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  • Citizenship Luncheon

    Care of Creation: Moral Principles will be the topic for the Faithful Citizenship Luncheon noon-1 p.m. Oct. 20 at Flaget Hall, Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, 110 N. Fifth St., Bardstown. Participants are urged to bring sandwiches; drinks will be provided. For information and to RSVP, contact Catholic Charities Nazareth Office, Sister Mary Schmuck, RSM 502-331-4545 or schmuckrsm@ scnazarethky.org

    Quilt and memories

  • Families who receive emergency food assistance will notice a change in the program Oct. 1. At that time, families needing assistance will go to a food bank designated for their ZIP code. Currently, three food banks distribute emergency food: LaRue County Community Action Agency, LaRue County Church of Christ and Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church.

  • Record books due Tuesday

  • “Sometimes you just have special friends in life and you don’t think about it, you just do it.”

    That’s how Laura Humphries of Buffalo explained why she and her husband Richard drove 800 miles to Newark, N.J., to pick up a Campbellsville woman and her two young children.

  • Several Kentucky counties have upgraded their fairgrounds facilities with grants from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Among those is a $100,000 grant that enabled the Hardin County Fair Board to buy and build new bleachers and rest room facilities.

    “They are an asset to the fair as a whole,” said Larry Jaggers, chairman of the Hardin County Fair Board. “We have added several new activities because we’ve now got the facilities to accommodate them. This has been an asset to the community as well as to us.”

  • Can you believe it? Fall is here. LaRue County farmers need to put “take soil tests” on their list of things to do this fall. It will save time next spring.

  • Blood drive

    The Hodgenville Woman’s Club, 19 Lincoln Square, will hold a blood drive noon-5 p.m. Oct. 13.  Identification is required and you must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with a signed Red Cross parental/guardian consent where state permits, must weigh at least 110 pounds and in general good health.

    Look Good/Feel Better

  • Retirees to meet

    Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will meet 11:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Stone Hearth Restaurant in Elizabethtown. Carol Walzemayer, Hardin Memorial Hospital representative, will speak about living wills.

  • The LaRue County Public Library offers programs for all ages.

    •Monday – Fantastic Friends for ages 3-5, 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

    •Tuesday – Baby Bounce at 9:30 a.m. for 0-12 months; and Primarily Fun at 3:30 p.m. for kindergarten through fifth grade.

    •Wednesday – Circle Time for ages 1-3, 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

    •Thursday – Book Chat for grades 6-8, 3:30 p.m.

    The newest program is Family Fun Night on the second Thursday of each month. The first program, a free movie night, is 5-7 p.m. Oct. 8.

  • The LaRue County Band Boosters are offering Market Day Food as a fundraiser for the band and other school organizations. Market Day can be ordered monthly and is delivered to the LCHS band room for pick up.

    Ordering can be done online at www.marketday.com with the organization being LCHS Band Boosters and the organization number 25294.

    All orders for October must be placed by 11 p.m. Oct. 8 and orders can be picked up at the high school band room 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13.

  • Charity tea and auction

    Hosparus-Hospice of Central Kentucky will host its annual Hosparus Charity Tea and Auction 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Campbellsville University. All proceeds benefit local hospice patients and their families. For tickets ($15 for adults and $5 for children), contact Lisa Sanford at 800-686-9577 or lsanford@hospices.org.

  • Beef Producers meet

    The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will meet 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the LaRue County Extension Service office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. The guest speaker will be Kenny Burdine, University of Kentucky Agriculture Extension economist. He will discuss beef marketing and beef price outlook. All interested producers are invited to attend. For more information, contact the LaRue County Extension Service at 358-3401.

    Clovers All Over

  • Victory Baptist revival

    Victory Baptist Church's  revival continues at 7 p.m. Oct. 5-7. Guest pastor is Chuck Waters.

    Ordination service

    Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church will hold ordination services at 3 p.m. Oct. 11. Candidates for deacon are Durred Garner, Ronald Dockery and Phillip Stillwell.

    Union Separate revival

    Union Separate Baptist Church will hold a fall revival beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 with Bro. Troy Arnett. For more information, call 324-3407.

    Benedictine open house

  • SATURDAY, OCT. 3

    7-9:30 a.m. – Hodgenville Woman's Club Breakfast

    8 a.m. – Flag raising on Lincoln Statue

    8:30 a.m. – Opening ceremonies

  • Doug and Sandy Poteet of Hodgenville have been turning a lot of eyes this summer as they drive through the streets of town and nearby countryside.

    Actually, they’re not causing the double takes so much as the vehicle they’re riding – an olive drab Russian military motorcycle complete with side car and red stars.

    “It’s a DNEPR (pronounced D-KNEE-PRO) Model MT 16, produced in Kiev, Ukraine, the same model used in the Indiana Jones movie with Sean Connery as his father,” said Poteet, who lives on Eugenia Avenue in Hutcherson Heights.

  • Winter squash, which includes acorn squash, butternut squash, pumpkin and other varieties, is low in fat and sodium. It is an excellent source of vitamin A and fiber. Store winter squash and pumpkins in a cool, dry place and use within one month.

  • Signups for the Conservation Stewardship Program will be accepted through Wednesday, Sept. 30. CSP is a voluntary program that encourages agricultural and forestry producers to maintain existing conservation activities and adopt additional ones on their operations.

    Unlike the Conservation Security Program under the 2002 Farm Bill, which was available only in designated watersheds, CSP is available statewide.

  • The 4-H program in Kentucky turns 100 this year.

    Since its inception in 1909, it has provided countless programs for youth. The earliest offerings were in agriculture, but more activities were added over the years including photography, communication, leadership, shooting skills and dog clubs.

    By 1939, 4-H programs existed in every county in Kentucky. Last year, 233,423 children participated in 129 different 4-H programs, projects and camps.

  • Class of 1964

    The LCHS Class of 1964 will celebrate its 45-year reunion with a meal and program 6 p.m. Oct. 2 at LaRue County Middle School cafeteria. For more information, contact Janis Warren Rogers, Beverly Russell Heady, Betty Crawford, Hazle Ragland Hinton, Mickey Miller, Ronnie Benningfield or call 358-9614.

    LCHS Class of 1999

  • The 4-H year runs Sept. 1 through Aug. 31. It’s now time for 4-H members to submit their 4-H Awards Point System Record Sheets.

    Record Sheets are simply a record of the 4-H activities or events a particular member has participated in during the past year. Points are assigned for various events, depending on the level of participation. Members then submit a record of the points they have earned, in order to be eligible for 4-H Points Awards to be presented Dec. 7 at the annual 4-H Awards Banquet.