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Today's News

  • Women’s veterans conference scheduled

    The Kentucky National Guard will host the Women’s Annual Veterans Experience: Leaving No Soldier Behind on Sept. 11-13 at the Lexington Convention Center. 

    Open to the public, the conference will provide a relaxing environment for all female military veterans to better understand and enhance their unique military experiences. Women veterans of all different ages and backgrounds are invited to come together and share their stories of what it is like to be a woman in the military.

  • Women’s veterans conference scheduled

    The Kentucky National Guard will host the Women’s Annual Veterans Experience: Leaving No Soldier Behind on Sept. 11-13 at the Lexington Convention Center. 

    Open to the public, the conference will provide a relaxing environment for all female military veterans to better understand and enhance their unique military experiences. Women veterans of all different ages and backgrounds are invited to come together and share their stories of what it is like to be a woman in the military.

  • LaRue attends builder seminar in Louisville

    Laura LaRue, executive officer of Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association, attended a four-day educational seminar at the Galt House Hotel & Suites in Louisville presented by the Executive Officers Council of the National Association of Home Builders. About 300 people attended the event.

    Lincoln Trail HBA represents more than 400 builders and their associates in the housing industry in a five-county area that includes LaRue.

  • LaRue attends builder seminar in Louisville

    Laura LaRue, executive officer of Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association, attended a four-day educational seminar at the Galt House Hotel & Suites in Louisville presented by the Executive Officers Council of the National Association of Home Builders. About 300 people attended the event.

    Lincoln Trail HBA represents more than 400 builders and their associates in the housing industry in a five-county area that includes LaRue.

  • New hearing loss chapter opens in Nelson County

    The Hearing Loss Association of America has started a Kentucky Home Chapter in Nelson County.

    The first meeting is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Nelson County Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown. Tony Schickel will discuss communication issues for the hard of hearing. Real time captioning will be utilized.

    Hard of hearing persons, friends and family are welcome.

    Future meetings will be the first Wednesday of each month through December.

    For more information, call 502-349-6792 or e-mail information@hearinglosskyhome.org.

  • Cell phones restricted at school

    During the school day, the use of cell phones by students will be prohibited, except in the case of emergencies.

    The LaRue County School Board gave first reading Monday to a board policy that affirms the rules in place at LaRue County High School and LaRue County Middle School. If approved on second reading, the policy would be adopted as the districtwide requirement.

    The change in the telecommunications device policy (09.4261) strikes the use of cell phones during students’ lunch breaks.

  • Water tower bid less than $1 million

    Caldwell Tanks Inc., a Louisville-based company, submitted the low bid on the Greensburg Street water tower project Sept. 3. The bid was $918,700 – just shy of the $1 million projected cost.

    Phoenix Fabricators of Indiana was the only other bidder at $1,063,441.

    The proposals were opened in front of several company representatives and consultants at Hodgenville City Hall.

  • ALES students begin microsociety jobs

    Twenty third, fourth, and fifth graders from Abraham Lincoln Elementary School became a part of the latest student microsociety workforce by completing an intense one-day summer workshop in the school library. Students learned how to complete a job application, interviews, job evaluations, and then got on the job experience in four different job areas - safety patrol, flag duty, flower caretenders and the recycle brigade.

  • Senior activities

    Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music every Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Prime Time Band to play

    The Prime Time Band will play at Hodgenville Senior Center 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Free admission and snacks. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655.

     

  • Soccer leaders emerge

    Within the confines of the LaRue County soccer teams are a tale of two players. One is quiet and unassuming; the other is boisterous and very confident in his abilities. The girl is the emergent leader of a small band of young ladies who play with heart and never quit. The boy is the confident leader of a group of young men who readily challenge anyone to step on their turf.