Today's Features

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    The First Baptist Missionary Society met at the Embassy Suite, Lexington, on Saturday.

    R.B. Smith was admitted to University of Kentucky Care Center, Lexington, last Tuesday. He’s slowly improving, but has a long way to go. Rennie Powell remains a patient at Jewish Hospital, Louisville.

    Marsha Handley, formerly of Hodgenville passed away last Saturday in Louisville. No funeral arrangements have been made at this time.

  • Trunk-or-treat at First Baptist Church

    First Baptist Church, 730 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville, will have trunk-or-treat 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Chili supper follows 6-7 p.m.


    Trunk-or-treat at Buffalo Baptist Church

  • Union Civil War Fort Duffield will commemorate the beginning of its construction on Nov. 2, 2014. The earthen fortification is located in West Point in northern Hardin County.

    On Sept. 4, 1861, Confederate soldiers, under the command of General Leonidas Polk, occupied Columbus, Kentucky. This action effectively ended Kentucky's neutrality. Two days later U. S. Grant's Federal soldiers took Paducah. The actions of Grant and Polk brought the Civil War into the Commonwealth. 

  •  Santa’s Helpers Toy Drive

    Santa’s Helpers are collecting new and used toys and batteries for the 48th annual Santa Run on Dec. 24. Donations are accepted at Santa’s Workshop, 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville – or a volunteer will pick up the items. For more information or to volunteer, call Ann “Snookie” Morrison at 270-234-3313.


    FREE CLASS: Candy dipping

  • Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Jochim and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tucker are proud to announce the marriage of their children, Amber Jochim and Drew Tucker.

    They will be married on Nov. 1, 2014, at St. Peters United Church of Christ in Lamar, Indiana.

    There will be a reception in their honor 6-8 p.m. Nov. 15, 2014, at First Baptist Church Fellowship Center, 730 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • On Nov. 18, 2000, First Baptist Hodgenville began a new era by selecting Rev. Jerry Wilkinson as pastor. He replaced the late Pastor Emeritus, Rev. Donohue Price who had retired due to bad health after being with the church 43 years. Rev. Wilkinson preached his first sermon as pastor on the second Sunday morning in December 2000.

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Alice Lee Thomas is in Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. She’s doing very well. R.B. Smith was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital. He’s improving. Rennie Powell is in Jewish Hospital, Louisville. She and her family desire your prayers.

  • The annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square, sponsored by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, The LaRue County Herald News and the City of Hodgenville, will begin with a costume contest for the kids on Friday. Registration is at 4:30 p.m. and the contest will begin promptly at 5 p.m. There is a fee to enter.

    The contest has been moved to the lower parking lot beside Hodgenville City Hall off Lincoln Square.

    Trick-or-Treat in the city, county and on the square is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. Officials urge motorists to use extra caution during the event.