Today's Features

  • Thought for the week: Be grateful and be positive, because life is too short to always be worried. Let go of the stress and realize you’re blessed.

    Hope everyone is careful driving Lincoln Parkway now the speed limit has gone up. I guess everyone knows if the speed limit is 65 MPH they will be driving 75, just saying. I never liked the Parkway, so definitely won’t be driving it now.

  • The following marriage license has been issued in LaRue County.

    Jessica Rose Doty, 27, of Upton and William Lewis Perkins, 29, of Hodgenville.

    Amy Jo Davis, 43, and Gonzalo Suavez-Mora, 34 both of Hodgenville.

    LaDean Marie Clark, 38, and Hanna Gaile Williams, 27, both of Hodgenville.

    William Harold Tomes, 31, and Heather Eileen Everett, 30, both of Buffalo.

    Brandy Raker, 27, and Jose Casto Madero Lopez, 31, both of Hodgenville.

    Holly Tess Crain, 24, and Joshua Michael Shelton, 22, both of Hodgenville.

  • Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 25. The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace in Hodgenville will hold volunteer training for anyone interested in helping out at the park. Potential volunteers can help indoors, outdoors, or both. Over 200,000 people come to this part of Kentucky every year from all over the world to remember Lincoln, and we need help providing an unforgettable experience while they do. The training will be from noon to 4 p.m. and only 10 seats are available, so please reserve your spot either in person or by calling 270-358-3137.

  • Thought for the week: In the midst of your struggles and in season of pain; never lose your hope, never lose your joy, never lose your faith, but most of all never lose your praise.

    Welcome back the cold temperatures and snow flurries. I’m not happy with it.

  • Rex Thompson was admitted to Hardin Memorial last week. Kristi Breckenridge continues to improve slowly. B.K. Smith has been awarded a scholarship to Eastern Kentucky University. Hats off to you!

    This Saturday will be Missionary Meeting at First Baptist.

    This Sunday will be Communion Sunday at Lane Lincoln and First Baptist.

    Thought for Today: “Never say die, never be discouraged in life and never give up on your faith or hope. Just keep pressing on or forward for there is light at the end of the tunnel.” Written by Emeasoba George.

  • Baptist Men’s Day

    Steadfast Baptist Church,170 Strange Road, will host “Baptist Men’s Day” on Sunday, January 29. There will be a Men’s Fellowship prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. and Brother Gerald Murphy, Director of Missions for the Severns Valley Association of Baptist, will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. service. We invite men of all ages to come and join us. Call 270-358-6218 for more information.

    LaRue County Church of Christ Food pantry

  • By Paul Richey
    Guest Columnist

    Over the past several months the nation has prepared itself for the transfer of power between presidents in Washington. This time has been characterized by protest, opposing rhetoric, and various types of conflict. As the new president was sworn in this past week, we still witnessed a nation that is divided and a nation that is at odds with what they hold and think about our new president. In fact, there are probably varying views just in the individuals reading this article.

  • The good Lord never meant for any life to be bored! A famous doctor once said, “After all, the most deadly of human diseases is one which we cannot touch with a knife or save people from with drugs. There is more wretchedness, more torment driving people to folly, to what you parsons call sin, due to boredom, than to anything else.”