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Today's Features

  • A pair of LaRue County churches are trying to show that denomination isn’t the only thing that matters when it comes to worship.

    On Dec. 14, the congregations of Hodgenville Christian Church and Hodgenville Lighthouse Church of God of Prophecy came together for their first joint worship service. Mary Milburn, pastor at Church of God of Prophecy, said the joint service was born in part out of necessity, citing Hodgenville Christian’s baptistry.

  • Several 4-H members and volunteers were recognized at the annual 4-H awards banquet.

    The outstanding members for 2014 were named, based on points earned through 4-H activities. The Junior Division includes 4-H members who are 9-13; the Senior Division includes members who are 14-18.

    Michaela Rock was the Outstanding Senior 4-H Member Silver Level; Lexi Grimes was the Outstanding Junior Member Bronze Level.

  • Michelle Benningfield was inducted into Order of Omega on Nov. 3.

    The Order of Omega is an honor society for the top 3 percent of members of Greek organizations. Benningfield is a member of Sigma Alpha, a professional agriculture sorority.

    She is a junior at Western Kentucky University, majoring in animal science and pre-veterinary studies. 

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Joel Curle passed away last week in South Carolina. The visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home. The funeral will at 2 p.m. with burial at Buffalo Cemetery.

  • Sarah Elmore and Jonathan Elmore, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

    The bride to be is a 2007 graduate of Green County High School and 2013 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She is employed by the Department of Juvenile Justice in Elizabethtown

    She is the daughter of Martie and Carol Elmore of Greensburg.

    The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and is employed at Houchen's Industries in Munfordville.

  • Three local ladies will become members of the Captain Jacob VanMeter Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution at noon on Friday, Dec. 19, at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown. 

    The new members’ ceremony will welcome Nancy B. Raine, Betsy Tucker and Cynthia Carter of Hodgenville.

    Don and Glenda Patterson and Lorinda Jones will present a program in their series, West of the Alleghenies, “Christmas in the Colonies”.

  • Caregiving can be stressful, and these stresses can be exacerbated around the holidays as you are faced with added responsibilities and obligations.

    Whether this is your first holiday season as a caregiver or you have been providing care for years, you can do several things to make the holidays easier on you, the person you're caring for and your extended family and friends by following these recommendations:

  • South Fork Baptist Church honored one of its longtime members Sunday as he celebrates his 100th birthday.

    Madison “Mac” Mather, the church’s oldest member and deacon emeritus, received dozens of cards and a cake comprised of more than 100 Krispy Kreme donuts.

    Pastor Jonathan Carl said the cake symbolized Mather’s love of sweets. A donation of 100 Gideon Bibles symbolized his dedication to church.

    Madison’s son, Ron Mather, a Hodgenville attorney, attended the Sunday service in honor of his father. 

  • When you think of Christmas movies, one that may leap to mind is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and lovable father figure Clark Griswold, who wishes his family to have the perfect holiday. One particularly funny subplot of the film is Clark’s desire to have impressive Christmas lights, but his inability to get them to work. When Clark’s house finally lights up, it blinds his neighbors and causes a power outage.