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  • Hodgenville Woman’s Club updates 'LaRue County’s Kitchens of Kentucky Cookbook'

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    Hodgenville Woman’s Club has updated one of its most lucrative fundraisers – the LaRue County’s Kitchens of Kentucky cookbook.

  • LaRue County inmate faces more charges

    An inmate at the LaRue County Detention Center is facing additional charges after police say he assaulted another inmate.

    Michael Ryan Yanez, 23, formerly of Glasgow, is accused of striking another inmate in the face numerous times, saying he was going to “knock him out,” according to police.

    He was charged with second-degree assault.

    Chief Deputy Jailer Rick Benningfield said the inmates were in the same cell when the altercation occurred. Jail deputies “broke it up,” he said.

  • St. James, others open doors to community

    It looked like a traditional Thanksgiving scene, as cooks flittered around the kitchen preparing green beans and mashed potatoes, and others lined up waiting to receive full plates. But despite the time-honored meal, the setting was a little less orthodox — no one was spending the holiday morning at home.

  • Animal refuge center hosts Christmas party for pets

    Sweetie the gray poodle and Lucas the white cat cordially invite you to spend time with their friends this weekend.

    Vine Grove Animal Refuge Centerhosts its annual Christmas party for the animals from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. The party is an opportunity for the public to view the facility and spend time with the animals, around 165 in all, manager Penny Edwards said.

    “It’s our biggest on-site event of the year,” she said. “We throw them their own Christmas party.”

  • Lights on: Christmas in Cecilia set for Saturday

    Whenever there’s an opportunity for friends and neighbors to gather in Cecilia, it’s always a time to embrace.

    That is one of the reasons many look forward to the long-standing Christmas in Cecilia event each year.

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  • Central Hardin cheerleaders hosting holiday bazaar, pageant

    The Central Hardin High School cheerleaders are heading to a national competition in February and hope money earned at their annual holiday bazaar helps pay for the trip.

    In its third year, the Central Hardin Holiday Bazaar is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Central Hardin High School. It includes for the first time a Miss Central Hardin Holiday Pageant, which starts at 1 p.m. Registration is at 11 a.m. at the school.

  • Godfrey recognized by pope for service

    An Elizabethtown physician has been recognized by the Vatican for his leadership in the Catholic community.

    Bill Godfrey received the Benemerenti Medal, a papal honor bestowed by Pope Francis. Godfrey, a member of St. James Catholic Church, was one of seven honorees in the Archdiocese of Louisville to receive the award this month. The award is presented to those who have shown dedication to the Catholic church. Godfrey received it in a ceremony at the Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville.

  • Rowland living a peaceful, easy feeling of life

    Richard Rowland will spend Thanksgiving Day doing what he has done on many others. He will eat some turkey, maybe some ham and potatoes, and whatever else is served around his dining room table in his eastern Hardin County home.

    And he will sit back and watch some football, including the Dallas Cowboys, a team he has followed for a long time.

    He will be with his wife, son and a dear, close friend he met one day at a restaurant, Lee Durbin.

  • Shoppers brave snow, freezing temperatures for deals

     “Crazy” and other choice words are spoken, sometimes even shouted, as shoppers and cars pass Best Buy and the tent set up outside.

    As of Tuesday night, four people already were in line to grab all Thanksgiving Day deals when the store opens at 6 p.m.

    Temika Wesley of Elizabethtown is the fourth in line and was willing to withstand freezing temperatures and snow to get “one of everything.”