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Today's Features

  •  People react in different ways to Christmas. For some Christmas has been a time of joy and giving, parties and hearing from people they haven't heard from all year. For others there is sadness, loneliness, depression and despair.

    The question was posed to several people asking if they were looking forward to Christmas this year. One person said, “No. Christmas reminds me of things that ought to be, but are not.” 

  •  LaRue County’s latest addition to the Quilt Trail is at the home of Paula, John and Sam Varney at 2773 Bardstown Road, Hodgenville. The pattern is Drunkard’s Path and is based on a handmade quilt by Paula's grandmother, Marie LaRue.

  • The South Fork Area Homemakers met Dec. 19 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Present were 15 members: Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Exie Elliott, Ann E. Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Hazel Hodges, Mary Lois Hornback, Clovis Johnson, Billie Shahayda, Linda Simmons, Della Thomas, Doris Jean Holleran and Patsy Thomas.

    Hostesses were Doris Jean Holleran and Ann E. Flanders.

  •  Bells are ringing, children singing and all is glowing on Sunrise Lane. About 40 head start children visited Sunrise Manor to bring season’s greetings to the nursing home residents.  

  •  Santa’s Helpers need toys for Christmas Eve run

  •  Food pantry open at LaRue County Church of Christ

  •  Prime Time Band to perform

    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Dec. 23 at the LaRue County Senior Center. The Prime Time Band will perform with musicians Jim Walters, Ronnie Priddy, Leroy Sherrard, Larry Seelye, Doug Gary and Joyce Oliver. For more information, call 737-5655.

  •  Buffalo firefighters who received awards at the department’s annual Christmas dinner are from left,  Larry May - Officers Award; Cody Dye - Firefighter of the Year and Most Emergency Runs; Chief Wendell Perkins; Timothy Dennis - Junior Firefighter of the Year; Craig Wright - Rookie of the Year and Officers Award; and Dalton Sallee - Junior Firefighter of the Year

  •  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. At least that's the case at Rick and Pat Seidl’s home on New Jackson Highway in Magnolia.

    With the glow of thousands of Christmas lights, animated decorations, inflatable holiday characters and a miniature ferris wheel, the only thing missing for the season is Santa himself and snow.

    The Seidls began their Christmas collection more than 31 years ago, but it has been in the past decade that they started decorating their front yard elaborately for passersby to enjoy.