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Today's News

  • COLUMN: February is National Children's Dental Health Month

     According to the Center for Disease Control, “tooth decay affects children in the United States more than any other chronic infectious disease.” Children with poor oral hygiene and untreated tooth decay can develop pain and infections that can cause problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning. In a 2000 U. S. Surgeon General's report it was estimated that “more than 51 million school hours are lost each year to dental-related illness.”

  • PHOTO: Ernestine Nall celebrates 80th birthday with HES students

     Ernestine Nall celebrated her 80th birthday with her friends in Tracy Tharp’s kindergarten class at Hodgenville Elementary School. She is a volunteer in the class, helping students with their reading skills and providing lessons in painting and card-making. Pictured are Damian Felker, Ernestine’s granddaughter Katherine Nall, Logan Phapheelom, Seth Strock, Harlee Wilson and Muirgheal Murray. 

  • Campbellsville University to hold fundraiser dinner theater

     Campbellsville University will host the 18th annual Baptist Campus Ministry Dinner Theater 7 p.m. Feb. 17 in Winters Dining Hall, 411 N. Columbia Ave., Campbellsville.

    The dinner theater, "Unashamed," is being hosted by Baptist Campus Ministry as a fundraiser to help support domestic and international missions. All proceeds from the dinner will benefit the missions' effort directly.

    Following the dinner, there will be testimonies from students who support BCM and who have traveled on mission trips with BCM over the recent winter break.

  • Adoption Support holds meetings for caretakers of special needs children

     Adoption Support for Kentucky Support, Salt River Trail Region, will have support and training on “Michelle P Waiver Training: A program for Special Needs Children and Adults” from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 17 at the DCBS office, 916 N. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. Refreshments and childcare will be provided.

  • Young Professionals of Hardin County to meet

     The Young Professionals of Hardin County will have a luncheon noon Feb. 15 at The Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown. Cost is $7, lunch catered by Shoney’s. Yearly dues are $40.

    The club offers networking opportunities.

    For more information, contact Leanna Milby at leannam02@hotmail.comor 270-234-4506.

  • ECTC sponsors annual poetry contest

     The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College literary publication, The Heartland Review, is hosting its annual poetry contest.

    The Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize offers $350 for first; $150 for second; and $75 for third, and publication in The Heartland Review Spring issue.

    The Heartland Review requests a tax-deductible contribution of $10 per three poems entered to support the contest and the journal. Checks or money orders must be made out to The Heartland Review.

  • ECTC sponsors annual poetry contest

     The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College literary publication, The Heartland Review, is hosting its annual poetry contest.

    The Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize offers $350 for first; $150 for second; and $75 for third, and publication in The Heartland Review Spring issue.

    The Heartland Review requests a tax-deductible contribution of $10 per three poems entered to support the contest and the journal. Checks or money orders must be made out to The Heartland Review.

  • Western Kentucky University Dean's List and President's List

     Western Kentucky University has announced the fall 2011 Dean's List and President’s List.

    Students making the Dean's List have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the President's List have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0. To be eligible for the either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

    Students who list their information as “confidential” in WKU’s TopNet are not listed.

     

    President’s List

  • Got milk? Get a scholarship

     The National Milk Mustache “got milk?” campaign, in partnership with USA TODAY, is calling for entries in the 15th annual Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Award program. The SAMMY Awards recognize 25 outstanding high school senior student athletes who represent excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership who make the most of their days by grabbing nutrient-rich milk with breakfast.

  • LaRue County Conservation District awards $1,000 scholarship

     The LaRue County Conservation District will award a $1,000 scholarship to two LaRue County High School seniors.

    Applications are available at the LaRue County High School guidance office and the LCCD office at 606A North Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville. Requests for emailed copies can be sent to michelle.ogden@ky.nacdnet.net.