Today's Features

  •  Mary Lowe- Jackson always knew she wanted to be a teacher.

  •  Chaundra Bland-Brooks won a T-shirt from the LaRue County Public Library. Another drawing will be held Feb. 28.

  •  This semester, New York Times columnist David Brooks is teaching a course at Yale called “Humility.”

    As part of the required reading: passages from the Bible, works from St. Augustine and German theologian Reinhold Niehbuhr — and columns by course professor David Brooks himself.

    Brooks is teaching a course on humility using his own columns.

  •  For the second year, the LaRue County Relay for Life County Committee is sponsoring a dinner to honor those in the community who count themselves as cancer survivors.

    About 100 invitations were mailed this past week to known survivors, but the actual number of survivors is unknown in the county, according to Survivor Chair Kathy Ross.

  •  The executive board of Sunrise Manor Volunteers met Feb. 5.

    The meeting was called to order by President Rita Smith. Also present were Ruth Ann Brown, LaDean Self, Peggy Edwards, Tickle Ragland, Sally Rineker and Emogene Gardner.

    Minutes were approved and treasury report was given by Edwards. Brown reported four funerals with 53 volunteers in attendance.

    The semi-annual meeting will be 6:30 p.m. April 23. The meal will be provided by Sunrise Manor.

  •  God's love is not some mere abstract concept, but it was manifested in this world through his son, Jesus Christ. John 1:14 says, “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” 

    A child once tried to quote John 3:16 from the King James Version which uses the words “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son” (John 3:16).

     The child misquoted the verse and said, “His only forgotten Son.”

  •  Taking the following savings quiz will reveal how much you understand about the realities of saving in America.

    Q. How much loose change is available for Americans to save?

    A. The U.S. Treasury says that Americans hold about $15 billion in loose change.


    Q. What is the typical amount of emergency savings that Americans need?

  •  Chelsea Logue and John Weber were married Sept. 29, 2012, at St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville.

    The bride is the daughter of Tom and Valarie French Logue. Maternal grandparents are Bradley and Maxine French of Hodgenville.

  •  Kevin Brown won a T-shirt from the LaRue County Public Library. Another drawing will be held Feb. 28.

  •  Lucas Pepper, a sophomore at Campbellsville University, plans to give up his spring break to serve on a mission trip to Guatemala.

    Pepper, who lives in Hodgenville, is part of a student-staff-faculty team traveling either to Haiti, Guatemala, Florida or New York March 4-8