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Today's News

  • Sunrise Manor Executive Committee meets

     Sunrise Manor Executive Board members met Nov. 13.

    Rita Smith, Kathy Cooper, Ruth Ann Brown, Emogene Gardner, Ann Easton, Tickle Ragland and Peggy Edwards attended.

    Easton gave a report on the number of volunteers: 51 active and 29 sustaining. If anyone is interested in volunteering, contact Kathy Cooper at 358-3103.

    Brown reported three funerals with 39 volunteers attending.

    Ragland made a motion for Cooper to purchase Christmas gifts for Sunrise Manor and adult daycare residents.

    The next meeting is Feb. 5.

  • PHOTO: Nifty Needles

  • PHOTO: Flaget adopts families for Christmas

     Every year departments of Flaget Memorial Hospital, which is part of KentuckyOne Health, "adopt" needy families for Christmas. This year 33 hospital departments adopted 19 families. They bought gifts for 62 children. Staff members of the Flaget Immediate Care Clinic, from left, Wanda Neal, Sandy Medley, Bert Redemann, Mary Duvall and Stacey Mouser displayed some of the gifts purchased for the youngsters. The project is sponsored by the Flaget Memorial Hospital Mission Council.

  • PHOTO: First Families of Kentucky

     Sharon Veirs Williams and Beverly Heath were awarded certificates for their recent membership in "The First Families of Kentucky" organization. The presentation was made by Sharon Withers, registrar and the sponsor for membership, Susan McCrobie of Elizabethtown.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Financial aid information available at free event

     Co-sponsored by the youth service center, College Application Week held in late November at LaRue County High School helped students take a proactive step toward making the financial burden of a college degree lighter.

    The costs graduating seniors face for a college degree are staggering and climbing.

  • PHOTO: Poinsettia winner at library

     Nancy Elliott was last week's winner of a Christmas Poinsettia at the LaRue County Public Library. Just read a book, come by the library and complete a ticket and drop it in the box for a chance to win. A drawing will be held 1 p.m. each Friday during December.

  • Brittany Benningfield sings at UK game

     Brittany Benningfield sang the national anthem during opening ceremonies of the UK-Lipscomb men’s basketball game in Lexington Dec. 15.

    Benningfield, a 2003 LaRue County High School graduate, holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Campbellsville University, master’s degree in vocal performance from the University of Kentucky and is a Doctor of Musical Arts’ Vocal Performance candidate at UK. 

  • TSC supports 4-H programs

     The Kentucky 4-H Foundation is distributing more than $14,000 to 45 County 4-H Councils as part of the Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover Campaign. The TSC Paper Clover Campaign is a nationwide, in-store fundraiser that benefits 4-H programming at the local, state, and national levels. 

  • PHOTO: Judy Blair book-signing

     Judy Blair, author of "LaRue County, Kentucky – A Pictorial History," was at the LaRue County Public Library last Thursday to promote her book. 

  • Learn to sell on eBay

     Learning to sell on eBay can be profitable and fun. Whether selling handmade Kentucky crafts, antiques, collectibles and more, eBay is one of several electronic marketplaces to sell your stuff.

    Participants will learn to list items, calculate shipping charges, learn about eBay fees and more in a four-hour class offered at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The class will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 12. Cost is $49. To enroll or for more information, call 706-8702.