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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Write a gratitude letter

    Do you see the glass as half empty or half full? It's your outlook - your choice. Every day we have choices to make. It's when we are feeling frustrated, exhausted, and put-upon that we have to dig deep into ourselves and find what is good.

    Gratitude is recognizing, appreciating and acknowledging the simpler things in life. Gratitude is something we have to practice, and practicing it can help relieve some of the stress of caregiving. Studies have shown that when we think about what we are grateful for on a daily basis we can improve our lives.

  • 4-H Gardening Club meets Saturday

    The 4-H Gardening Club will start back this Saturday, April 26, with its first meeting for the season. The meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. at Lee's Garden Center.

    All LaRue County youth with an interest in gardening are encouraged to attend. This club is open to youth of all ages. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children as well. Participants will learn about gardening and will also be given plants to take home and plant to begin their own garden. They will also be encouraged to keep a journal of when they plant, water, fertilize, etc.

  • Students honored by McKendree

    Local students were among those recognized by McKendree University on April 13 at an honor society induction ceremony for students at its Louisville and Radcliff campuses:

    Lauren Ford, of Magnolia, a senior studying nursing, was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi academic honor society and the Nursing Honor Society.

    Joseph Vertrees, of Upton, a junior studying management, was inducted into Sigma Beta Delta business student honor society.

    Teresa Perkins, of New Haven, a senior studying nursing, was inducted into the Nursing Honor Society.

  • 4-H Calendar April 23, 2014

    Arts and Crafts Explorers

    The 4-H Arts and Crafts Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. at the Extension office.

     

    Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. April 24 at the Extension office.

     

    Gardening Club

    The 4-H Gardening Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. April 26 at Lee's Garden Center. Call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401 for more information.

  • FOOTBALL: Teams affected by realignment

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association approved a draft of the new football alignment at the Board of Control meeting Tuesday and all seven schools will be affected in some form or fashion.

    The biggest changes are two schools – John Hardin and Fort Knox – are moving down a class, while North Hardin will be moving up.

  • Campbellsville University adds competitive fishing team

     Campbellsville University athletics is expanding once again. Co-ed collegiate bass fishing will become CU's next intercollegiate varsity sport, beginning in 2014-15, said Rusty Hollingsworth, CU athletic director.

  • PHOTO: Rotary donation
  • PHOTO: EJWC welcomes new member
  • PHOTO: Friends and flowers

    The Friends of the Library gave each staff member a hanging flower basket for appreciation during National Library Week. From left, Caitlin Underwood, Sarah Graff, Lisa Williams, Dana Jolly and Judy Greenwell. Not pictured, Virginia Napier, Kim Strange, Sheree Priddy and Crystal Packard.

  • PHOTO: Dollar General moving

    Dollar General Store in Lincoln Plaza closed early April 14 so employees could move inventory to the new location on Lincoln Boulevard. Above, employees Brenda Slaughter and Tiffany Franklin waited on some of the day’s last customers. The newly-constructed store opened Tuesday morning. The old store had been in Lincoln Plaza since the 1970s.