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Today's Features

  • Webster's Dictionary defines happiness as fortunate, having, displaying, or marked by pleasure or joy.

    Happiness is temporary because it is based on external circumstances.

    Would success, money, power, make you happy?  Maybe, for a short time. 

    We could have everything we wanted in this life, and still be miserable.

  • Do you ever have stress in your life? It would really be better to say “when” you have stress, problems or pain. These will come.

    Life is stressful or stress-filled. It is caused by any number of situations: health problems, raising children, financial difficulties. The list could go on and on.

  • Single Moms’ Oil Change fundraiser

    Area churches have donated desserts to be auctioned to raise funds for the upcoming Single Moms’ Oil Change in our community. The auction will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Ovesen Heights Baptist Church. Guest speakers include Arlie Hamilton, Gary Rock and Donnie Goatley.

     

    Gospel singing at Buffalo Baptist

    Buffalo Baptist Church will hold a gospel singing 6 p.m. Feb. 22. Performers are Ronnie Benningfield, Tim Shockley, Gerald Murphy and Glen Rice.

  • Money has consistently been named the number one cause of conflict in marriages. Since money problems are predictable, be proactive and get talking before you walk down the aisle. Here are ideas to get couples to start talking about money from Syble Solomon with LifeWise and www.moneyhabitudes.com.

  • Danville author Stuart W. Sanders has published “Lincoln’s Confederate ‘Little Sister:’ Emilie Todd Helm,” a long-form essay available on the Kindle and related platforms.

  • Relay for Life

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig

    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

  • School board to meet Thursday

    Monday’s school board meeting was canceled due to snow. There will be a special meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at LaRue County High School, same agenda.

     

    Extension Expo booth sign-ups

    Booth reservations are being taken for the Extension Expo to be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 21 in the LaRue County High School gym. Call the Extension office at 270-358-3401 for more information or to sign up for a booth space.

     

  • Considering that the chances of being identical twins are three in a thousand, the fact that identical twins Wilma Bradshaw and Ilma Whittaker will celebrate their 90th birthdays March 1 is even more astounding.

    “We were born on our grandparents’ (Kenneth and Genora Miller’s) farm March 1, 1925,” said Wilma. “Dr. (Leigh) Maupin came out in a horse and buggy to deliver us and stayed all day.”

    Parents Harry and Alpha Gardner celebrated having the family’s first set of twins on that cold winter Sunday. 

  • Two years ago, the future of Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc., was uncertain. The agency was experiencing significant financial difficulties, which resulted to changes in their transportation program for senior citizens and to their Head Start program in an effort to reduce expenses. At that time, Lynn Robey, executive director of Central Kentucky Community Action, spoke with government agencies in Marion and surrounding counties and asked for additional financial support in hopes of getting the agency back on its feet.

  • Aaron McDowell and his band, Blue Soul Gypsys, are set to perform at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21. McDowell, a native of Buffalo, said he’s excited to return to the area to perform.

    “It means everything [to return],” he said. “I don’t care if there are five people there. There’s nothing like people – they know they’re a part of it. I’ve been to (Los Angeles) and back playing music. But there’s nothing like doing it here.”