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Today's Features

  • Ashley Kaye Cecil of Elizabethtown, and John Casey Clark of New Haven, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joe Paul Cecil of Hodgenville and Donna Cecil of Elizabethtown. She is a graduate of LaRue County High School and Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in occupational therapy. She is employed by Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab.

  •    In the early winter of 1808, Thomas and Nancy Lincoln and their infant daughter, Sarah, moved from Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky, to Sinking Spring Farm, located about three miles south of Robert Hodgen’s Mill, also in Hardin County, present-day LaRue County since 1843.
    Thomas actually purchased the farm, then believed to contain 300 acres, on Dec. 12, 1808, from Isaac Bush for $200 cash and the assumption of a small obligation owed to Richard Mather, an earlier titleholder.

  • Entering the final week of a 10-week “Lighten Up LaRue, Biggest Loser Challenge,” participants are finding out that healthful lifestyle changes are more important to general well-being than following a specific diet’s regimen.

  • Gospel singing to benefit family
    Haskell and Annette McCubbins (The McCubbins Family gospel singers) lost their Hart County home to fire on Jan. 6. A benefit concert will be held 7 p.m. April 13 at Elizabethtown Baptist Church, 1525 N. Miles St., Elizabethtown. No admission charge. An offering will be taken; Modern Woodmen of America will match up to $2,500 of proceeds. For more information, call Bill Twyman at 270-358-0002 or 737-2750.

    Homecoming at Three Forks of Bacon Creek

  • Karaoke and dancing
    There will be karaoke and dancing 7-11 p.m. April 12 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.

    Chamber closed
    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will be closed April 10.

    FREE WORKSHOP: Internet for Beginners

  • Buffalo Fire Department: Photo session
    Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor a door-to-door fundraiser asking $25 support to buy needed Air-Packs, beginning April 10. Parish Photos of Campbellsville will offer an 8x10 family portrait certificate. Photos will be made at Buffalo Fire Station. For more information, call Chief Wendell Perkins at 766-8529.

    Mount Moriah Baptist Church: Youth Group Mission Trip Yard and Bake Sale

  • James Donnelly Crosswhite of Buffalo, Kentucky has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
    “NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel, and service projects both on campus and in the community,” said Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS Founder & Chief Executive Officer.

  • When Sally Clopton’s husband died in 2001, she suffered all the stages of grieving that a tragic loss involves, including a feeling of isolation.
    “I stayed home, didn’t want to go anywhere, and my mind mainly dealt on the loss of my husband,” she said.
    But, sometime later, on the way back to her home near Mount Sherman after visiting some family members in Brownsville, she realized something that changed the rest of her life.

  • The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with Solid Waste Management and Heartland Drug Task Force will sponsor its fifth annual Drug Take Back Day on April 13.
    Present at the event will be Jill Gray, LaRue County solid waste coordinator and a deputy from the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting, in the lower parking lot of the LaRue County Courthouse, 209 W. High St., Hodgenville.

  • The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with Solid Waste Management and Heartland Drug Task Force will sponsor its fifth annual Drug Take Back Day on April 13.
    Present at the event will be Jill Gray, LaRue County solid waste coordinator and a deputy from the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting, in the lower parking lot of the LaRue County Courthouse, 209 W. High St., Hodgenville.