Today's Features

  • Extension Expo Booth Sign Ups

    Booth reservations are now being taken for the annual Extension Expo at the LaRue County High School gym on March 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Approximately 75 local businesses and organizations are planning to participate. Call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401 for more information or to sign up for a booth space. Also, watch for more information in the Herald News or follow us on Facebook, find LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service.

    Lincoln’s Birthday 5K

  • Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • LaRue County Saddle Club

    The LaRue County Saddle Club will have their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 25 at Pizza Hut in Hodgenville.

    LaRue County Public Library

    A Beginning Knitting Class will be at 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 25 at the LaRue County Public Library. For more information or to register call 270-358-3851.

    Extension Expo Booth Sign Ups

  • Relay for Life – Hope Team

    Mission of Hope Team will be selling grey t-shirts with a great message of hope during February; $15 each in regular sizes for youth and adult; $17 for 2xl; contact Jeremy or Beth Williams at 270-358-0384

    Relay for Life – Becky’s Team

    Becky’s Team will be selling chances on a one hour massage from N Touch Massage and Salon in Elizabethtown for $5 each. For more information call Becky Thompson at 270-765-9310.

    Relay for Life – Living Strong

  • Thought for the week: Note to self, I am allowed to cry. I am allowed to scream. But, I am not allowed to give up. It will all get done somehow. Just Breathe.

    How awesome that we have two LaRue County residents that will be on the TV show Cake Wars, Sarah Anthony of Sugar Fashion Cakes and her sister Katie Roberts. The show will air on Monday, February 29 at 9 p.m. on the Food Network. I am proud to say I am friends with these two young ladies and so proud of them.

  • Last week Reverend Jerry and Rosalyn Wilkinson along with John Smith attended the Pastors’ Conference at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

    Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of Elder Joseph Payne who passed away last Wednesday. He was the pastor of Eunice Church of God in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

    Let’s keep praying for William “Teapot” Handley who isn’t feeling well.

  • Lenten Lunch

    First Baptist Church is hosting a free Lenten lunch each Thursday through March 24, 2016. Each week will feature a free lunch, Bible study, and weekly giveaways. The church is located at 730 Tonieville Road in Hodgenville. Reservations are not required but recommended. For more information call the church office at 270-358-3193.

    Movie Night at Rolling Fork Christian

  • By Dr. Paul D. Richey

    Let’s be honest for a moment. No one likes to be described as weak, feeble, or frail. Rather, people long for descriptive terms like resilient, strong, and durable. Individuals desire to believe in their own strength to conquer life and overcome obstacles. The truth is that life in Christ should be counter to this. Believers should embrace their weaknesses and trust the strength of the Lord. One should fear the threat of living independently in our limited, fleshly strength. The Psalmist writes in Psalm 20:7-8: