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  • 4-H Calendar - Oct. 1, 2014

    Cotton candy booth

    LaRue County 4-H will have a cotton candy booth at Lincoln Days. Volunteers are needed. Call 270-358-3401 to sign up for a time.


    4-H Council

    The 4-H Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Extension office. For more information about 4-H or the 4-H Council, call 270-358-3401.


    Record Books due

    4-H Record Books are due to the Extension office by Friday, Oct. 17.

  • Passport named 19th in country

    Passport Health Plan has been named the #19 Medicaid health plan in the United States – up from #21 last year – and the top Medicaid plan ranked in Kentucky by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Passport Health Plan was the only Medicaid plan in Kentucky to be ranked in the top 100 by NCQA.

  • COLUMN: Sunrise Volunteers

    Sunrise Volunteers sponsored a gospel concert on Sept. 21 at the Hodgenville Civic Center. All proceeds benefit Sunrise Manor residents.

    Local talent included The Brotherhood, Jeff Johnson, Brighter Day, Patrick Banks, Young at Heart, Bob Cooper and Tim Shockley. The music was superb and everyone had a good time.

    Residents asked me to thank the Sunrise Volunteers and performers for their concern and caring for them.

    Also many residents asked me to thank LaRue Countians for supporting their fundraising events in the past.

  • Hosparus offers free grief support groups

    Hosparus facilitates free Loss of Someone Special Support Groups (LOSS) in Campbellsville and Elizabethtown:

    • Campbellsville – grieving adults

    5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2

    Hosparus Green River

    295 Campbellsville Bypass, Suite 5

    • Elizabethtown – loss of a partner or spouse

    3-4:30 p.m., Oct. 6 and 20; Nov. 3 and 17; and Dec. 1 and 15

    Hosparus Central Kentucky

    105 Diecks Dr.

  • No signs allowed on state right-of-way

    Yard sales, political signs and other advertising signage are often set up in dangerous locations with disregard for sight distance, parking conditions and right-of-way infringement.

    Regarding yard sales –

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  • Thompson is Employee of Month at Nationwide

    June Thompson has been selected as the August Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since December 1998 and is under the supervision of Sandy Wheeler in the shipping department.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • DAV mobile unit announces schedule

    So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they have earned. There is so much to know ... and so many changes from one year to the next. That is why the nonprofit DAV (Disabled American Veterans) offers help.

    The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to personally provide the best counseling and claim filing assistance available. 

    Like all DAV services, help from the Mobile Service Office is free to all veterans and members of their families. All times are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Bookmobile Schedule - October 2014

     Oct. 1 – West Point Bank, Maxine Road, Mill Road, New Jackson Highway

    Oct. 2 - Laugh & Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L&N, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road, Dana Drive

    Oct. 6 - First Friends, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road

    Oct. 7 - Rose Circle, Miami Court, Cox Lane, Landmark Drive, Polley Avenue, Dana Drive

    Oct. 20 - Bullfrogs & Butterflies, Learning Tree, Hodgenville Elementary School

  • COLUMN: Three words for our Christian lives

     Three words cover the Christian life from beginning to end – salvation, separation and sanctification. When a person is saved the Christian life begins.  God wants to set the new Christian apart for his service. Finally, our Christian experience ends in heaven.