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Letters

  • LETTER: Live arts coming to Hodgenville

     I like saying, “Once in a Blue Moon.” It seems funny to say. The term refers to certain long or extra day months that offer two full moons within the same one-month cycle and we recently experienced one.

    We are about to experience something equally as rare: live stage arts entertainment. On Oct. 26, 27 and 28, Campbellsville University Theatre Department will perform “Hairspray: Broadway’s Big Fat Musical Comedy Hit.” This performance will occur at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

  • LETTER: Class of 1972 students sought

      The LaRue County High School Class of ’72 would like to recognize the efforts of Steve Hornback to organize and host the 40th reunion on Oct. 6.

    A special thanks to him and to everyone who attended. We are still looking for information on classmates who did not attend the reunion. Please get in touch with me at jhornback@charter.net to provide your contact information for a class roster that we hope to distribute in a few weeks. 

  • LETTER: Project Graduation

     Project Graduation is a nationally recognized alcohol and drug-free party designed to give high school graduates a safe alternative to celebrating their special night. Statistics have shown that students celebrating on the evening of graduation can experience one of the most dangerous nights of their young lives. Each year, following their graduation ceremony LaRue County  High School students have the opportunity to attend a Project Graduation event at our school until 5 the next morning.

  • LETTER: Praises for Renaissance Recycling

     I love the great work Jill Gray and her helpers at the Renaissance Recycling Center are doing for our community and the earth. Jill definitely has a wonderful vision for recycling and saving money. Every time I take my recycling and engage with the LaRue County Detention Center inmates, I see an even greater vision that Jill is creating.

  • LETTER: Thanks to community support of Woman's Club breakfasts

     The Hodgenville Woman’s Club thanks all the community support and attendance given to our annual Lincoln Days meal fundraisers. We appreciate everyone who helps our club with these events.

    Special thanks to Eudell Stearman, Charlie Wheeler, B.J. Clark, Elizabeth Kinslow, Alison LaRue, Susie Litteral, Jason Lamb, Rob Barnhill, Alex LaRue and Hodgenville Rotary Club for their ongoing help.

    The club uses the funds raised to maintain our historic clubhouse on the downtown square and offer a local college scholarship.

    Theresa Howard

  • LETTER: 'Basket Full of LaRue' a hit at Lincoln Days

     Basket Full of LaRue County a hit at Lincoln Days

  • LETTER: Assistance available for voters

     Have you had any trouble exercising your right to vote? Does your area offer any special help for wheelchair users? 

    If you have, check out pvamag.com or pvamag.com/go/facebook.

    For more information about accessible voting, visit the Federal Voting Assistance program at www.fvap.gov or the U.S. Election Assistance Commission at eac.gov.

    Stanley Goodin

    Hodgenville

  • LETTER: Schools are a diamond in the rough

     LaRue County Schools were named one of four “Diamond in the Rough” district in Kentucky.

    Congratulations to Superintendent Sam Sanders, staff, teachers and LaRue County School Board for providing excellent student performance with highly efficient and frugal spending per student.

    The District strives to get better each day. How fortunate we citizens of LaRue County are to have leaders who are not only smart and capable but they are dedicated and compassionate about the success of each of our students.

  • LETTER: Officer's death wasn't thankless

     The death of Officer Mark Taulbee has been an eye-opener for this community. We always think of a tragedy happening to someone else.

    I am so proud of this community for coming together to show their respect and compassion for this family and his fellow officers. The outpouring of your presence and acts of kindness were overwhelming.

    Being a wife and mother of those in law enforcement made me realize maybe their job isn’t thankless. But why do we wait until a tragedy happens to say thank you or I appreciate your service?

  • LETTER: What's up with the buyer's premium?

     This past weekend I picked up a LaRue County Herald News as well as a Park City Daily News. My interest was to see what auctions were coming up.

    I found it interesting that the buyers in the LaRue County area were all being charged a straight 10 percent buyer’s premium on both real estate and personal property purchases at auction.