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Today's News

  • Calendars- March 29, 2017

    Community calendar

    Meetings

    Community Breakfast

    B.R. Young Masonic Lodge will host an all you can eat community breakfast and open house at the Lodge located at 11 Lincoln Square from 8 to 10 a.m Saturday, April 1. A donation of $5 is suggested. All proceeds will go to building restoration . For more information call 270-324-3325.

    Easter Egg hunt at Sunrise

    Sunrise Manor will have an Easter Egg hunt at 2 p.m. on Saturday April 1. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Lincoln Area Longbeards Banquet

  • Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update - March 29, 2017

    Since this is the period of the Legislative Session when the Governor has his veto days and the Senate does not meet, I wanted to discuss the issue of making health care more accessible and more affordable for all Kentuckians. As the former CEO of a rural hospital, improving health care was a major factor that drove my decision to run for public office.

  • Remember your finances while spring cleaning

    Many people have an annual spring cleaning routine which includes washing windows, cabinets and woodwork.  This year take time to also “clean-up” your financial records. 

    Sort through your financial paperwork, and identify old statements which can be shredded or thrown away. Remember, it is always a good idea to shred any paperwork that contains personal information, especially bank account, credit card or other financial information.

  • Chamber Unites!

    After a successful Winter Gala everyone wants to know what happens next? What’s the next big thing? We have had more than one person ask these questions.

    We are in full swing at the Chamber and we are attempting to visit our current members while also visiting potential members. If we haven’t visited you, don’t worry we will get by to see you very soon.

  • LCS bands receive distinguished ratings

    The LaRue County High School and Middle School bands recently received distinguished ratings for their performances.

    The LCHS Band performed at the 2017 Heartland Concert Band Performance Assessment at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown on March 21 and received a distinguished rating.

    The band performed two pieces of prepared music for three judges on stage at John Hardin and also sight read, which is where they perform a new piece at first sight of sheet music for a separate judge.

  • Give the gift of help

    More times than not, people assume community is simply a group of individuals in the same area. Community is so much more than just that. It is a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.

    It is important for a community of people to help each other because when you help someone, later on in life they will remember it when they see someone who needs help and hopefully return the favor.

  • Free software for you

    A few weeks ago, I talked about extending the life of your computer hardware. This week I thought I would give you a few free software applications to make you more productive and happier individuals.

    I wrote about the need to clean out files you no longer need. Many will not do this because it just takes too long. Along comes PC Decrapifier.

    The PC Decrapifier is a program designed to suggest and remove unwanted software. One excellent use is to clean off most of the annoying software, generally referred to as bloatware, that is typically shipped with new PCs.

  • Where we came from

    That headline got you didn’t it? Thinking birds/bees right? No. Maybe more philosophical or perhaps scientific? Nope, none of the above. History has always been one of my favorite subjects. One of the most fascinating parts of history, to me, is thinking about all the people who came together and, as a result, here I am.

  • Everyday life can kill you, but don’t let it

    Last week was a big deal for me as I turned 28-years-old on Thursday, March 23.

    It’s funny how birthdays are perceived when you get older. When I was growing up, I looked at my birthday as another year of getting closer to becoming a teenager, being old enough to drive or some other milestone many of us had when we were growing up.

    After turning 28 last Thursday, I found myself so busy with everyday life that I kept forgetting about my birthday in the weeks and days leading up to it.

  • Magnolia Fire dept. gets state funding cut

    The Kentucky Department of Local Government announced on Monday, March 27 that state funding was temporarily withheld for Magnolia Fire and Rescue.

    According to the news release, Magnolia Fire and Rescue is in violation of state law for failure to comply with the reporting requirements of KRS. 65A. 020, which outlines the duties of Department for Local Government relating to forms, reporting and online access and failure to submit the information.