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Today's News

  • Fundrai$ers - April 22, 2015

    Relay for Life

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

    Mr. Gatti’s benefit

    Freedom Angels Relay for Life team will have a fundraiser at the Elizabethtown Mr. Gatti's 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 22 with 20 percent of the profits benefitting Relay. Coupons available at checkout.

     

  • Sports Shorts - April 22, 2015

    Babe Ruth signups
    Babe Ruth Baseball signups for ages 13-15 continue through Wednesday, April 22, at LaRue County Park and Recreation. Volunteers will be on the grounds after 4:30 p.m. or call Jerry McBride at 270-766-8751. Cost is $70.

    Golf Scramble
    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce’s Golf Scramble is April 24. For more information, call Executive Director Krista Levee at 270-358-3411.

    Project Graduation 5K Run/Walk

  • Lady Hawks down Nelson, 4-0

    Emillee Cundiff came through for LaRue County in the circle and at the plate April 16 in the Lady Hawks’ 4-0 win at 5th Region rival Nelson County.
    Cundiff struck out nine and allowed a pair of singles in her complete-game shutout. She was 1-for-3 with a double for the game’s lone extra-base hit.    
    Presley Brown, Chasity Bryant and Kaitlyn Warnshuis each had one hit and one run. Shakeya Washington had one hit and one RBI.    
    Loss to Campbellsville
    The Lady Hawks lost Friday to Campbellsville, 5-4.

  • Model A Club: 'Where we want to go'

    A group of Model A enthusiasts descended on LaRue County Friday afternoon.
    About 30 members of the Central Kentucky Model A Restorers’ Club enjoyed the Lincoln sites – while sharing their love of their Fords with local residents.
    Jerry and Annnette Kelly drove from their home in Stanton, stopping at several other locations, before arriving on Lincoln Square. Their top speed in the four-cylinder 1930 Model A was 40 to 45 miles per hour.

  • Church Calendar - April 22, 2015

      Food pantry at LaRue County Church of Christ

    The LaRue County Church of Christ’s food pantry will give away food 6-7 p.m. April 22 and 9 a.m. to noon April 24 to those who qualify. The church is located on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. For more information, call 270-358-9812.

  • PHOTO: Farmer's face

    Paul Sheffer listened to a presentation about black vultures at last week's meeting of the LaRue County Beef Producers.

  • PHOTO: Future farming face

    Tate Stults visited with other farmers last week at the LaRue County Beef Producer’s meeting. He is the son of Joe and Fawn Stults.

  • LTADD holds meeting

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District held its 47th annual meeting on April 15, at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown, with more than 160 guests from the region’s eight counties and other areas of the Commonwealth.  
    The presentation of the LTADD Board of Directors’ prestigious Palmer “Pete” Petersen Award to George Spragens of Lebanon and the acceptance of the Dorothy Dolle Award by Marilyn Craycroft of Brandenburg highlighted the meeting.
    New officers were named:

  • Fort Knox FCU to hold annual meeting May 12

     Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will report on its 2014 business performance to its members, who are also the owners of the Credit Union, at its membership meeting on May 12, at the Performing Arts Center, John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown. 

    The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. and doors will open at 5 p.m.

    Fort Knox Federal has a total of 15 branches throughout central Kentucky, including a branch in southern Jefferson County. 

  • Community Calendar - April 22, 2015

    Boyhood Home closed
    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    FREE CLASS: Learn Facebook at the library
    The LaRue County Public Library will have a free class on Facebook 5 p.m. April 23. Bring your laptop or tablet to class. Call to register at 270-358-3851.

    Arbor Day observance at Little Mount Cemetery