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Today's Features

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Alice Lee Thomas is in Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. She’s doing very well. R.B. Smith was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital. He’s improving. Rennie Powell is in Jewish Hospital, Louisville. She and her family desire your prayers.

  • The annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square, sponsored by the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, The LaRue County Herald News and the City of Hodgenville, will begin with a costume contest for the kids on Friday. Registration is at 4:30 p.m. and the contest will begin promptly at 5 p.m. There is a fee to enter.

    The contest has been moved to the lower parking lot beside Hodgenville City Hall off Lincoln Square.

    Trick-or-Treat in the city, county and on the square is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. Officials urge motorists to use extra caution during the event.

  •  Alzheimer’s disease: Legal and financial planning

    A workshop for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia will be 1-3 p.m. Oct. 23 at the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road. The workshop will assist with legal and financial planning. To register, call 270-358-3401, 1-800-272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org. Registration is required. 

     

    ECTC Literary Reading Open Mic

  • A team of Kentucky Baptists brought healing and hope to hundreds of people in the Philippines still recovering from Typhoon Pablo, a devastating storm that struck the island nation two years ago.

    The six-member team, including members of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Boston, provided medical exams and treatment to nearly 900 people in the Philippines between Aug. 24 and Sept. 2. They also held worship services and led two pastors’ conferences.

    Rolling Fork pastor Bruce Nichols said much work remains for those trying to rebuild.

  • Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman, a great Presbyterian evangelist of another day, wrote the hymn “One Day.” It is one of my favorite gospel hymns for it expresses the whole plan of redemption in the refrain:

    Living – He loved me.

    Dying – He saved me.

    Buried – He carried my sins far away.

    Rising – He justified freely, forever:

    One day He’s coming – O Glorious Day!

  • Some people would undoubtedly call him crazy.

    Jerry Cooper, known to some as “The Hornet Man,” has made a habit of something that scares most people: collecting hornet nests and, often enough, the hornets that are inside.

    Cooper works as a custodian for LaRue County Schools. But when the call comes that someone needs a nest removed, he leaps into action.

  • Dan and Nick Thompson have seen crazy things happen. They’ve heard about crazy things that have happened. And they’ve written a book about it.

    The brothers have actually written two books: “Thompson Family History” and “Stories Fer Rednecks.” Both have crazy stories, but just one tells some of the family history.

    “People have been telling us how much they like them,” Nick said.

  • Bussman

    A reunion for all former Bussmann and time plant employees and spouses will be Nov. 1 at Nolin RECC, Ring Road, Elizabethtown. Potluck at noon. Meat, drinks and paper products furnished. For more information, call Georgia Reed at 270-862-3829.

    ALES/BES/MES retired employee dinner

  • Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Alice Lee Thomas was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital last weekend.

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will hold revival 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with evangelist Billy Curle. Music will be provided by various groups. The Hodgenville Brotherhood will sing Wednesday evening.

  • The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in October, November and December. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at 502-584-1254 to make your reservation.

    Divorce Clinic– 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30; 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 11. Clients will receive assistance from attorneys in filling out all of the necessary paperwork to file for a divorce.