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Community News

  • Lincoln Days Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah Graham

    In 2013, I was asked to be a part of Leadership Larue County. When the class started they guaranteed us that we would learn something about the town we lived in. I’ll be honest, I thought that was impossible since I was born and raised here. Ironically, I ended up learning many things I never knew, but the thing that stuck with me the most was the sense of civic duty that I felt.

  • LaRue Co. marks end of slavery at Juneteenth

    The second Juneteenth LaRue County celebration was held Friday, June 19, at the LaRue County Civic Center in Hodgenville. Juneteenth is a national celebration marking the celebration of freedom from slavery, June 19, 1865, the day the slaves of Texas learned they had been freed.

    Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore read a proclamation from Governor Steve Beshear honoring the day by declaring June 19 as National Freedom Day for Kentucky.

  • Demonstrators, vendors sought for inn’s summer crafts fair

    The Nancy Lincoln Inn will be hosting a Craft Fair on June 26-28 and July 2-6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET.) Craft vendors who wish to set up outside the inn may do so free of charge. All crafts must be hand-made in Kentucky, such as quilting, paintings, hand-woven baskets, wood crafts, and candle-making. Items for sale are subject to approval by Eastern National.

    The Nancy Lincoln Inn is also looking for individuals to do demonstrations during the Craft Fair. Weavers, wood-workers, musicians, quilters, candlemakers, and other frontier-era demonstrations are welcome.

  • Hangin’ out at hoops camp
  • Cruise-In on the Square
  • Employee of the Month
  • Rotary Guest
  • Anniversary

    Steve and Peggy Mather of Hodgenville will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this week.

    The couple was married June 27, 1975, at the Mill Creek Baptist Church in Bardstown, Ky., by the Rev. Wayne Etheridge

    The Mathers have three daughters, Elizabeth Whitlock, Frannie Mather and Sarah Farmer, all of LaRue County. 

  • 4-H Camp
  • Top Evangelical scholar to speak Aug. 6 at CU

    Bible scholar Ben Witherington, who is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland, will be the guest lecturer for the January Bible Study Preview at Campbellsville University from 1:15 p.m. until 8 p.m, Thursday, Aug. 6.. at the Hawkins Athletic Complex, 205 Tiger Way, Campbellsville.

    Registration and fellowship begin at 12:30 p.m. Dinner will be from 5:45 p.m. until 6:45 p.m.. Everyone is invited including pastors, church leaders and lay persons.