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Today's Features

  • Fall recycling event

    Fall Recycling Day will be 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 18 at the LaRue County Maintenance Garage across from LaRue County High School. Any metal items, computer parts, cell phones, electronics, motor vehicles or equipment batteries will be accepted. There is a charge for tire disposal. For more information, call Jill Gray at 270-234-6619.

     

    Wellness on Wheels

  • More than 375 booths will welcome thousands of visitors Saturday at the annual Glendale Crossing Festival, according to Sheree Vance, festival chairwoman.

    The day will begin with the parade at 10 a.m. Those interested in participating in the parade are asked to be at the field at East Hardin Middle School before 9:30 a.m. Horses, four wheelers and throwing candy are not permitted.

    This year’s grand marshal is the family of Jonathan French, who died in the line of duty as a member of the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department in August.

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Glenn Wilkinson passed away Thursday at Ephraim McDowell Hospital, Danville. He’s the father of Rev. Jerry Wilkinson.

    Rev. Jeff Yucom, the associate minister of First Baptist Springfield was the guest speaker at First Baptist. Newly-appointed Bishop Marvin Thomas and Presiding Elder Roy Reid visited Lane Lincoln last Wednesday to meet the members of the church.

  • The Hardin County Playhouse is staging a production of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird this weekend, 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday.

    Two Hodgenville residents have roles in the show, with Gordon Thomas portraying Reverend Sykes and Mitch Curry as Mr. Cunningham.

    General admission tickets are $18.

    For more information and to purchase tickets, call 270-351-0577. 

  • Haycraft

    The Haycraft family reunion is Oct. 18 at the Brown-Pusey House, Elizabethtown. Registration and tour of the Hardin County History Museum is at noon. Kids Corner (fun and games). Bring a dish. Potluck at 4 p.m. Auction at 7 p.m. Bring family photos, memorabilia and souvenirs.

    LCHS Class of 1999

    The LaRue County High School Class of 1999 will hold its 15th reunion 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 18 at Sportmans Lake in Hodgenville. For more information, contact Jim Shaw at 502-664-0550 or jqsllc@yahoo.com.

    Kennedy, LaFollette

  • A team of Kentucky Baptists brought healing and hope to hundreds of people in the Philippines still recovering from Typhoon Pablo, a devastating storm that struck the island nation two years ago.

    The six-member team, including members of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Boston, provided medical exams and treatment to nearly 900 people in the Philippines between Aug. 24 and Sept. 2. They also held worship services and led two pastors’ conferences.

    Rolling Fork pastor Bruce Nichols said much work remains for those trying to rebuild.

  • It is always there. It lurks just around the corner. We are never free of it. Temptation is our constant companion stalking us like a lion its prey.

    Temptation is always a potential danger. God in his word helps us understand the temptations we will face and helps us gain victory over them.

  • n the early 1970s, an English voice actor, writer, and theatre performer, named Richard O’Brien, had a bold idea for a humorous tribute to the science fiction and B horror movies of the late 1940s through early 1970s. He envisioned a musical, which tells the story of a newly engaged couple who get caught in a thunderstorm, and come to a castle which happens to be the home of a mad transvestite scientist unveiling his new creation, a muscle man named Rocky Horror.