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  • Community Blood Drive

    The community blood drive will be noon-5 p.m. April 13 at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club. All blood types are needed and the procedure takes about an hour. Bring an I.D. card.

    Library closed

    LaRue County Public Library will be closed April 13.

    Hobby Mania

  • Congratulations to all the participants in the 4-H Poetry Contest.  Participants are to be commended for their efforts. Eighty-one poems were entered and the poems have been judged. The results are listed as follows.

    The poems were divided into two age groups for judging. Junior division participants are ages 9-13 and the senior age division includes 14-18 year olds.

    The top 11 junior poems and the top senior poem will advance to the District competition.

  • Woman’s Club

  • Tobacco growers soon will prepare greenhouses and outdoor float beds and start producing tobacco transplants. For those able to obtain contracts, higher production and input costs and lower tobacco leaf prices are among the problems faced by tobacco producers.

    Losses to disease in the float system could take an additional toll on a growers’ bottom line. Planning and preparation now can lead to better disease control and better yields of transplants in the spring.

  • Hardee’s in Hodgenville completed a week-long renovation and owner Wayne Tyree says a new product line is on the way.

    By April, Tyree’s restaurant will become one of Hardee’s first single-store operators to run a double-branded store. In addition to the full Hardee’s breakfast and dinner menus, the store will serve the Red Burrito line of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos and various taco salads.

  • Studies show that nationwide, 32 percent of children between the ages of 10 and 17 are overweight or obese. In Kentucky that number climbs to 37 percent giving us the second highest rate of childhood obesity in the United States. 

    A number of factors amplify the problem. Lack of physical activity and poor eating habits are two principal causes. 

    Here are some guidelines to help your child achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.

  • Umpires needed

    Youth girls’ softball is seeking umpires for the upcoming season. Those interested should call Regina Devers after 4 p.m. at 234-6217.

    Season passes available

    Season passes for softball and baseball are $20 students; $40 adults. See David Dawson at LaRue County High School or Melinda Rock at games for more information. Passes are good for varsity, JV and freshman home games.

    Sport schedules online

  • A volunteer can be defined as a person who voluntarily offers himself for a service or undertaking; one who performs a service willingly and without pay. That pretty much sums it up for Brian Sprowles.

    There are many die hard LaRue County Hawks basketball fans around the state but one would be hard pressed to find one any more committed than Sprowles. He is a 1992 graduate of LaRue County High School and the son of long-time and retired teachers from the LaRue County School system, Donald and Nancy Sprowles. 

  • Council to meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet 6:30 p.m. March 29 at the LaRue County Extension Service office.  Anyone with an interest in serving on the council, should contact 4-H Agent, Misty Wilmoth at 358-3401.  The meeting is open to the public.

  • Middle Creek Baptist egg hunt

    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have an egg hunt at 6 p.m. March 31 for ages through fifth grade. Bring your own Easter basket. For more information call Nina Casteel at 737-6174.

    First Baptist Church presents “The Risen Christ”

  • Middle Creek Baptist egg hunt

    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have an egg hunt at 6 p.m. March 31 for ages through fifth grade. Bring your own Easter basket. For more information call Nina Casteel at 737-6174.

    First Baptist Church presents “The Risen Christ”

  • Middle Creek Baptist egg hunt

    Middle Creek Baptist Church will have an egg hunt at 6 p.m. March 31 for ages through fifth grade. Bring your own Easter basket. For more information call Nina Casteel at 737-6174.

    First Baptist Church presents “The Risen Christ”

  • Youth softball signups

    Youth softball is having final signups 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 3 at LaRue County Parks and Recreation building. Contact Regina Devers at 234-6217 for more information.

    Umpires needed

    Youth girls’ softball is seeking umpires for the upcoming season. Those interested should call Regina Devers after 4 p.m. at 234-6217.

    Season passes

    available

  • Friends of NRA seeks donations

    Elizabethtown Friends of the NRA are seeking donations and sponsors for door prizes for its annual banquet. Proceeds will be used to support youth and shooting-related sports. The banquet is 5:30 p.m. April 16 in Pritchard Community Center, Elizabethtown. For more information, call Dr. Steve Preston at 270-307-4534 or e-mail seated liberty@windstream.com.

    Dead animal pick-up service available

  • Relay for Life silent auction

    Citizens Union Bank will have an Easter basket silent auction for Relay for Life. Basket themes include UK, dinosaur, car wash, dog bath and spa, little lady, little princess, frog and inspirational. Final bid day is 3 p.m. March 26. Baskets may be seen at Hodgenville branch, 637 S. Lincoln Blvd., or call 358-3126 for more information.

    Cabin Cookies for Relay

  • A Green County man died March 15 after a farming accident north of Summersville.

    Green County Coroner Eudell Stilts said Kenneth Hodges, 69, 7530 Hodgenville Road, was spreading fertilizer at approximately 10:45 a.m. when his clothing became caught in the tractor’s auxiliary power unit, according to the Greensburg Record-Herald.

  • Spring is a good time to check the purity of well water.

    For more information about protecting the quality of drinking water, visit www.water.ky.gov/gw/gwtech/gwdrill and order a copy of the Water Well Owner’s Guide.

  • Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily events

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville has walking, exercise Skipbo and sewing each Monday; bingo each Wednesday and Friday; and line dancing and chair massages each Thursday. For more information, call Katie Carter at 358-4235.

    NARFE to meet

  • The LaRue County Ambassadors were the recipients of the Richard Burks Award at the annual Lincoln Luncheon on Friday.

    The award honors an individual or group that promotes the Abraham Lincoln legacy and LaRue County history throughout the state.

  • Let it be known that local attorney and Lincoln historian Carl Howell is a dyed-in-the-wool deltiologist.

    Now, before you think that Howell has taken on a new religion, suffice it to say that a deltiologist is a person who collects postcards as a hobby.

    With more than 20,000 vintage postcards in his collection, including some 2,500 connected in various ways to Abraham Lincoln, Howell definitely fits the definition.