.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Tourists spend more than $6 million in area

     Visitors to Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park spent over $6 million in local gateway communities in 2010 according to a study released by the National Park Service. The study estimates that this spending resulted in 97 jobs.

  • PHOTO: Visitors to Kentucky HistoryMobile

     The Kentucky Historical Society’s HistoryMobile visited Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park Feb. 12 in observance of Lincoln’s 203rd birthday.

  • Young Achievers photos on display at Towne Mall

    The Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council announces that the Young Achievers Program is now on display at the Towne Mall in Elizabethtown until March 16.  
    The display consists of fifth and eighth graders who have been nominated by their teachers or guidance counselors.
    The Young Achievers Program recognizes students for academic excellence, leadership qualities and good citizenship.
    Students are photographed by McCoy’s Image Studio, showing their interests and accomplishments.  

  • Cheerleaders take fifth at State KAPOS

  • New website helps Kentuckians save

     Kentucky Saves Week is Feb. 19-26. As a way to encourage Kentuckians to improve their personal savings rates and take control of their financial situation, the UK Cooperative Extension Service has the Kentucky Saves website. Kentucky Saves promotes a week in February to focus on helping people learn how to save money and build personal wealth. 

  • Winnie Read wins gift basket

     Winnie Read was the winner of a random drawing for the Money Matters special section that appears in the Feb. 22 edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

    Several readers turned in money-saving and money-making ideas in honor of Kentucky Saves Week.

    Winnie’s tip was to use one-half of a dryer sheet in the clothes dryer as it is just as effective as a full sheet.

  • Beef Cattle Association offers two scholarships

     LaRue County Beef Cattle Association is offering two $1,000 college scholarships to graduating seniors. Applications are available at the LaRue County High school guidance counselor’s office and the LaRue County Extension Office.  Applications must be returned to the Extension Office by close of business on April 27.

  • PHOTO: Adult Daycare Sweethearts

     Sunrise Manor Adult Day Care is pleased to announce that Lois Henning and Cecil Buckner have been selected to preside as Sunrise Manor Day care Queen and King. They presided over the valentine reception.  A heart shape cake was made by the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Culinary Arts Department and furnished by Johnny and Joan Shipp.

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 22, 2012

     FREE SEMINAR: Heart Health at HMH

  • City Council and water district sign agreement

     Hodgenville City Council entered into an agreement Feb. 13 with LaRue County Water District No. 1 to purchase water at wholesale prices. The resolution was made to update a 1979 contract.

    In other business:

    Fire Chief Wally Sparks reported three runs in January:

    • As escort for Amber Thurman’s funeral procession

    • False alarm at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home

    • Report that individuals were cooking food in a barrel on Lincoln Boulevard.