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Today's Features

  • Do any of these food situations apply to you? Check all that apply from the past week:

    ___ eat out of a chip bag while watching TV

    ___ finish child’s or spouse’s meal when they have leftovers

    ___ cook and taste test

    ___ eat leftovers while putting food away

    ___ eat samples from the grocery store while shopping

    ___ imbibe in snacks in stores or vending machines

    ___ drink a can of soda

    ___ sports beverages or energy bars

    ___ work colleague who has candy bowl

    ___ whole box of cookies disappears

  • In 2009, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report estimating the annual expenses associated with raising children in two-parent and single-parent households. On average, households in the lowest income group spent 25 percent of their before-tax income on a child; those in the middle-income group, 16 percent; and those in the highest group, 12 percent.

    Total family expenditures on a child (for a total of 18 years), by single-parent and two-parent households:

    • $149,760 for single parent households

    • $160,410 for two-parent households

  • The temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God and from his power, and no one was able to enter the temple till the seven plagues of the seven angels were completed. Revelation 15:1-8

    Prelude to the bowl judgments: The tabernacle of testimony is literally “the tent of witness.” It’s the exact word describing the ancient tabernacle in the Greek text of Exodus 40:34-35.

  • Buffalo Church of Nazarene holds Friendship Sunday

    Buffalo Church of Nazarene will hold Friendship Sunday and celebrate Wesley Phillips 100th birthday 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5. The Grimes Family will perform and a potluck dinner will follow the celebration. For more information, contact Pastor Mitch Hedge at 270-491-0018.

    Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection

  • References for this column include Revelation 14:1-5, The Lamb and the 144,000; and Revelation 14:6-13; The proclamation of three angels.

    The first angel flies about the earth preaching the gospel to all men during the last three and a half years of this age. The same preaching we now hear except he will be able to announce the hour of God’s judgment. We can only announce it is coming.

    The second angel will fly in the heavens announcing the fall of literal Babylon, which will be destroyed under the seventh vial.

  • Shooting Sports

    4-H Shooting Sports meeting and practice will be held 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at the New Haven Gun Club. Practices are held on the first and third Thursdays of each month with the meeting held on the first Thursday before practice. For more information or to join, contact the Extension Service at 270-358-3401.

  • Magnolia Elementary School may be sold in upcoming months – but the old millstone that adorned the grounds for decades won’t be a selling point.

    MES has not been used for classes since it consolidated with Buffalo Elementary School four years ago to form Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The millstone stayed behind, under a Magnolia tree near the playground.

  • County Clerk announces hours

    The LaRue County Clerk’s office will be open half day Sept. 1 and all day Sept. 2. The office will close Sept. 4 and 6 to honor Labor Day.  

    LaRue County Reads

  • General sign-ups for the Conservation Reserve Program continue through Aug. 27.

    CRP is a voluntary program that assists farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers to use their environmentally sensitive land for conservation benefits.

    During the sign-up period, farmers and ranchers may offer eligible land for CRP’s competitive general sign-up at their county Farm Service Agency office.

  • The annual LaRue County Extension Grain Field Day will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Kevin McCubbin’s farm on Old Sonora Road, just south of KY 222. 

    After several years with the grower cooperator being Carlos Tucker, we have changed locations and are working with Kevin McCubbin with our variety plots and field day.