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Today's Features

  • LaRue County is home to nearly 70 churches. To many people, churches are a place to meet people, help people, and find help.

    Though some focus on helping the world in a more broad sense, many of these churches make it their mission to reach out to those in need locally. Programs like food pantries and other outreach ministries are popping up everywhere, and not just in large churches, but small ones too.

  •  From left, Terry Taylor, Gary Ray and Rotarian Alex LaRue. Taylor, a member of the Goodtime Cruisers, was the guest speaker at Thursday’s Rotary Club meeting. He was a guest of Dale Morris. 

  •  The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in July, August and September. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at 502-584-1254 to make your reservation.

  •  The Usher Board of First Baptist Church are: Grayling Smith, Dolvinia Watson (former vice president), Ella Doepp (vice president), Darrell Williams, Arneva Smith (secretary/treasurer and the oldest active member) John Smith (president) and Mary E. Smith (president emeritus). 

  • United Way’s Day of Action was June 21. This activity encourages community volunteers to give something even more valuable than their money to help others – their time. One of the projects was to spruce up the playground at Kids Crew Plus at the LaRue County Board of Education. Pictured are some of the volunteers that weeded, painted, raked, and cleaned the playground. From left are Katy McDowell, Mike Williamson, Ben Hornback, Sarah Hornback, Kyle Williamson and Allison McDowell. Not pictured are Paul Hornback and Dana Taylor.

  • Linda Funk, the executive director of Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen, was presented the Harry Lee Waterfield Humanitarian Award June 12 at the 31st annual Kentucky Public Retirees Conference in Louisville. This award is given annually to the Kentucky Public Retiree member who has been selected because of outstanding work in the community. From left, Charles Brackett, Funk, June Pugh and RoseGayle Waterfield Hardy.

  • Donald Ray Reynolds, son of Curt and Wenona Reynolds, in 1953.

  • Lt. Col. (Ret.) Garry D. Ross served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1995 in Vietnam and Desert Storm.

    He received several medals including the Distinguished Flying Cross for Heroism, Meritorious Service Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal and Joint Meritorious Unit Award.

  • Hilda Morrison Harned of Lexington and formerly of Hodgenville, will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 28, 2014.

    She was born July 28, 1924, to John William and Bessie Woodall Morrison.

    She is a registered nurse and the former administrator of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. She and her husband, Henry, now deceased, have one daughter, Donna Vela.

    The reception will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the Hodgenville Christian Church annex on Lincoln Square.

    Family and friends are invited.