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Today's Features

  • Cassandra Matthews, the daughter of Henry and Jane Matthews of Buffalo, has never lived a “normal” life.

    Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at age 3, Matthews has gone through a constant battle with medicines, diet restrictions and numerous hospital visits.

    “There have always been certain things that I cannot eat. I couldn’t have lettuce, up until three years ago, or anything with peanuts,” Matthews said.

    “I had my first peanut butter sandwich with Sun Butter in May. I was ecstatic.”

  • Adult Summer Reading Program
    The LaRue County Public Library is hosting an Adult Summer Reading Program with weekly drawings for gifts. Stop by the library to complete a ticket for books that have been read. Drawings will be held each Wednesday in July with a grand prize drawing on July 25. For more information, call Tracey Williams at 358-3851.

    Art displayed by Sunrise residents

  • Sunrise Manor yard sale and backpack program
    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, 717 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.-noon Friday, July 26, to raise funds for the resident vacation program. Volunteers are collecting school supplies and backpacks for children at Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln Elementary Schools.

    Ice cream supper at Stovall UMC

  • LaRue Baptist Church will host its third annual “Biker Sunday” Aug. 4.

    The event has draw about 100 motorcycles each year, said Judy Bottoms, who, in the past, has organized the event with her dad, Charles Allen.

    This year, Biker Sunday is dedicated in memory of Allen, who passed away in May at the age of 73. Allen was a truck driver and became ill while on an out-of-state run. He also was a U.S. Army veteran.

    “This year will really be hard on me,” said Bottoms.

  • Church of Christ food distribution
    The LaRue County Church of Christ will distribute food 6-7 p.m. July 24, and 9:30 a.m.-noon July 26. For more information, call 358-9812.
     
    Homecoming at Levelwoods
    Levelwoods United Methodist Church is having a homecoming 11 a.m. July 28. Lunch will follow the service and Bluegrass gospel will be performed in the afternoon.

    Service times change at Hodgenville Christian

  • Loneliness is no respecter of persons. People may turn to drink, lose their sanity, and commit suicide because of the despair of loneliness. How many lonely people there are today!

    God did not create man to live in miserable inner loneliness. Jesus came to restore fellowship between man and God, and to take away human loneliness. Jesus Christ will take away loneliness from your soul. He will be your companion and friend.

  • The answer to a richer, fuller life is in Jesus. This kind of life comes about as a result of a continual relationship with him through commitment, surrender and obedience.

    Paul mentions three simple acts in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 that will promote a fuller life. First, Paul says, “Be joyful always.” This joy must be found in the Lord.

    Some seek their joy in toys, trinkets and treasures of this life, but these are temporary and do not last. True joy comes from our relationship with the Lord.