lincolns Loft already has organized one book club that meets at the Lincoln Square bookstore at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. The group discussed “Under the Banner of Heaven,” a true story about a Mor­mon murderer, by Jon Krakauer on Oct. 16.

    Harrison and Gale Schmittou of Cozy Café are collaborating on starting a second group that will meet at the café on East Main Street.

  • Book discussions forming

    A pair of business owners are starting a book discussion group.

    Becky Harrison of Lincolns Loft already has organized one book club that meets at the Lincoln Square bookstore at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. The group discussed “Under the Banner of Heaven,” a true story about a Mor­mon murderer, by Jon Krakauer on Oct. 16.

    Harrison and Gale Schmittou of Cozy Café are collaborating on starting a second group that will meet at the café on East Main Street.

  • Railway Museum gets New Haven's help on grant

    The New Haven Board of Commissioners agreed to act as the fiscal agent for a grant the Kentucky Railway Museum is seeking.

    If awarded, the museum staff hopes to use the T-21 federal transportation enhancement grant to repair one of its most historic bridges.

    The approximately 200-foot-long double camel back trestle bridge is the largest of seven bridges in the 17 miles of track cared for by the museum,

  • H1N1 clinic provides 261 vaccinations

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  • Rumpke modifies collection schedule

  • Hunting banned at McDougal Lake

    A locked gate on city-owned property led to a face-off between hunters and landowners at the Hodgenville City Council meeting Monday night.

    The meeting ended with the council voting unanimously to close McDougal Lake, a 90-acre lake on Ky. 470, to hunters.

    For the last 20 or so years, hunting has been permitted around the lake. An ordinance limited sportsmen to archery, black powder rifles or shotguns, but otherwise, there were few restrictions on deer or duck hunters.

  • Hawks whip Caverna but fall to North

    It was lights out for Caverna Friday night as the LaRue County Hawks won with a score of 66-51.

    Sophomores Anthony Myrks and Kyle Sheeran each scored 17 points to lead the Hawks to their third win in five games.

    Christian Mullins had 10 points and six rebounds and forward Tyler Nall had seven points and five rebounds to round out the Hawks scoring.

    Jordan Brewer, in limited action, came back after an ankle sprain to score five points, three steals and two assists while freshman Kelton Ford came off the bench to score five points.