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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Fundraiser Calendar - Feb. 22, 2012

     Barbecue luncheon

  • Chamber of Commerce gearing up for tourist season

     As the economy continues to show signs of recovery, the LaRue County Chamber and its members are looking ahead to the 2012 tourist season with great enthusiasm.

  • Cheer on!

     Kudos to our LaRue County High School Cheerleaders for going where no local squad has gone before: The National High School Cheerleading Championship. They earned the right to attend the competition and raised funds for the trip to Florida where they challenged top squads from across the nation. They took 13th. But more importantly, they’re proving that hard work, attitude and an ability to look great while doing some amazing gymnastic stunts can pay off big dividends.