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Today's Features

  •  A certain amount of confidence is needed in life. Belief in what you are doing is very important. A good athlete who does not believe in his ability will sit on the bench beside the coach. A public speaker must believe in his message to be effective.

    Paul said, “Our competence comes from God” (2 Corinthians 3:4-5). He said that as Christians we are not to “think more highly of yourself than you ought” (Romans 12:3).

  • Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers will perform 8 p.m. April 17 at Campbellsville University’s Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    All tickets are general admission for their 60th Anniversary Tour concert. Tickets are $35. The concert will begin following the Derby Rose Gala, and a meet and greet will be after the concert for an additional $25. The meet and greet, in the back of the chapel, includes a photograph taken with the band.

  • Pat Laha Greer of Hodgenville celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and family on Sunday, March 8.

    She was born March 7, 1925, in Henry County, Illinois.

    She and her husband, Austin, who is deceased, had four children: Steve, Barry, Mark and Donna.

  •  A Hodgenville woman, known for a lifetime of service to others, celebrated her 90th birthday Saturday.

    Patricia Laha Greer has been a caregiver for several family members – and at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home for 18 years. She is the surviving child of William Miles and Sallie Laha, the founder of Laha’s Red Castle.

    “Pat” was born in Henry County, Illinois, in 1925. She had seven brothers – one of whom died in infancy.

  •  Dinky Gowen, Master of Illusion, will perform a magic and variety show March 14 as a fundraiser for the Hodgenville Lions Club.

    All money raised stays in the local community and benefits the Lions’ eyeglass program which provides eye care, glasses and treatments to local residents.

    The show will be held in the LaRue County High School auditorium. It begins at 7 p.m.

    Gowen has been performing his kid-friendly magic act – with ventriloquism, comedy and sleight-of-hand – around the country for more than 30 years. 

  •  Coffman Family to sing at Union Band

    The Coffman Family of Danville will sing 11 a.m. March 15 at Union Band Baptist Church outside Howardstown. Lunch will be served after the service.

     

    Faithful Citizenship luncheon

  •  Boyhood Home closed

    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now closed due to construction. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

     

    FREE CLASS: How to keep my computer clean

    The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, will hold a free basic computer maintenance class, “How to keep my computer clean,” at 5:30 p.m. March 12. For more information, call 270-358-3851.

     

  •  Relay for Life 

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig

    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

  • Jack Nance III and Beth Burris were married Feb. 14, 2015, at the LaRue County Senior Center in Hodgenville, surrounded by close friends and family.

    The bride is the daughter of Shelly Ogden of Radcliff and Tim McCorkle of Munfordville. She is a driver for CK Cats in Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of Regina Nance of Elizabethtown and Jack Nance II of Ohio. He is a maintenance tech at Konsei in Hodgenville.

    The couple honeymooned in Louisville due to a snowstorm that was on the way.

  • Worry and stress. Aren't we all acquainted with those emotions? That is the bad news, but the good news is that we can handle them.

    It may surprise you to know that the Bible, which is filled with the creation of the universe, Heaven and Hell, the death and resurrection of Jesus, also speaks of a human emotion - worry.

    Jesus said in Matthew 6:31, "Do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'"