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Today's News

  • Fundrai$ers - March 25, 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.

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig
    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Mr. Gatti’s beneft

  • PHOTO: PVA speaks to Retirees

    Hardin County PVA Danny Hutcherson spoke to the Kentucky Public Retirees - Lincoln Trail Chapter. The group will meet at 11:30 a.m. April 13 at Golden Corral in Elizabethtown with Lisa Pullin of Intrepid Home Health, speaker.

  • PHOTO: No cabin fever in the playhouse

    Velma Wells and her daughter, June Whitlock, got creative during the recent snowstorms. They stitched together a 90x36-inches playhouse – much to the delight of Velma’s granddaughters. The fabric covered a table, making a perfect hideaway for Ava Legaspi, above, who was celebrating a birthday. The windows were made of sheer material; the door knobs were painted buttons. The flowers were made of “yo-yo”

  • County Cleanup Days are March 27-28

    LaRue County’s annual cleanup days are noon to 4 p.m. March 27, and 8 a.m. to noon March 28.
    Large items will be accepted at the county maintenance garage across from LaRue County High School. Scrap metal, old appliances, furniture, electronics and cell phones will be accepted at no charge.
    Tires will be accepted for a fee.
    No regular household trash, chemicals, yard waste, construction materials or liquid paint will be accepted.

  • COLUMN: Splg skls hv suffrd tx 2 tk

    Gone from the landscape of many schools today is the old-fashioned spelling bee. Count us among those lamenting its demise.
    While some elementary school classes might have a spelling bee, to our knowledge, there is no school-wide spelling bee at either South Christian or Pembroke Elementary
    Back in my school days, the classroom spelling bee to determine who would represent each class in the overall spelling bee was a big deal. Teachers promoted it and students considered it a major achievement to advance to the district-wide spelling bee.

  • Community Calendar - March 25, 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: Color Analysis

  • PHOTOS: No end to Olaf

    Saturday’s Extension Expo drew several hundred people, including many who wanted characters painted on their faces. Olaf, the snowman on Disney’s Frozen, was a popular choice. Heaven Carpenter, daughter of Shane and Candis Carpenter; and Adyson Parker, daughter of Christopher and Kristi Parker, show off their face-paint.

  • PHOTO: Bunco battles cancer

    Freedom Angels Relay for Life team hosted a Bunco on March 20. There were six tables of players who had a good time for a good cause. The next Bunco will be 6:30 p.m. April 3 at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare, 80 Philips Lane, Hodgenville.

  • PHOTO: Youth Sunday

    These children took part in Youth Sunday at Friendship Baptist #2. Front from left, Caydence, Carolynn, Peyton; back, Tyler, Cameron, Jake, Christian, Catherine, Chloe, Patricia, Kaleigh and Hannah. Sarah Cooper is not pictured. Youth Sunday was coordinated by Vicki Graham.

  • Church Calendar - March 25, 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. March 25 and 9 a.m. to noon March 27 to those who qualify. The church is located on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. For more information, call 270-358-9812.

    ‘Jews for Jesus’ at Middle Creek recreates the Passover