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Community News

  • Community Calendar July 29, 2015

    Free program on computer questions

    LaRue County Public Library will have a free program on Computer Questions at 5:30 p.m., July 30. Please write down two questions about computers that you want answered. Call 270-358-3851 to register.

    Back to School Supply Closet

    A back-to-school supply closet will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 1 at the LaRue County Extension Office for LaRue County students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Bring a supply list and the names of each student’s teachers. For more information, call 270-401-9224.

  • Hodgenville News July 29, 2015

    Thought for the week: One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

    Out and about in Hodgenville: Congratulations to Jimmy and Janis Rogers on their 50th wedding anniversary.

    On July 25, I spent the day with good friend Daphne Hatcher in Campbellsville; we ate out at Creek Side. Happened to run into friends Mike and Jean Judd, and it was so great to see them. I talked to Carrie Kidd over the weekend, who told me her brother, Eugene DeSpain of Gray, Tenn., had died on July 17.

  • Community News July 29, 2015

    Saturday afternoon at Sunrise Manor, the Rev. George Nelson and Pleasant Run Baptist Church was the guest.

    Everyone really enjoyed the songs of praise and the inspiring words from the Rev. Nelson. The Rev. James Barleston, retired, visited First Baptist Church on Sunday with his wife and daughter. He recently retired as pastor of Maple Street Baptist Church, Somerset, and is former moderator of the South District and Auxiliaries.

  • Laundry-detergent packets pose poison threat to young, old

    Although single-load laundry detergent packets have been on the market since 2012, children and even some senior citizens continue to be exposed to and poisoned by them.

    Poison centers have received so many calls that the American Association of Poison Control Centers continues to warn about them, even after issuing its first warning three years ago.

  • Visiting young Abe
  • Bullfrogs and Butterflies
  • Canning, crafts and history

    From canning on a wood stove in the Homemakers club to cooking with a microwave oven, Nancy Raine has experienced many changes in her lifetime. Her love of history, diligence and generosity have lead to a wealth of valuable resources for those seeking to research family history in LaRue County.

    Raine was born and raised on a farm on Stiles Ford Road; her parents were George Welby Bell and Mary Elizabeth Bell.

    When she reached school age she attended a one-room schoolhouse.

  • Ladies Hawaiian Feast Performers
  • Just cruisin' in
  • Visitors to Kentucky's national park can earn patch

    SPECIAL TO THE LARUE COUNTY HERALD NEWS

    Visitors to all five national parks in Kentucky can earn a special free commemorative patch in recognition of the National Park Service 2016 centennial.

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park says participants have to visit all five parks by April 2017 and participate in at least one activity at each park.