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Today's Features

  • There was great rejoicing at the palace for the prince had just been born. All near the throne were excited. How could they share the news with their people?

    Elaborate suggestions were made. One even said, “We could send some messengers to tell the shepherds.” Everyone thought it was a ridiculous idea.

    And yet, this is the very way God chose to announce the birth of his son into the world. God’s ways are certainly not our ways.

  • On behalf of the Sunrise Manor volunteers, I would like to wish everyone in our community a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. This is the time of year we celebrate Jesus Christ’s birthday and look forward to happiness and joyfulness in the coming year that he will provide.

    Tim Shockley, a Sunrise Manor chaplain, is organizing a Sunrise Manor choir. The choir’s first presentation will take place Dec. 22 at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of Sunrise Manor.

  • A pair of LaRue County churches are trying to show that denomination isn’t the only thing that matters when it comes to worship.

    On Dec. 14, the congregations of Hodgenville Christian Church and Hodgenville Lighthouse Church of God of Prophecy came together for their first joint worship service. Mary Milburn, pastor at Church of God of Prophecy, said the joint service was born in part out of necessity, citing Hodgenville Christian’s baptistry.

  • Several 4-H members and volunteers were recognized at the annual 4-H awards banquet.

    The outstanding members for 2014 were named, based on points earned through 4-H activities. The Junior Division includes 4-H members who are 9-13; the Senior Division includes members who are 14-18.

    Michaela Rock was the Outstanding Senior 4-H Member Silver Level; Lexi Grimes was the Outstanding Junior Member Bronze Level.

  • Michelle Benningfield was inducted into Order of Omega on Nov. 3.

    The Order of Omega is an honor society for the top 3 percent of members of Greek organizations. Benningfield is a member of Sigma Alpha, a professional agriculture sorority.

    She is a junior at Western Kentucky University, majoring in animal science and pre-veterinary studies. 

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Joel Curle passed away last week in South Carolina. The visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home. The funeral will at 2 p.m. with burial at Buffalo Cemetery.

  • Sarah Elmore and Jonathan Elmore, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

    The bride to be is a 2007 graduate of Green County High School and 2013 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She is employed by the Department of Juvenile Justice in Elizabethtown

    She is the daughter of Martie and Carol Elmore of Greensburg.

    The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and is employed at Houchen's Industries in Munfordville.

  • Three local ladies will become members of the Captain Jacob VanMeter Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution at noon on Friday, Dec. 19, at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown. 

    The new members’ ceremony will welcome Nancy B. Raine, Betsy Tucker and Cynthia Carter of Hodgenville.

    Don and Glenda Patterson and Lorinda Jones will present a program in their series, West of the Alleghenies, “Christmas in the Colonies”.