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  • What better way to learn about Kentucky history than to visit places where history was made?

    Fifth grade students from Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will observe some of that history first-hand Friday when they visit Fort Harrod and a Civil War Museum in Harrodsburg.

  • The employees of Waste Transport Service wore pink T-shirts on Oct. 21 and 25 in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Many of the employees have a relative or loved one that has been diagnosed with breast cancer.  In honor of those affected, a donation was made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.

  • 4-H Membership

  • Dairy district meetings

        American Dairy Association of Kentucky will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Cave City Convention Center. For more information, contact district director Daniel Perkins of Hodgenville or call 1-800-928-6455.

    Dead animal pickup

        For dead animal pickup, call Bluegrass Recycling at 1-888-744-1186. The cost is $87.50 and the LaRue County Conservation District will reimburse the landowner 75 percent of the cost with receipt. For more information, call the Conservation District office at 358-3132.

  • LCHS

    Site-based council meetings

         Site-based council meetings are 4:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and Dec. 8.

    Wee Time at HES

         Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln Elementary Schools will have Wee Time 9-10:30 a.m. Nov. 4 at HES. The shape is triangle, the letter is L and the color is white. Children may wear Halloween costumes. Wee Time is a free preschool program for ages 2-4. For more information, call Melissa Pearman at 358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 358-4112.  

  • Dairy district meetings

    American Dairy Association of Kentucky will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Cave City Convention Center. For more information, contact district director Daniel Perkins of Hodgenville or call 1-800-928-6455.

    Dead animal pickup

    For dead animal pickup, call Bluegrass Recycling at 1-888-744-1186. The cost is $87.50 and the LaRue County Conservation District will reimburse the landowner 75 percent of the cost with receipt. For more information, call the Conservation District office at 358-3132.

  • Wellness on Wheels at Hometown IGA

    The Hardin Memorial Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit will be at Hometown IGA 7 a.m.-noon Oct. 25. No charge for blood pressure, body mass index and blood glucose checks. Bone density test and cholesterol panel, $20 each. For more information, visit www.hmh.net.

    Deadline is Oct. 22 for businesses to sign up for Trick-or-Treat on the Square

  • Wellness on Wheels at Hometown IGA

    The Hardin Memorial Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit will be at Hometown IGA 7 a.m.-noon Oct. 25. No charge for blood pressure, body mass index and blood glucose checks. Bone density test and cholesterol panel, $20 each. For more information, visit www.hmh.net.

    Deadline is Oct. 22 for businesses to sign up for Trick-or-Treat on the Square

  • Wellness on Wheels at Hometown IGA

    The Hardin Memorial Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit will be at Hometown IGA 7 a.m.-noon Oct. 25. No charge for blood pressure, body mass index and blood glucose checks. Bone density test and cholesterol panel, $20 each. For more information, visit www.hmh.net.

    Deadline is Oct. 22 for businesses to sign up for Trick-or-Treat on the Square

  • Set-up for the fifth annual Festival of Trees is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Lincoln Museum Community Room. Participating organizations may decorate a holiday tree, wreath, garland or banner or similar item and enter it on display for silent auction. The silent auction ends 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Proceeds from the sale go to the sponsoring not-for-profit group. Individuals and businesses may also participate if proceeds from the sale are given directly to a specified charity. For more information or to register an entry, contact Celia McDonald, Hodgenville Main Street, 358-5913.

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  • More than 1,000 people filed into LaRue County High School’s gymnasium Saturday morning where students received their laptop computers as part of the initiative to place one into the hands of each of the 700-plus high school students there.

    In a brief ceremony at 10 a.m., district school Superintendent Sam Sanders, speaking to an audience of parents and students that also included several local dignitaries, noted that the laptop initiative “provides tools for LCHS students to have a competitive edge.”

  • The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Regional Quarterfinals last weekend. The band earned a Distinguished Rating and the right to move on to State Competition next Saturday.  

    The band takes the field in KMEA Semifinals at 12:45 p.m. at Meade County High School. The week will be filled with preparations for the band’s State Championship appearance.

  • The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Regional Quarterfinals last weekend. The band earned a Distinguished Rating and the right to move on to State Competition next Saturday.  

    The band takes the field in KMEA Semifinals at 12:45 p.m. at Meade County High School. The week will be filled with preparations for the band’s State Championship appearance.

  • The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Regional Quarterfinals last weekend. The band earned a Distinguished Rating and the right to move on to State Competition next Saturday.  

    The band takes the field in KMEA Semifinals at 12:45 p.m. at Meade County High School. The week will be filled with preparations for the band’s State Championship appearance.

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  • The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks traveled to St. Louis last weekend to compete in the Bands of America Super Regional.

    LaRue County was the only representative from Kentucky and it is the first time in the school’s history that the band competed in a Super Regional. 

    Forty-eight bands, from across the country, competed over two days. LaRue County delivered their best performance of the season to earn second place in their class.

  • Aaron Thomas Shawler Wheeler of the LaRue County FFA Chapter received a national award during the National FFA Convention, which was held Oct. 20-23 in Indianapolis.

    Wheeler received a plaque and a check for $500 as a national finalist and an additional $500 and plaque after being named national winner of the Wildlife Production and Management — Entre-preneurship/Placement award during a special ceremony at the national FFA convention.

    Since the age of 14, Wheeler has worked for a farm/hunt operation raising quail, pheasants and chucker birds.

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    Twenty-five civilian employees were honored by the Kentucky State Police at a ceremony held Wednesday at Holiday Inn Hurstbourne Lane in Louisville.

  • Hope Food Pantry at HUM

    Hodgenville United Methodist Church will offer a food pantry in the fellowship hall 5-6 p.m. Oct. 20. For more information, call 358-3028 or 358-9328.

    Pastor’s anniversary at First Baptist

    Oct. 23 is the pastor and first lady’s 10th anniversary at First Baptist Hodgenville. Rev. Kenny Carter will speak at 11:15 a.m.

    Gospel singing at Three Forks Bacon Creek