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Today's Features

  • All sugars, whether naturally occurring or added, affect the body similarly. Nutrition experts focus on reducing added sugars, such as in soft drinks or candy, because they don’t come with additional nutrients.

    Fruits contain a lot of sugar, but they also deliver fiber, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. Americans average 475 calories a day from added sugars, or 123 grams, which is the equivalent of 30 teaspoons of sugar.

  • Thought for the week: No matter how far you’ve gone down the wrong road, you can always turn around.

  • Alice Lee Thomas and Mary E. Smith attended church services Sunday morning at First Baptist Church and Reverend Wilkinson recognized them. They are residents at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home and everyone was glad to see them.

    Congratulations to Reverend Aaron Moss, Sr. who is returning as pastor at Lane Lincoln CME Church.

    The Lady Legion of the Hodgenville American Legion will be having a fish fry from 6 to 8 p.m. every Friday evening at the American Legion. Also, they will be having a yard sale starting at 8:00 a.m. All donations are welcomed.

  • By CHRISTA LEVEE

    LaRue County Chamber of Commerce

    I can almost taste the funnel cakes, hear the music, smell the livestock and I am ready to experience all the fun We are recruiting volunteers who will represent and promote Hodgenville/ LaRue County at our booth during the Pride of the Counties at the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 20-30.

  • Oak Hill Baptist VBS

    Oak Hill will have VBS from 6-9 p.m. through July 23. A meal will be provided each evening. The theme will be “Journey off the Map”. For more information or transportation needs, contact Renee Peace, 270-268-6218.

    Corinth Baptist

    Corinth Baptist Church will have VBS from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through July 24. Commencement on Friday, July 24. For more information, contact Libby Grimes, 270-325-3589.

    Round Top Baptist Church

  • LaRue County Church of Christ

    The LaRue County Church of Christ Food Pantry will give food to those who qualify, 6-7 p.m. every fourth Wednesday and 9 a.m. to noon every fourth Friday. For information, call 270-358-9812 or 270-358-9220.

    Levelwoods United Methodist Church

    Levelwoods United Methodist Church will have its annual homecoming at 11 a.m. July 26. There will be lunch following the service.

    Buffalo Baptist Church Gospel Sing

  • By NANCY KENNEDY

    A few weeks ago, a caller to our Sound-Off line opened up a can of worms by saying he or she has visited many churches and has concluded that the people who want to pay attention to the sermon sit up front while the people who want to gossip and talk about people sit in the back two rows.

    The caller asked, “Is that a tradition? It seems like every place I go and talk to people it’s the same problem everywhere.”

  • Is it just me or do you feel like the world wants to get rid of God?  Many people don’t believe in God, don’t care about God, and don’t want to hear about God, Christ or the Bible. The world in which we live can be pretty tough. Because the world is unbelieving in Christ, its behavior can be wild and sinful.

  • Samantha Perkins shoots through the obstacle course at the Summer Reading Block Party. LaRue County Public Library had several games and inflatables for children at their Summer Reading Block Party.