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Today's Features

  • Is heaven a myth? Is heaven a wish or a state of mind? The Bible would say no to all these questions. But even for those who agree there is a heaven questions remain. Jesus gives us some answers to life beyond the grave in John 14:1-6.

    The disciples of Jesus were devastated to hear him say he was going to die.  They left all to follow him and for three years built their lives around him.  Now he was going to leave them. How could they continue?

  • Erika Megan LaFollette and Patrick Tyler Jaggers, both of Bowling Green, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Steve and Monica LaFollette of Knoxville, Tenn. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and a dental hygienist working with Dr. Jason Smith DMD in Munfordville.

    The prospective groom is the son of Mr. David Jaggers and Ms. Patty Jaggers of Bowling Green. He attended WKU and is employed at Leachman Buick GMC of Bowling Green.

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will present "Words that Fly and Words that Die: Acceptable Language in Diverse Communities" 7 p.m. March 9 in room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center.

    The free program will include a panel of ECTC faculty and a discussion facilitated by Mikal Forbush of The University of Louisville's Muhammad Ali Center for Peace and Justice and will provide an opportunity to learn about language as a tool to promote peace-building and healthy diverse relationships.

  • Abe and Cheryl Miller of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Piper Denise Miller.

    Piper Denise was born at 9:09 p.m. Jan. 4, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jeannie and Gary Bell of Elizabethtown and the late Tim Hines. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Lisa Miller of Brandenburg.

  •  Feb. 20-27 is Kentucky Saves Week. The recent economic situation has many people trying to save more money. In 2005, the personal savings rate had fallen to below 1 percent, indicating that many Americans were spending either all or even more than they were earning. The current personal savings rate, nearly 6 percent, shows that more Americans are saving. Savings provides many people with a feeling of financial security —  to be able to pay off debt, prepare for retirement or purchase a large ticket item such as a house or car.  

  • A preacher once said, "My people believe the gospel, but many of them don't behave the gospel."
    Admiring truth is not enough. Doctrine and duty ought to go side-by-side. Belief and behavior should never be separated. Our lives must match our profession if we are to make an impression upon a lost world in our day.
    Every great doctrine of the Bible makes a practical demand upon our lives. If we say we believe the doctrines, then we need to obey them.

  • Barren River Lake State Resort Park will host the “Chiks in the Stiks” Weekend March 18-20.

    This weekend is for women interested in learning more about the outdoors.

    There will be lessons on fishing, archery, fire building, complete with s’mores, hiking and a golf clinic with the park’s PGA Professional Carmello Benassi.

    This package is $149 ($189 for shared room) plus tax and includes a lodge room for two nights, all the activities, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning and dinner on Saturday night.  

  • Lora Priddy and Shaun Bowen announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The wedding will be 6:30 p.m. March 4, 2011, at Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Reception will follow in the church Fellowship Hall.

    No gifts requested.

    All friends and relatives invited.

  • Buddhist monk, Tsering Phuntsok, of Bir, India, will speak March 2 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The monk has also been invited to speak to several ECTC classes during his two-day visit to the community.

    His talk, entitled “Buddhist Compassion,” will be held at 7 p.m. in Room 212, the auditorium in the Regional Postsecondary Center. It is free and open to the public.