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  • DuPlessis speaks at Lincoln Trail Chapter of Public Retirees

    The Lincoln Trail Chapter of Kentucky Public Retirees met at Golden Corral on Monday, August 10. State Representative Jim DuPlessis was the keynote speaker at the event. 

    The Lincoln Trail Chapter meets the second Monday of each month at Golden Corral in Elizabethtown at 11:30 a.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 14. The speaker will be State Representative Terry Mills. Mills is the representative for Green, Marion and LaRue Counties.

  • Miss and Mr. LaRue County Fair
  • Community Calender

    LaRue County Public Library

    LaRue County Public Library will have a free class on Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables. This will be on August 27 at 5 p.m. Call 270-358-6216 for more information.

    LaRue County Saddle Club

    The LaRue County Saddle Club will have their monthly meeting on Thursday, August 27 at 7 p.m. at the arena in Hodgenville.

    Mobile Mammogram Unit

  • Cooking Corner

    Caramel Apple Cobbler

    1 box yellow cake mix


    2 cans apple pie filling


    1 jar caramel


    1 stick butter

    Butter 10x13 pan

    Pour apple filling into pan.

    Sprinkle dry cake mix over filling

    Drizzle with caramel

    Pour melted butter on top

    Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes

  • Rotary Guest - August 26, 2015
  • Reunion calendar - August 26, 2015

    LCHS Class of 2000 15 year Reunion

    The LaRue County High School Class of 2000 will be having their 15 year class reunion, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, August 29. The reunion will be held at Sportman’s Lake in Hodgenville. $15 per person day of event. FMI contact Krystal Riggs Williams at (270) 766-7396 or email riggs2williams@yahoo.com

    LCHS 1975 class reunion

  • Birthday - August 26, 2015
  • Justice and Sayre speak to chamber of commerce

    The monthly luncheon of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce was held August 19, and featured Bill Justice, Superintendent of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park, and Jim Sayre, a 33 year veteran Lincoln look-a-like. The theme was “Lunch with Lincoln” and the focus was on Volunteerism. The next luncheon will be noon, September 16 in the Community Room in downtown, and the public is invited to attend. For more information contact the Chamber at 270-358-3411.

  • Magnolia Bank earns 5 stars

    Magnolia Bank recently earned BauerFInancial Inc’s highest (5 star) rating for strength and stability. Achievement of the 5-star rating puts Magnolia Bank in an elite category as one of the strongest banks in the nation.

    BauerFInancial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm, has been evaluating and rating banks since 1983. Earning a 5-star Superior rating means Magnolia Bank excels in areas of capital, loan quality, profitability and more. Magnolia Bank has earned Bauer’s recommended rating for the most recent 103 consecutive quarters.

  • Overdose awareness event coming to Hodgenville

    An event for international overdose awareness will be held at 6 p.m. on August 31 in Hodgenville at Creekfront Park at 6 p.m.

    According to event coordinator Vicki Dawley, every year we lose thousands of people from drug overdose. She said some survive but suffer a permanent injury, with devastating impact to their families and friends.

    “Larue County is not immune. You may have seen it, it has happened to people around you,” Dawley said. “Tomorrow, it could happen to someone you love. This is not an invisible issue.”