Today's Features

  •  Egg hunt at South Fork

  •  A few months ago, 11-year-old Ashley Long designed a T-shirt for a cancer awareness campaign.

  •  The LaRue County Church of Christ’s food pantry will give away food 9:30 a.m. to noon March 22 and 6-7 p.m. March 27 to those who qualify. The church is located on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville.

    For more information, call 358-9812.

  •  RELAY FOR LIFE: Bake sale

    The Circle of Friends team will have a bake sale beginning at 9 a.m. March 20 at IGA.


    Amish dinner benefits twins’ family

    D&D Grocery will host an Amish dinner 6 p.m. March 22 at Pritchard Community Center. Proceeds will benefit an Amish family who had twin boys with a three-month hospital stay. For more information, call 270-737-2300 or 528-1333.


    Bluegrass Festival in Upton

  •  Free books at library

    The LaRue County Public Library has a wall of free books and VHS tapes. All items are free but a donation is appreciated. Bring a box or bags to carry items.


    Guthrie announces office hours in LaRue

    Congressman Brett Guthrie's staff will hold office hours 10-11 a.m. March 20 at the LaRue County Courthouse in the small courtroom, 209 West High St., Hodgenville. Guthrie’s staff will be available for all questions – policy or constituent services.

  •  The LaRue County High School Class of 1983 is planning a 30-year class reunion. If you graduated from LCHS in 1983, contact Dawn Williams Conner at conner7@windstream.net or 270-358-8057. A date for the reunion will be announced soon.

  •  Many households experienced a 2 percent decline in take-home pay in January as the employee portion of Social Security taxes returned to 2010 levels. Combined with fluctuating prices for different goods and services, this reduction in take-home pay might have you feeling more stretched at the end of the month than usual. Spending plans are a key tool to help families balance their income and expenses on a monthly basis.

  •  Dr. C. Everett Koop, former surgeon general under President Ronald Reagan, died recently. The president of the National Christian Medical and Dental Association paid tribute to Dr. Koop’s Christian life and ministry in a newsletter to fellow physicians. 

    In his article he quoted a poem that meant much in Dr. Koop’s life:

  •  In the time we are living, many of us are choked by anxieties.

    Our lives are characterized by feelings of uneasiness, apprehension, dread, concern, tension, restlessness and worry. Our brains record specific memories and emotions that are stored and can be replayed today in as vivid a form as when they occurred. We are reacting not only to the current day stresses, but also to the repressed emotions of childhood. 

  •  The Lincoln Trail Young Democrats were awarded chapter of the year at the state convention. The areas covered are LaRue, Hardin and Hart. From left, Liles Taylor, KYD; Michael Wilson, LTYD president, vice president programming KYD; Sierra Enlow, vice president LTYD; and David Williams, secretary, LTYD.