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Today's News

  • Blue Soul Gypsys, featuring Magnolia man, to perform March 15

     The Blue Soul Gypsys (spelling is correct) will perform at The Historic State Theater on March 15.

  • Smells like spring in the country

     My daughter Amanda and the three granddaughters visited a couple of weeks ago.

    The sun was down, the moon was out and the stars were twinkling as she loaded Claire, Lucy and Jillian into the van. She commented on “how much brighter the stars seem in the country” as she was leaving.

    “They’re here every night,” I told her.

    As she drove toward the big city, she told the girls how much she missed the openness and the quiet of the country.

  • JUST ASK: How much did the Creek Front restrooms cost?

     How much did the restroom facility at Creek Front Park cost? Was the contract bid? What contractor was awarded the project?

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    The restroom facility was part of a matching grant program from the Department of Local Government. It cost $24,692 with the City of Hodgenville matching the grant with in-kind labor. The City acted as its own general contractor and purchased the construction materials, according to City Clerk/Treasurer MaDonna Hornback.

    Several local construction firms/workers were hired to do the work.

  • Scholarships - March 12, 2014

     County Homemaker

  • School Calendar – March 12, 2014

     ALL SCHOOLS

  • Farm News - March 12, 2014

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  • Magnolia Bank awards scholarships

    Sixteen sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships on March 1. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career. 

     “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early.  We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, Vice President at Magnolia Bank.   

  • ECTC transfer scholarship deadline is April 1

    Community college students wanting to transfer to Western Kentucky University may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance.

    The application deadline for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Transfer Scholarship is April 1 for fall admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application.

    Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. Transfer students from KCTCS institutions with an associate degree and full-time enrollment are eligible.

  • Bethlehem High School accepting award nominations

    Bethlehem High School in Bardstown is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame awards. The 2014 recipients will be honored on Aug. 9 at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet.

    Criteria

    Alumnus of the Year: This award is given annually to an alumnus, living or deceased, who has contributed to his or her community and enriched lives of those around him or her. As a graduate of BHS, his or her out-standing accomplishments bring distinction to the school and the strong foundation it fosters in young men and women.

  • COLUMN: What's going on at the Chamber of Commerce?

     What’s going on at the Chamber?

    In case you missed it, we had a great luncheon last month. Thank you to our February luncheon sponsor Bluegrass Pipeline and non-profit sponsor, United Way of Central Kentucky and sustaining sponsors Magnolia Bank, LaRue Insurance, Lincoln National Bank, Bluegrass Pipeline, LaRue County Schools, and Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. 

    Lincoln’s General Store catered a delicious lunch.