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Today's Features

  • Prepare to be spooked Monday night as trick-or-treaters will be out in force in both county and city.
    In LaRue County and Hodgenville, the time is 6-8 p.m.; in Upton, it’s 5-7 p.m.
    Downtown Hodgenville will be filled with little goblins, princesses and hobos for the annual Trick-or-Treat on Lincoln Square. In past years, about 1,500 people have participated.
    The City will close the square to vehicular traffic and offer extra police patrols to provide a safe evening for families, according to Mayor Terry Cruse.

  • The need for blood is constant. In fact every two seconds someone in the U.S. is in need.
    That’s why on the second Tuesday of every other month, downtown Hodgenville is lined with signs urging people to donate blood at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club.
    “It’s a simple, but life saving process,” said Volunteer Coordinator Faye Puyear “The actual giving blood part only takes eight to 10 minutes.”

  • Connie Noe of Hodgenville and the late Jerry Noe and Noreen and Marc Clemmons of Westchester, Ohio, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Tiffany Marie Higdon and David Cole Smith.

    The bride to be is a graduate of LaRue County High School.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Green County High School.

    The wedding is November 2011 in Kentucky. Formal invitations have been sent.

    Following the ceremony, the couple plans to reside in Nashville, Tenn.

  • True friendship requires loyalty during all kinds of times. 

    There is a vast difference between knowing someone well and being a true friend.  When loyalty is present a relationship is secure and solid. When it is not, we live in insecurity and fear. 

    As a loyal person we say, “It doesn't matter what happens around us or between us there is nothing that can make me turn my back on you.”

    I Corinthians 13:7 says: “Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

  • Twelve Sunrise Manor volunteers received pins for their hours of volunteer work at the group’s semi-annual meeting held at the facility off North Lincoln Boulevard Oct. 18.

    Candy Vincent presented Junior Bowen a pin for 11,000 hours; Tickle Ragland, 4,000; Emogene Gardner, 2,500; Liz Ragland 1,500; Obadiah and Rebekah Okeson, 1,000 hours each; Hazel Hodge, 600; Bob Wilson, 400; Sybil Skaggs, 300; Ronald Benningfield, 200; and Julie Kessinger and Lillian Talley, 100 hours each.

  • “We are getting a raw deal,” New Haven Mayor Bobby Johnson said during Thursday's New Haven Board of Commissioners meeting.

    Johnson was referring to the new Nelson County Library branch being built in the city. While construction is moving along, the New Haven Board of Commissioners is none to happy the Nelson County Library Board of Trustees has decided to pull a proposed sprinkler system out of the plans due to a cost overrun.

  • LaRue County High School student and performer Kenzi Lewis was the guest of Rotarian Sam Sanders, and featured presenter at last week’s Hodgenville Rotary Club Meeting. Lewis made an appearance on last season’s American Idol.

  • "One good deed deserves another." We have heard this all of our lives.