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Today's Features

  •  The story is told of a young construction site worker who bragged that he could outdo anyone in a feat of strength. One of the older workers finally had his fill and said to the young man, “Why don't you put your money where your money where your mouth is. I will bet you a week's wage that I can haul something in a wheelbarrow over to that outbuilding that you will be unable to wheel back.”

    “You’re on, old man,” replied the young braggart. “Let’s see what you’ve got.”

  •  To know God is possible, and such knowledge is found through personal devotional life and spiritual practice.

    We learn from scripture that faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1).

    So how do we obtain faith? Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God (Romans 10:17).

    In order to have the faith God is speaking about would be spending time in his word.

  •  An estate plan is a plan for the disposition of resources and property after death or during crisis. A will is one component of an estate plan. Although necessary to direct the distribution of assets after death, almost 70 percent of U.S. adults do not have wills. Dying without a will is called dying “intestate” and means that state and federal regulations will determine the distribution of assets. A carefully written legal will, however, provides for family and others in a manner consistent with a person's desires.

  •  The Lincoln Museum and Lincoln Days Celebration, Inc. placed a wreath in front of the seated Lincoln statue in commemoration of the 204th birthday of Abraham Lincoln.

  •  Iris LaRue, right, presented Glen Rice of Buffalo with the Mary Brooks Howard Award at the Feb. 12 Lincoln Luncheon. Rice, a retired educator, is now a professional singer. He has emceed the Lincoln Days Parade for more than 30 years.

  •  Ernest T. Vance of Magnolia served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He earned the Asiatic Pacific Medal, two Battle Stars for New Guinea and a Purple Heart. He was wounded in action on Leyte in 1944.

    He received an honorable discharge on Sept. 15, 1945.

    He was born Jan. 13, 1919 in Linwood.

    His daughter is Betty Rucker.

  •  “Much Ado about Nothing,” a comedy by William Shakespeare, will be performed by the Campbellsville University Theater department 7 p.m. Feb. 21-23 and 3 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Russ Mobley Theater of the Alumni Building, 114 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    Taylor Campbell and Sarah Mortensen, both freshmen from Hodgenville, are part of the production. Campbell is an actress. Mortensen works on set construction.

  • Kentucky 4-H members will learn about safety during the 22nd annual Shooting Sports Camp April 3-6 at Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp. Statewide, 120 members may sign up to participate, along with more than 80 adult and teen instructors and adult volunteers. 

    Shooting Sports Camp is for youth ages 9 to 13. Camp falls during the school’s spring break. 

  • Internet for Beginners class

    The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, will host a free workshop “Internet for Beginners” 5 p.m. Feb. 14. Register at the library, call 358-3851 or e-mail info@larue-library.org.

     

    Chamber of Commerce closed

  •  LaRue County’s stray dogs are taken to Taylor County Animal Shelter.