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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Patriots
  • PHOTO: ECTC students present research
  • COPD is a leading cause of death in U.S.

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, refers to a group of lung diseases that make breathing difficult. It is a progressive condition, meaning that lung damage happens over many years.

    COPD is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. It is estimated that 12 million people have been diagnosed with COPD, and many more live with it every day without a diagnosis.

  • School board buys new buses

    The LaRue County Board of Education met Monday night and heard a number of reports on the school system’s status.

    Superintendent Sam Sanders spoke briefly about the school system’s nutritional report card. The full report contains information about the nutrition and physical activity in each school.

    Assistant Superintendent Amanda Reed presented a slideshow about the Personal Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES), a method by which teachers and principals are evaluated for effectiveness in their respective positions.

  • PHOTO: Painting a fence for New Beginnings
  • PHOTOS: LCMS 4-H Officers
  • Legal Aid Clinics

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in November and December. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    Contact the Legal Aid Society at 502-584-1254 to make a reservation.

    Divorce Clinic – 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 11. Clients will receive assistance from attorneys in filling out all of the necessary paperwork to file for a divorce.

  • Sweet tooth? 4-H candy sales in progress

    The annual LaRue County 4-H candy sale started this month.

    Starting this week, 4-H members may pick up candy at the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, across from Magnolia Bank. Parents must sign a permission form in order for members to participate.

    Members will be selling a variety of candy bars including caramel, crisp, almond, dark chocolate with almonds and milk chocolate for $1 each.

    For each 60 candy bars sold, the member’s name will go in a drawing for $25 cash. The top seller will receive $50 cash.

  • Operation Christmas Child collection is this week

    Operation Christmas Child collection week kicked off on Monday. Gift boxes can be dropped off at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville.

    Operation Christmas Child provides Christmas gifts to children in impoverished countries worldwide.

    Donors pack toys, toiletries, school supplies and other items into a shoebox-sized container and ship it via a collection site. Many churches and other businesses participate in the program.

  • Republicans choose leadership

    The Senate Republican conference elected Nov. 13, the following leadership team for the 114th Session of Congress: Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) as Senate Republican Leader, John Cornyn (R-Texas) as Senate Republican Whip, John Thune (R-South Dakota) as Senate Republican Conference Chairman, John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) as Senate Republican Policy Chairman, Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) as Senate Republican Vice Conference Chairman, and Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi) as National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman.