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Today's Features

  • Congratulations to Michaela Rock ($500), far left, Sara Duvall ($250), middle, and Benjamin Locke ($250). They are recipients of the 2015 Stanley Hager 4-H Scholarship. Joy Decker, LaRue County 4-H Council president, presented the students with the scholarships.

  • Sixty-seven campers and 12 teen and adult leaders spent four days from June 16-19 at Lake Cumberland enjoying activities such as: swimming, boating, archery, rifle, arts and crafts, recreation, high ropes and low ropes.

  • The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch Summer camping program is now open for their 40th consecutive year. The camp runs throughout June and July, serving both boys and girls, alternately throughout the camp season.

    The Boys and Girls Ranch is a non-profit organization, serving Kentucky’s youth through a summer camping program designed to build their self-esteem, while teaching them respect for themselves, others and law enforcement professionals.

  • Fundraisers at Sunrise Manor

    Sunrise Manor is holding several fundraisers to raise money to send to elders on a trip to Walt Disney World. All proceeds go toward the trip. The fundraisers are:

    July 10, Car Wash

    July 16, Loaded Nacho’s or French Fries

    (we deliver)

    July 17, Community Bingo at the Sunrise Manor Therapy Gym

    July 20-24, Silent Auction in the front lobby of Sunrise Manor

    July 21, Bake Sale located in the Sunrise Manor front lobby.  

  • The Elmore Family Reunion will be held on July 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the new Greensburg Fire House in Greensburg. The reunion includes descendants of William and Hester Elmore as well as descendants of Peter and Elizabeth Elmore.

    There will be a buffet lunch with chicken provided. Bring a side dish and all other items will be provided. Also, bring your old photos and family stories.

    For more information contact Pat Elmore at 217-482-5631 or email butternut@casscomm.com.  

  • Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • I don’t know about you, but I hate being lied to.

    A few weeks ago we drove to Tampa, which is about 70 miles from where we live. That same day, we needed to go to Port Charlotte, which is south of Tampa.

    How far south, you ask?

    Well, according to the “distance between two cities” online calculator I used, Port Charlotte is 70 miles south of Tampa.

    Except the calculator lied.

    We drove and drove and drove and about 110 miles later got to Port Charlotte.

    I hate being lied to.

  • Hodgenville United Methodist

    Vacation Bible School, themed Underdogs, is 5:15-8:30 p.m. through July 2 for ages 3-12 at Hodgenville United Methodist Church, 825 Tonieville Rd. There will be a light meal at 5:15 p.m. For information, call 270-358-3028.

    Freedom Way

    Have S’more fun at VBS at Freedom Way. VBS will be held 6 p.m to 9:00 p.m., July 6-10. Meal will be provided every night. The church is located at 1190 Tabb Rd., Cecilia, KY. For more information, call 270-401-3704.

    South Fork Baptist Church

  • As America celebrates another birthday, some things are very evident.  America has enjoyed the many blessings of God.  We have become the world’s greatest economic, political and cultural power evidenced by an unparalleled stand of living.

     But will America continue to enjoy these blessings?  Proverbs 14:34 says, “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.”  Does this verse forecast what lies ahead for America?

  • South Fork Baptist Church

    You are invited to attend our Community 4th of July celebration being held at Sportsman’s Lake Sunday, July5 at 6 p.m. for cook-out. Fireworks will begin at dusk.

    Hodgenville City Hall

    City hall will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. Only critical services available.

    Also closed Monday July 6 for Administrative Upkeep/Training. Maintenance services available on emergency basis.

    Nancy Lincoln Inn Craft Fair