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Today's Features

  • My favorite scripture apart from John 3:16 is Proverbs 3:5-7. In a world of distrust, with many not living up to their promises, Solomon tells us about the person we can trust.

  •  The executive board of the Sunrise Volunteers met Feb. 10 to discuss fundraisers and concerts.

    Also mentioned was how much the residents enjoy their new Bingo cards we provided for the sessions held twice weekly. The cards are senior friendly and very durable.

    Over the holidays, we gave T-shirts to each resident. Their names were written on the collar. Some residents have no family connections and a Christmas gift is a real blessing to them.

  •  Nolin RECC offers its members a unique program that allows them to voluntarily contribute to a special account earmarked to help worthy causes in the community. The program, Operation Round-Up, rounds up electric bills to the next highest dollar. The extra change in the form of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies goes into the ORU account. Member participation is voluntary and is open throughout the year.  

  •  The Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection held a luncheon March 9 at Stone Hearth Restaurant. About 50 women from Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Hodgenville, Vine Grove, Cecilia, and Leitchfield attended. Joni House-Webb, president of the Lincoln Trail Master Gardeners Association, spoke about container gardening.

  •  Gospel singing at Buffalo Baptist

    Buffalo Baptist Church will hold a gospel singing 6 p.m. March 22. Performers are Mark Ramsey, Ron Benningfield, Glen Rice, Tim Shockley, Amy Loyall and Terry Sandidge.

     

    Middle Creek Baptist Church Great Giveaway

    Middle Creek Baptist Church is holding its annual “Great Giveaway” 7 p.m. March 22-25. Bro. Johnny Spray will speak. Nightly giveaways including a flat screen TV on Wednesday. 

     

  •  The wonder in a child’s eyes as he hears a story for the first time.  

    An opportunity to talk about the story afterward.  

    Sharing the experience of reading and discussion with a parent in a group setting.

    This environment is part of Prime Time Family Reading Time, a six-week interactive program coming to the LaRue County Public Library starting on March 24.  

  • Boyhood Home closed
    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    Extension Expo
    The Extension Expo will be 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.

    Art Guild hosting a demonstration

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    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.

     

  • Kentucky Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer announced on social media Saturday that he plans to marry Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the unsuccessful Republican nominee for vice president in 2008.

    Meyer, a Greensburg native, posted about the engagement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    "I'm definitely the luckiest guy ... to be able to spend the rest of my life with Bristol Palin!" Meyer said on his Facebook page.

  •  Rev. William Brandon and Olivia Danielle Reed of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Alexandria Alene Reed.

    Alexandria Alene was born at 8:18 a.m. Feb. 4, 2015, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Willie and Lauralene Reed of Hodgenville; and Jeff and Denise Gillenwater of Cecilia.