Today's Features

  • Food pantry at LaRue County Church of Christ
    The LaRue County Church of Christ’s food pantry will give away food 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.

    First Baptist hosts community Good Friday service
    First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road, and LaRue County Ministerial Association will host a community Good Friday service at noon March 29. Lunch will follow.

  • The sign at the post office read, “Your country needs you.”
    The U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps was established by Congress on June 15, 1943 (the Bolton Act) as an emergency to provide an adequate supply of nurses at home and the military during World War II.
    Hilda Morrison Harned of Hodgenville was one of the 95,000 women to answer that call.

  • Karaoke and dancing
    There will be karaoke and dancing 7-11 p.m. March 29 – and each following Friday night – at the old square dance building, 1524 Hodgenville Road, Elizabethtown. All ages welcome. Door prizes and 50/50 drawing. No alcohol. Admission is $3 to go toward building’s rental fee. For information, call Steve and Linda Vincent at 735-5077.

    Ancestral Trails

  • Hodgenville Rotarian Katie McDowell presented LaRue County High School baseball coach Eric Allen with a check for the LaRue County Baseball Boosters for a pallet of turf conditioner for their field.

  •  The second annual Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held Thursday at First Baptist Church Hodgenville. About 90 people attended, including 40 survivors equaling nearly 420 years of cancer survival.

    The meal was blessed by David Stillwell, caregiver and husband of recent cancer survivor, Mary Jane Stillwell. Sister Rita Jerrell, a Hero of Hope, gave the group some challenging words to live by as well as sharing her personal cancer story.

  •  Have you ever wondered why there were three crosses on Calvary? Why was Jesus placed on the center cross?

    The crosses on each side of Jesus represent the choice you and I must make. The choice we make determines how we live our life on earth and where we spend eternity.

  •  Our daily lives are flooded with numbers: PIN numbers, phone numbers and various account numbers. But there are also certain health numbers that can save and extend your life.

    • Cholesterol: less than 200mg/dl.

  •  The Lincoln Museum will kick off its 25th anniversary events with LaRue County Week during spring break, April 1-7. Admission is free to any LaRue County resident. 

    Children and adults can follow Lincoln’s footsteps and participate in a scavenger hunt during their visit. Every 25th visitor will receive a small gift.  Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

    The Lincoln Museum is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 270-358-3163.

  •  Now that we are into spring, storms are a good likelihood and Kentucky Utilities Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company provide simple ways for customers to plan for severe weather. KU takes steps year-round to prepare for the effects of inclement weather and offer customers the following tips and suggestions to plan ahead and also prepare, so they can be safe during storm events: